Spider hunting wasp

The remarkable spider hunting wasp

The remarkable spider hunting wasp - Africa Geographic

This is a spider hunting #wasp found in Borneo and other parts of South East Asia. Wasps belong to the #insect order #Hymenoptera. #tropicalentomology #entomology #insects #bugs Photographer: Alex Hyde

This is a spider hunting found in Borneo and other parts of South East Asia. Wasps belong to the order Photographer: Alex Hyde

Spider Hunting Wasp with large Rain Spider - YouTube

Spider Hunting Wasp with large Rain Spider

Spider-hunting Wasp (Cryptocheilus bicolor) A menacing-looking yet magnificent wasp about 30 to 35 mm long. It was especially striking when flying. It had brilliant orange wings, antennae, frons on head and tibiae and tarsi. There was also an orange band on an abdominal segment. The black was so deep on a "muscular" thorax and first few segments of abdomen. The femurs were also black as were the base of the wings. Eyes were red.<br /> Spotted on Gahnia (native sword grass) in a par...

Spider-hunting Wasp (Cryptocheilus bicolor) - by Leuba Ridgway - JungleDragon

https://flic.kr/p/8fwkWz | 14-WY6Z5086 | Pompilidae spider-hunting wasp

https://flic.kr/p/8fwkWz | 14-WY6Z5086 | Pompilidae spider-hunting wasp

Korhaan fights a spider hunting wasp for its dinner

a Korhaan battles a spider hunting wasp for it's dinner, the spider hunting wasp does not relent, who will win this feat.

Spider Hunting Wasp with it's prey

Spider Hunting Wasp with it's prey

Spider-Hunting Wasp & prey

The 'Flying Five' in the Western Cape - Africa Geographic

Witness The Epic Battle Between A Tarantula And A Spider-Hunting Wasp - Biology

Witness The Epic Battle Between A Tarantula And A Spider-Hunting Wasp

While we typically think of spiders as the ones eating insects, spider wasps (members of the family Pompilidae) prey on spiders. This video captures a showdown between a tarantula and one of these spider-hunting wasps.

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