Scorpionfly

Scorpionfly

Observation - Scorpionfly - UK and Ireland. Description: Lots of these flitting around in a nettle patch today. No close ups of male's stinger to get a species ID. P. germanica more common than P. communis in my area when I have been able to check, though.

Lots of these flitting around in a nettle patch today. No close ups of male's "stinger" to get a species ID. P. germanica more common than P. communis in my area when I have been able to check, though.