Massive Bug (omg what the heck!)

Shirley, MA

Well I was going outside to my car today and saw this MASSIVE insect in my well.

Can anyone specify what this could be?

(Biggest bug I've ever seen)

Location: Western Massachusetts

Thanks for any ideas.

:)

also check mdmasters.com/bug

I appreciate your help

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Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Looks like a male Dobson Fly Corydalus cornutus

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/2012/06/15/male-dobsonfly-52/

Churchill, Victoria, Australia(Zone 10a)

mdmasters,

that is a male Dobson Fly, possibly the Eastern Dobson Fly - Corydalus cornutus: http://bugguide.net/node/view/536957/bgimage
http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/390/

Ken

Shirley, MA

I don't know whether to laugh or cry

Thanks guys

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

You are most welcome....maybe you could just giggle til your eyes water....GRIN

Cottage Grove, OR(Zone 8a)

Time for mdmasters to mark this thread as Solved? (Hint, hint. Grin.)

Dobson flies are way cool!!!

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