Entomology ID Needed

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  1. quinte

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    Not sure what this is, but a lot of them flying around in south Arkansas right now.

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    Looks like a species of Crane Fly
     
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    Yep, definitely a crane fly. They're completely harmless and feed on nectar.
     
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    Thanks. Thought it was a fly of some sort, but not a Mayfly. Learn something everyday!!
     
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    Looks like a crane fly. And yes, the fly itself is harmless, but it's larvae are a problem killing the root system of lawns as they feed and grow.
     

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