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Lighting Bug

Lampyridae

Description:

This little winged beetle was around a half-inch and had a little green sheen. It appeared to use some form of bioluminescence to attract prey or possible mates. Fun fact: This beetle is known as both a lighting bug and a firefly!

Habitat:

Small garden in middle Tennessee full of a variety of local and introduced plant life.

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alexandrathayden
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alexandrathayden

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Apr 10, 2018
Submitted on Apr 19, 2018

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