Giant Stonefly

Subject: Bug Identification
Location: Upstate South Carolina
April 14, 2016 6:55 pm
Dear bugman,
This lovely creature flew up to me and said hello and I have never seen like it before!
I would love to know what it is so that I can educate myself further 🙂
Thank you mucho,
Signature: Keep Learning! -Bugman

Giant Stonefly
Giant Stonefly

Dear Kate,
This is a Giant Stonefly in the genus Pteronarcys, and there are several possible species that are found along the eastern seaboard.  You can browse through the images on BugGuide for comparison.

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