Subject: What this bug name?
Geographic location of the bug: Cambodia,northern plain
Time: 11:23 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I was in jungle trekking for spotting wildlife and found a bug and took some photos but i could not find the specific name, please help
How you want your letter signed: Bird and nature lover
Thanks you for response. Would this be possible for Hang Thieve or Robber Flies ? i just thinking.
Good Morning Hat AKA Bird and nature lover,
We are happy you were able to identify the magnificent predator in your gorgeous image as a Robber Fly in the family Asilidae, but we don’t believe it is a Hanging Thief in the genus Diogmites. We tried searching images of Robber Flies from Cambodia and other parts of Southeast Asia, and we found this FlickR image, but it is only identified to the family level. It looks similar to Clephydroneura serrula which is figure 7 in an online pdf about Robber Flies from Vietnam on Onychium. There is also an article in Vietnamese with an image on Vietnam National Museum of Nature site.