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Robber Fly Pupa

Robber Fly Pupa
Tampa, Hillsbrough County, Florida, USA
May 12, 2011
Size: 1"
Found in sandy area beneath Oak Trees.

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Robber Fly Pupa Puparium Puparium

Moved from ID Request.

I'm not sure how to tell bee fly and robber fly pupae apart. Note that it's a pupa, not a puparium, which would included the retained skin of the larva.
[Edit] Oh, at that size, I guess it would have to be a robber fly.

Thanks Charley
This one has been lingering around my collection for months now, I finally had to turn it over to the guide for confirmation.

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