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Crane Flies
Page Last Updated: April 15 2019
Crane Fly (female) - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Tipula
Species: Furca
Crane Fly (Nephrotoma female) - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Nephrotoma (Tiger Crane Flies)
Species: Occipitalis? Alterna?
20 species
Crane Fly - approx. 2 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Nephrotoma (Tiger Crane Flies)
Species: Ferruginea
More Nephrotoma Crane Flies
More Nephrotoma Crane Flies
Updated November 4 2015
Crane Fly (female) - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Tipula
Species: Sayi?
Crane Fly (male) - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Tipula
Species: Bicornis?
Crane Fly (female) - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Tipula?
Species: ?
Band-winged Crane Fly - wingspan approx. 3 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Epiphragma
Species: Fasciapenne
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly (Limonia) - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Limonia
Species: Annulata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Ferruginea Crane Flies
More Ferruginea Crane Flies
Updated June 4 2012
Winter Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Trichoceridae (Winter Crane Flies)
Genus: Trichocera
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly - body approx. 2 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Tipula
Species: Trivittata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Giant Crane Fly - body approx. 4 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Genus: Tipula
Species: Abdominalis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Giant Crane Flies
More Giant Crane Flies
Updated December 20 2014
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae? (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Gnophomyia?
Species: Tristissima?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae? (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Gonomyia?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Gnophomyia? Crane Flies
More Gnophomyia? Crane Flies
Updated November 2 2014
Crane Fly (Nephrotoma) on Virginia Creeper - approx. 2 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2012
Crane Fly (female) - approx. 2.5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - June 2010
Band-winged Crane Fly - wingspan approx. 3 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2011
Crane Fly (Limonia) - body approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2010
Winter Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - March 2014
Crane Fly (Tipula trivittata female) - body approx. 2 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2012
Giant Crane Fly - body approx. 4 cm - Guildwood Park - July 2013
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm - West Don Valley (Sunnydene Park) - June 2014
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - June 2009
Crane Fly (Nephrotoma female) on Virginia Creeper - approx. 2.5 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - July 2009
Crane Fly - body approx. 6 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Erioptera
Species: Venusta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly - body approx. 6 mm - High Park - August 2016
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: ?
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm - High Park - September 2017
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Crane Fly (Limonia) - body approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Limonia
Species: Cinctipes
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Crane Fly (Limonia) - body approx. 1.2 cm - High Park - September 2017
Crane Fly (Limonia) - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Limonia
Species: Immatura? Cinctipes?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Crane Fly (Limonia) - body approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2017
Same as below?
Same as above?
Crane Fly - body approx. 8 mm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Erioptera
Species: Caliptera
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly - body approx. 8 mm - High Park - September 2017
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Erioptera
Species: Chlorophylla
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Crane Fly - body approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2017
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
More Tipula trivittata Crane Flies
More Tipula trivittata Crane Flies
Updated April 5 2019
Giant Eastern Crane Fly - body approx. 4 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Pediciidae (Hairy-eyed Crane Flies)
Genus: Pedicia
Species: Albivitta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Giant Eastern Crane Fly - body approx. 4 cm - wingspan to 8 cm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - September 2018
Limonia triocellata - body approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Diptera (Flies)
Family: Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Genus: Limonia
Species: Triocellata
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Limonia triocellata - body approx. 1.2 cm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - September 2018
Limonia triocellata - body approx. 1.2 cm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - September 2018
Crane Fly (female) - approx. 1.5 cm - Holland Marsh (Bradford West Gwillimbury) - August 2018
More Tipula furca Crane Flies
More Tipula furca Crane Flies
Updated April 15 2019
Crane Fly (female) - approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - May 2018
More Tipula bicornis Crane Flies
More Tipula bicornis Crane Flies
Updated April 15 2019
Crane Fly (male) - approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - May 2018