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Firefly

Photinus sp.

Description:

Male Photinus beetles emit a flashing light pattern to signal for females. Illegitimate receivers, such as female Photuris beetles, identify these signals and use them to locate the male Photinus, attract them with deceptive signals, and eat them. (information from Wikipedia)

Habitat:

Suburban flowerbed


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2 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 5 months ago

Thanks, Daniele! I'm trying to get back in the PN groove. :-)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 months ago

Thanks for all your latest contributions full of great info Aaron!

Oklahoma, USA

Lat: 36.77, Long: -95.94

Spotted on Jul 2, 2014
Submitted on Dec 16, 2016

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