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Dark Brown & Black Green-eyed Robber Fly - Microstylum morosum - female

Dark Brown & Black Green-eyed Robber Fly - Microstylum morosum - Female
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
September 20, 2014
Size: 2.5 - 3.0 inches long
Walking near the West Fork Trinity River at Rockwood Park in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, on September 20, 2014 (a year ago), we came upon this large dark brown and black green-eyed robber fly whose IDentity has escaped us until now. This robber fly was VERY large and measured between 2.5 and 3.0 inches in length. Its size impressed us at the time. We photographed only one angle of this robber fly before it sped off and this image is provided in this ID Request. We thank you ahead of time for your invaluable assistance in making the IDentity of this robber fly known to us.

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Female
Microstylum morosum.

 
Microstylum morosum (female)
Excellent! Many thanks to all who helped make the ID. Will post to iNat and acknowledge BugGuide and folks involved. Thanks again.

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