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A large powerful predatory fly that darts out and grabs insect prey on the wing.
- ‘Grasshoppers here and in other grasslands are readily eaten by both vertebrate and arthropod predators (including robber flies and especially spiders).’
- ‘The nerve toxins immobilize the hapless insect, while the digestive enzymes turn its innards to mush, which the robber fly consumes.’
robber fly/ˈräbər flī/
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