Subject: Robbery fly
Geographic location of the bug: location: GPS@43°47’39″N 15°40’51″E (19.0 m)
Time: 03:29 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: This about 3 cm bug was sucking a brombee in my garden. I have s lot if brombees in my lavender and ‘stockroses’. It had yellow-black legs with hairs. Long body with yellow-brown stripes and very long brownies wings folded onbthe back.
How you want your letter signed: Wilma
Based on the GPS coordinates your provided, Google Maps places this sighting in Croatia. When we searched the internet for Croatian Robber Flies, we located this FlickR posting of Pogonosoma maroccanum which appears very similar to your individual.