Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Katydid Hunter with prey

Sphex pensylvanicus


I watched this big black wasp carry the Katydid thru the air and land in a shrub and sting it's prey a couple of times then fly off with it.


Spotted in a backyard next to a hardwood forest.

No species ID suggestions

Arkansas, USA

Lat: 34.46, Long: -93.05

Spotted on Sep 8, 2018
Submitted on Sep 9, 2018

Related spottings

Sphex Wasp The yellow winged sphex Sphex argentatus 黑細腰蜂 Wasp

Nearby spottings

Red-bordered wave moth Ruby-throated hummingbird (female) Eastern chipmunk Field Sparrow