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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of coleopterous insects, including the glowworms.
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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.
In the nocturnal Lampyris noctiluca, the wingless females use a green glow to attract flying males.
Zur Raumnutzung von Larven, Weibchen und Mannchen des grossen Gluhwurmchens Lampyris noctiluca.
2012 Impact of artificial light on the distribution of the common European glow-worm, Lampyris noctiluca (Coleoptera: Lampyridae).
1996 Sequence and biochemical similarities between the luciferases of the glow-worm Lampyris noctiluca and the firefly Photinus pyralis.
Beitrage zur Biologie der einheimischen Lampyriden Lampyris noctiluca Geoffr.
Like other firefly luciferases Lampyris turkestanicus,the Iranian firefly luciferase, is a 62 kDa-monomer enzyme [2].
The main goal of this work was production of mAbs recognizing FFL from Lampyris turkestanicus efficiently and specifically.
In this paper we produced monoclonal antibody for first time against firefly luciferase from Lampyris turkestanicus.
Refiriendose a la capacidad de produccion de luz de las Lampyris occidentales encontro que
As a matter of fact, the Lampyris is not a worm at all, not even in general appearance.