Subject: Robber fly type
Geographic location of the bug: monmouth county, new jersey
Time: 04:09 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: hey i am looking through archived photos and i would love more specific input on this robber fly. is it possible to id genus/species from this photo. taken mid june 2016. at the time i thought hanging thief but that’s as far as i got. thanks in advance!
How you want your letter signed: WS
We believe this is a Giant Robber Fly in the genus Promachus, but we are not certain of the species. See BugGuide for examples.