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Robber Fly - Diogmites esuriens

Robber Fly - Diogmites esuriens
Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida, USA
September 21, 2006
Size: Approx. 15mm
Photographed around 6 PM by the side of a county road.

Moved from Hanging-thieves.

Moved from Robber Flies.

Robber fly, waiting for the stage.
Nice shot! Wish I were an expert and could tell you more.

Robber fly
Thanks, Ron -- it was a lot more specific than I could get!

i do not remember which one... but it is something in the genus Diogmites.

Good call.
Reminds me of:

I'm guessing esuriens
Thanks, all! I'm guessing Diogmites esuriens after looking at both that and Diogmites discolor, based on Herschel Raney's comment on Lynette Schimming's photo. Discolor doesn't seem to have the same detail on the thorax.

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