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Robber fly - Efferia aestuans - female

Robber fly - Efferia aestuans - Female
Lake Crabtree Co. Park, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
August 13, 2005

Nerax [Efferia] aestuans. Again, the most likely robber to land on people. Most robbers seem to take slow flying damsels when given proximity. Not sure that is I. posita in its mouth though. Maybe I. hastatum?

Is it eating a male Ischnura
Is it eating a male Ischnura posita? Outstanding image!

I don't know
I only got this one shot and then it flew around and landed on my backpack. I think Patrick got some shots of it there, but I don't know if it still had the prey.

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