The Antlion Pit (click to go home)
About AntlionsEducational ResourcesAntlions in CultureBestiary: Creatures of Myth and Psyche

Advertisements (not necessarily endorsed by The Antlion Pit):

Contact The Antlion Pit

Your comments and content contributions are always welcome. Send comments or contributions via e-mail to or complete the relevant parts of the form below, then click the "Submit My Comment/Contribution" button at the bottom of the page.

Content contributions are especially needed for the following areas:

If you contribute an anecdote or personal story to The Antlion Pit website, you agree that the following statements are true:

  1. You are the owner of the content you are contributing (in other words, your contribution is original and not copied from another source).
  2. You grant to Mark Swanson (owner of The Antlion Pit) the non-exclusive right to reproduce your contribution on the Internet for an unlimited time without monetary or other compensation.
  3. This agreement does not violate any other agreements with other parties for the content you are contributing.
If your contribution is published in The Antlion Pit, your name will be listed on the Credits page unless you request anonymity.

Comment/Contribution Form
Your Contact Information

[ required ]

Your name: [ required ]

Your e-mail address: [ required ]

Your e-mail address will be used only to acknowledge your contribution, and/or to verify the accuracy of the content. Your e-mail address will be kept strictly private. See the Antlion Pit's privacy policy for more information.


[ optional ]

Enter your comments and suggestions about The Antlion Pit here:

Nature Centers and Parks

[ optional ]

Enter the name(s) of nature centers and parks where you have seen antlions. (Include the park's website address if available.):

[See current list of nature centers and parks]

Antlion Anecdote

[ optional ]

If you would like to contribute a personal story or childhood memory about antlions, enter it here:

Where did your "antlion experience" occur?



State, Province, or Region:




[See anecdote examples]

"Antlion" in Your Language

[ optional ]

Is your language represented in our world language section? If not, enter official and/or colloquial names for "antlion" here.

Your language:



Translation into English (if not "antlion"):

traducción al inglés/traduction en anglais/Übersetzung ins Englische

[See current list of world languages]


[ optional ]

Do you know a children's rhyme, folk saying or superstition about antlions? Enter it here:

Folklore country of origin:

pays d'origine/país de origen/Ursprungsland

Folklore source or reference:

fuente o referencia/source ou référence/Quelle oder Referenz

[See folklore examples]

Credit Preference

[ for content contributors only ]

If you are contributing content (e.g., a nature park, anecdote, language, or folklore example) and the editor accepts it for publication, please choose your preference for how your name should be listed in the credits:

"I grant The Antlion Pit permission to use my full name."
       "Doy permiso al The Antlion Pit para usar mi nombre."
       "J'accorde la permission d'utiliser mon nom."
       "Ich bewillige Erlaubnis, meinen Namen zu verwenden."

"Please use only my initials."
       "Por favor utilice sólo mis iniciales."
       "Veuillez utiliser seulement mes initiales."
       "Verwenden Sie bitte nur meine Initialen."


About AntlionsEducational ResourcesAntlions in CultureBestiary: Creatures of Myth and Psyche

What's New? | Doodlebug Oracle | The Antlion Pit Store | Videos | Awards
FAQ | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact | Support The Antlion Pit! | Credits

Search :

Antlion Pit: A Doodlebug Anthology —
Copyright © 1996-2018 Mark Swanson. All rights reserved.

Swanson Media