I sent you a photo of a tarantula and pepsis wasp about a month ago that you put on your site. Today I’m at the same location, and this wasp was dragging this spider. The wasp unlike the large black pepsis, is smaller and has a red body with dark blue wings. The spider too is smaller and less hairy. Is this one just a smaller version of the tarantula? Is this another type of wasp? Thank you for this great site. It’s been very helpful to me.
Jordan
Costa Rica

Hi Jordan,
We have similarly colored Spider Wasps in the U.S. in the genus Tachypompilus. The spider appears to be a Huntsman Spider.

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