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Colourful flying bug - Panorpa nuptialis - female

Colourful flying bug - Panorpa nuptialis - Female
San Antonio, Leon Creek Greenway, Bexar County, Texas, USA
November 18, 2007
Can anybody help me out with the identification of this bug, or point me in the right direction?

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Colourful flying bug - Panorpa nuptialis - female Colourful flying bug - Panorpa nuptialis - female Colourful flying bug - Panorpa nuptialis - female

Great shots
of a female Scorpionfly in my opinion.


Lee

Scorpionfly
I would guess a female Scorpionfly:
e.g.
Not sure if that is the same species or not though.

 
Yes, P. nuptialis
I think the coloration/pattern of Panorpa nuptialis is distinctive, and this photo (of a female) can be placed there.

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