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    • Mecoptera
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    • Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies
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    • Moscas escorpión y parientes

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Recent observations

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alderash

Date

May 11, 2014 12:27 PM CEST

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What

scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

April 21, 2015 10:37 AM CDT

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Observer

alderash

Date

May 29, 2003

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What

Common Scorpionfly Panorpa communis

Observer

alderash

Date

May 22, 2011

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Observer

zleng

Date

December 6, 2014

Place

bentong (Google, OSM)

Description

Male and female scorpionflies were found in the bushes.

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

April 26, 2014 07:21 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Date

March 29, 2015

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Observer

codyhough

Date

July 13, 2007

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Observer

atur

Date

May 2, 2014 09:17 PM CEST

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What

scorpionflies Family Panorpidae

Date

July 6, 2006

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Observer

jameswbeck

Date

June 5, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Mecoptera (from the Greek: meco- = "long", -ptera = "wings") are an order of insects with about 550 species in nine families worldwide. Mecoptera are sometimes called scorpionflies after their largest family, Panorpidae, in which the males have enlarged genitals that look similar to the stinger of a scorpion. The Bittacidae, or hangingflies, are a prominent family of elongate insects known for their elaborate mating rituals, in which females choose mates based on the quality of...

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