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Tipula maxima (Poda, 1761)


Tipula maxima
Tipula maxima
Tipula maxima (Poda, 1761)
Tipula maxima (Poda, 1761)
Tipula maxima - Side view
Tipula maxima - Side view

Tipula (Acutipula) maxima
Subspecies3
German namesRiesenschnake
Dutch namesReuzenlangpootmug
Danish namesKæmpestankelben
Finnish namesTihkujortikka
AuthorPoda, 1761
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia (Rott Formation))), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Macedonia), Greece), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Russia
Africa
North Africa
Algeria, Morocco


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleogene
Oligocene (Upper Oligocene)


Distribution by Synonymus:
Tipula hortorum   Ukraine, Croatia, Serbia, Belarus, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, as far south as Toscana, except
CountriesAlgeria, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Fossile formationsRott Formation
Links and ReferencesTipula maxima in faunaeur.org
Tipula maxima in dyntaxa.se
Tipula maxima in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Tipula maxima
2. Tipula maxima (Poda, 1761)
3. Tipula maxima - Side view
Quick search: Tipula - Side - View
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderNematocera
Long-horned flies, Mosquitoes
InfraorderTipulomorpha
Crane Flies
SuperfamilyTipuloidea
FamilyTipulidae
Crane Flies, Crane fly, Large Crane Flies, Craneflies, Daddy-long-legs
SubfamilyTipulinae
TribeTipulini
GenusTipula
Daddy longlegs, Cranefly
SubgenusAcutipula
Speciesmaxima
Tipula maxima
AuthorPoda, 1761
 
Synonyms
Tipula (Acutipula) gigantea
Tipula (Acutipula) hortorum
Tipula (Acutipula) nubilosa
Tipula (Acutipula) sinuata
Tipula gigantea
Tipula hortorum
Tipula nubilosa
Tipula pseudogigantea
Tipula rivosa authors,
Tipula sinuata
 
Subspecies
Tipula maxima balcanica
Tipula maxima pseudogigantea
Tipula maxima transcaucasica
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Keywords
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German Flag Riesenschnake
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