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 Brachtynemurus ferox (Walker, 1853), larvae. Family Myrmeleontidae - Antlion. - Brachynemurus ferox

Brachtynemurus ferox (Walker, 1853), larvae. Family Myrmeleontidae - Antlion. - Brachynemurus ferox
Victoria (Vancouver Island), Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
August 14, 2018
Size: ~10 mm
Common in very fine dry soil along trail embankments or under raised structures.

Questions
1) Was this scooped & sifted from below a conical sand trap pit?
2) How was ID arrived at?

 
Brachynemurus ferox (Walker, 1853)
To answer your questions:

This specimen was sifted from soil along Munn's Road powerline, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, but not reared to maturity.

The local Royal BC Museum entomological collection has mature specimens
from this locale that are ID'd as Brachynemurus ferox (Walker, 1853), so, assumed this was the larvae to that antlion species … but can't be 100% certain. If you suspect another species, please let me know.

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