Subject: What’s this bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Time: 10:05 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Lived in Costa Rica for 7 years, never saw this bug before. It was attracted to the ceiling light, circled in several times, then landed on my iPad.
How you want your letter signed: Jungle Life
Dear Jungle Life,
This is a female Dobsonfly. Dobsonflies are considered harmless, though females have powerful mandibles, and they might nip if they feel the need to defend themselves.