Subject: Very strange bug
Geographic location of the bug: Wakulla River, Florida
Time: 12:37 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I found this bug dead on the side of a river while kayaking. It was approximately 3 inches in length give take half an inch. Im not sure if it is some kind or beetle or spider missing legs. Any ideas?
How you want your letter signed: Trent Smith
This looks like a Dragonhunter Naiad, the larva of the Dragonfly, Hagenius brevistylus. We just received a drawing to identify and we believe it is also a Dragonhunter naiad.