Insect and Bug ID forum: Fly predator

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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Jul 3, 2016 2:58 PM CST

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I noticed this predator after downloading some photos of Dracunculus vulgaris. It's pungent odor, think rotting meat, attracts lots of fly and beetle pollinators. Any ideas what it might be?

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Jul 7, 2016 7:07 PM CST
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