Dobsonfly vs Hellgramite - What's the difference?

dobsonfly | hellgramite |


As nouns the difference between dobsonfly and hellgramite

is that dobsonfly is an insect of the subfamily whose males have long mandibles, found in the americas and related most closely to the fishfly while hellgramite is the aquatic larval form of the dobsonfly, having a segmented body with legs on each segment, and a head with prominent pincers, prized as fish bait.

dobsonfly

English

Noun

(dobsonflies) (wikipedia dobsonfly)
  • An insect of the subfamily whose males have long mandibles, found in the Americas and related most closely to the fishfly.
  • hellgramite

    English

    (Dobsonfly)

    Alternative forms

    * hellgamite * helgramite * hellgrammite

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The aquatic larval form of the dobsonfly, having a segmented body with legs on each segment, and a head with prominent pincers, prized as fish bait.
  • (fishing) A lure designed to mimic a hellgramite.