Zebra Spider Wasp
Large Zebra Spider Wasp
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)|
|Family:||Zebra Spider Wasp (Wasp: Pompilidae: Pompilinae)|
|Species:||Large Zebra Spider Wasp (Turneromyia sp)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
See the other Zebra Spider Wasp (Pompilinae sp) for a discussion of variations in this sub-family.
This specimen was about 15mm long (body & head), wingspan ~26mm.
Note the much thicker body stripes, which meet on the side of the abdomen. The black head band between the eye is also much stronger & sharper.
Also note the 3 sub-marginal cells on the wing venation.
Similar Species: Zebra Spider Wasp