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Spotted outside the trading post at Bandera volcano.
Large looking wasp
Species of tarantula
On Slender Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium).
Male and female Tarantula
1 - 2 inches long, orange wings
Spider wasp, hunts tarantulas for food. ...
Obviously this one has died but these are fascinating critters that "sting" a ...
All dark Tarantula
In photo three, the Hawk is wiping off the ...
Metalic blue body and legs, red antennas, around 7 cm (3 in.) long.
± 28 mm wasp, orange antennas, dark blue black body
Katydid grasshopper is mimicking a Pompilid wasp
seen in the foothills. Distinct red wings.
younglings of tarantula
Large wasp with blue-black body and bright, rust-colored wings.
1 1/2 in. long, black with long legs and reddish wings edged in black.
tarantula dead. They use them to hatch ...
2" long blue wasp with curly orange antennae
Very large bug on the native narrow leafed milkweed
Predator and victim in macro...no ID on either...
Around 5 cm in length with orangish antennae and wings.
Difficult to determine species. Nectar feeding on milkweed.
Nectar feeding on milkweed. Very large. Almost 2"
I think this is a Pepsis wasp ("tarantula ...
It was dragging a Wolf spider up the side of the house.