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Canadian Forest Service Archive, Canadian Forest Service, Bugwood.org
European crane fly
Tipula paludosa

European crane fly (Tipula paludosa) is an insect pest of Grasses. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in Virginia in 1987.

These species are a concern when they feed on the roots of turf or other commercially important plants. Certain crane flies can be especially damaging to newly planted grass.

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