Zebra Spider Wasp
Large Zebra Spider Wasp
Large Zebra Spider Wasp (Turneromyia sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Zebra Spider Wasp (Wasp: Pompilidae: Pompilinae)
Species: Large Zebra Spider Wasp (Turneromyia sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal

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 (Pompilinae sp)

Copyright © 2018-2021 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.