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Bharat_Sanghavi
Trenton, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 3, 2012
1:52 PM

Post #9294942

don't know if this is some sort of dragon fly. found it on upper Niagara River.
it was basking in the sun and didn't care to fly away even when disturbed.

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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

October 3, 2012
4:57 PM

Post #9295098

Only one pair of wings, so it is one of the true flies and not a dragonfly which has two pairs of wings. Think it is a species of crane fly, but someone else will have to ID further.

kwanjin

kwanjin
West Valley City, UT
(Zone 7a)

October 4, 2012
6:53 AM

Post #9295537

I agree it's a possible Cranefly but I can't see enough detail to say which.
Bharat_Sanghavi
Trenton, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 7, 2012
12:07 PM

Post #9298633

sorry friends for the poor image.

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