Boreidae up close

Here is a boreid (snow scorpionfly) as mentioned in the previous post. This is as good as my little canon powershot could get… this individual is a female, note the ovipositor.

The species appears to be Boreus brumalis.

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Posted on March 5, 2012, in Invertebrates, Mecoptera. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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