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6599. Looks like a spider wasp but my searches have not turned up a match. Somewhat resembles a Tarantula Hawk Wasp but my photo’s white markings are very different. Any help will be gratefully received. Garden Bay, British Columbia. Canada
Number 6599. This is a type of wood wasp known as a horntail (Hymenoptera: Siricidae); it appears to be Urocerus albicornis, whose larvae tunnel in the wood of conifers including fir, larch, spruce, pine, Douglas-fir, hemlock, and western red cedar. A very comprehensive guide to this group of insects can be seen at Click here
Very kind of you to help me out with an i.d. Much appreciated. Nigel.