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Kill Or Chill? Insect ID Pls

Saw this bug hanging out on a tomato plant for a good 45 minutes. My pics were blurry; this is the best one. This was about a week ago, and I haven't seen one since.
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Re: Kill Or Chill? Insect ID Pls

With those long legs, I'd say it's a crane fly. A good bug. The larval form eats mosquito larvae.

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Re: Kill Or Chill? Insect ID Pls

Do you see any damage as a result of this insect?

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Re: Kill Or Chill? Insect ID Pls

yep, crane fly. nothing to worry about.

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Re: Kill Or Chill? Insect ID Pls

Nope, no damage. Thanks!
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