Subject: Big wasp looking thing
Geographic location of the bug: Frederick County Maryland
Time: 04:46 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Saw this big bee/wasp eating a fig in my garden. Much bigger than anything I’ve seen here.
How you want your letter signed: Garden Guy
Dear Garden Guy,
As you can see by comparing your image to this BugGuide image, you encountered a European Hornet. According to BugGuide: “native to Eurasia, V. c. germana introduced to e. N. Amer. (1800s).”