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    • Moscas‑escorpião e moscas‑baloiço
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    • Mecoptera
  • English
    • Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies
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    • Moscas escorpión y parientes

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Recent observations

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What

Orange-banded Black Scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

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brushfreeman

Date

November 6, 2014 10:17 AM CST

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What

Scorpionflies Family Panorpidae

Observer

awijker

Date

May 19, 2015 02:50 PM CEST

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maggidy

Date

May 31, 2014 07:38 AM EDT

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Orange-banded Black Scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

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ianmwright86

Date

November 29, 2016 02:25 PM CST

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What

Orange-banded Black Scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

Observer

ncowey

Date

November 28, 2016 02:59 PM CST

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What

Orange-banded Black Scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

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cmeckerman

Date

November 24, 2016 11:24 AM CST

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What

Orange-banded Black Scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

Observer

andrewhutcheson

Date

November 27, 2016 03:31 PM CST

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What

Scorpionflies Genus Panorpa

Observer

kens18

Date

June 24, 2016 10:30 AM EDT

Description

~ 1.5 cm

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Orange-banded Black Scorpionfly Panorpa nuptialis

Observer

rclark77

Date

November 26, 2016 01:20 PM CST

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What

Scorpionflies Genus Panorpa

Date

May 17, 2012 01:39 PM EDT

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What

Forcepfly Merope tuber

Observer

larry522

Date

October 16, 2016 10:03 PM EDT

Place

Mayo Rd (Google, OSM)

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What

Scorpionflies Family Panorpidae

Observer

conus

Date

November 23, 2016 10:42 AM CET
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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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