Tipula paludosa

walwyn Sun, 11/13/2022 - 19:45
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tipulidae
Genus: Tipula
Species: T paludosa

The only European species with 14 antennal segments. This is the most common species of and considered a pest, with accounts of plagues of its lavae (leatherjackets) creating damage to newly planted cereal crops.