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#1 2019-06-09 21:51:58

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Name: Darwyn Sumner
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Colourful craneflies for ID please

From East Walton Common and Poultney Wood, Leics.


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#2 2019-06-10 22:12:56

Geoff F
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Re: Colourful craneflies for ID please

The first one is a Ctenophora and I think it is C. pectinicornis. I occasionally find one in Andrews Wood or Woodleigh Wood.

The second is a Nephrotoma and my guess would be N. flavescens.

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#3 2019-06-11 17:03:22

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Re: Colourful craneflies for ID please

Thanks Geoff
Those locations are the wrong way around. I'll put them on iRecord now


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