Cicada Wasp

We had a Cicada Wasp die on the patio yesterday, I’m assuming one of the neighbors insect sprayed or that it ran into something. These get quite large (this one was about 2″ long) but are harmless to humans unless you try to squish them.

Cicada Wasp, "Sphecius speciosus"
Cicada Wasp, “Sphecius speciosus”