Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Lampyridae
  • English
    • Fireflies
    • Lightning Bugs
    • Firefly Beetles
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 螢科
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    • Luciérnagas

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Recent observations

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

brianrusso

Date

March 28, 2015 12:44 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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pengchaoz

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

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pengchaoz

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the past

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carmelo_lopez

Date

October 9, 2014

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

June 19, 2012

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No photos or sounds

Observer

pengchaoz

Date

the past

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 23, 2015

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Date

April 19, 2015 01:21 PM EDT

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Date

April 19, 2015 01:12 PM EDT

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What

Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

nataliemhowe

Date

April 11, 2015 10:20 AM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

jmcalpin

Date

April 20, 2015 09:50 AM CDT

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What

Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

tchristensen

Date

April 18, 2015
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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.

No range data available.