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Panorpidae, female

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 10 years ago
Common Scorpionfly
Panorpa communis Panorpa communis

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LasseOksanen 10 years ago

Thanks bayucca. This is very difficult to determine which species is involved. Here are six different species of Scorpionfly. But I think that this is a Panorpa communis.

bayucca 10 years ago

I think it is Panorpa communis. There is also a Panorpa vulgaris, which is considered by some authors as a different species. Other authors mean that it is the same species. Obviously it is not possible to separate the 2 species only by a picture. I leave it to you how you handle this "conflicting" situation. You may have more informations about the species found in Finland.

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Jämsä, Länsi- ja Sisä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto, Finland

Spotted on Jun 13, 2013
Submitted on Jun 18, 2013

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