Subject: lage wasp like
Geographic location of the bug: Suriname, South America
Time: 08:53 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi i live in Suriname and never came across this bug before. What is it?
How you want your letter signed: Marlon
This appears to be a Tarantula Hawk in the genus Pepsis, or a closely related genus. Female Tarantula Hawks prey upon Tarantulas and Trapdoor Spiders, stinging them to paralyze them. The paralyzed Tarantula is buried after the female Tarantula Hawk lays an egg. When the egg hatches, the larva feeds on the still living, but paralyzed Tarantula.