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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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fyn_kynd

Date

July 1, 2014 02:19 AM EDT

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erikamitchell

Date

June 29, 2015 09:18 PM EDT

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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erikamitchell

Date

September 7, 2014 09:21 AM EDT

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fyn_kynd

Date

July 1, 2014 02:04 AM EDT

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What

Black Firefly Lucidota atra

Observer

fyn_kynd

Date

May 28, 2013 01:02 PM EDT

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zanskar

Date

July 15, 2016 10:38 PM CEST

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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natalieraeber

Date

July 16, 2015 10:42 PM CEST

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What

Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

keimwj

Date

June 23, 2016 07:26 AM EDT

Description

23 Jun 2016.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Male.
Found on Euonymus alatus.

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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alison_kondler

Date

September 18, 2014

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What

Winter Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

cichlidmike

Date

January 4, 2017 01:49 PM EST

Description

Active at bottom of house siding in 45 degree F

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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alison_kondler

Date

July 21, 2014

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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alison_kondler

Date

June 26, 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.
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