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Nephrotoma cornicina (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina

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Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina

Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina

Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina

Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina

Nephrotoma cornicina
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina
© Paul Rhine, 2007 · 0
Nephrotoma cornicina

Nephrotoma cornicina
Oosterbroek, 1984, Beaufortia 34: 117-180 · 0
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina
Oosterbroek, 1984, Beaufortia 34: 117-180 · 0
Nephrotoma cornicina

Nephrotoma cornicina
© Paul Rhine, 2007 · 0
Nephrotoma cornicina
Nephrotoma cornicina dorsal
© Paul Rhine, 2007 · 0
Nephrotoma cornicina dorsal
Identification
Size (wing length): 9mm, 3/8 in

Names
Scientific source:

Geographic distribution
Canada (BC, NBr);; Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Rep., Denmark, Finland (south of 66oN), France (incl. Corsica), Germany, Great Britain, Greece (incl. Andros, Kerkyra, Samos, Samothraki), Hungary, Ireland, Italy (incl. Sicily), Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway (south of 66oN), Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden (south of 66oN), Switzerland; Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine; Russia: NET (southwest), CET, SET; Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey (widespread), Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Iran (north);; Russia: WS (Yekaterinburg, south), ES (southern half), FE (south, incl. Sakhalin, Kuril Is); Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan (north); Mongolia, Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), China (as far south as Zhejiang);; India (north), Pakistan (north).

How to encounter
Adult Active period: July-Aug. Palearctic flight period late April to mid-Sept.


Habitat: found in or adjacent to turfgrass, Oosterbroek, 1984: soil dwelling


Economic impact

(as iridicolor variant) injuring young plants of deciduous and coniferous species (Fuchs 1900)
The Crane Flies of New York, Alexander 1919


Links to other sites
Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World
http://ip30.eti.uva.nl/ccw/index.php

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Updated: 2018-11-19 03:17:22 gmt
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