what is this bug?
Location: El Paso, TX
July 28, 2011 4:13 pm
Saw this giant bug outside our home a few weeks ago. It was at least 3 maybe 4 inches long or so, approximately.
Signature: alias

Western Cicada Killer

Dear alias,
WE wish your photo had more detail, but this sure looks like a Western Cicada Killer,
Sphecius grandis, to us.  Though BugGuide does not list any sightings from Texas, the listed range of the Western Cicada Killer includes Texas.

Location: Texas

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