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MillcreekJuly 23rd, 2014, 9:59 am
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 339
Was looking through science news today and found this. A dobsonfly adult from China with an eight inch wingspan. It can be seen here.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/136329-Gigantic-Insect-Found-in-China-Will-Give-You-Nightmares
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EntomanJuly 23rd, 2014, 11:44 am
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
I wouldn't wade where that critter is found. The larva could bite your leg off!:)
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CrepuscularJuly 23rd, 2014, 2:51 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

Posts: 919
my wife sent me that yesterday. yup, that's a big one.
GusJuly 23rd, 2014, 3:10 pm
colorado

Posts: 59
not sure I have a fly rod that could cast an imitation of that thing.
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PaulRobertsJuly 24th, 2014, 5:28 am
Colorado

Posts: 1776
It's not only found in China the article says. Will keep my eyes peeled.

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