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Cranefly (Austrolimnophila argus)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Tipulomorpha
Superfamily: Tipuloidea
Family: Limoniidae
Tribe: Hexatomini
Genus: Austrolimnophila
Species: A. argus
Scientific name: Austrolimnophila argus

Austrolimnophila argus is a cranefly in the family Limoniidae. It is a New Zealand species

This specimen was photographed on the Denniston Plateau, West Coast, New Zealand.



 
The wing pattern.