Myrmeleon


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Related to Myrmeleon: Myrmeleontidae, Dionaea, Atrax
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Noun1.Myrmeleon - type genus of the Myrmeleontidae: antlionsMyrmeleon - type genus of the Myrmeleontidae: antlions
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
antlion fly, ant lion, antlion - winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants
ant lion, antlion, doodlebug - the larva of any of several insects
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The resulting lawn art might scare other ants away, Binning and her colleagues at the Australian National University in Canberra thought, so they tested Myrmeleon acer ant lions that they had scooped up with big spoons from under rental trailers near a beach.
The larvae of Myrmeleon species are generalist predators of arthropods that move along the soil surface.
The prey of Myrmeleon brasiliensis (Navas 1914) (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) are mainly epigeic walking arthropods (ants, isopods, etc.
The aim of this study was to collect samples of Myrmeleon brasiliensis larvae in natural conditions to identify their parasitoid species and calculate the levels of parasitism.
Anikwe JC, Asogwa EU, Ndubuaku TCN and FA Okelana The Seasonal Occurrence, Host Specificity and Control of Cocoa Stem borer, Eulophonotus myrmeleon fldr.