Bug and Insect Illustration (Illustrator)
colored pencil, gouache, and watercolor
Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
One of the largest aquatic insects in North America. Males have distinctive, long mandibles (jaws). Dobsonflies are nocturnal and found close to freshwater streams. They have simple eyes (ocelli).
Larvae are called hellgrammites.
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
More about dobsonflies:
Iowa State University Department of Entomology: Dobsonflies
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