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Subject:  Dobson fly?
Geographic location of the bug:  Piseco lake, NY. (Adirondacks)
Date: 07/23/2019
Time: 08:03 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hi!
This interesting creature was like looking through a microscope, only… I wasn’t.  This is a standard sized brick it is sitting on. Seen mid July on a very rainy day. There were several on the wall of the building. My guess after a bit of research would be Dobson fly?  Thank you!
How you want your letter signed:  Jamie

Female Dobsonfly

Hi Jamie,
You are correct that this is a female Dobsonfly.  We posted numerous images yesterday of both Dobsonflies and related Fishflies, a clear indication the hottest days of summer have arrived.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Piseco Lake, New York

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