6456. I have more photos available, when I poked it it didn’t fly, it let me get as close as I wanted without moving but it wasn’t dead, I’m just curious to what it is, as I’ve never seen one before. Edmonton, Alberta. Canada
Number 6456. This is Urocerus albicornis, a wood wasp (Hymenoptera: Siricidae), Click here for an image. They lack a sting and are harmless; their larvae bore in the wood of dead/dying trees.