Subject: Strange insect
Geographic location of the bug: Grain Valley MO
Time: 02:56 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: We were coming home from independence we live in in grain valley this was on our windshield
How you want your letter signed: Lisa Gerlt
This is a Giant Ichneumon in the genus Megarhyssa, probably Megarhyssa macrurus. Because of the long ovipositor which the female uses to lay eggs beneath the bark of deciduous trees infested with wood boring larvae, they are sometimes called Stump Stabbers. You can read more about this parasitoid wasp on BugGuide.