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Species Panorpa nebulosa

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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 nebulosa (Panorpa nebulosa)
Explanation of Names
Panorpa nebulosa Westwood 1846
Identification
wing background clear, crossveins lightly margined; apical band reduced to many small pale spots; pterostigmal band forked but not continuous, broken posteriorly with pale spots; first and second marginal spots absent(1)
Range
most of e. US & adjacent Canada (ME-ON-WI to MO-GA)(2)
Habitat
wide range of woodland habitats
Season
May-Oct in the southern part of the range(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Mecoptera of Ontario
Cheung D.K.B., Marshall S.A., Webb D.W. 2006. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 1, 28.
2.World checklist of extant Mecoptera species
3.Penny N.D. (-2014) The Mecoptera of North America