dobsonfly

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Synonyms for dobsonfly

large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male

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Multiple mating and lifetime reproductive output in female dobsonflies that receive nuptial gifts.
Dobsonflies spend most of their 2- to 5-year lives as freshwater larvae called hellgrammites.
Visually, aquatic insect densities appeared low; however caddisflies (Hydropsychidae), dobsonflies (Corydalus cornutus), craneflies (Tipula spp.
Dobsonflies have a wingspan of up to five inches, but are awkward fliers.