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Fireflie/Luciérnaga

Lamprohiza splendidula

Description:

Fireflies are beetles of the family Lampyridae. Males and females are very different, while the male is obviously a beetle with elytra very dark black or brown, female seems like larvae with only rudimentary wings. At dusk the female shows bright spots which has in the last segments of his body and used to attract the male, hovering circular plate showing its ventral light.

Notes:

this one it's a female

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3 Comments

PatriciaPi
PatriciaPi 10 years ago

thanks!
was very difficult to take pictures to the firefly light, with flash does not see the firefly light, and without flash you couldn't see anything

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Cool spotting and nice series!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Me encanta maravillosas fotos!

PatriciaPi
Spotted by
PatriciaPi

Calpe/Calp, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Apr 24, 2012
Submitted on Apr 24, 2012

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