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Photo#1331265
Egg-laying robber #2 - Promachus vertebratus - female

Egg-laying robber #2 - Promachus vertebratus - Female
Manikowski Prairie, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
September 16, 2014

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Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Promachus
vertebratus. And the Promachus seem to prefer seed heads and dried flower heads for egglaying over dry stalks.

 
Thanks again Herschel
I'm grateful to learn a bit about their life history along with the ID.