Robber Fly (likely a Microstylum morosum) with a grasshopper. Both of these insects are very large. I spotted this Robber Fly as he flew across an open meadow carrying his prey along with him.

Observation Details

County Denton
City The Colony
Date Jun 16, 2012
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Agricultural-Pasture
Type of Behavior Hunting
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Robber Fly