Location: Coronado National Memorial, Hereford, AZ
March 23, 2011 9:54 am
I spotted this bug yesterday while eating lunch. I am more of a plant guy so I am clueless.
Oak Woodland/desert grassland habitat. Decomposed granite soils.
This is sure a marvelous photograph of an Antlion Larva, commonly called a Doodlebug. They remain buried in the sand at the bottom of a pit with only the mandibles exposed. They prey upon any hapless insects that fall down the pit and into the waiting jaws.