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Spider-wasp

Agenioideus sp.

Description:

Rather fly-like insect that was dragging around a bit of fluff...only that " fluff" turned out to be a jumping spider that obviously failed to jump far enough.

Habitat:

300 year old temple in Ambika Kalna, West Bengal, India.

Notes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agenioideu... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_was...

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2 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 months ago

Thank you, Paul Davis...this was educational...I had not known about spider-wasps as a group

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 2 months ago

This is a Spider hunting Wasp --- Pompilinae , possibly---Agenioideus sp .

West Bengal, India

Lat: 23.22, Long: 88.37

Spotted on Dec 17, 2018
Submitted on Jan 6, 2019

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