Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae

Myrmeleontidae sp  

Antlion (Myrmeleontidae sp) (Myrmeleontidae sp)
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© Vik Dunis 2015
Bullara Station, WA (Sep, 2015)

An adult antlion.

More commonly encountered are the holes dug by the antlion nymphs surrounded by a ring of excavated sand like a miniature volcano. The antlion nymph remains concealed in the hole waiting for insects to slide down on an avalanche of sand.

Antlion (Myrmeleontidae sp) (Myrmeleontidae sp)