Ant Larvae Cannibalize Eggs (image) University of Chicago Press Journals Share Print E-Mail Caption A larva of the ant species Formica truncorum cannibalizes an egg by piercing its shell and consuming the contents. Credit Nick Bos Usage Restrictions May reuse (with credit) when reporting on accompanying research. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.