We used to say that little rhyme when I was a girl. We would take a pine needle or tiny stick and go around and around in the doodle bug home and the doodle bug would eventually come to the top. I don’t think we picked it up then though…maybe the boys did! lol
So it was interesting to ‘google search’ this strange insect that we found clinging to the garage screen door (we have screen doors that slide to the side of our garage so that you can leave the garage door open during the day and let the air in, or your car cool off) and find out
it was an Antlion.
And the larva stage is commonly known as a
It’s always fun to see something different and learn something new!
And doesn’t it look just like something scary up close? Do you think it’s trying to look like a pit bull dog or some fierce animal?
"Doodle Bug, Doodle Bug, fly away home.
Your house is on fire and your kids are all gone."
Have you ever seen an Antlion (or a doodle bug)?
I’m joining Saturday’s critters HERE.
We had a very windy and rainy day yesterday but our weather forecast looks much better now. Thank you all so much for your prayers. I’m still praying for all those being affected by Hurricane Matthew today. Take care and stay safe!