ant lion

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Synonyms for ant lion

the larva of any of several insects

winged insect resembling a dragonfly

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Over evolutionary time, the slit at the front of the mouth cavity has sealed shut in the armored larvae of ant lions that hunt in sand.
With no mouth opening and no way to poop, sand-trapper ant lions minimize their intake of anything indigestible.
When the hook pierces prey, the ant lion injects venom and digestive enzymes via the grooves.
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