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Spider-hunting wasp (Klug) Female

Batozonellus fuliginosus

Description:

Females hunt Orb-web spiders (Araneidae), capturing the spider in its web, to provision their nest with. Adult wasps feed on nectar for their energy requirements.

Notes:

Spotted at Roodeplaat Dam, Pretoria

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Mari du Preez
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Mari du Preez

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 27, 2013
Submitted on Feb 24, 2013

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