Tipula paludosa

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Tipula paludosa
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Tipula paludosa female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tipulidae
Genus: Tipula
Subgenus: Tipula
Species: T. paludosa
Binomial name
Tipula paludosa
Meigen, 1830

Tipula paludosa is a species of true craneflies.

Oscheius tipulae is a species of nematodes, described in association of the leatherjacket, the larva of T. paludosa.[1][2]


Widespread throughout the West Palaearctic, and Nearctic. [3] For identification see [4][5] Tipula paludosa is a very common species flying in May and July to October peaking in August and September.


  1. ^ Morphology and biology of Panagrolaimus tipulae n. sp. (Panagrolaimidae) and Rhabditis (Rhabditella) tipulae n. sp. (Rhabditidae), from leatherjacket larvae, Tipula paludosa (Diptera: Tipulidae). Lam, A.B.Q., and Webster, J.M. (1971). Nematologica, 17, pages 201–212
  2. ^ Redescription of Rhabditis (Oscheius) Tipulae (Nematoda: Rhabditidae) Associated With Leatherjackets, Larvae of Tipula Paludosa (Diptera: Tipulidae). Walter Sudhaus, Nematologica, Volume 39, Issue 1, pages 234–239, 1993, doi:10.1163/187529293X00187
  3. ^ Fauna Europaea
  4. ^ Bei-Bienko, G.Y. & teyskal, G.C. (1988) Keys to the Insects of the European Part of the USSR, Volume V: Diptera and Siphonaptera, Parts I, II . Amerind Publishing Co., New Delhi. ISBN 81-205-0080-6 ISBN 81-205-0081-4
  5. ^ Pierre, C. , (1924) Diptères : Tipulidae. Paris: Éditions Faune de France 8 159 p. Bibliotheque Virtuelle Numerique pdf