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Robber Fly

Promachus rufipes

Habitat:

Backyard in a suburban neighborhood

Notes:

Found dead

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2 Comments

Liz113
Liz113 4 years ago

Thanks for the tip! I found a good website that allowed me to identify it as Promachus rufipes.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

This looks like a species of Robber Fly. They are predatory of other flying insects. This may be a member of the Genus Promachus. Compare here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/3026/bgpag...

Liz113
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Liz113

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2017
Submitted on Aug 2, 2017

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