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A large and bristly fly with some small white prey resembling a white elephant larva.
On grass head next to a lake in open nature reserve.
Family: Asilidae.. Adults feed on insects and spiders and catch insects in flight. Robber Fly larvae feed on soft-bodied insects and larvae. The robber fly legs have a pair of strong claws to catch their prey. They then inject a powerful poison with enzymes to digest the meal. They seem to be quite unselective about prey even tackling much larger dragonflies. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/110... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/102...