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Mysterious Insect - Cimbex americanus - male

Mysterious Insect - Cimbex americanus - Male
2.6 miles sw of Baraga, Baraga County, Michigan, USA
June 23, 2020
Size: ~2.5 centimeters
I was walking a sandy road that had Thimbleberry bushes growing on each side of it and there were also Jack Pine stands.
I have absolutely know idea what kind of insect this is, but the size and what color I could see was a little startling.
Unfortunately, I was only able to get one clear picture before it flew away. I assume it is a male because of the
clubbed antennae. I would very much like to know what it is. Hopefully, the veined wing will help with identification.
The location is in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan near Lake Superior. Thank you. Lynn Murphy

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Moved from ID Request.

Looks like an Elm Sawfly. The
Looks like an Elm Sawfly. They are harmless to people, and they are relatives of bees/wasps. The larvae resemble caterpillars and feed on Elm. I think this is actually a female due to the white stripes on the abdomen

 
Elm Sawfly
Thanks for the identification. I've seen sawflies in my yard,
but never this size. I'm not easily alarmed by insects, but
this one got my attention.

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