No Common Name Tanyptera dorsalis (Walker 1848)  Synonyms: Ctenophora dorsalis.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Tipulidae   >   Genus Tanyptera   

Where to find:

"Larvae live in decaying wood of recently dead deciduous hardwood trees, often in prostrate trunks that are fairly sound" (C. Young, 2005, via BugGuide).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A female Tanyptera dorsalis in Harford Co., Maryland (4/29/2016). Verified by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A female Tanyptera dorsalis in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/12/2012). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Richard Hoyer. (MBP list)


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