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Robber Fly eating a Red-shouldered Leaf Beetle

Ommatius sp. eating a Monolepta australis


Seen in my yard today. I was captivated by the robber fly's amazing wing patterns, and didn't notice at first that it was having breakfast. Here's what a Red-shouldered Leaf Beetle looks like when it's not being eaten:

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ShannaB 6 years ago

Thanks Argy and Mac!

MacChristiansen 6 years ago

Nice pics Shanna

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

What a beast. Nice shots Shanna.

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -26.56, Long: 153.08

Spotted on Feb 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

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