Tipula spp

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Tipula spp

Leather jacket

Grub of the crane fly

Feeds on grass roots

Yellow plant easily pulled from the soil

Bird damage usually first indication of infestation

Starting off in winter the larva stays underground before it moves closer to the surface during the spring season. During the summer the pupa eventually becomes an adult, laying its eggs to hatch again during the autumn season.

  • Tipula spp
  • Tipula spp
  • Tipula spp
  • Tipula spp