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Spider hunter wasp / Orange spider wasp (Cryptocheilus bicolor) female, transporting anesthetized Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) into her nest as a food provision for the wasp larva, Mount Kaputar Nati...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Orange spider wasp (Cryptocheilus bicolor) female, transporting anesthetized Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) into her nest as a food provision for the wasp larva, Mount Kaputar Nati...
Spider hunter wasp (Anoplius sp.) female, grooming, cleaning front legs and mouthparts, Windjana Gorge National Park, Kimberley Region, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Anoplius sp.) female, grooming, cleaning front legs and mouthparts, Windjana Gorge National Park, Kimberley Region, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, excavating nest chamber with an anesthetized Wolf spider (Lycosidae) ready to be placed in there as food provision for wasp larva, Fortescue River Estuary, Pi...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, excavating nest chamber with an anesthetized Wolf spider (Lycosidae) ready to be placed in there as food provision for wasp larva, Fortescue River Estuary, Pi...
Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, excavating nest chamber with an anesthetized Wolf spider (Lycosidae) ready to be placed in there as food provision for wasp larva, Fortescue River Estuary, Pi...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, excavating nest chamber with an anesthetized Wolf spider (Lycosidae) ready to be placed in there as food provision for wasp larva, Fortescue River Estuary, Pi...
Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus bicolor) female, transporting anesthetized Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) into her nest as food provision for wasp larva, Mount Kaputar National P...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus bicolor) female, transporting anesthetized Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) into her nest as food provision for wasp larva, Mount Kaputar National P...
Spider hunter wasp (Pompilus sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Cape Arid National Park, Esperance, south west Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Pompilus sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Cape Arid National Park, Esperance, south west Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Pompilus sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Yalgorup National Park, south of Mandurah, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Pompilus sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Yalgorup National Park, south of Mandurah, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Fabriogenia sp.) portrait, Eungella National Park, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Fabriogenia sp.) portrait, Eungella National Park, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Fabriogenia sp.) feeding on flower, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Fabriogenia sp.) feeding on flower, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, transporting anesthetized spider into nest, as food provision for wasp larva, Zuytdorp National Park, south of Shark Bay, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, transporting anesthetized spider into nest, as food provision for wasp larva, Zuytdorp National Park, south of Shark Bay, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female,  transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Lycosidae) to nest as food provision for wasp larva, Yalgorup National Park, south of Perth, Western Australia. (Pompi...
01709076
Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Episyron sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Lycosidae) to nest as food provision for wasp larva, Yalgorup National Park, south of Perth, Western Australia. (Pompi...
Spider hunter wasp (Ctenostegus sp.) female,  grooming, cleaning front legs and mouthparts,  Zuytdorp National Park, south of Shark Bay, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Ctenostegus sp.) female, grooming, cleaning front legs and mouthparts, Zuytdorp National Park, south of Shark Bay, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Cryptocheilus sp.) female, with anesthetized Orb weaving spider (Araneidae) prey, on leaf, north-west of Kununurra, Kimberley Region, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Cryptocheilus sp.) female, with anesthetized Orb weaving spider (Araneidae) prey, on leaf, north-west of Kununurra, Kimberley Region, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) female, transporting anesthetized Prowling spider (Miturgidae) into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Lake Indoon Reserve, west o...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) female, transporting anesthetized Prowling spider (Miturgidae) into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Lake Indoon Reserve, west o...
Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) female, transporting anesthetized Prowling spider (Miturgidae) into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Lake Indoon Reserve, west o...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) female, transporting anesthetized Prowling spider (Miturgidae) into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Lake Indoon Reserve, west o...
Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) female, transporting anesthetized Prowling spider (Miturgidae) into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Lake Indoon Reserve, west o...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) female, transporting anesthetized Prowling spider (Miturgidae) into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Lake Indoon Reserve, west o...
Spider hunter wasp (Auplopus sp.) female, portrait, Lake Leschenaultia Reserve, Darling Range, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Auplopus sp.) female, portrait, Lake Leschenaultia Reserve, Darling Range, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Auplopus sp.) female, excavating nest in hard, gravelly ground, Lake Leschenaultia Reserve, Darling Range, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Auplopus sp.) female, excavating nest in hard, gravelly ground, Lake Leschenaultia Reserve, Darling Range, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Elachbutting Rock Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Aust...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Elachbutting Rock Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Aust...
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Elachbutting Rock Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Aust...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Elachbutting Rock Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Aust...
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Elachbutting Rock Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Aust...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating an underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Elachbutting Rock Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Aust...
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Bladensburg National Park, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Bladensburg National Park, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Bladensburg National Park, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Bladensburg National Park, Queensland, Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) nectaring on  Darwinia (Darwinia diosmoides) flower, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) nectaring on Darwinia (Darwinia diosmoides) flower, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Hoggicosa forresti) male, into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Peak Charles National Park, north...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Hoggicosa forresti) male, into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Peak Charles National Park, north...
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Hoggicosa forresti) male, into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Peak Charles National Park, north...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Hoggicosa forresti) male, into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Peak Charles National Park, north...
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Hoggicosa forresti) male, into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Peak Charles National Park, north...
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, transporting anesthetized Wolf spider (Hoggicosa forresti) male, into nest as food provision for wasp larva, Peak Charles National Park, north...
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, leaving underground nest, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, leaving underground nest, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating  underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, Western Austr...
01709058
Jiri Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) female, excavating underground nest in which development of larva will take place, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, Western Austr...
Kleptoparasitic spider wasp (Psoropempula sp.) female, approaching underground nest of Spider hunter wasp (Turneromyia sp.) where she will lay her egg on the spider prey intended as food Spider hunter...
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Jiri Lochman / Kleptoparasitic spider wasp (Psoropempula sp.) female, approaching underground nest of Spider hunter wasp (Turneromyia sp.) where she will lay her egg on the spider prey intended as food Spider hunter...
Kleptoparasitic spider wasp (Psoropempula sp.) female, approaching underground nest of Spider hunter wasp (Turneromyia sp.) where she will lay her egg on the spider prey intended as food Spider hunter...
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Jiri Lochman / Kleptoparasitic spider wasp (Psoropempula sp.) female, approaching underground nest of Spider hunter wasp (Turneromyia sp.) where she will lay her egg on the spider prey intended as food Spider hunter...
Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) drinking, Lake Cronin Nature Reserve, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Marie Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Golden spider wasp (Cryptocheilus australis) drinking, Lake Cronin Nature Reserve, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) grooming, cleaning front legs and mouthparts, Lake Cronin Nature Reserve, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Marie Lochman / Spider hunter wasp / Zebra wasp (Turneromyia sp.) grooming, cleaning front legs and mouthparts, Lake Cronin Nature Reserve, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Spider hunter wasp (Ctenostegus sp.) female, resting, Zuytdorp National Park, south of Shark Bay, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
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Marie Lochman / Spider hunter wasp (Ctenostegus sp.) female, resting, Zuytdorp National Park, south of Shark Bay, Western Australia. (Pompilidae)
Flower wasp (Campylothynnus assimilis) winged male feeding on Peppermint willow (Agonis flexuosa) flowers, Warren River National Park, South West Region, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Campylothynnus assimilis) winged male feeding on Peppermint willow (Agonis flexuosa) flowers, Warren River National Park, South West Region, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Guerinius flaviventris) male, feeding on Waxflower (Chamelaucium sp.) flowers, Kennedy Range National Park, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Guerinius flaviventris) male, feeding on Waxflower (Chamelaucium sp.) flowers, Kennedy Range National Park, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Diamma bicolor) wingless female dispersing pheromones from her up-lifted abdomen to attract flying male, Wilson's Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Diamma bicolor) wingless female dispersing pheromones from her up-lifted abdomen to attract flying male, Wilson's Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting to be picked up by a flying male, dispersing pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Wandoo National Park, Western Australia. (Tiphi...
01709122
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting to be picked up by a flying male, dispersing pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Wandoo National Park, Western Australia. (Tiphi...
Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a piece of wood to be picked up by a flying male, dispersing pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Wandoo National Park, Wester...
01709121
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a piece of wood to be picked up by a flying male, dispersing pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Wandoo National Park, Wester...
Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a piece of wood to be picked up by a flying male, dispersing pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Wandoo National Park, Wester...
01709120
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a piece of wood to be picked up by a flying male, dispersing pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Wandoo National Park, Wester...
Flower wasp (Guerinius flaviventris) male, feeding on Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus sp.) flowers, Yalgorup National Park, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Guerinius flaviventris) male, feeding on Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus sp.) flowers, Yalgorup National Park, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Epactiothynnus sp.) winged male resting on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flower buds, Lake Logue Nature Reserve, west of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
01709118
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Epactiothynnus sp.) winged male resting on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flower buds, Lake Logue Nature Reserve, west of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasps (Elidothynnus sp.) mating pair, with the winged male feeding on Melaleuca (Melaleuca sp.) flowers and the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by th...
01709117
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasps (Elidothynnus sp.) mating pair, with the winged male feeding on Melaleuca (Melaleuca sp.) flowers and the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by th...
Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike, the winged male is feeding regurgitated nectar to the wingless female during copulation, Yanchep...
01709116
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike, the winged male is feeding regurgitated nectar to the wingless female during copulation, Yanchep...
Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike, the winged male is feeding regurgitated nectar to the wingless female during copulation, Yanchep...
01709115
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike, the winged male is feeding regurgitated nectar to the wingless female during copulation, Yanchep...
Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum), with winged male carrying large pollen sacs attached to its head, Wandoo National Park, Darling Range, Wester...
01709114
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum), with winged male carrying large pollen sacs attached to its head, Wandoo National Park, Darling Range, Wester...
Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum), with winged male carrying large pollen sacs attached to its head, Wandoo National Park, Darling Range, Wester...
01709113
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum), with winged male carrying large pollen sacs attached to its head, Wandoo National Park, Darling Range, Wester...
Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum), winged male nectaring from flower during which pollen sacs attach to its head which are then carried to anoth...
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum), winged male nectaring from flower during which pollen sacs attach to its head which are then carried to anoth...
Flower wasp (Thynnus pulchralis) male, resting on leaf with wings spread, Paluma National Park, north-eastern Queensland, Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynnus pulchralis) male, resting on leaf with wings spread, Paluma National Park, north-eastern Queensland, Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Thynnus pulchralis) male, resting on leaf, Paluma National Park, north-eastern Queensland, Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynnus pulchralis) male, resting on leaf, Paluma National Park, north-eastern Queensland, Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) wingless female waiting on the ground to be picked up by a flying male, disperses pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Bladensburg National Park, Queensland, Aust...
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) wingless female waiting on the ground to be picked up by a flying male, disperses pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate, Bladensburg National Park, Queensland, Aust...
Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) winged male feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, South west Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) winged male feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, South west Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) mating pair, winged male nectaring during copulation. The wingless female is attached, curled up under the male's abdomen waiting for the male to exude predigested nec...
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) mating pair, winged male nectaring during copulation. The wingless female is attached, curled up under the male's abdomen waiting for the male to exude predigested nec...
Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) mating pair, wingless female remains outstretched and motionless while copulating with a winged male who is transporting her whilst feeding on Featherflower (Verticordia sp...
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) mating pair, wingless female remains outstretched and motionless while copulating with a winged male who is transporting her whilst feeding on Featherflower (Verticordia sp...
Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, with winged male transporting wingless female while copulating, Lake Indoon Reserve, west of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, with winged male transporting wingless female while copulating, Lake Indoon Reserve, west of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) wingless female, burrowing shortly after detaching from the male after mating, Lake Indoon Reserve, west of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) wingless female, burrowing shortly after detaching from the male after mating, Lake Indoon Reserve, west of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, winged male with attached wingless female feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, female remains outstretched and both male and female are feeding o...
01709102
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, winged male with attached wingless female feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, female remains outstretched and both male and female are feeding o...
Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, winged male with attached wingless female feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, female remains outstretched and both male and female are feeding o...
01709101
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, winged male with attached wingless female feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, female remains outstretched and both male and female are feeding o...
Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) leaf to be picked up by a flying male, she disperses pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate,...
01709100
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) leaf to be picked up by a flying male, she disperses pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate,...
Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) leaf to be picked up by a flying male, she disperses pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate,...
01709099
Jiri Lochman / Flower wasp (Macrothynnus insignis) wingless female, waiting on a Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) leaf to be picked up by a flying male, she disperses pheromones to advertise her readiness to mate,...
Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, winged male with attached wingless female feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, female remains outstretched and both male and female are feeding o...
01709098
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Rhagigaster sp.) mating pair, winged male with attached wingless female feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, female remains outstretched and both male and female are feeding o...
Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike and the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by...
01709097
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike and the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by...
Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike with the winged male feeding regurgitated nectar to the wingless female during copulation, Yanchep National...
01709096
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike with the winged male feeding regurgitated nectar to the wingless female during copulation, Yanchep National...
Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike and the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by...
01709095
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Catocheilus sp.) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike and the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by...
Flower wasp (Agriomyia sp.) mating pair, the winged male feeding on flowers with the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed with regurgitated nectar, Mitchell Plat...
01709094
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Agriomyia sp.) mating pair, the winged male feeding on flowers with the wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed with regurgitated nectar, Mitchell Plat...
Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair, visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum) with winged male trying to remove large pollen sacs from its head, Wandoo National Park, Darling Range, Weste...
01709093
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Aelothynnus sp.) mating pair, visiting Tall leek orchid (Prasophyllum elatum) with winged male trying to remove large pollen sacs from its head, Wandoo National Park, Darling Range, Weste...
Flower wasp (Zeleboria sp.) mating pair, winged male feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers with wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by with regurgitat...
01709092
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Zeleboria sp.) mating pair, winged male feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers with wingless female hanging curled on the male's abdomen waiting to be fed by with regurgitat...
Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike with wingless female attached. The female remains outstretched and both male a...
01709091
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike with wingless female attached. The female remains outstretched and both male a...
Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike with wingless female attached. The female remains outstretched and both male a...
01709090
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) mating pair, winged male feeding on Grass tree (Xanthorrhoea preissii) flower spike with wingless female attached. The female remains outstretched and both male a...
Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) mating pair, winged male feeding on Pink Dryandra (Banksia carlinoides) flower with wingless female attached. The female remains outstretched and both male and fe...
01709089
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) mating pair, winged male feeding on Pink Dryandra (Banksia carlinoides) flower with wingless female attached. The female remains outstretched and both male and fe...
Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) winged male, feeding on Pink Dryandra (Banksia carlinoides) flower, Tathra National Park, east of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
01709088
Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Zaspilothynnus nigripes) winged male, feeding on Pink Dryandra (Banksia carlinoides) flower, Tathra National Park, east of Eneabba, Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) winged male, feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, South west Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
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Marie Lochman / Flower wasp (Thynninae sp.) winged male, feeding on Myrtle (Darwinia diosmoides) flowers, Peak Charles National Park, north-west of Esperance, South west Western Australia. (Tiphiidae)
Small skipper butterfly (Thymelicus sylvestris) nectaring on Marjoram (Origanum vulgare) flower, King Barrow Quarry Nature Reserve, Isle of Portland, Dorset, England, UK. July.
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Mike Read / Small skipper butterfly (Thymelicus sylvestris) nectaring on Marjoram (Origanum vulgare) flower, King Barrow Quarry Nature Reserve, Isle of Portland, Dorset, England, UK. July.
Large skipper butterfly (Ochlodes venatus) resting on grass stem, Powerstock Common Nature Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. July.
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Mike Read / Large skipper butterfly (Ochlodes venatus) resting on grass stem, Powerstock Common Nature Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. July.
Purple hairstreak butterfly (Quercusia quercus) male, nectaring on Alder buckthorn (Frangula alnus) flower, Alners Gorse Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. August.
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Mike Read / Purple hairstreak butterfly (Quercusia quercus) male, nectaring on Alder buckthorn (Frangula alnus) flower, Alners Gorse Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. August.
Brown hairstreak butterfly (Thecla betulae) nectaring on Creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense) flower, Alners Gorse Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. August.
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Mike Read / Brown hairstreak butterfly (Thecla betulae) nectaring on Creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense) flower, Alners Gorse Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. August.
Brown hairstreak butterfly (Thecla betulae) female, resting on Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Alners Gorse Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. August.
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Mike Read / Brown hairstreak butterfly (Thecla betulae) female, resting on Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Alners Gorse Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. August.
Meadow brown butterfly (Maniola jurtina) nectaring on Common ragwort  (Senecio jacobaea) flowers, Powerstock Common Nature Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. July.
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Mike Read / Meadow brown butterfly (Maniola jurtina) nectaring on Common ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) flowers, Powerstock Common Nature Reserve, Dorset, England, UK. July.
Small heath butterfly (Coenonympha pamphilus) resting on a grass stem, Clubman's Down, near Compton Abbas, Dorset, England, UK. June.
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Mike Read / Small heath butterfly (Coenonympha pamphilus) resting on a grass stem, Clubman's Down, near Compton Abbas, Dorset, England, UK. June.
Rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea) in flower, with Bee (Bombus sp.) feeding on nectar, Terminillo, Lazio, Italy. July.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea) in flower, with Bee (Bombus sp.) feeding on nectar, Terminillo, Lazio, Italy. July.
Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) caterpillar crawling over Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) leaf, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. April.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) caterpillar crawling over Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) leaf, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. April.
Myrmosid wasp (Myrmosa sp.) male, resting on decaying leaf, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Myrmosidae)
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Doug Wechsler / Myrmosid wasp (Myrmosa sp.) male, resting on decaying leaf, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Myrmosidae)
Myrmosid wasp (Myrmosa sp.) male, resting on decaying leaf, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Myrmosidae)
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Doug Wechsler / Myrmosid wasp (Myrmosa sp.) male, resting on decaying leaf, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Myrmosidae)
Tiphiid wasp (Tiphiinae sp.) resting on a leaf, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Tiphiidae)
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Doug Wechsler / Tiphiid wasp (Tiphiinae sp.) resting on a leaf, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Tiphiidae)
Restless bush cricket (Hapithus agitator) resting on a plant stem with Parasitic wasp larva (Rhopalosomatidae), Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Gryllidae)
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Doug Wechsler / Restless bush cricket (Hapithus agitator) resting on a plant stem with Parasitic wasp larva (Rhopalosomatidae), Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Gryllidae)
Bumblebee (probably Bombus terrestris) in flight, approaching clump of Sea thrifts (Armeria maritima), Scilly Isles, UK. May.
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John Waters / Bumblebee (probably Bombus terrestris) in flight, approaching clump of Sea thrifts (Armeria maritima), Scilly Isles, UK. May.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) sunning on Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) in Culm grassland, Devon, UK. May.
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John Waters / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) sunning on Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) in Culm grassland, Devon, UK. May.
Pair of Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) mating in Culm grassland, Devon, UK. May.
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John Waters / Pair of Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) mating in Culm grassland, Devon, UK. May.
Bumblebee, possibly Red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius),  carrying identifying mark for scientific project, visiting flowers of Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) at Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh, Scot...
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John Waters / Bumblebee, possibly Red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius), carrying identifying mark for scientific project, visiting flowers of Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) at Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh, Scot...
Great pied hoverfly (Volucella pellucens) hovering to defend patch of sunlight on urban footpath, Bristol, UK. June.
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John Waters / Great pied hoverfly (Volucella pellucens) hovering to defend patch of sunlight on urban footpath, Bristol, UK. June.
Conehead mantis (Empusa pennata) male, camouflaged on a grass stem, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. June.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Conehead mantis (Empusa pennata) male, camouflaged on a grass stem, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. June.
Conehead mantis (Empusa pennata) male, portrait, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Conehead mantis (Empusa pennata) male, portrait, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
Mediterranean stick insect (Bacillus rossius) crawling on a stem of grass, Podere Montecucco, Orvieto, Italy. August.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Mediterranean stick insect (Bacillus rossius) crawling on a stem of grass, Podere Montecucco, Orvieto, Italy. August.
Broad-bordered bee hawk-moth (Hemaris fuciformis) resting on Lavender (Lavandula sp.), nr Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. July.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Broad-bordered bee hawk-moth (Hemaris fuciformis) resting on Lavender (Lavandula sp.), nr Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. July.
Broad-bordered bee hawk-moth (Hemaris fuciformis) resting on Lavender (Lavandula sp.), nr Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. July.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Broad-bordered bee hawk-moth (Hemaris fuciformis) resting on Lavender (Lavandula sp.), nr Orvieto, Umbria, Italy. July.
Common swallowtail (Papilio machaon) nectang on flower, Podere Montecucco, Umbria, Italy. May.
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Common swallowtail (Papilio machaon) nectang on flower, Podere Montecucco, Umbria, Italy. May.