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

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Recent observations

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Observer

krosenthal

Date

April 14, 2016 03:01 PM EDT

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Observer

joshuadoby

Date

April 9, 2016

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What

Winter Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

April 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

ggnoma

Date

April 21, 2016 05:47 PM EDT

Description

Been seeing flash patterns at night for over a month first of the beetles I have seen.

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What

Winter Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

Observer

davidzhu

Date

April 25, 2016 10:25 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Date

April 22, 2016

Description

7.2mm

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

muir

Date

April 24, 2016 10:36 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

kimberly11

Date

April 22, 2016

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

kburke

Date

April 24, 2016 12:48 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Observer

entomo-logic

Date

April 23, 2016

Place

Tucson AZ (Google, OSM)

Description

5mm

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Date

April 19, 2016 06:38 PM EDT

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Observer

mikepatterson

Date

April 23, 2016 11:24 AM 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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