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The Dobsonfly

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark marvel at one of the largest insects in eastern North America, the dobsonfly.

Photo: Male dobsonflies have outsized mandibles, but don't deliver much of bite. However, female dobsonflies will deliver a painful nip if carelessly handled. © 2013, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.