Small Red Spider Wasp
S4, dorsal
Small Red Spider Wasp
S2, profile
Small Red Spider Wasp (Psoropempula sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Spider Wasp (Wasp: Pompilidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Small Red Spider Wasp (Psoropempula sp)
This Photo:     🔍S4, dorsal, close🔎

Thank you Sam Gordon for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~10mm long.
Different species have different coloured head & legs.
We photographed 4 specimens in Mar, Oct & Nov.

Copyright © 2022-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Nov-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.