The southeastern spinyleg (Dromogomphus armatus). a rare species, perched on a scrub oak leaf.
A red-footed cannibalfly (Promachus rufipes) has captured a great blue skimmer dragonfly (Libellula vibrans) and is in the process of removing its body fluids. These magnificent predators prey on flying insects such as bees and wasps and even prey much larger than themselves, as evidenced by the photo. This robber fly is also known as a bee panther
Promachus rufipes. the red-footed cannabalfiy, with prey.