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Robber Fly

Asilidae

Notes:

Always reminds me of ZZ Top

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24 Comments

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 8 years ago

yes!! the beards of the zztop guys are identical!

RickStockwell
RickStockwell 8 years ago

This was taken using a 200mm lens with extension tubes. I shoot Pentax DSLRs.

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

ZZ TOP! HA! LOL! Yes, I agree. Great photo!

Mostly Microbe
Mostly Microbe 9 years ago

Hard to believe this is a fellow Earthling! Can you tell us about your technique? Which camera, settings, etc?

TrishPeake
TrishPeake 9 years ago

wonderful shot. congratulations wow!

Alegna
Alegna 9 years ago

Wow... great pic

AnthonyGreen
AnthonyGreen 9 years ago

Killer shot!

DennisStallings
DennisStallings 9 years ago

Great detail in this shot,Macro??

styldesley
styldesley 9 years ago

great photo. love it.

peter
peter 9 years ago

Spotting of the Day!

"Robber flies are one of the the few insects thought to anticipate their prey's flight path and intercept them in mid-flight."

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RachelleSmith
RachelleSmith 9 years ago

Love this picture.....

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago

Funny, reminds me a teacher I had in high-school

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Haha, I love the description :D This is so cool, love it!!

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 9 years ago

I'm speechless - that is an amazing shot! Absolutely brilliant! :)

tiberio_graco
tiberio_graco 9 years ago

Very hard to get a shot like this!! One in a million!

Asilidae family

Super....

Elsa
Elsa 9 years ago

Fantastic!

DaniKisso
DaniKisso 9 years ago

Very nice photo

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

fab pic

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

cool shot!

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 9 years ago

Amazing! great picture!

Pino
Pino 9 years ago

like an alien freak !

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Excellent photography and a very cool organism.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Wow, amazing photo! What a creature!

RickStockwell
Spotted by
RickStockwell

St. Peter, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2010
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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