Subject: Bug spotted while camping
Geographic location of the bug: Naked Falls on the Washougal river
Time: 11:53 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi, when this bug landed on my bag I was intrigued. Growing up here I have never seen one like it and google image search is not giving me any results. Just curious about it if you have the time. Thanks!
How you want your letter signed: Loni Lane
We believe we have correctly identified this impressive, predatory Robber Fly as Laphria columbica, one of the Bee-Like Robber Flies based on BugGuide images.