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CLOSED: Which fly or mosquito is this?

aalter, Belgium

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

Thumbnail by elmigger
Minot, ND

This is a scorpionfly (order Mecoptera) in the family Panorpidae -
They are predators on other small insects.

aalter, Belgium

Thanks Flapdoodle ;)

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