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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    07 / 21 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Northeast

  • City

    Redding

  • State

    Connecticut

  • Posted by

    Chris652

Notes:

Found this on the patio and wonder what it is. It does not look too friendly.

Comments

  • Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    check my website notes on dobsonfly

    July 29th, 2013 at 9:21pm

  • spatialdrift Master Identifier says:

    Yikes!

    July 24th, 2013 at 8:23am

  • bullfroghollow Master Identifier says:

    I think maybe a female dobsonfly. Never have seen one quite this ferociouhttp://www.whatsthatbug.com/2008/06/12/female-dobsonfly-13/s looking.

    July 23rd, 2013 at 11:22am

  • Jerry Howard Unregistered says:

    If memory serves me, that’s an adult ant lion. As larvae, they live in sandy soil and are able to create a small cone-shaped depression. Ants come along, go into the bottom of this cone and low and behold the larva is sitting there and reaches out with powerful jaws and devours the ant.

    July 23rd, 2013 at 11:54am

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