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Subject: Red and black mosquito eater
Location: Ben Lomond, CA 95005
March 19, 2017 7:31 pm
Had this bug land on my garage door and have never seen one like it. Looks similar to a mosquito eater crossed with a wasp?
Signature: Jeff whiting

Crane Fly

Dear Jeff,
This is a Crane Fly, group of insects commonly, though falsely, called Mosquito Hunters.  We believe your species is
Phoroctenia vittata based on BugGuide images.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ben Lomond, California
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