What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  What Is this?
Geographic location of the bug:  Southern Illinois
Date: 07/15/2018
Time: 01:40 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Never seen this before in this area… what is this critter?
How you want your letter signed:  Curious

Hanging Thief

Dear Curious,
This is a predatory Robber Fly in the genus
Diogmites, commonly called a Hanging Thief because the insect often hangs from one leg while consuming prey.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: illinois

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