Insect on my broccoli- is he a pest or not? ID help please!

bananastandJuly 31, 2014

I found this ominous looking dude on my broccoli today. Any idea what it might be?

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Robber fly. Not interested in your broccoli.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 6:50PM
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Cool, thanks! Love to learn about new predatory and beneficial insects!

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 11:10PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

thank you ... i have been wanting to know what this is ...

get this... i saw one last week.. and tucked under it.. was a fly.. and it was literally ... sucking its life juices out of it ... and in my world .. that is one less fly ...

see link ..

i would call it a beneficial ...


Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 8:29AM
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