Hanging Thief

Subject: unknown insect
Location: Central Illinois
July 31, 2016 1:36 pm
We live in central Illinois and have seen this insect from time to time, but we do not know what it is. I hope you can identify it for us. Thank you.
Signature: Marsha Nelson

Hanging Thief
Hanging Thief

Hi Marsha,
This Robber Fly is commonly called a Hanging Thief because they frequently eat their prey while hanging from one leg.

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