Subject: What is this cool bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Hesperia, MI
August 27, 2017 8:47 AM
We found this on our motorhome going through a pre-flight cleaning, but attached is a picture, it’s tail is amazing!
How you want your letter signed: The schroeder’s
This is the largest, and arguably the most impressive, North American parasitoid Ichneumon, Megarhyssa atrata, commonly called a Stump Stabber because the female uses her lengthy ovipositor to lay eggs beneath the bark of trees that are infested with wood boring Horntail larvae.