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Scorpion fly

Observed: 18th June 2011 By: mbf45mbf45’s reputation in Invertebratesmbf45’s reputation in Invertebratesmbf45’s reputation in Invertebratesmbf45’s reputation in Invertebrates
Scorpion fly
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Scorpion fly (Panorpa sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 11 People
    • ophrys
      Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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    • Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in Invertebrates
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    • kcf32
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeShropshire Wildlife Trust
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    • wad25
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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    • anonymous spotter
    • KittyLover543
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    • rimo
      Bumblebee Conservation TrustUK Ladybird Survey
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Species interactions

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Comments

Simon Walker's picture

Good View

And you can see why it's called a scorpion fly. This is a male - the female has a tapering tail end.