While my friend's daughter was over, she looked at my kitchen window and exclaimed, "What is that HUGE bug?" Thinking it was just some average bug, I was ready to shrug it off till I looked. It is some kind of humgonhgous fly. It has a green head, wings like that of a "regular fly", but much larger a dull fuzzy grey thorax and a dark grey and white striped abdoman. This thing is over an inch long. I measured it. I cannot believe how huge the thing is. I have it in a bottle and have tried to look it up on the net, with little success. Does anyone know what it is? It looks like it belongs to the order diptera, but that is as far as I get.