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Very small spider wasp with spider - Priocnemis cornica - female

Very small spider wasp with spider - Priocnemis cornica - Female
Hennepin & Hopper Lakes, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
September 25, 2016
Size: 5-6 mm
I observed this small black wasp pulling the spider into its burrow. The burrow was already prepared in the empty sand lot ,close by were several Episyron quinquenotatus but this wasp was noticeable smaller than them.Spider Id would be appreciated.I will upload several images if not needed for ID please discard them

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Moved
Moved from Spider Wasps.

Hibana gracilis
for the spider.

 
Thanks a lot!
Thanks a lot!

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Two females
She might be in the genus Arachnospila, but I'm not sure. (smooth tibia, very small size & no bristles on the end of abdomen) The prey appears to be a female, possibly something close to a female Ghost Spider, Anyphaena fraterna. (eastern range)

 
Thanks
Thanks

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