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    • Lampyridae
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    • Fireflies
    • Lightning Bugs
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    • Luciérnagas
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

molanic

Date

July 28, 2016 05:50 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Firefly (Photinus pyralis)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

nachotgarcia

Date

July 29, 2016 08:22 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

b3kahb

Date

July 28, 2016 08:35 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in southern IL

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

jhbarry

Date

July 28, 2016 08:50 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

er1kksen

Date

July 26, 2016

Description

Much smaller than the most firefly species I've observed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

zeledonia

Date

July 27, 2016 09:33 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

flowerfairy

Date

July 27, 2016 06:38 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On my sweetie

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

ingyl_13_mazatl

Date

July 21, 2016 06:18 PM CDT

Place

tepatitlan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

ingyl_13_mazatl

Date

July 22, 2016 10:58 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ilouque

Date

July 26, 2016 11:20 AM CDT

Description

Tuten Park

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Firefly Lucidota atra

Observer

cdorsay

Date

July 27, 2016 10:28 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

martin27

Date

July 26, 2016 08:13 AM CDT
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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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