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Male Panorpa cognata scorpionfly, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands  Europe,Heeswijk-Dinther,Netherlands,Panorpa cognata,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Male Panorpa cognata scorpionfly, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands

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  1. Is this photo #11,111 for you Ferdy? Posted 5 months ago
    1. Yes lol, very sharp, did not see that coming :) Posted 5 months ago
      1. ;P Posted 5 months ago

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''Panorpa cognata'' is a species of scorpionfly found across the United Kingdom, western Europe and into Russia. These slender, small insects have a forewing length ranging between 10 to 15mm, and are orange-brown in colour, sometimes with black colouration along the posterior margin, the base of the antennae, sometimes the pronotum. True to their name, males have an oval-shaped genital bulb, resembling that of a scorpion’s stinger.

Similar species: Scorpionflies And Allies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 8, 2021. Captured Jul 18, 2021 13:46.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO125
  • 50mm