Subject: Strange Wasp?
Location: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
June 25, 2017 6:03 am
Hi Bugman!
Earlier today I found this big wasp that got in my window somehow, and I’d like some help identifying it since I couldn’t figure out what type of wasp it was, or if it’s even a wasp! I’ve never seen a bug with an abdomen shaped like that.
Signature: Sebastian

Robber Fly

Dear Sebastian,
This is not a wasp.  It is a predatory Robber Fly in the family Asilidae.  It might be a Bee Killer in the genus
Promachus which is represented on BugGuide.

Location: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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