Determination Of the UK Scorpion Fly Species

Determination Of the UK Scorpion Fly Species

Determination Of the UK Scorpion Fly Species - UK and Ireland : Aim to Provide definite collection for the determintion of UK Panorpids using the Male Capsule http://www.ukwildlife.net/insects/mecoptera/panorpa_communis.html Acknowledgement All contributors adding the TAG, the Tag selects for males although Below th

Aim to Provide definite collection for the determintion of UK Panorpids using the Male Capsule
http://www.ukwildlife.net/insects/mecoptera/panorpa_communis.html
Acknowledgement All contributors adding the TAG, the Tag selects for males although Below the basic differnce in male female presentation (Female - pointed abdomen Male - Clubbed with structure )
Tags SCORPIONFLY
Panorpa communis
Panorpa germanica
Panorpa cognata
Panorpa vulgaris (Query)
There is a possiblity that Panorpa vulgaris the continental species has reached the UK and under current keying would correspond to communis
The Original paper is here http://biostor.org/reference/129868

01 Jun 2016
Wildlife Ranger