Small Red Spider Wasp
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Ellura
Zebra Spider Wasp
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Zebra Spider Wasp (Turneromyia sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Spider Wasp (Wasp: Pompilidae)
Species: Zebra Spider Wasp (Turneromyia sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Similar Species: Zebra Spider Wasp

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.

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Nov-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.