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Luciérnaga (Bicho de luz)

A familiar sight on hot summer nights, each firefly flashes its light in a pattern unique to its subspecies. Fireflies are familiar, but few realize that these insects are actually beetles, nocturnal members of the family Lampyridae.

Bioluminscent Glow

Firefly Experience - Photographs of Lightning Bugs and Photos of Fireflies, firefly macro close-up

The little luminary pictured above was photographed in 2010 by award-winning photographer Radim Schreiber, of Fairfield, Iowa. The photo, entitled Amber Firefly, took place out of entrie…

Calligrapha verrucosa (Suffrian, 1858) F Chrysomeloidea

Bugs that Look Like Bed bugs and How to Identification Bed bugs

Calligrapha verrucosa (Suffrian, F Chrysomeloidea: bugs that look like bedbugs.

Glow Worm

Firefly Larvae glow too, and often for longer. I'm going searching for firefly larvae this year!

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I don't think this is an "adorable animal," but this photograph is just amazing. --Preying mantis' help keep the garden pests in check, but they also enjoy eating Monarch chrysalis.

Yellow Bugs That Look Like Roaches

What do You Think if Bugs That Look Like Roaches?

Yellow Bugs That Look Like Roaches // That doesn't look like a roach, though? It looks like a beetle?

Family: Lampyridae Size: 12,0 mm (10,0 to 12,0 mm) Distribution: Europe Ecology: snail-eating larvae, adult with light organs on abdomen Location: Germany, Bavaria, Upper Franconia, Kulmbach/Forstlahm leg det. U.Schmidt, 13.VII.1975 Photo: U.Schmidt, 2016

Family: Lampyridae Size: 12,0 mm (10,0 to 12,0 mm) Distribution: Europe Ecology: snail-eating larvae, adult with light organs on abdomen Location: Germany, Bavaria, Upper Franconia, Kulmbach/Forstlahm leg det. U.Schmidt, 13.VII.1975 Photo: U.Schmidt, 2016

The Lampyridae are a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged beetles, and commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs.

The Lampyridae are a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged beetles, and commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs.

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