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Common glowworm - Lampyris noctiluca
Common glowworm - Lampyris noctiluca


Lampyris noctiluca
Lampyris noctiluca
Common glowworm - Back view
Common glowworm - Back view
Lampyris noctiluca - supine position
Lampyris noctiluca - supine position
Common glowworm - Female
Common glowworm - Female

Lampyris (Lampyris) noctiluca
Common namesCommon glow-worm, Glow worm, Common glowworm, Firefly, Glow-worm
German namesGroßer Leuchtkäfer, Großes Glühwürmchen, Glühwürmchen, Großes Johanniswürmchen
Dutch namesGlimworm
Danish namesSankthansorm
Finnish namesKiiltomato
Swedish namesStor lysmask
French namesVer luisant noctiluque
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1767
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire)))))), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Central Europe (Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Bulgaria, Yugoslavia (Croatia))
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Mongolia, Korea (South Korea))), North Asia
America
North America
USA


Ecozones: Palaearctic

CountriesAustria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesLampyris noctiluca in faunaeur.org
Lampyris noctiluca in dyntaxa.se
Lampyris noctiluca in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Common glowworm - Lampyris noctiluca
2. Lampyris noctiluca
3. Common glowworm - Back view
4. Lampyris noctiluca - supine position
5. Common glowworm - Female
Quick search: Lampyris - Noctiluca - Bugs - Bug - Worm - Position
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
SubfamilyLampyrinae
TribeLampyrini
GenusLampyris
SubgenusLampyris
Speciesnoctiluca
Lampyris noctiluca
Common glow-worm, Glow worm, Common glowworm, Firefly, Glow-worm
AuthorLinnaeus, 1767
 
Synonyms
Cantharis noctiluca
Cantharis noetiluea
citation needed]
Lampyris bellieri
Lampyris carreti
Lampyris cincta
Lampyris longipennis
Lampyris minor
Lampyris obscurella
Lampyris parvicollis
Lampyris sibirica
Lampyris submucronata
Lampyris thoracica
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