Cranefly (Tipula lateralis)

Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Tipulidae
Genus: Tipula
Species: lateralis

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Madison, Illinois
Round Lake, Illinois
Eugene, Oregon
Crossville, Tennessee
Mont Belvieu, Texas
Kalama, Washington
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On Sep 2, 2013, greenbrain from Madison, IL (Zone 6b) wrote:

I believe this insect is the one occasionally flying about in the car while everyone "freaks out" thinking that it's a huge mosquito.