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Species Myrmeleon immaculatus

Antlion - Myrmeleon immaculatus Antlion - Myrmeleon immaculatus Myrmeleon immaculatus Which  Ant Lion? - Myrmeleon immaculatus Ant lLion (larvae) (Doodlebug) Myrmeleontidea  - Myrmeleon immaculatus Antlion - Myrmeleon immaculatus Myrmeleon - Myrmeleon immaculatus ? - Myrmeleon immaculatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Suborder Myrmeleontiformia (Antlions and Allies)
Family Myrmeleontidae (Antlions including Owlflies)
Subfamily Myrmeleontinae (Giant, Long-tailed, and Pit-trapping Antlions)
Tribe Myrmeleontini (Pit-trapping Antlions)
Genus Myrmeleon (Pit-trapping Antlions)
Species immaculatus (Myrmeleon immaculatus)
Explanation of Names
Myrmeleon immaculatus De Geer 1773
Identification
Range
e. US (NH-FL west to MN-OK)(1)
Season
May-Jul in e. NC, Jul-Sep in NC mountains(2)
Life Cycle
Larvae:
Internet References
~ BOLDSYSTEMS website page for Myrmeleon immaculatus - Specimens identified by DNA testing
Works Cited
1.Species catalog of the Neuroptera, Megaloptera, and Raphidioptera of America North of Mexico
Penny N.D., Adams P.A., Stange L.A. 1997. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50: 39-114.
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.