Subject: Unknown insect
Location: Northern Atlantic
July 18, 2013 7:26 pm
This bug bit my girlfriend #3 times . she was walking her jack russell , behind the storage shed. She was bittin on the stomach. North Atlantic Region 7/17/ 2013 Pa.17961 .
Signature: Waiting patiently

Braconid, we believe

Braconid, we believe

Dear Waiting patiently,
This appears to be a Parasitoid Hymenopteran, a member of the insect order that includes such stinging insects as Wasps and Bees.  According to BugGuide:  “A very large and important group. Wasplike in appearance, but (with rare exceptions) do not sting.”

Location: Pennsylvania

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