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snow fly

February 22, 2014 • Boy Scout Ridge • Mt. Hood National Forest, Oregon

Coordinates: 45.30614,-121.68536 (click for map)
snow fly (Chionea sp.) [Boy Scout Ridge, Mt. Hood National Forest, Oregon]
Filename: 20140222-150047.jpg 2111x1583 pixels, ISO 125, f4.0 @ 1/320 sec
Chionea sp.

This is a kind of wingless crane fly that lives on the snow as an adult. Its blood has glycerol antifreeze in it.

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