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Scorpion Fly

Observed: 29th July 2011 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Scorpion Fly (Panorpa spp)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 6 People
    • Roger GilbertRoger Gilbert’s reputation in InvertebratesRoger Gilbert’s reputation in InvertebratesRoger Gilbert’s reputation in InvertebratesRoger Gilbert’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • Sarah West
      OPAL Community ScientistYorkshire Naturalists' Union
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    • wad25
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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    • leenestofvipersleenestofvipers’s reputation in Invertebratesleenestofvipers’s reputation in Invertebratesleenestofvipers’s reputation in Invertebratesleenestofvipers’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • kcf32
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeShropshire Wildlife Trust
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    • DavidNotton
      Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum
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Comments

Syrphus's picture

This is a female, so we would

This is a female, so we would stop at the genus even if we had a body. The commonest by far in Highland is P. germanica - I have never seen any other here, though there are a couple of records of communis and cognata in S Scotland.

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