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  Re: I saw a very strange bug  
From: Mr
Date: 13 Oct 2021 08:15:00
Message: <web.6166cd2e3ace181c16086ed03f378f2@news.povray.org>
"Samuel B." <stb### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> There have been many spider wasps around lately. Dark blue, twitchy, and always
> on the hunt for poor, unsuspecting arachnids in which they can lay their eggs.
>
> But today I saw something a bit different... It looked kind of like a small,
> dark wolf spider. Between 5/8 inch to 2.25 cm in diameter, including legs. Its
> thorax was larger than its abdomen, and it was a dark blue color. And it had
> tiny wings. WTF? It had /wings/, yet it also had long legs like a spider. What
> tf did I see? I went to get my phone to take a shot, but by the time I came back
> out there was nothing there but a regular wolf-like spider.
>
> I'm not the only one who saw it, so I'm not crazy this time, haha.
>
> I suppose that it's possible - with my slowly failing eyesight - I saw a spider
> wasp in the process of securing another victim, but I don't think so. This thing
> looked like a singular entity. Half spider, half wasp.
>
> I tried to search for such a thing, but did not turn up anything remotely
> resembling this beast.
>
> Sam

I know the feeling, I saw a couple of times some mini bees that were not bigger
than 3 or 4 millimeters and this felt unnatural.


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