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Hanging Thief - Diogmites salutans

Hanging Thief - Diogmites salutans
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
July 14, 2005
Now I see where it got the name hanging thief.

Moved from Hanging-thieves.

Awesome shot!
What a great shot. Looks like a trapeze artist that literally grabbed a meal on the fly:-)

Beetle or hymenopteran
I think I see small mandibles on the prey, so it could be a beetle or a small bee.

it was a bee of some kind.