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spider hunting wasp

Scientific Name
Heterodontonyx bicolor
Scientific Author
(Fabricius)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)
Status
Native Australian Pest Species
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult wasp large, body length up to 35 mm long, forewing span c. 45mm; body colour black with orange wings and legs and a broad orange band around its abdomen; walks with jerky movements and flicks wings when it hops.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
21/02/2007 10:30 AEST
Last Updated
22/02/2007 15:45 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) spider hunting wasp (Heterodontonyx bicolor) Updated on 2/22/2007 3:45:55 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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