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Lampyridae is a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged beetles, and commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs for their conspicuous crepuscular use of bioluminescence to attract mates or prey. I found this firefly still blinking in my bathroom in the morning. I carefully picked it up and put it outside. For 2 or 3 minutes it played dead, before moving away. The white band on the underneath is the place that lights up.
About 2,000 species of firefly are found in temperate and tropical environments. Many are in marshes or in wet, wooded areas where their larvae have abundant sources of food.