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Really Unknown Fly - Sphecomyiella valida

Really Unknown Fly - Sphecomyiella valida
Montrose, Laurens County, Georgia, USA
April 25, 2012
Size: approx. 15 mm BL
Found on back porch after dark. I gave up looking around for this one. That head shape is familiar, though not in such a large specimen, and I cannot place what family of flies I remember it from. This one is kind of ragged-looking, I'm thinking it's because it is a hunter. Note in the second photo, that just under the head of this fly there is what appears to be the head of a victim. This will be most obvious to editors who can enlarge to a great degree that other viewers cannot. I am very curious about this one.....

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Really Unknown Fly - Sphecomyiella valida Really Unknown Fly - Sphecomyiella valida Really Unknown Fly - Sphecomyiella valida

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Pyrgotidae?
Pyrgotidae? Thought to be parasitoids rather than predators.

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