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Scorpion Fly

Panorpa ?




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Scorpion Fly
Mecoptera


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2 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Yes, Panorpa sp. and my closest guess would be Panopa vulgaris.
http://www.ecotourismus.de/tierwelt_euro...
http://www.wildabouttheworld.com/gallery...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Panorp...
You have 7 different species in France, it is not Meridionalis from the South West and probably not Etrusca from only the farest South East, but also very rare one.

ecoherence
ecoherence 5 years ago

Thanks Daniel it's surely a Panorpa...

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ecoherence

Bouyon, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, Tromelin Island

Lat: 43.83, Long: 7.12

Spotted on Nov 3, 2013
Submitted on Nov 3, 2013

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