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Species Panorpa mirabilis

Scorpionfly - Panorpa mirabilis - female Scorpionfly - Panorpa mirabilis - male Scorpionfly - Panorpa mirabilis - female Scorpionfly - Panorpa mirabilis - female Scorpionfly - Panorpa mirabilis - male Scorpionfly - Panorpa mirabilis - female Scorpion fly - Panorpa - Panorpa mirabilis - male Panorpa - Panorpa mirabilis - female
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 (dissimilis species group)
Species mirabilis (Panorpa mirabilis)
Explanation of Names
Panorpa mirabilis Carpenter 1931
Identification
wing background clear, crossveins not margined; apical band dark brown and continuous; pterostigmal band pale to dark brown, continuous; marginal spots absent(1)
Range
ON-WI to NJ-PA(2)(1)
Season
24 May--25 Jul(2)
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.Penny N.D. (-2014) The Mecoptera of North America