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Related to Lampyridae: Meloidae, Elateridae, Cantharidae
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Noun1.Lampyridae - fireflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
lightning bug, firefly - nocturnal beetle common in warm regions having luminescent abdominal organs
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All the fireflies, which I caught here, belonged to the Lampyridae (in which family the English glowworm is included), and the greater number of specimens were of Lampyris occidentalis.
The firefly, or lightning bug, is actually a beetle from the family Lampyridae, meaning "shining fire" in Latin.
morphospecie 1 0 0 0 0 Coleoptera Lampyridae Lampyridae morphospecie 1 0 0 0 0 Chauliognatus octomaculatus 1 0 1 0.3 (Pie,1915) Staphilinidae Aleocharinae sp.
Matthysen, "Sexual communication by pheromones in a firefly, Phosphaenus hemipterus (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)," Animal Behaviour, vol.
Thieves in the night: kleptoparasitism by fireflies in the genus Photuris dejean (Coleoptera: Lampyridae).
Foo, Kevin and Mahadimenakbar Mohamed Dawood 2015 Diversity of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) of Sungai Teratak, Sabah, Malaysia.
Male Phausis reticulata Say (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) (Fender 1966) glow as they fly slowly over the forest floor searching for females (Frick-Ruppert & Rosen 2008).
There are two kinds of parasitoids that attack glass frog's embryos: beetles (Lampyridae) (GRANT et al., 1998), and flies (Drosophylidae) (VILLA, 1977, 1984; GREER AND WELLS, 1980; HAYES, 1991) (Table 1).