Can anyone ID this?

rockpineJuly 10, 2014

My one rose bloom is getting these. I am currently dealing with beetles eating my flowers and now I have these too. I am knocking these into a jar of soapy water along with the japanese beetles. They fly away faster than the beetles though. Anyone?
Thanks! ~diane

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charleney(8a PNW)

Look at the 'Baldo's Bugs site!

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 1:04PM
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nastarana(5a)

Are they actually eating the roses? They look rather like predatory wasps which might be eating other small bugs, in which case they might be your friends.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 9:33PM
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msmargaret

strangalia famelica?? It appears to be a pollinator.

Here is a link that might be useful: google search

    Bookmark   July 12, 2014 at 10:32PM
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