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

CountyDenton
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CityThe Colony
DateJun 16, 2012
Time of DayMorning
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherPartly Cloudy
HabitatAgricultural-Pasture
Type of BehaviorHunting
GenderMale
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson