Firefly

firefly (lightningbug)FireflyJunior level indicator

Scientific name:
(Coleoptera: Lampyridae)

Facts: Fireflies are well known for their nighttime light displays. The light-producing organs of these soft-bodied beetles are located in the yellowish-green areas on the undersurface of the abdomen. The production of light (bioluminescence) is found in relatively few other insect families.

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