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Megaloptera - Alderflies, Dobsonflies, Fishflies



 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Arthropoda
 Subphylum: Hexapoda
 Class: Insecta
 Order: Megaloptera

Dobson FlyThere are around 300 species in this order. They are found near fresh water. The adults in this order have a short life! Many species mate and die within a few hours. The larvae live in the water and are carnivorous. They may remain in the larval stage for 1-3 years.