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Male. Predator diptera in the Asilidae family (Robberflies). This species has a marked sexual dimorphism. Males have black wings and black bodies while females present transparent wings and abdomen and legs orange-red coloured.
Clearing in a pine tree forest. Parque Nacional de Sierra de Guadarrama
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/640 sec.; f/13; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No flash fired