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Just moved to Florida from Oregon
Location:  North Palm Beach, Fla.
October 2, 2010 4:53 pm
What the HECK is this? The first time I saw this bug was in the bathroom of my new place. It was fast, moved very strangely and quickly, but didn’t appear to have wings.
I saw another today on my living room wall, captured it and froze it to snap a pic. I’ve searched your site and all over online with no luck IDing it.
Very long back legs, it’s last body segment it rapidly bobs up and down constantly. Tiny wings are almost invisible. It seems to be a cross between an ant and a wasp. My home is next to a pond and there are mangroves all around, and I’m very near the intracoastal waterway.
Any ideas? Does it sting?
Signature:  THANK YOU! — Scott

Ensign Wasp

Dear Scott,
The Ensign Wasp does not sting, however it will help to control the Cockroach population since it parasitizes the ootheca or egg cases of Cockroaches.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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