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Species Panorpa acuta

Scorpionfly - Panorpa acuta - female Scorpionfly - Panorpa acuta - male Scorpionfly - Panorpa acuta - male Scorpionfly - Panorpa acuta - female Scorpionfly with sawfly larva - Panorpa acuta Scorpionfly with sawfly larva - Panorpa acuta Panorpa acuta - male Panorpa acuta - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mecoptera (Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies)
Family Panorpidae (Common Scorpionflies)
Genus Panorpa
No Taxon (nebulosa species group)
Species acuta (Panorpa acuta)
Explanation of Names
Panorpa acuta Carpenter 1931
Identification
wing ground color clear, crossveins margined; apical band broken up with small pale spots; pterostigmal band broken, indistinct; marginal spots absent
Range
Appalachian Mountains from NH to n. GA, several other northeastern states + so. ON & QC(1)(2)(3)
Season
28 May--11 Aug at 3450-4800 ft.(4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.World checklist of extant Mecoptera species
2.Mecoptera of Ontario
Cheung D.K.B., Marshall S.A., Webb D.W. 2006. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 1, 28.
3.Les mécoptères du Québec
Pothier G. 1997. Bulletin de l'entomofaune 19: 12-13.
4.Penny N.D. (-2014) The Mecoptera of North America