Tarantula killer

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Related to Tarantula killer: Tarantula hawk wasp
a very large wasp (Pompilus formosus), which captures the Texan tarantula (Mygale Hentzii) and places it in its nest as food for its young, after paralyzing it by a sting.

See also: Tarantula

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.