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Scorpion fly

Observed: 6th June 2009 By: squirrelsquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebrates
scorpion fly
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No interactions present.

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RichLove's picture

Fantastic photograph!

Fantastic photograph!

Richard L
iSpot - Technical Team

spongebob's picture

cool

i never knew a scopion fly

spongebob

Martin Harvey's picture

a scorpionfly

I agree with charlieb that it is safest just to identify this to genus Panorpa - it could well be P. communis, but there are two other species that are very similar and we'd need to see the tip of the abdomen (the 'scorpion sting') from above to tell them apart.

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Entomologist and biological recorder