(Order Neuroptera Family Corydalidae)
The dobsonfly is a large, soft bodied insect. As can be observed in the photograph, taken in Poring, Borneo,
the wings are thin and membranous. Male dobsonflies are further characterized by their greatly elongated
mandibles. These mandibles, which are about 3 times as long as the head, share resemblance to horns. Dobsonflies can be found near streams. The larvae are
frequently used as fish bait.
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