Subject: What’s this bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Colorado
Time: 09:31 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi,
I saw this on my security camera and I’m just curious to know what it is.
How you want your letter signed: Curious
This is most definitely a predatory Robber Fly in the family Asilidae, and it looks to us, based on images posted to BugGuide, that it might be a member of the genus Saropogon. According to BugGuide: “20 spp. in our area” and the sighting map includes most of the American Southwest.