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1By: Collin Pierre Class 2-105 Doodle BugsBy: Collin PierreClass 2-105
2The Life Cycle of a Doodle Bug Doodlebugs are also called Antlions.The stages in the life cycle of an ant lion are eggs, larva, cocoon, and adult.The doodle bug is the larva stage of the ant lionThe adults resemble dragonfly adult.
3What does Doodle Bugs Eat The antlion larva is a predator which digs a pit and waits at the bottom. If an ant or another insect slips and falls into the hole, it can't escape. The ant's body fluid is sucked out by the ant lion larva, leaving the body behind.
4Where the doodle bug lives ? Antlions can be found in sheltered, sandy areas such as wooded dunes, open forest floors, and dry, tree-lined river banks. They can also be found in the sandy soil of flower beds, under hedges or leaves, in undeveloped city lots, and under buildings set on piers.
5Interesting Facts About Doodle Bugs They protect themselves by staying hidden under the sand.When an ant lion larva looks for a place to dig its pit, it moves across the surface of the sand and under the sand with backward movements. It leaves a trail in the sand as if someone is making design. That is why ant lion are also called doodlebugs.