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

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Recent observations

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What

Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

Observer

khimmler

Date

June 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

simon1978

Date

February 12, 2015 07:45 PM SAST

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Observer

jameswbeck

Date

March 11, 2008

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Observer

jameswbeck

Date

May 15, 2014

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

seakay

Date

January 31, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

California Pink Glowworm Microphotus angustus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:33 AM PST

Description

About 1/3" long, under oak log.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

September 17, 2014

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Observer

juancruzado

Date

June 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Luciérnagas Family Lampyridae

Date

July 2, 2014

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What

Luciérnagas Family Lampyridae

Date

June 11, 2014

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Observer

erikamitchell

Date

September 11, 2014 08:17 PM EDT

Description

Visitor at moth light

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 21, 2013 04:04 PM 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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