Flying bug infestation

Asked September 21, 2019, 9:25 AM EDT

I have an infestation of flying bugs in my lawn. They look like giant mosquitoes, about 2 inches long.

Oakland County Michigan

1 Response

If the insects have thin legs, large wings, and look similar to the ones in the following photos, you may have craneflies.
If you're seeing 50+ crane flies, you will wish to monitor your lawn in the next year, as the larval stage feed on turf: