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Author:
Derek S. Sikes

Location:
1200 - 1400 m

City:
near Bedugul

State:
Bali

Country:
Indonesia

Caption:
Scorpion fly - Order Mecoptera, family Panorpidae. Again, the red animal is a parasitic mite. Scorpion flies can be found in NE North America although they are rarely seen even by naturalists. The name scoprionfly comes from the way the male genitalia are held over the abdomen - but they are harmless and do not sting.
 
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