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Snow Scorpionfly - Boreus - male

Snow Scorpionfly - Boreus - Male
Prospect Creek - 14 mile, Sanders County, Montana, USA
February 10, 2007
Size: around 5 mm
Terrible picture, taken with the wrong lens...on the run...but good enough to show for MT until I get a better one :).
ID'd quickly and easily using Eric's new guide book. Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America.

Yes this is a Boreus, but the
Yes this is a Boreus, but there are 4 species in this area (I know the area well). With a better photo I can ID the Boreus from this area. I need dorsal (top) view and lateral (side view) to do so.

Thank you
You’ve studied in the area? We’re pretty remote.

male Boreus; 5 spp. reported from Montana
Moved from Snow Scorpionflies.