Insects and Spiders - native

Cimbex americana on May 5, 2020

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Description of specimen

Black and orange hornet looking.

Commentary

Dear Brandy, it seems to be safe to walk wherever you found this insect. It is definitely not the Asian giant hornet, but rather, as far as I can tell from the leftovers, it seems to be our native elm sawfly, Cimbex americana.

Helmuth Rogg
May 5, 2020, 2:09 p.m.