What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

scary looking
Location: south texas
April 20, 2012 5:40 pm
Found this bug while working in the oilfield. kinda scary looking.
Signature: mike

Male Dobsonfly

Dear Mike,
Despite being scary looking, the male Dobsonfly is perfectly harmless.  The female, which has much smaller though more utilitarian mandibles, might produce a painful bite, but since Dobsonflies lack venom, they will not harm you.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Texas
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One Response to Male Dobsonfly

  1. bob says:

    just found a huge male dobsonfly here in eastern pa.

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