Subject: What is this?
Location: South Sydney area
November 9, 2012 5:12 pm
I live in Sydney, and spotted this when it followed me into the house today (10 November). Kind of reminds me of a large mosquito. The body measures 5mm wide by 30mm long (was very patient with me while I photographed and measured it). I can’t find it in any other online source, but surely something this large is not a mystery. Would love to know what it is.
Signature: Thanks for your help

Crane Fly from Australia

This is a Crane Fly in the family Tipulidae.  We found a photo on FlickR that is identified as Ischnotoma eburnea.  We then verified that identification on the Encyclopedia of Life.  Crane Flies are harmless.

Location: Australia

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