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Ant Lion (Acanthaclisis baetica)

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Order: Neuroptera (noor-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Myrmeleontidae
Genus: Acanthaclisis
Species: baetica

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Neutral philomel On Sep 26, 2007, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenées
France
(Zone 8a) wrote:

This is one of the largest european ant lions. It flies June - September, often at dusk, and is attracted to lights. I can vouch for this as one flew into my living room one evening.
The larva of this species lives in sand (often on coastal dunes), but does not build a pit. I live two hours drive from the coast in SW France, but my garden, though mainly very heavy clay, has seams of sand.


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