Subject: Wasp Id?
Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
August 12, 2012 6:45 pm
What kind of bug is this?
This is a parasitic Ichneumon, Thyreodon atricolor. According to BugGuide: “Although most members of the huge family Ichneumonidae are difficult to identify, this large species is an easily recognized, day active, slow flying parasitoid of sphinx moth caterpillars.”