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Giant Robber Fly (Promachus vertebratus)

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Hebron, Kentucky
Cole Camp, Missouri
Gallina, New Mexico

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Member Notes:

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Neutral Marilynbeth 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


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