An opportunistic Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia) consumes a Pink Skimmer dragonfly (Orthetrum pruinosum) ensnared in the web of a Jorō Spider (Nephila clavata)
Suspended from the web, the hornet was unceremoniously dismembering and devouring it’s stolen meal.
by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China
See more Chinese Hymenopterans (wasps, hornets, bees, ants and sawflies) on my Flickr site HERE…..