Subject: Black Wasp with Orange Wings
Geographic location of the bug: Tampa Flodisa
Time: 08:45 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Is this a Tarantula Wasp?
How you want your letter signed: Please help to identify, thanks Bug Guru
Though it effectively mimics certain wasps, notably Tarantula Hawks, Empyreuma affinis, is actually a harmless Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth which does not sting, but benefits from looking like an insect with a powerful sting.