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Subject: What’s this flying insect?
Location: Northeast PA
May 21, 2012 11:56 am
My children and I were sitting in our suburban Northeast PA back yard at around 7pm last night (5-20-12) This pictured insect flew on my daughter, and after shewing it away, it landed on the grass. It stayed still long enough to get a photo, and then flew off. Can you identify it?
Signature: Joyce Ravinskas

Crane Fly

Hi Joyce,
We have identified your harmless Crane Fly as
Ctenophora dorsalis using both BugGuide and the Crane Flies of Pennsylvania websites.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Pennsylvania

2 Responses to Crane Fly

  1. ndefoe says:

    i found one like this in East London a couple days ago.. the picture i sent in wasnt that clear but i did try to explain it

    Where are these bugs usually found?

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