Subject:  Large Insect Identification
Geographic location of the bug:  Indiana
Date: 09/02/2021
Time: 10:19 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  This insect was trying to get into my ear. I swatted it away and it came back. I killed it on my shirt. I have also seen a dead one in my garage and one buzzing me outside. It is 1 1/2 inches long. I have not notice them before. Looks like a bee to me.
How you want your letter signed:  G Riley

Pigeon Horntail

Dear G Riley,
This is a Pigeon Horntail, a type of Wood Wasp that lays eggs in diseased and dying hardwood.  We can’t imagine why it was interested in your ear.

Location: Indiana

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