Easter camp-out (3)

To: "Geoffrey Dabb" <>, <>
Subject: Easter camp-out (3)
From: "Peter Ormay" <>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 11:47:16 +1000
I have seen Wolf Spiders on a couple of occasions that live in the ACT region in unlidded burrows with dozens of spiderlings on their back. I suspect they stay there till they are able to fend for themselves.
Some wasps hunt spiders and store them in burrows in sandy ground for their larvae to feed on after stinging them to paralise them.
The wasp in this instance may have been unable to deal with the adult spider and was after the spiderlings. 
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