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Lightning bug - Lampyridae
Lightning bug - Lampyridae



Genera153
Species2.809
Common namesFirefly Beetles, Fireflies, Lightningbugs, Lightning bugs, Glow worms, Glowworms, Lighting beetles, Glow-worms
German namesLeuchtkäfer, Glühwürmchen, Johanniskäfer
Dutch namesVuurvliegen, Lichtkevers
Danish namesIldfluer
Finnish namesKiiltomadot
Norwegian namesLysbiller
Swedish namesLysmaskar
Spanish namesLuciérnagas, Candelitas
AuthorLatreille, 1817
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Links and ReferencesLampyridae in bie.ala.org.au
Lampyridae in faunaeur.org
Lampyridae in itis.gov
Lampyridae in dyntaxa.se
Lampyridae in Wikipedia (English)

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- Common glowworm
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderElateriformia
SuperfamilyElateroidea
Click Beetles, Firefly Beetles, Soldier Beetles, Skipjack Beetles
FamilyLampyridae
Firefly Beetles, Fireflies, Lightningbugs, Lightning bugs, Glow worms, Glowworms, Lighting beetles, Glow-worms
AuthorLatreille, 1817
 
Synonyms
Cheguevariini (Kazantsev, 2006)
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Keywords
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