Subject: Cool flying insect
Geographic location of the bug: Kilchis Point, Oregon
Time: 08:54 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: This insect landed on a friend’s hat and just stayed. It was close to an inch long and quite robust.
How you want your letter signed: Sara
The Elm Sawfly is a non-stinging distant relative of Bees and Wasps, and it is perfectly harmless.
Wonderful! Thank you! We were leading a STEM camp for middle school girls when it appeared. We all got a good look at it and then gently moved it to some plants.
I appreciate the help!