Scorpion fly

Picture 8595Sett dem i hagen? Dette er en ‘skorpionflue‘ En riktig ‘prinsesse’! I Norge finnes det kun 5 arter, men i verden forøvrig rundt 550 arter. Foretrekker gjerne litt skyggefulle steder i hagen, særlig hvis det vokser urter eller bær (f.eks. mark-jordbær, timian e.a.

Have you seen one in your garden ? This is the ‘scorpion fly‘. And it’s a ‘she’!  IN Norway we have 5 types of the scorpion fly, but there are about 550 other types living in the rest of the world. They will choose places outside of direct sunlight, preferrably where there might be growing herbs or berries.
(Compliments of SRB)

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13 Responses to Scorpion fly

  1. kalabalu says:

    looks classy from behind..I had to remind is a fly 😉

  2. inavukic says:

    Elegant! But – might want to keep at a distance 🙂

  3. It’s not hard to spot. You just have to know where and how to look.

  4. is it poisonous?… I have never shanks for sharing. Very Sharp capture.

  5. allesistgut says:

    I’ve never seen such a scorpion fly. Looks pretty.

  6. coastalcrone says:

    Thank you for stopping by to visit and like one of my posts. It is really cold where you are! Your photos are outstanding.

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