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Family Pompilidae - Spider Wasps

Black and red wasp - Notocyphus dorsalis Notocyphus dorsalis Notocyphus dorsalis Spider Wasp - Notocyphus dorsalis - female Spider wasp - Notocyphus dorsalis - female Notocyphus dorsalis Notocyphus dorsalis arizonicus, larva - Notocyphus dorsalis - female Notocyphus dorsalis arizonicus, larva devouring tarantula - Notocyphus dorsalis - female

Ichneumon?  I'm stumped. - Ceropales maculata Ceropales? - Ceropales maculata Spider Wasp - Pompilidae - Ceropales maculata Handsome Wasp ID Request - Ceropales maculata spider wasp - Ceropales bipunctata Euodynerus? - Ceropales maculata Small Wasp? - Ceropales - male Ceropales bipunctata - male - Cuckoo Spider Wasp - Ceropales bipunctata - male

Tarantula Hawk? - Pepsis - female Small spider wasp - Auplopus architectus - female WHO'S THE PREDATOR? - Dipogon The lek tree - Pepsis - female spider wasp  - Priocnemis cornica - female Orange-winged Wasp - Calopompilus pyrrhomelas - female ? - Pepsis menechma - female Ageniella

Wasp with spider prey - Tachypompilus ferrugineus White-spotted Spider Wasp  - Episyron biguttatus - female Poecilopompilus sp. - Poecilopompilus algidus - female Blue wasp Dark-winged Brown Wasp - Tachypompilus ferrugineus Black & Red Spider Wasp - Anoplius americanus Blue Streaks (ventral head) - Psorthaspis planata - male Solitary wasp on Asclepias fascicularis, Washoe Valley, Nevada - Tachypompilus unicolor