Crane fly is a common name referring to any member of the insect family Tipulidae , of the order Diptera , true flies in the superfamily Tipuloidea. Cylindrotominae , Limoniinae , and Pediciinae have been ranked as subfamilies of Tipulidae by most authors,  though occasionally elevated to family rank. In the most recent classifications, only Pediciidae is now ranked as a separate family, due to considerations of paraphyly. The larvae of crane flies are known commonly as leatherjackets. Crown group crane flies have existed since at least the Barremian stage of the Early Cretaceous  and are found worldwide , though individual species usually have limited ranges. They are most diverse in the tropics but are also common in northern latitudes and high elevations.
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Horse-flies or horseflies [a] are true flies in the family Tabanidae in the insect order Diptera. They are often large and agile in flight, and the females bite animals, including humans, to obtain blood. They prefer to fly in sunlight, avoiding dark and shady areas, and are inactive at night.
Background: Restless legs syndrome RLS is a common neurologic disorder that is associated with peripheral iron deficiency in a subgroup of patients. It is unclear whether iron therapy is effective treatment for RLS. Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral or parenteral iron for the treatment of restless legs syndrome RLS when compared with placebo or other therapies. We searched reference lists for additional published studies.