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Lilly Pad Borer - Sepedon

Lilly Pad Borer - Sepedon
Kennedyville, Kent County, Maryland, USA
June 12, 2020
Size: 1 inch
This insect is actively interested in the debris. There is another insect in the hole sending debris out. This was around noon on a sunny day at a pond.

Moved from ID Request.

Snail-Killing fly??
If this is a snail-killing fly, who is boring a hole in the lilly pad and why is the fly interested? It stayed there for a long time and picked at the debris.