A recent observation of the rare limoniid crane fly Discobola haetara Johns and Jenner 2006 at Leith Saddle, Dunedin

  • Steve Kerr
  • Peter Johns

Abstract




During a recent walk through broadleaf forest along the Leith Saddle Track (Mount Cargill, Dunedin; Latitude -45.800171, Longitude 170.509332; April 26th 2018, approximately 1 PM) a single female specimen of the rare limoniid crane fly Discobola haetara Johns & Jenner 2006 was observed resting on the trunk of a tree along the track. The specimen was caught and photographed and mounted on point for addition to the Otago Museum of New Zealand (OMNZ) tipulid collection.




Published
2019-10-28
How to Cite
KERR, Steve; JOHNS, Peter. A recent observation of the rare limoniid crane fly Discobola haetara Johns and Jenner 2006 at Leith Saddle, Dunedin. The Weta, [S.l.], v. 53, n. 1, p. 35-36, oct. 2019. Available at: <http://publications.ento.org.nz/index.php/weta/article/view/187>. Date accessed: 11 nov. 2019.
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