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Spider wasp (Pompilidae)Turneromyia sp. (genus)

1 Zebra spider wasp at Mulligans Flat

2 images

Turneromyia sp. (genus) at Mulligans Flat - 24 Jan 2019
Turneromyia sp. (genus) at Mulligans Flat - 24 Jan 2019

Identification history

Spider wasp (Pompilidae) Turneromyia sp. (genus) 26 Jan 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 26 Jan 2019 JohnBundock

Author's notes

Moving quickly along the ground. It went down a spider burrow and quickly exited, followed by the spider.

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   26 Jan 2019
One the Grey wolf spider (from the same locality) should probably be afraid of.
   26 Jan 2019
It went down that grey wolf spider's burrow and promptly exited it, followed by the spider.
KimPullen wrote:
   26 Jan 2019
Oh! Maybe the wasp judged the spider too big or too feisty. Or maybe the wasp did manage to sting the spider then backed out to wait for the venom to take effect.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Jan 2019 12:01 PM Recorded on
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