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Antlion larvae traps in loose dirt
Old horse barn, rural deciduous area, Clermont County
Fun fact: Antlion larvae dig holes in loose dirt and sand and hide underneath at the bottom. When a small insect falls into the hole, it is unable to climb out and keeps sliding to the bottom, where the larva leaps out and snatches it in its long pincers.
Spotted on Sep 11, 2016
Submitted on Aug 29, 2017