Tipulidae


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Noun1.Tipulidae - crane fliesTipulidae - crane flies        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Nematocera, suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
crane fly, daddy longlegs - long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite
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Selection of entomopathogenic nematodes (Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae, Nematoda) for the biological control of cranefly larvae Tipula paludosa (Tipulidae, Diptera).
Taxa 1 day 12 days control cut control cut Oligochaeta Naididae 3 6 3 1 Enchytraeidae 0 2 0 0 T ubificidae 15 24 1 0 Diptera Ceratopogonidae 15 25 4 0 Chironomidae Ceratopogonidae 13 5 19 2 Tabanidae 3 0 1 0 Tipulidae 0 1 0 0 Molusca Hydrobiidae 9 3 0 2 Spharidae Gundlachia sp.
Families of diptera that seem to include mycophagous species are: Drosophilidae, Chloropidae, Phoridae, Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae, Tipulidae, Cecidomyiidae, and Platypezidae.
Aquatic insects were represented by insect debris, Coleoptera, Plecoptera, Diptera (Chironomidae, Tanypodinae, Ceratopogonidae, Tipulidae, Culixidae, and Chaoboridae), Ephemeroptera (Caenidae and Polymitarcyidae), Trichoptera (Polycentropodidae and Leptoceridae), Belostomatidae, Notonectidae, and Odonata (Libelullidae, Gomphidae, and Coenagrionidae).
Hill (1985) found the most abundant invertebrate taxa, as determined by using a combination of Dietrick vacuum, sweep net and pitfall trap sampling to be Tipulidae (crane flies) and Elatridae (click beetles).
Members of Limoniidae are long-winged and stilt-legged, thin and delicate bodied crane flies of small to moderate size (usually between 2 mm and 11 mm) as compared to the Tipulidae. Generally their coloration varies between dull yellow to black (Oosterbroek 2006).
The crane flies (Diptera: Tipulidae) of Cocos Island, Costa Rica with descriptions of four new species.
Son en su totalidad parasitos proteleanos que atacan una amplia diversidad de hospederos, especialmente larvas de lepidopteros, larvas y adultos de coleopteros, ninfas y adultos de ortopteros y hemipteros, larvas de dipteros (Tipulidae) y algunas babosas y caracoles.