Subject: Kind of bug
Geographic location of the bug: North Carolina
Time: 07:23 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Judy curious what this id
How you want your letter signed: Thank tip
This is a Giant Robber Fly in the genus Promachus. You may read about the group on BugGuide where it states: “Large robber flies with tiger-stripe pattern on abdomen.” It might be a Red Footed Cannibalfly, though your individual appears to have fewer stripes on the abdomen.