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12 hours ago, stitch58 said:

Male Needham's Skimmer Feeding On Female Pondhawk

Robber Fly species with prey (Bald-faced Hornet?)

Male Needham's Skimmer Feeding On Female E. Pondhawk.jpg

Robber Fly Sp. wprey Bald-faced Hornet.jpg

Nice captures!  (Pun intended.)

This seems to be robber cannibalism on my porch.  Herschel Raney, who responded to my request at BugGuide, said this can happen when a male tries to mate but discovers that the intended partner is another male.


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20 minutes ago, Jerry Friedman said:

Male Eastern Amberwing.  The one with the black and white wings is a male Widow Skimmer.  The other one is dragonfly sp., and if you told me the photo was upside-down, I wouldn't call you a liar.

The last photo is probably an antlion or fly of some sort. Look at those long  antenna!

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