Movie 2.

Laser ablation tomography video of antlion head. This video shows the exterior and interior anatomy of the head of an antlion acquired by laser ablation tomography. The video reveals that the maxillae and mandibles are hollow and come together to create a food canal.

Mouthpart adaptations of antlion larvae facilitate prey handling and fluid feeding in sandy habitats

Matthew S. Lehnert, Asheesh Lanba, Kristen E. Reiter, Rena J. Fonseca, Jordan Minninger, Benjamin Hall, and Wesley Huff

Journal of Experimental Biology 2022. 225:None-None; doi: 10.1242/jeb.244220