Calopompilus sp. (genus)

Spider wasp at Downer, ACT

Calopompilus sp. (genus) at Downer, ACT - 26 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Calopompilus sp. (genus) 2 Mar 2022 Amata
Calopompilus sp. (genus) 17 May 2021 MichaelBedingfield
Pompilidae (family) 29 Apr 2021 MichaelBedingfield
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) 28 Apr 2021 Roger

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Although I have put this wasp under Fabriogenia sp. it isn't quite the same , the antennae are a different colour, and I don't know if this is significant.

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   29 Apr 2021
The orange tips to the wings is also different.
   17 May 2021
KimberiRP wrote:
   24 Nov 2023
Calopompilus sp., either C. irritabilis or C. raptor. The prey is Mituliodon tarantulinus.

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  • 26 Apr 2021 11:08 AM Recorded on
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