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Large black wasp.
Central America, tropical
This large wasp was sitting on a piece wood, but flew away when I got too close
That's exactly it! Thanks for the ID. I've updated this spotting. I couldn't find much info on a common name.
Maybe not the common name......
Looked very similar, but the distinctive white band on the abdomen was missing on this specimen. Thanks for the suggestion!
could be a Monobia quadridens...
Lat: 9.58, Long: -84.61
Spotted on Jun 5, 2011 Submitted on Jun 5, 2011