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I live in the Pacific coast of South America. Seems to have two wings, like a wasp's. The "tail" is a bit bulky but is only connected to the rest of the body by a thin part. It's black overall. The antennae in the photo are downwards but they just spring normally to the front... the bug

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The Evaniidae, also known as the ensign wasps or hatchet wasps – irrelevant Aug 14 at 18:37

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Actually I took photoshop to help me find this little guy, Ensign Wasp(Evaniidae)

Google Images:

My Photoshop research:

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How did you do that? Photoshop search? – jleeothon Jul 19 '14 at 18:24
Np, I actually used Photoshop to identify the color of it's eyes and Antenna. It was quite clear it was wasp after that. – Devashish Das Jul 19 '14 at 18:26
@jleeothon: Welcome to Biology SE, Can you mark as answer if this is what you were looking for? – Devashish Das Jul 20 '14 at 16:28

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