Subject: What’s going on here?
Location: SW Virginia
July 31, 2015 10:39 am
What is this interesting insect? We spotted it in a flower pot and filmed it emerging from a caterpillar or pupa. (See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6hoz8cytRU). It’s about an inch long. Thanks!
Your images of the metamorphosis of a Crane Fly in the family Tipulidae are a very exciting addition to our archives. Crane Flies do not bite despite their resemblance to giant Mosquitoes.