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Anyone knows what I got here? - Triorla interrupta

Anyone knows what I got here? - Triorla interrupta
Lake Louisa State Park, Central Florida/Lake County, Florida, USA
December 31, 1969
Size: Approx. 2inches
Found in relatively close proximity to a lake. Thick underbrush, grass, cypress trees around. Colors are pretty much spot on.

Robber Fly
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Thanks
Woah! That was quick! Thank you!

 
Robber fly
It is a robber fly because it has divided eyes and lots of hair between the eyes and a beak with which it stabs its prey. It looks like Triorla interrupta because of the broad black stripe on the thorax, the legs are a uniform color, and it looks like the side of the abdomen has, starting from the front, two segments half covered with black, followed by two segments that are black, followed by three segments that have no black.

 
It's getting better and better...
While checking out the robber fly it showed that there were quite a lot of subspecies in the family tree. Your description helped tremendously.
Thanks, Norman!

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