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Scorpionfly - Panorpa - male

Scorpionfly - Panorpa - Male
Robert Frost Trail, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
August 3, 2005
Size: ~12 mm
Found on a low bush near a forest edge. He sat still long enough for me to get a clear shot of his scorpion-like claspers.