family Lampyridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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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.
They're all members of the family Lampyridae, which loosely translated means "shining fire.
Synchronized fireflies are small, luminescent beetles that belong to the family Lampyridae, the Latin word for "torchbearer," family.