Hymenoptera: Bees, Wasps, and Sawflies - Alex Wild Photography
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Pison sp.

Pison sp.

Breaking open the sealed mud cell of a Pison mud wasp (Crabronidae) reveals a cache of paralyzed spiders. By not killing the spiders outright, the wasp's larvae can eat them before they start to rot. Yandoit, Victoria, Australia

parasitesspider waspsmud waspswasp nestparasitoidsparalyzed spidershymenopteracrabronidae