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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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What

Scorpionflies Genus Panorpa

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

May 12, 2014 11:49 PM EDT

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What

Common Scorpionfly Panorpa communis

Observer

monicafoley

Date

July 24, 2015

Place

Storrs, CT (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

Scorpionflies Genus Panorpa

Date

July 24, 2015 05:59 PM EDT

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What

German Scorpionfly Panorpa germanica

Observer

speedy

Date

July 23, 2015

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Observer

scottjones

Date

July 15, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

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What

Common Scorpionfly Panorpa communis

Observer

speedy

Date

July 19, 2015

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What

Scorpionflies Genus Panorpa

Observer

charlie

Date

July 18, 2015 10:41 AM EDT

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What

Scorpionflies Genus Panorpa

Date

June 7, 2015 08:36 PM EDT

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What

Common Scorpionfly Panorpa communis

Observer

danilinav

Date

July 8, 2015

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What

Common Scorpionfly Panorpa communis

Observer

lungta

Date

July 12, 2015 12:21 PM CEST

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What

Scorpionflies Family Panorpidae

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

July 11, 2015 11:46 AM EDT

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What

Common Scorpionfly Panorpa communis

Observer

speedy

Date

July 10, 2015
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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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