Rusty Spider Wasp

Tachypompilus ferrugineus

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Tachypompilus ferrugineus, the rusty spider wasp, red-tailed spider hunter, or sometimes red-tailed spider wasp (but that name is also used for the Asian species Tachypompilus analis) is a species of spider wasp from the Americas. It preys mainly on wandering spiders, especially wolf spiders.

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  1. (c) Meghan Cassidy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/22995138
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachypompilus_ferrugineus

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