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BIG Robber - Proctacanthus heros

BIG Robber - Proctacanthus heros
Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
August 14, 2006
Size: ~5 cm
This photo was taken at the Frenchman's Forest Natural Area.

Here's another shot of one of these massive Robber flies that were frequently seen (and heard) on the trail:

What a monster!

Moved from Proctacanthus.

P. heros
Looks like Proctacanthus heros. King of the robberflies.