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Asked August 29, 2016, 3:54 PM EDT

We have an insects that crawls, flies, has long legs, moves very fast. I have never seen anything like it. I'm very concerned. Hope someone can help

St. Landry Parish Louisiana integrated pest management insect identification

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Pictures added of bug in our home. It actually will come after me. I'm truly concerned

From your pictures it looks suspiciously like and ensign wasp. Ensign wasps belong to a group of insects called Evaniidae. They do not bite or sting or feed on humans but they sometimes wander indoors.

Here are links for more information on ensign wasps.

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/beneficials/beneficial-02_ensign_wasp.htm

https://owlcation.com/stem/Ensign-Wasps-are-a-Cockroach-killer