Black And White Wasp II
Tiny black and white wasp looks for something. Kyogle, NSW.
Black And White Wasp I
Tiny black and white wasp looks for something while an even smaller wasp photobombs. Kyogle, NSW.
Blue Micro Wasp
Blue wasp looks for something on a plant stem. Kenmore, Qld.
Black chalcid wasp looks for something on the bark of a tree. Kenmore, Qld.
Very small chalcid wasp on a gum leaf. Kyogle, NSW.
Cuckoo Wasp Drinking
Chrysididae cuckoo wasp drinks from a nectary on an Hibiscus leaf. Deepwater, Qld.
Yellow Paper Wasp
Small yellow paper wasp on a Hibiscus leaf. Deepwater, Qld.
Large Yellow Wasp
Large yellow and black wasp forages on the underside of an Hibiscus leaf. Deepwater, Qld.
Male Velvet Ant
Winged male velvet ant (Mutillidae). Charleville, Qld.
Green Velvet Ant
Metallic greent velvet ant (Mutillidae), possibly a mimic of the green head ant, drinks from a drop of water on glavanised iron. Kyogle, NSW.
Wingless Flower Wasp
Frontal view of a female flower wasp (Tiphiidae). Cania Gorge, Qld.
A female flower wasp (Tiphiidae) poses on a pebble. She looks like she's been digging a burrow. Cania Gorge, Qld.
Very tall wasp with a green eye. Cania Gorge, Qld.
Very tall wasp explores a tree trunk. Cania Gorge, Qld.
Closeup view of the abdomen of a wasp while she lays eggs in the bark of a gum tree. Cania Gorge, Qld.
Mutillida, wingless wasp on a leaf. Cow Bay, Qld.
Tiny wasp (Anicetus sp.) 1-2mm long, half of which is a spectacular set of antennae (Possibly Cryptanusia sp.) explores an umrella tree. Toolakea Beach, Qld.
Tiny wasp (Anicetus sp.), maybe about 1.5mm long, stands near the messy house of a psocid (bark lice). Toolakea Beach, Qld.
Is really hairy. Rocklea, Qld.
Orange Gall Wasp
A parasite wasp (Megastigmus sp.) lays eggs into an acacia gall. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Looks so rainbow! Rocklea, Qld.
Red-eyed gall wasp (Megastigmus sp.) near a gall she is laying eggs in. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Velvet Ant Sleeps
How do you close your eyes when you don't have eyelids? You hide like this under a piece of bark. Cambroon, Qld.
Green Wasp on Gum Leaf
Parasite wasp looks for a place to lay her eggs between two gum leaves. Moggill, Qld.
Egg-laying Wasp II
Parasite wasp tries to discretely lay an egg. Moggill, Qld.
Egg-laying Wasp I
Velvet ant (Mutillidae) stops what she's doing to wait for the threat (photographer) to pass. Woodgate, Qld.
Small Mutillidae wasp scurries up a tree trunk. She didn't stop. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Extrafloral Nectary - Cottonwood Tree
A tiny wasp feeds from a strangely finger-shaped extrafloral nectary on a cottonwood leaf. Kyogle, NSW.