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Spider Wasp

Auplopus sp.


Looks very similar to the emerald cockroach wasp.


sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Beautiful wasp opzjon..

opzjon 6 years ago

thanks bayucca. i'm also torn between spider wasp and the emerald cockroach wasp being the latter very similar in terms of color. :)

bayucca 6 years ago

Pompilidae, Pepsinae, Auplopus sp., so not even the same family ;-)...

bayucca 6 years ago

I am not sure if this one really is Ampulex compressa. But indeed very similar. In my eyes Ampulex compressa should have orange parts in both, hindlegs and "middle" legs. Might be from the same family and tribe or something others like a mimic of Ampulex.

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Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Jul 11, 2014
Submitted on Jul 19, 2014

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