what is this bug?
August 4, 2009
found this outside my house , sorry for picture quality (cell phone)
patrick
AZ

Antlion

Antlion

Hi Patrick,
This is an Antlion, and we believe it is in the genus Scotoleon based on the photos posted to BugGuide which show a long abdomen.  All the photos representing this genus on Bugguide are from Arizona, New Mexico and California.  Immature Antlions are known as Doodlebugs.

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