What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Bee/Fly/Wasp?
Geographic location of the bug:  Eastern Pennsylvania
Date: 08/10/2018
Time: 09:19 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I saw this creature in the meadow at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA. It was about 1 inch long.
How you want your letter signed:  Susan

Hanging Thief

Dear Susan,
This predatory Robber Fly in the genus
Diogmites is commonly called a Hanging Thief because often, after catching large insects on the wing, it hangs from one leg to feed.

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

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