Crane Fly

image of Crane Fly clinging to a twig

Nearly all crane flies look like giant mosquitoes. They have slender bodies, very long legs, and one pair of wings that are often held out at a 45-degree angle to the body. Just behind the wings, attached to the body, are two small, antennae-like appendages called halteres.

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