family Tipulidae

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Related to family Tipulidae: Mosquito eater, Skeeter eater
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Tipulidae - crane fliesfamily Tipulidae - 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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The parasitoids are two species of the big-headed fly family Pipunculidae and all known hosts belong to the more primitive crane fly family Tipulidae.
Family Empididae Hydrachnidae * Family Hydrachnidae Oligochaeta * Class Oligochaeta Plecoptera * Order Plecoptera Simuliidae * Family Simuliidae Tipulidae * Family Tipulidae Trichoptera * Order Trichoptera Pagastia sp.
These members of the family Tipulidae do not suck blood or carry human disease: http://en.