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

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Recent observations

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

hannawacker

Date

August 17, 2003

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Observer

hannawacker

Date

September 16, 2003

Description

Yavapai Co AZ Dead Horse Ranch 9-16-3 RH Coleoptera Lamperi

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Date

July 14, 2015 08:46 PM EDT

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Observer

snowgyre

Date

January 17, 2010

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

February 4, 2016 01:32 PM EST

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

onildo_marini

Date

November 7, 2015 09:25 AM GST

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What

California Glowworm Ellychnia californica

Observer

kueda

Date

February 4, 2016 11:36 AM PST

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Date

July 6, 2015

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Date

July 6, 2015

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Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Observer

vncdatatech01

Date

June 1, 2013

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Observer

vncdatatech01

Date

June 1, 2013
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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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