Dear Bugman,
I found this sizeable insect last April while on vacation in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. I was searching female dobsonfly sites, but the wing veination wasn’t quite right. Then I came to your site, and it seems to more closely resemble fishflies. Your thoughts? Thank you.
Dave Spier

Hi Dave,
Dobsonflies and Fishflies are both in the Family Corydalidae. Fishflies have antennae with soft comblike projections on one side. Dobsonflies do not. We believe this to be a female Dobsonfly.

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