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Blue Spider wasp

Auplopus

Description:

This time I found out where she goes with her spider!! Iridescent blue spider wasp with her prey. She proceeded to seal this paralyzed spider in a mud cocoon where the hatched larvae would eat the still alive spider and come out fully grown! My earlier post here.. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/533...

Habitat:

Found on a cherry tree.


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71 Comments (1–25)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you James and Armdeus..

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 years ago

Congratulations Sunny!!! Very well deserved :)

James McNair
James McNair 3 years ago

Congrats Sunny. Well deserved, beautiful images of a great subject

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Ashutosh and Jason...

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 3 years ago

Congratulations sunnyjosef!!

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 3 years ago

Congrats Sunny.Awesome documentation!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Mohandas...

G Mohandas
G Mohandas 3 years ago

Wonderful observations Sir.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Dr. Sherpa..

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 years ago

That's fantastic Sunny! Congrats!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thanks Xinxin... No. These are not stacked photos.

Xinxin
Xinxin 3 years ago

congrats! just wondering if there was any photo-stacking involved? and nice video...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Jae...

Jae
Jae 3 years ago

Congratulations, sunnyjosef, great footage.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Desmond..

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

Huge congrats! What an honor to you! Very cool spotting!!!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Mark, Marta, Daniel, Antonio and Lauren...

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Wonderful Sunny! I had missed this and it is amazing. Congratulations.

Awesome Sunny,great spotting,congrats on the well desrved first place and thanks for sharing

Daniel-CR
Daniel-CR 3 years ago

Sweet capture !

The MnMs
The MnMs 3 years ago

Congrats!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Congrats sunnyj Beautiful shots

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Wow!! This is great!! I am greatly honored by this recognition..
Thanks again Ashley ant team Project Noah....

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago

Congrats Sunny, your amazing wasp with prey placed 1st in the arthropod category for the Best of 2015! Here is the link for the '2016 Best Wildlife Photo' mission so you can add more fantastic spottings for this year! www.projectnoah.org/missions/2004046002

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Polilla..

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Lat: 9.99, Long: 76.34

Spotted on Feb 24, 2015
Submitted on Feb 24, 2015

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