25 July 2012


Posted by Callan Bentley

Here’s your macrobug of the week: a male dobsonfly we encountered last weekend, while making houseguests some pizza. What a beast!

Envelope for scale:

Adding a finger (not too close) for scale:

A better perspective on the envelope, with a shirt button thrown in too:

Lola looks intimidated as she contemplates this insect through the screen door:

Houseguest from Nevada says, “You have some big bugs in Virginia!”