Male and female adults do not look identical to each other though their markings are similar. Males are more slender while females have a plumper abdomen. Both can be found visiting flowers presumably to drink nectar.
Details of the:
Category: Bee, Ant, Wasp and Similar
Common name: Scoliid Wasp
Scientific Name: Campsomeris plumipes fossulana
Size (Adult, Length): 15mm to 25mm (0.59in to 0.98in)
Identifying Colors: black, yellow
Additional Descriptors: flying, stinging, parasitic
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; Alberta; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Mexico
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.