Mecoptera

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Mecoptera

an order of insects containing the scorpion flies.
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Some problems of scorpionfly (Mecoptera) evolution [in Russian Cyrillic].
Certainly, there are other creatures which are capable of rape--such as the scorpionfly that has identified a clamp on the top of the male's abdomen as an adaptation specifically for rape (Wilson 2000).
Determinants of sperm transfer in the scorpionfly Panorpa cognata: male variation, female condition and copulation duration.
Females prefer the pheromone of males with low fluctuating asymmetry in the Japanese scorpionfly (Panorpa japonica).