Subject: What is it?
Location: Rhode Island
June 8, 2014 6:08 pm
We found this crawling on our sidewalk in northern Rhode Island. There appeared to be the shells of others around. It was found in the middle of May on a mild spring day. What is it?
Signature: Any



Dear Any,
This impressive creature is a Hellgrammite, the larva of a Dobsonfly, and they are generally found near a source of water.

Location: Rhode Island

2 Responses to Hellgrammite

  1. Herb says:

    Do you sell live hellgrammites for fishing

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