A taxonomic order inside the class Insecta — scorptionflies.
In some systems, an order of neuropterous pests corresponding towards Panorpidæ or scorpion-flies, proposed for uniformity of nomenclature as opposed to Brauer's term Panorpatœ. Also, wrongly, Mecaptera.
an order of carnivorous bugs typically having lengthy membranous wings and long beaklike heads with chewing mouths at the tip
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