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Black flying insect, red body - Ospriocerus aeacus - female

Black flying insect, red body - Ospriocerus aeacus - Female
between Sedona and Cottonwood, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
September 3, 2017
Many thanks once again for ALL your help...Denise K.

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Black flying insect, red body - Ospriocerus aeacus - female Black flying insect, red body - Ospriocerus aeacus - female Black flying insect, red body - Ospriocerus aeacus - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Female
This looks like a female Ospriocerus aeacus. The males have more equipment visible on the abdomen tips.

 
Oh, yes indeed. Didn't make t
Oh, yes indeed. Didn't make the connection to Robber Flies. We do have a lot of those...including the fuzzy ones with blue or green eyes. Thanks a bunch ! DK

Robberfly
Seems to me a beautiful Robberfly, family Asilidae.

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