found a very large mosquito in my home it has a copper gold color on it's...

Asked September 20, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT

found a very large mosquito in my home it has a copper gold color on it's side what kind is it, I think it was going to bite me.

Cecil County Maryland insect identification crane fly

1 Response

The insect you found was most likely a crane fly. These insects are frequently mistaken to be large mosquitoes, but are actually quite harmless and do not bite. It stumbled into your home quite by accident.
LS