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The antlions are a group of about 2,000 species of insect in the family Myrmeleontidae, known for the fiercely predatory habits of their larvae, which in many species dig pits to trap passing ants or other prey. The adult insects are less well known, as they mostly fly at dusk or after dark.

Adult antlions look something like drab damselflies. These insects are most Photo of adult antlion with wings spread. Adult antlions look like.

Ant Lion. Other Common Names: Ant-lion, antlion & doodlebug. Size: Fully developed, well nourished larvae can grow to inch (1.2 cm) in length. Adult stage.

Once a larva matures, an adult Antlion more closely resembles a damselfly or dragonfly than its larval Doodlebug form. Adult Antlions, in.