5 Comments on “Common Scorpion Fly, Panorpa communis.

  1. Another awesome shot and I just changed my gravatar, which is the reason for the silly one right now! Have a great weekend!

    • This is a female scorpion fly, Joyce. The last section of the female abdomen, the clasping organ, does not curl upwards as much as that of the male fly.

      • Oh, thanks Mike. I only became aware of scorpion flies a couple of weeks ago. I am not an expert on the subject 🙂

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