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Order Mecoptera - Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, and Allies

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Mecoptera - Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, and Allies

Family Bittacidae - Hangingflies
Genus Apterobittacus
Species apterus - Wingless Scorpionfly
Genus Bittacus
Species chlorostigma - Bittacus chlorostigma
Species occidentis - Bittacus occidentis
Species pilicornis - Bittacus pilicornis
Species punctiger - Bittacus punctiger
Species stigmaterus - Bittacus stigmaterus
Species strigosus - Bittacus strigosus
Species texanus - Bittacus texanus
No Taxon temp. page: images reviewed by J.R. Jones
Genus Hylobittacus
Species apicalis - Hylobittacus apicalis
Family Boreidae - Snow Scorpionflies
Genus Boreus
Species brumalis - Mid-winter Boreus
Species californicus - Boreus californicus
Species coloradensis - Boreus coloradensis
Species elegans - Boreus elegans
Species insulanus - Boreus insulanus
Species nivoriundus - Snow-born Boreus
Species nix - Boreus nix
Species reductus - Boreus reductus
Genus Caurinus
Species dectes - Caurinus dectes
Species tlagu - Caurinus tlagu
Genus Hesperoboreus
Species brevicaudus - Hesperoboreus brevicaudus
Family Meropeidae - Forcepflies
Genus Merope
Species tuber - Forcepfly
Family Panorpidae - Common Scorpionflies
Genus Panorpa
No Taxon americana species group
Species americana - Panorpa americana
Species helena - Panorpa helena
Species insolens - Panorpa insolens
Species rosemaria - Panorpa rosemaria
No Taxon anomala species group
Species anomala - Panorpa anomala
Species consuetudinis - Panorpa consuetudinis
Species isolata - Panorpa isolata
Species speciosa - Panorpa speciosa
No Taxon consuetudinis or isolata
No Taxon debilis species group
Species debilis - Panorpa debilis
No Taxon dissimilis species group
Species banksiana - Panorpa banksiana
Species claripennis - Panorpa claripennis
Species galerita - Panorpa galerita
Species latipennis - Panorpa latipennis
Species mirabilis - Panorpa mirabilis
Species palustris - Panorpa palustris
No Taxon lugubris species group
Species floridana - Florida Scorpionfly
Species lugubris - Mourning Scorpionfly
Species nuptialis - Nuptial Scorpionfly
Species rufa - Red Scorpionfly
No Taxon nebulosa species group
Species acuta - Panorpa acuta
Species banksi - Panorpa banksi
Species cryptica - Panorpa cryptica
Species flexa - Panorpa flexa
Species maculosa - Panorpa maculosa
Species nebulosa - Panorpa nebulosa
Species submaculosa - Panorpa submaculosa
Species possible-cryptica - Panorpa possible-cryptica
No Taxon rufescens species group
Species confusa - Panorpa confusa
Species hispida - Panorpa hispida
Species vernalis - Panorpa vernalis
No Taxon subfurcata species group
Species carolinensis - Panorpa carolinensis
Species subfurcata - Panorpa subfurcata
No Taxon virginica species group
Species choctaw - Panorpa choctaw
Species hungerfordi - Panorpa hungerfordi
Species neglecta - Panorpa neglecta
Species oconee - Panorpa oconee
Species virginica - Panorpa virginica
No Taxon choctaw or oconee
Species ensigera - Panorpa ensigera
No Taxon undescribed spp.
Species ferruginea - Panorpa ferruginea
Species setifera - Panorpa setifera
No Taxon expert-reviewed images unplaced to species-group
Species dubitans - Panorpa dubitans
Family Panorpodidae - Short-faced Scorpionflies
Genus Brachypanorpa
Species carolinensis - Brachypanorpa carolinensis
Species oregonensis - Brachypanorpa oregonensis
Species sacajawea - Brachypanorpa sacajawea
Family Dinopanorpidae
Genus Dinokanaga
Species andersoni - Dinokanaga andersoni
Species dowsonae - Dinokanaga dowsonae