Native SpeciesDobsonfly larva

Megaloptera (order)
FOUND by MsSciGr4
2018-05-07
Waldo, ME
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by FRJ
Peer reviewed by HD
Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
2 big pinchers.
Photo of my evidence.
6 front legs, 3 on each side.
Photo of my evidence.
16 spikes, 8 on each side.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Megaloptera (order)
Common name:
Dobsonfly larva
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
How big is it?: 
5 - 10 cm
Is it male or female?: 
Can't tell
Sampling method: 
Net
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.470900 °
Longitude: 
W -69.044000 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Freshwater - In a stream or river
Trip Information
Name:
Wescott Stream Spring
Trip date: 
Mon, 2018-05-07 09:54
Town or city: 
Waldo, ME
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Freshwater
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
MIDAS Code: 
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
4 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
People
Water temperature: 
15.0°C
pH: 
6.0
Dissolved oxygen: 
4.0mg/L

Comments

Hi mscigr4,

Great observation of a beautiful specimen! Nice work -- and your photos really show off the dobsonfly! Keep up the search for more macroinvertebrates.

Best,
Kansas

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