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

  • $\begingroup$ The Evaniidae, also known as the ensign wasps or hatchet wasps $\endgroup$
    – user17295
    Aug 14, 2015 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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  • $\begingroup$ How did you do that? Photoshop search? $\endgroup$
    – jleeothon
    Jul 19, 2014 at 18:24
  • $\begingroup$ Np, I actually used Photoshop to identify the color of it's eyes and Antenna. It was quite clear it was wasp after that. $\endgroup$ Jul 19, 2014 at 18:26
  • $\begingroup$ @jleeothon: Welcome to Biology SE, Can you mark as answer if this is what you were looking for? $\endgroup$ Jul 20, 2014 at 16:28

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