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Common scorpionfly

Panorpa communis

Description:

Has bigger spots on his wings than the German Scorpionfly

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Scorpionsfly
Panorpa germanica Deutsche Skorpionsfliege – Wikipedia


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3 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

Nice spotting. I've moved this to Arthropods for you. :-)

UǝƃǝpƜǝllıʍ
UǝƃǝpƜǝllıʍ 8 years ago

Panorpidae
Panorpa vulgaris?
Scorpion fly?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panorpa

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Most probably Panorpa germanica, female. But the picture is not as sharp as to be 100% sure. Please, check yourself.

VincentTeeuwen
Spotted by
VincentTeeuwen

Vianen, Utrecht, Netherlands

Spotted on Sep 10, 2012
Submitted on Sep 10, 2012

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