Small Robber Fly with a Parasitic Wasp
Family Asilidae
Genus Metadioctria

robber fly
I saw this little insect that resembled a small Robber Fly sitting on a leaf in the desert near Lytle Ranch in
Southern Utah. I have to admit I've never seen one this small before. When I got a chance to look at the
 picture on my computer, low and behold, the robber fly was eating something even smaller - a minuscule
parasitic wasp (according to Cool!
  Carol Davis, 5-26-2011

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