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Top 15 Weirdest Insects in the World

10.

Scorpion Fly

Facts

  • Scientific name: Panorpidae
  • Habitat: Worldwide

Appearance

Like something out of a sci-fi movie

Has someone crossed a scorpion with a fly? Does the scorpion fly come from a secret science lab? You might think so, but this fly is actually just as nature intended. It’s actually only the males that have abdomens that look like scorpion tails. They use them to create a beguiling scent that attracts the females.

Scorpion Fly Scorpion Fly - Photo: Suede Chen/Shutterstock


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