Hi, i was walking in the garden today when i noticed this tropical looking mosquito/fly sitting on a branch.. I have never seen this one before, can any of you help me identify it?
East flanders; Belgium
CLOSED: Which fly or mosquito is this?
This is a scorpionfly (order Mecoptera) in the family Panorpidae - http://www.pbase.com/christl_herremans/image/85019215
They are predators on other small insects.