Ant Lions

Palpares speciosus showing wing patterns A 'Bark Antlion' of the genus Centroclisis on the left of a Matron moth A large unidentified species showing the hooked feet
One of the 'pit building' larvae with mandibles open, about to pull an ant under the sand Probably Hagenomyia tristis (gregarious antlion) showing distinctive wing spot Underside of antlion larva showing 'hypodermic' mandibles and bristled rear-end for burrowing
Palpares sobrinus (Dotted veld antlion) Scribble lines made by reversing antlion larva in search of a suitable place to make an ant-trap

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