Insects and Spiders - native

yellowjacket (genus Vespula) on Jun 10, 2024

Originally reported as Cicada Killer Wasps (unknown species) (Sphecius spp.)

Submitter does not have a specimen

Description of specimen

This guy came into the house. We were trying to figure out how to trap it or kill it for over and hour. We ended up placing a giant glass mixing bowl over it. We both hate wasps. What is this? We couldn’t figure out. Yellow Jacket, Cicada Killer? Who knows?