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    • Lampyridae
  • English
    • Fireflies
    • Lightning Bugs
    • Firefly Beetles
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    • Luciérnagas
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    • 螢科

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Recent observations

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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pedro_alanis

Date

September 28, 2016 09:51 PM CDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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annikaml

Date

May 4, 2015 10:53 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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jeffcramer

Date

September 10, 2016 04:25 PM CDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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derrick7

Date

September 22, 2016 11:10 AM EDT

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What

Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

manila_folder

Date

May 31, 2012 12:22 AM ChST

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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nanorca13

Date

June 24, 2013 02:56 PM PDT

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Date

September 27, 2016 09:13 AM CEST

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

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cullin

Date

September 13, 2015 11:41 AM PDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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patricklatour

Date

September 25, 2016 10:30 AM EDT

Description

Diurnal Fireflies (Genus Ellychnia) by cool september day (15 Celsisus) scouting the last flowers of the summer.

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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forester93

Date

September 25, 2016 12:30 PM MDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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herplove

Date

September 23, 2016 09:00 PM EDT

Description

Larvae glowing in picnic beds field

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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glmory

Date

September 22, 2016 04:43 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Lampyridae is a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged beetles, and commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs for their conspicuous crepuscular use of bioluminescence to attract mates or prey. Fireflies produce a "cold light", with no infrared or ultraviolet frequencies. This chemically produced light from the lower abdomen may be yellow, green, or pale red, with wavelengths from 510 to 670 nanometers.

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