Subject:  Kind of bug
Geographic location of the bug:  North Carolina
Date: 09/01/2021
Time: 07:23 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Judy curious what this id
How you want your letter signed:  Thank tip

Giant Robber Fly

This is a Giant Robber Fly in the genus Promachus.  You may read about the group on BugGuide where it states:  “Large robber flies with tiger-stripe pattern on abdomen.”  It might be a Red Footed Cannibalfly, though your individual appears to have fewer stripes on the abdomen.

Location: North Carolina

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