A Giant Robber Fly, Pritchardomyia vespoides, from Arnold CA

Here are images of a large robber fly, Pritchardomyia vespoides, collected in Arnold CA, 25 September 2014, by Jose Rodriguez.

ID by Chris Cohen.

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A giant robber fly from Arnold Ca. September 26, 2014.
A giant robber fly from Arnold Ca. September 26, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This large robber fly has a body length slightly larger than one inch. Arnold CA, September 23, 1024
This large robber fly has a body length slightly larger than one inch. Arnold CA, September 23, 1024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ventral view of a large robber fly.
Ventral view of a large robber fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

image of large robber fly head
image of large robber fly head

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

another view of the head of the large robber fly
another view of the head of the large robber fly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A close-up of the eye of the large robber fly
A close-up of the eye of the large robber fly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side view of the giant robber fly.
Side view of the giant robber fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the large robber fly in profile
the large robber fly in profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This image highlights the legs and tarsal claws of the robber fly.
This image highlights the legs and tarsal claws of the robber fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The tarsal claws and pads of the large robber fly.
The tarsal claws and pads of the large robber fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

an image of the wing of the large robber fly
an image of the wing of the large robber fly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The tarsal pads and claws of the robber fly.
The tarsal pads and claws of the robber fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A close-up of the tarsal pads of the large robber fly.
A close-up of the tarsal pads of the large robber fly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The tarsal claws of the robber fly.
The tarsal claws of the robber fly.

 

Robber fly photo by Jason Mink. 5 September 2018, Arnold
Robber fly photo by Jason Mink. 5 September 2018, Arnold
Robber fly photo by Jason Mink. 5 September 2018, Arnold
Robber fly photo by Jason Mink. 5 September 2018, Arnold
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