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Hangingfly - Bittacus stigmaterus

Hangingfly - Bittacus stigmaterus
South Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
June 23, 2009
Note the fly prey in its prehensile hind tarsal claw. Attracted to the lights of a school at night.

Nice one, Eric!
Really great quality photo and cool capture showing hunting/feeding behavior.
As yours is the only image we have for this species, do you think you could add a second, cropped version of this shot that shows the body/wings in more detail so that others can more easily use your specimen to make an ID of their own?

i'm quite certain this is B. stigmaterus Say -- keys out fine
thanks, Eric -- new one for us!

Moved from Bittacus.

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