Gonomyia sp.

Limoniid Crane Fly

Gonomyia sp., Crane Fly in family Limoniidae



Family: Limoniidae

Subfamily: Chioneinae


Though this genus as small as far as body size and wing length go, it is large in numbers of species. In the Nearctic alone Gonomyia boasts some 24 species.

Larvae live is moist soil or sand, typically not far from water.

Insects of West Virginia