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Consumer Qs: What are 'doodlebugs'?
Doodlebugs dig conical pits, like the one shown here, to capture ants and other small insects. - photo by ARTY SCHRONCE/special
Question: In the soil under the eaves of my house and toolshed are little funnels my neighbor says are made by "doodlebugs." What exactly are doodlebugs, and are they harmful? Answer: A doodlebug is the larval stage of an insect also known as an antlion.
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