Details for Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) hirsutissima
Name:Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) hirsutissima (Alexander, 1962)
Publication:Veroff. Zool. Staatssamml. Munchen 7: 92 (as Limonia)
Reprint number: 834 = 1962j
Status:Recognized taxon.
Classification:Family Limoniidae
Subfamily Limoniinae
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Distribution:Bolivia, Peru.
Region(s):Neotropic
Biology:Hardy et al., 2020 (on high altitude craneflies).
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references:
Habitus: Hardy et al., 2020 (female)
Wing: Alexander, 1962j (orig descr)

Miscellaneous
Hardy et al., 2020 (habitat, Quelccaya glacier, Peru)
Citationson biology (mainly from 2000 onward):
Peru
Biology. Hardy et al., 2020: 16-18 (see paper for details on the presence and activity of the species on the Quelccaya Ice Cap and its role as food resource for species of birds living on the ice cap, habitat photos).
on distribution (mainly from 2000 onward):
Peru
Distribution. Hardy et al., 2020: 16 (the highest cranefly altitudes are found in the Andes, namely 5.600 m for D. (D.) perexcelsior from Bolivia (Alexander 1962j) and (so far the highest) 5.680 m for what has been identified by Dmitry Gavryushin as “quite certain” being D. (D.) hirsutissima from Peru).
on altitude (mainly from 2000 onward):
Peru
Hardy et al., 2020: altitude: 5680 m.

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