Answer to the Monday Mystery: Ant Lion 8 Comments / insects, Mysteries / By alexwild Spread the loveWhat was that pale, bristly enigma? Here’s a larger view: Myrmeleon sp. antlion larva (Orlando, FL) All 10 points go to biozcw, who promptly guessed the order (Neuroptera) and family (Myrmeleontidae). These are among the most horrifying predators imaginable, of course. If you’re an ant.