Tipula bicornis

Tipulid Crane Fly

Tipula bicornis, crane fly in family Tipulidae


Family: Tipulidae

Subfamily: Tipulinae

Subgenus: Lunatipula

Length: typically 13-14 mm


Tipula (Lunatipula) bicornis ranges from Wisconsin and Ontario to Quebec and New Brunswick, south to Kansas, Arkansas, and Virginia.

Unlike some of its close relatives, Tipula (Lunatipula) bicornis has only one season per year, with adults emerging in West Virginia in May and June.

Tipula bicornis, Tipulid Crane Fly image

Insects of West Virginia