Steven Katovich, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III, Bugwood.org
Size: 3/4 inch long
Description: Dark colored head and thorax, orange antennae; males have a reddish abdomen while females have a black and cream striped abdomen; both have a creamy white spot on the abdomen (near the thorax); and smoky colored wings.
Where/When: May-June; Associated with a variety of trees including willow, poplar, maple and elm; may also be found visiting flowers.
Significance: Does not harm people or property.