Subject: Creepy bug
Location: New Jersey Pine Barrens
July 16, 2017 4:12 pm
I found this bug in the shower stalls at my camp and it didn’t bother me, but I have not been able to identify it and would really like to know what it is. I found it in the summer in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
We believe we have correctly identified your parasitoid Ichneumon as Xorides stigmapterus thanks to this BugGuide image. According to BugGuide of the genus: “hosts: wood-boring beetles, especially Buprestidae and Cerambycidae.”