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Ptychopteridae (phantom crane flies)

Wikipedia Abstract

Ptychopteridae, the phantom crane flies, is a small family (three extant genera) of nematocerous Diptera. Superficially similar in appearance to other "tipuloid" families, they lack the ocelli of Trichoceridae, the 5-branched radial vein of Tanyderidae, and the two anal veins that reach the wing margin of Tipulidae. They are usually allied with the Tanyderidae based on similarities of the mesonotal suture, this group being called the Ptychopteromorpha.
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Bittacomorpha (Phantom crane fly) (2)
Bittacomorphella (7)
Ptychoptera (69)

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