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Recent observations

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What

Diurnal firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

bpeck02

Date

April 12, 2015 12:47 PM EDT

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What

california glowworm Ellychnia californica

Observer

creski

Date

April 11, 2015 12:42 PM PDT

Description

Elllychnia Californica

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Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

kdm278

Date

April 11, 2015 09:35 AM EDT

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Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

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codyhough

Date

May 24, 2008

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Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

elviradelange

Date

March 28, 2015 12:44 PM EDT

Description

Firefly

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Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

charlie

Date

March 27, 2015 09:18 PM EDT

Description

Found swimming in maple sap bucket.

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Date

December 27, 2014

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Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Date

August 28, 2014

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Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Date

October 27, 2014

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Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

bairdstrogon

Date

March 12, 2015 11:02 AM EDT

Description

This particular individual was found floating in a bucket of sugar maple sap on the GNC property. This particular sugar maple is very old and has lots of places for insects to hide under the bark. It is known that this species likes to overwinter under the bark of trees and feed on maple sap. It was placed back on the trunk of the tree so it could be photographed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

alkriner

Date

March 12, 2015 10:59 AM EDT

Description

Found in sap bucket during tree tapping for moms and kids program

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Description from Wikipedia

Ellychnia is a genus of fireflies. First defined by Émile Blanchard in 1845, the genus contains 12 species, which are widespread in the United States. Adults are black, with rose-colored marks on the pronotum;sexual dimorphism is unknown. These beetles are active during the day, and have no light-producing organs as adults; instead, they attract mates using chemical signals. The larvae of Ellychnia fireflies live in rotting logs.

No range data available.