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Robber Fly

Asilidae

Description:

Large fly-like insect. About 1-1.25 inches in length. Sharp, forked proboscis.

Habitat:

Spotted in forested terrain with various sandy formations.

Notes:

Great find. This insect can take down wasps, bees , grasshoppers and other robber flies. Injects venomous saliva with proboscis

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Burbank, California, USA

Lat: 34.23, Long: -118.36

Spotted on Jun 21, 2014
Submitted on Jun 25, 2014

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