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Photo#1610453
Scorpion Fly?

Scorpion Fly?
Fayetteville, Washington county, Arkansas, Washington county, AR County, Arkansas, USA
September 8, 2018
Size: 1 inch
Appeared to be resting or waiting on this plant. Stayed there for 30 min at least. Time of day was after noon between 1-5 pm.

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Scorpion Fly? Scorpion Fly?

Frassed
Moved from Panorpa nuptialis.

Moved
Moved from Panorpa.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Panorpa
A Scorpion Fly, Genus Panorpa, likely Panorpa nuptialis.

 
I will say that the wings wer
I will say that the wings were rather matte than glossy looking so I don't know if that is an age related characteristic or something else. Anyways thanks again!

 
Awesome! I was told it might
Awesome! I was told it might be but it doesn't have the tell tale... tail? Thank you for identifying the genus and species!

 
Tail
The characteristic "scorpion" tail is the male genetalia, yours is a female.

 
Thank you! I did not know tha
Thank you! I did not know that.

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