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Robberfly

Promachus hinei

Description:

Giant Robberfly on my balcony. Promachus hinei

Habitat:

Edges of Huntley Meadows Park.

Notes:

Looked like a giant hornet approaching. I think it was carrying something, but I couldn't be sure.

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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Excellent shot! They are awesome insects; to me, they make me think of bearded old men. :)

cdf7vz
cdf7vz 8 years ago

How did I not know about robberflies for 34 years?!?

lol

one of the coolest bugs

cdf7vz
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cdf7vz

Hybla Valley, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 24, 2014

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