Saturday, August 18, 2018

Crane Flies


Found: 1 crane fly adult.  Isn’t it a beautiful insect?  The wings are so lovely and the legs so long.  The adult doesn’t give you a clue about the damage the larvae can do.  Crane fly larvae eat the roots of plants and can damage lawns significantly when they are present in large numbers. 
I have just a spot or two of turf grass left so the appetites of the larvae do not bother me.