Posts Tagged ‘crane flies’

Giant Mutant Mosquitoes??

As the weather is shifting from cold to warm, many insects are beginning to make their presence known….specifically flying insects.  A lot of home owners have been experiencing an invasion of what appears to be mosquitoes on steroids. Every time you open a door, the draft pulls them in, then, once they are inside the […]

Mosquito Hawks – Jumbo Sized Mosquitoes ???

Many home owners have been experiencing an invasion of what appears to be mosquitoes on steroids. Even though these insects resemble giant mosquitoes, they are actually Crane Flies, aka “mosquito hawks”.  Fortunately, unlike mosquitoes, Crane Flies do not bite, and in fact some lack mouth parts altogether. They are similar to mosquitoes however, in that […]

Mutant Mosquitoes???

Many home owners have been seeing what appears to be an invasion of mosquitoes on steroids.  Even though these insects resemble giant mosquitoes, they are actually Crane Flies.  However, unlike mosquitoes, Crane Flies do not bite.  Some species don’t have mouth parts and the ones that do are only used for eating nectar. Their life […]