- Glow-worms (Lampyridae)
- Glowworms (Lampyridae)
- Lightning bugs
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
- found: ITIS database, Jan. 4, 2001 (Lampyridae; vernacular name: fireflies; lightningbugs)
- found: Borror, D. Study of insects, 1989: p. 84 (Lampyridae (lightningbugs or fireflies)) p. 432 ("Many members of this common and well-known group possess a 'taillight' -- segments near the end of the abdomen with which the insects are able to produce light ... Lampyrids ... These wingless females and most lampyrid larvae are luminescent and are often called 'glowworms.'")
- 2001-01-04: new
- 2001-02-16: revised
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