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AH_Ichneumon Wasp larva grub Polysphincta parasite Spider Tetragnatha_2590.jpg
Long-jawed Orb Weaver spider {Tetragnatha sp.} with larva of parasitic Ichneumon Wasp {Polysphincta sp.} attached to its abdomen. The larva sucks out the spider host's juices, eventually killing it before moving to its web where it spins a cocoon and pupates. Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire, UK. April.