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

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Recent observations

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Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

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loriannkayaker

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June 15, 2010 09:10 PM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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alisonforde

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August 19, 2016 10:43 AM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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reallifeecology

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June 25, 2016 02:17 AM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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reallifeecology

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June 25, 2016 01:19 AM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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justinscioli

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June 21, 2016

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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August 26, 2016 10:17 PM CDT

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Winter Firefly Ellychnia corrusca

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swampy

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August 27, 2016

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Dark Firefly Beetle Pyropyga nigricans

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mlodinow

Date

August 15, 2016

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Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

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loriannkayaker

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August 22, 2016 09:24 PM EDT

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Portuguese Firefly Luciola lusitanica

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andrearulfi

Date

June 26, 2016 10:32 PM HST

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andrearulfi

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May 25, 2016 05:48 PM HST

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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tybstar

Date

August 27, 2016 07:13 AM EDT
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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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