What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Flying insect
Geographic location of the bug:  Coastal North Carolina
Date: 07/31/2018
Time: 08:12 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  A large wasp landed on my window screen and out of nowhere this thing landed and grabbed it!  Never seen anything like it before.  It’s huge! What is it?
How you want your letter signed:  DD

Red Footed Cannibalfly Fly eats Paper Wasp

Dear DD,
The predator in your images is a Giant Robber Fly in the genus
Promachus, probably a Red Footed Cannibalfly.  They often prey upon large stinging insects.  The prey appears to be a Paper Wasp.

Paper Wasp is prey to Red Footed Cannibalfly

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

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