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Species Panorpa galerita

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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 (dissimilis species group)
Species galerita (Panorpa galerita)
Explanation of Names
Panorpa galerita Byers 1962
Identification
wings with clear background color, crossveins not margined; apical band dark brown, usually continuous but sometimes with clear spots on posterior part; pterostigmal band brown, continuous; marginal spots absent(1)
Range
QC-WI south to NJ-OH(2)(1)
Season
late May to early July(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