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Robber Fly - Holcocephala abdominalis - male - female

Robber Fly - Holcocephala abdominalis - Male Female
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 26, 2013

Holcocephala
Cool shot. I love the action in the female's hind legs. "Go away you pesky male, I'm trying to enjoy my lunch! I'll scream-- or maybe since my mouth is full, I'll just kick!"
These are Holcocephala, probably H. abdominalis (hard to distinguish in this photo, but they look more golden-hued to me).

 
Thanks for the ID and the com
Thanks for the ID and the comments.

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Striking interaction
male on female, Holcocephala abdominalis. Female feeding.

Cropped and moved for expert attention.
Moved from ID Request.

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