Robber Fly
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Location: Houston TX US
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Robber flies are interesting insects. Fierce predators that snatch prey in mid-air or steal booty from other predators. It is a beneficial insect in that it hunts common agricultural pests but it's not your friend. Bites from these beasties are quite painful. They don't go out of their way to do this but threaten one or mishandle it and a nasty welt is often the repercussion. This female fly has mistaken the steel cable as a suitable place to deposit her eggs. I rather doubt the larva will find the hatching grounds suitable. Hopefully they make their way to the ground where they will survive to adulthood.
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Tue 25-September-2018 12:11 Rating: 10 

an amazing sharpness of the photographie