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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 23, 2014 09:44 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

guisauco

Date

September 24, 2014 06:09 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 23, 2014 01:38 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Diurnal Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

gemlee33

Date

September 20, 2014 11:13 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Lesser Glow-worm Phosphaenus hemipterus

Observer

dtm112

Date

September 16, 2014 10:18 PM EDT

Description

Along trail near lake

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Firefly Beetles Family Lampyridae

Observer

peter-delgado

Date

September 4, 2014

Place

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

sergiortc

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

¿10 segments body plus head and tail?

Six feet.

The milky things in the feet and tail are water bubbles (the floor was wet).

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

avlapolt

Date

September 12, 2014 04:28 PM EDT

Description

1

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gogabioblitzdm

Date

March 28, 2014

Place

Kirby Cove (Google, OSM)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

finatic

Date

August 22, 2014 05:25 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Luciérnaga Lampyris noctiluca

Observer

gemngiscan

Date

August 27, 2014 09:50 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

jakob

Date

August 9, 2014
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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.