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Holes in The Sand - Myrmeleon

Holes in The Sand - Myrmeleon
Point Beach State Park, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
July 23, 2008
Size: Various
These depressions are located in the Point Beach State Park. Found both along the Lake Michigan shoreline beach as well as sandy areas inland from the lake such as dunes and worn areas of pathways. Any idea what makes them?

Moved
Moved from Myrmeleon.

Antlion. It is the larva of a
Antlion. It is the larva of a flying insect, I forget which. The more neat and well kept a funnel is, the hungrier the antlion is. Drop a small ant or other insect in and see what happens.

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Antlion.

More info on the species page. They're cool!

 
WOW
Cool they are thanks so very much. Makes my trip to Point Beach State Part so much more fun.

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