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Antlion larva - Dendroleon obsoletus

Antlion larva - Dendroleon obsoletus
Pearl River County, Mississippi, USA
November 6, 2010
Size: 8.3mm wo/mand.
Found in rotting wood and id appreciated.

Moved from Antlions.

larva of Dendroleon

this is the larva of Dendroleon obsoletus (Say, 1839).

I’m particularly interested in it… can you describe me more precisely the micro-environment where you found it and especially how you collected it?


Yes ,found while looking for beetles in an old dead
and dry tree,type not known but not a conifer although the area is
mostly pines,very near Bouge Chitto National Wildlife Refuge if
you want to check it out,if you list your email I will send you
full resolution image.Thanks for id.

An high resolution photo will
An high resolution photo will be very useful to me (I’m studying them)! Thanks!!
Another question… the larva was concealed in the substratum or simply camouflaged?

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