Scelio wasp hunts through sand to find locust eggs to parasitise. Woodgate, Qld.
Very small wasp (~3mm) flits around in a bare patch of sandy soil. She is part of the Scelionidae family of wasps and is looking for grasshopper eggs to parasitise. Woodgate, Qld.
Brachymeria Wasp Ovipositing
Black chalcid wasp lays her eggs into a cocoon inside a curled leaf. The caterpillar's shed skin with head attached is under the coccoon on the left. Kyogle, NSW.
A solid little chalcid wasp (Brachymeria sp.) parasitises caterpillar cocoons on a hibiscus shrub. Kyogle, NSW.
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.