Podalonia tydei suspiciosa
Early February 2012
Long Spit Private Nature Reserve, Marion Bay
These search out Noctuid Moth caterpillars to parasitise.
Identification and information thanks to Neville Hudson .
Late December 2014
Squeaking Point, Port Sorell.
Image by Patrick Calmels, used with permission.
Early March 2018
The wasp straddled the caterpillar and ran forwards. At the burrow entrance it placed the caterpillar just in the hole. The wasp then entered the burrow to the side and pulled the caterpillar in from behind.