Subject: Spider wasp and prey
Geographic location of the bug: Charleston, Illinois
Time: 01:11 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Saw you were looking for a image of this spider and its prey. Just a cell phone picture but shows key features.
How you want your letter signed: Christopher S
Thanks so much for submitting your awesome image of a Spider Wasp, Entypus unifasciatus, and its Wolf Spider prey. The Wolf Spider will not be eaten by the Spider Wasp. She feeds on nectar from flowers, and the paralyzed Wolf Spider will provide fresh food for a larval Spider Wasp which will eat its paralyzed meal alive.