Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

vilseskog

Date

June 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dyeany2

Date

July 20, 2014 10:56 PM EDT

Description

Photuris

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

big dipper firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

magpie

Date

July 14, 2014

Place

Penn State Behrend (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Luciérnagas Family Lampyridae

Observer

leogzz

Date

July 15, 2014 11:15 PM COT

Place

Tlalpuente (Google, OSM)

Description

Últimas luciérnagas de la temporada.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dyeany2

Date

July 18, 2014 08:11 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Lampyridae - Fireflies

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ctracey

Date

July 18, 2014 11:52 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

hobiecat

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

small (8mm) Lightningbug

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

big dipper firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

magpie

Date

July 8, 2014

Place

Penn State Behrend (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Elateroidea
Family: Lampyridae

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Firefly Beetles Family Lampyridae

Observer

srall

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Img_0169

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

davidr

Date

July 7, 2014 04:56 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lfelliott

Date

July 12, 2014 10:36 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.

No range data available.