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Subject:  Stonefly?
Geographic location of the bug:  Northern Virginia
Date: 07/23/2019
Time: 08:23 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I spotted this insect a couple days ago when it landed on some dill flowers in my garden in northern Virginia. I thought it might be a type of stonefly, but the eyes seem off. Any help identifying this fella would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
How you want your letter signed:  Danny

Hanging Thief

Dear Danny,
This Robber Fly is a Hanging Thief in the genus
Diogmites.  Hanging Thieves get their common name from their habit of hanging from one leg while eating their prey.

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

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