Subject: a flying insect , black with red on bottom
Geographic location of the bug: Luzerne county, PA
Time: 05:02 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I never saw this insect before. It resembles a wasp and looks like it has a stinger on it’s end, the abdomen is a bright red , has wings and the rest of it black.
How you want your letter signed: Dan
The only other image we have on our site of a Black and Red Horntail, Urocerus cressoni, looks amazingly like your image. According to BugGuide: “hosts include Fir, Spruce, and Pine (Abies, Picea, Pinus).”
Thank you. Definitely looks like the picture you sent.