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- n. Any of various large flies of the family Tipulidae that have slender bodies and very long legs and that resemble giant mosquitoes.
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Kiri, meanwhile, had captured a light emerald in the pillbox, and we had been joined by a meadow grasshopper and a giant cranefly, the biggest of its tribe I have ever seen, with big patterned wings like clear church windows: the daddy of all daddy-long-legs.
From the sample collected in Berry Creek, students identified two types of caddisfly larva, a cranefly larva and a couple beetle larvae.
Dapping the natural cranefly (Daddy-long-legs) was the most successful method.
Some creatures including the daddy-long-legs or cranefly and the cuckoo are continuing to struggle.