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Interestingly, in the Rhagophthalmidae, which is thought to be a sister clade to the Lampyridae (Branham & Wenzel 2003), flightless Rhagophthalmus ohbai females similarly curl around their eggs.
Parasitoid Order Family Species Coleoptera Lampyridae Unidentified Diptera Drosophilidae Drosophila orbitalis Drosophila sp.
AoThen the whole world of fireflies opens up to you,Ao said Sara Lewis, a professor who studies the family Lampyridae (Aoshining onesAo) at Tufts University outside Boston.
Colour vision in the glow-worm Lampytis noctiluca (L.) (Coleoptera: Lampyridae): evidence for a green-blue chromatic mechanism.
They're all members of the family Lampyridae, which loosely translated means "shining fire." And there's not a true fly among them--with two pairs of wings rather than the fly's single pair, fireflies are beetles.
2 05-05 to 07-21 Hister margaranotus LeConte 5 05-05 to 08-04 Hololepta aequalis (Say) 2 05-19 to 06-03 Hololepta lucida LeConte 1 06-29 Platysoma coarctatum LeConte 1 05-05 Platysoma lecontei Marseul 16 05-05 to 09-15 Hydraenidae Hydraena pennsylvanica Kiesenwetter 1 06-11 Laemophloeidae Laemophloeus fasciatus Melsheimer 4 05-05 to 11-04 Lampyridae Ellychnia corrusca (L.) 1 06-16 Lucidota sp.
Synchronized fireflies are small, luminescent beetles that belong to the family Lampyridae, the Latin word for "torchbearer," family.
Family Number Location of Collected Specimens Alleculidae 4 Kiuic Bostrichidae 1 Tabi Carabidae 10 Kiuic & Tabi Cerambycidae 12 Kiuic & Tabi Chrysomelidae 26 Kiuic & Tabi Cicindelidae 11 Kiuic & Tabi Corylophidae 2 Kiuic & Tabi Cucujidae 3 Tabi Curculionidae 6 Kiuic & Tabi Dytiscidae 2 Kiuic & Tabi Elateridae 6 Kiuic & Tabi Endomychidae 2 Kiuic Histeridae 1 Kiuic Hydrophilidae 5 Kiuic & Tabi Lampyridae 8 Kiuic & Tabi Lycidae 3 Kiuic Nitidulidae 2 Kiuic Passalidae 9 Kiuic & Tabi Phalacridae 2 Kiuic Phengodidae 5 Kiuic & Tabi Scarabaeidae 40 Kiuic & Tabi Tenebrionidae 17 Kiuic & Tabi Trogossitidae 5 Kiuic & Tabi