Giant Robber Fly (Promachus vertebratus)

Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Asilidae
Genus: Promachus
Species: vertebratus

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Hebron, Kentucky
Cole Camp, Missouri
Gallina, New Mexico

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On Aug 29, 2007, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Thanks goes to kennedyh for the id on this scary looking insect.

The photos I posted are all zoomed in, trimmed and cropped to show the bug better.

Marilyn