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
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

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