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Scorpion Fly - Akrep Sineği


Scorpion Fly - Akrep Sineği
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Copyright: Mustafa Tavsiz (mustafatavsiz) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 0 N: 21] (97)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D80, Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG AF
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-05-17 3:53
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Scorpion Fly
Panorpa communis
Length 14mm

A strange-looking insect, the male of which has a scorpion-like, upturned abdomen. Flight weak and at rest holds wings flat. Head has beak-like downward projection used in feeding; scavenges dead animals, including contents of spiders' webs, and ripe fruit. Seen May-July in hedgerows and among brambles.
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Akrep sineği; erkeklerde tıpkı akreplerde olduğu gibi kıvrık bir kuyruk görülür .Erişkin akrep sineklerinin 4 adet kanatı bulunur, oldukça uzun bacaklara sahiptirler . 6mm- 25 mm boyutlara sahiptirler. Akrep sineğinin kafasında hortum gibi ağız yapısı bulunmakta ve kafasında antenleri bulunmaktadır .
Erişkinler nektar, meyveler,ölü böceklerle beslenirken , larvalar böcek avlarlar .
Akrep sineklerinin 40 a yakın türü Kuzey Amerika'da bulunmaktadır , ülkemizde de yeşil renkte 15 mm boylarında bir Akrep Sineği bulunmaktadır .
Bilimsel sınıflandırma: Akrep sinekleri, Panorpidae ailesi üyelerinden, Mecoptera'dır. Panorpa sınıfında yer alırlar .

Thanks "Oana Otilia Saracutu" and "Thijs van Balen jr "
for giving information to find this insect name and family .

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Hy Mustafa
Most probably belongs to Panorpa genus - scorpionflies.
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panorpa

Oana

Hi Mustafa,

Lovely wing details of this Scorpion fly
Family: Panorpidae

TFS Thijs

Çok net, çok keskin ve detaylar oldukça belirgin.
Ellerinize sağlık...

Hello Mustafa,
I notice you joined TN recently, so hearty welcome!
A glance at your portfolio suggests you are an artist of immense talent.
This picture of a Scorpion Fly is excellent in every respect -- POV, focus, colours and details. It is first rate in terms of techniquue and aesthetics.
Thanks and all the best.
Ram

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