Image: Best of Eureka - Hanging Out Lunch

Best of Eureka - Hanging Out Lunch

A flower spider has captured a bee and is barely hanging onto its prey, while phorid flies are feeding off the bee carcass. It is not uncommon to see these flies feeding on insects captured within webs, however this was a most unusual circumstance as the spider almost seemed perplexed about what to do next.

Photographer:
Stephen Doggett
Rights:
© Stephen Doggett

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