Image of the Day: Harmless Fly

The genitalia of this male scorpionfly (Panorpa communis) resemble a scorpion's stinger, but are used for holding on to the female during mating, not for stinging.

By | January 21, 2014

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JonRichfield

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January 21, 2014

Lovely and informative shot. Linked to it from FB.

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