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Big black wasp?

Big black wasp?
Plano, kendall County, Illinois, USA
August 7, 2011

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Big black wasp? Big black wasp?

Big black wasp?
says the post was "moved from ID request" moved to where? and does anyone know what this is?

Thanks

 
I moved it to Mydidae, look a
I moved it to Mydidae, look at the top above the picture and you will see where it was moved to. This is a very interesting family of rather large flies. Flies have two wings instead of four in wasps. But this harmless fly wants to look like a wasp which could sting you, so it would avoid to be eaten. That is why you thought it is a wasp. Sooner or later Torsten Dikow who works on this family will check this picture and identify it to genus or even species...
Cheers
Martin

 
thanks Martin
thanks Martin

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

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