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dobsonfly

Corydalus sp.

Description:

large, about 3' long

Habitat:

transition zone between atlantic coast rainforest and cerrado

Notes:

spotted this at night around the pousada in caraca parque natural

1 Species ID Suggestions

gymr123
gymr123 10 years ago
alder fly
Sialis lutaria Sialis lutaria


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3 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

thanks for the ID guys

gymr123
gymr123 10 years ago

thanks Latimeria, for the correction. only now i saw the difference and its almost clearly visible. :) i wud like to cancel my previous answr..! :P

Latimeria
Latimeria 10 years ago

I don't think this is an alderfly, gymr123. The head is too different, especially the mandibles. It looks more like a dobsonfly to me.

dandoucette
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dandoucette

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 23, 2010
Submitted on Apr 23, 2011

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