Subject: Fly? Wasp?
Geographic location of the bug: Northwest Indiana
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
This is a harmless Mydas Fly, and it is widely believed that this Mydas Fly, Mydas clavatus, benefits from mimicking a stinging wasp.