Agenioideus nigricornisCommon name: Redback Spider-hunting Wasp
Distribution: Found throughout Australia.
Remarks: This wasp is approximately 15 millimetres long. These wasps hunt Redback Spiders which are then fed to their larvae.
These photographs were taken in November.
References: Atlas of Living Australia https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:91eb2657-5a6d-41f3-95d0-610f8af499ab
Identification courtesy of David Knowles.
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