What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Fly? Wasp?
Geographic location of the bug:  Northwest Indiana
Date: 07/07/2020
Time: 09:14 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hi! We found this fella floating in our pool. I have lived here all my life and have never seen a fly/wasp this big! Can you identify?
How you want your letter signed:  Carrie

Mydas Fly

Dear Carrie,
This is a harmless Mydas Fly, and it is widely believed that this Mydas Fly,
Mydas clavatus, benefits from mimicking a stinging wasp. 

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Indiana

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