Subject: Red Footed Cannibalfly or Bee Panther
Location: Kennesaw GA
September 7, 2012 5:23 pm
I found this big guy eating on a Carpenter Bee. He flew up to the Deck and landed on a chair carrying the Carpenter Bee.
Signature: GA BugHunter

Red Footed Cannibalfly eats Carpenter Bee

Dear GA BugHunter,
The Red Footed Cannibalfly or Bee Panther,
Promachus rufipes, is a formidable hunter that seems to prefer to feed upon large bees and wasps that it catches on the wing.  These photos are a wonderful addition to our food chain archive.

Red Footed Cannibalfly eats Carpenter Bee

 

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