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Insect and Spider Identification: Huge Mosquito (Culex look alike)

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Governador Valadares

August 3, 2012
6:11 PM

Post #9228736

It's a huge mosquito, very similar to the Culex (the most common), but it is really skinny and 5x bigger. I've seen a few and can't find any info about it on google or wikipedia.

Thanks in advance for any info you may have. :)

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Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

August 3, 2012
6:53 PM

Post #9228785

Don't worry, its not a huge mosquito. Its a crane fly or something. We used to call them mosquito hawks.



(Zone 7a)

August 3, 2012
10:09 PM

Post #9228960

Yes, a Cranefly and harmless.
Covington, KY

August 3, 2012
10:15 PM

Post #9228963

I concur with the last two.

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