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Phengodidae Sp.

Phengodidae

Description:

The beetle family Phengodidae is known also as glowworm beetles, whose larvae are known as glowworms.

Notes:

Lo encontramos en la ciudad de Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.


1 species ID suggestions

20 Comments

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim a year ago

What fancy antennae :-) Congratulations on your SOTD!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Extraordinario avistamiento Luisa! Felicidades por el SOTD!

extremosenderismo
extremosenderismo a year ago

Que bella es Colombia, incontables especies podremos encontrar a lo ancho y largo. Felicitaciones por el hallazgo =)

Congrats on your wonderful SOTD !

gatorfellows
gatorfellows a year ago

Congratulations on your SOTD :)

AlmenSu
AlmenSu a year ago

Golden Ratio

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga a year ago

Congrats Luisa!!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Congratulations Luisa. Those antennae are spectacular. Well done.

Yasser
Yasser a year ago

Luisa, congratulations! This beetle with its incredible antennae has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing this wonderful encounter and we look forward to seeing many more.

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armadeus.4
armadeus.4 a year ago

Wow! Loving those antennae!!! Amazing. Thank you for sharing! :)

Lo encontramos en la ciudad de Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.

Fantastic antennae! Can you tell us what the habitat was where you found it?

Precioso insecto Luisa!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows a year ago

Research the Glowworm Beetle, Phengodidae species in your area. They have these features :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate a year ago

What a marvelous exaggeration of the antennal structures! This looks like a beetle of the Family Phengodidae (Glow Worm Beetles) since the larvae of these often have light producing organs.

Carly Brooke
Carly Brooke a year ago

Wow, incredible! Anybody have any ideas on species here?

Wow,just awesome,congrats and thanks for sharing

AyaanKhan
AyaanKhan a year ago

Cool

sintija.valucka
sintija.valucka a year ago

wow, amazing!!! :)

Manizales, Caldas, Colombia

Lat: 5.03, Long: -75.46

Spotted on Aug 5, 2014
Submitted on Aug 5, 2014

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