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weird very large bug i found in fl
Location: norther fl
February 27, 2012 6:02 pm
i have never seen anything like this. im sure it came in on some shipment from another country. it has a very large ant like head with large pincers. a body kinda like a moth and with that looked like dragonfly wings except that they were way thicker they could bend with out breaking. on top of it in the pic is a worm cuz my friend wanted to use it for fishin. please help me identify this crazy thing
Signature: Larissa

Dobsonfly

Hi Larissa,
This is a female Dobsonfly, and it is a local insect for you.  Interestingly, the larvae, which are known as Hellgrammites, are a favorite bait for fishermen.

i found out what it was its a Dobsonfly

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