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Male robber fly (on the right) makes a mating display as he approaches the female. He must convince the female of his intentions or he may become her next meal. Oregon

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Image size: 4268x2849 pixels (14.2"x9.5" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2013-07-12

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Wild animal / Insect / True fly / Robber fly (Asilidae sp) / Robber fly (Cyrtopogon auripilosus)

Shot / Macrophotography

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Diptera / Brachycera / Asilidae / Cyrtopogon

Individual / Nobody


Shot / One-on-one

America / North America / United States of America / Western United States / Pacific States / Oregon

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Individual / Female

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Reproductive behaviour / Courtship behaviour


Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Leaf

Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Enumeration / Pair / Couple

Individual / Male

Shot / Overview

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