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unusual bug
Do you know what kind of bug this is? Does it have a common name?
Pixie Fontechia
Cadiz, Kentucky

Hi Pixie,
This is a species of Antlion. The larvae of many Antlions create pits in the sand to trap insects including ants, and they are also called Doodlebugs, but according to BugGuide, the larvae of this species is “reported to live in cavities such as tree holes (among sawdust) and in burrows of Gopher Tortoise”. This species is Glenurus gratus, and it has no common name that we are aware of, but we propose Gorgeous Antlion.

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