The wing of a cranefly. Craneflies are not giant mosquitoes. They are not even predators in the adult stage and in fact drink nectar or nothing at all. Some varieties of cranefly larvae eat mosquito larvae. So don’t kill them. Try to think of them as awkward butterflies.

The wing of a cranefly.

Craneflies are not giant mosquitoes. They are not even predators in the adult stage and in fact drink nectar or nothing at all. Some varieties of cranefly larvae eat mosquito larvae.

So don’t kill them. Try to think of them as awkward butterflies.



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