The Broad-Necked Root Borer is also known by the name(s) of: Giant Root Borer.
The Broad-Necked Root Borer is typically 0.8 inches to 2.9 inches (22mm to 75mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: flying; winged; hairy; fuzzy; large; yellow; red; purple; black; brown; long ovipositor; harmless; huge 'stinger'.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Broad-Necked Root Borer may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.