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Wasp ID - Ampulichomorpha confusa - male

Wasp ID - Ampulichomorpha confusa - Male
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
July 19, 2009
Size: ~3mm spider (body)
The spider is a very young Misumenops, but I'm curious to know what the wasp is.

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Embolemidae: Ampulichomorpha confusa (male)
I'm confident this is Ampulichomorpha confusa based on the wing venation, head shape and overall habitus.

This is a male due to the much shorter antennal scape.

Moved from Ampulichomorpha.

Moved

Moved
Moved from ID Request. Very curious about the wasp also - not a chalcidoid and not a ichneumonoid, I think...

sweet shot
Very nice. Looks like pretty big prey for the little crab.

 
Thanks Andy...
The little spider carried the wasp around like it was nothing :^)

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