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Click Bug

Pyrophorus sp

Description:

A 3 lighted bug, two behind the eyes, and another one who only uses when is flying, is just amazing!!!!

Habitat:

Tropical


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3 Comments

the third is very powerful, is located in the abdominal area, this guy can control the intensity and can be scary because it seems like a fairy coming to you!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

I would so love to see one of these flying! How big is it? I didn't know it had a third light - where exactly is the 3rd one?

harsuame
harsuame 6 years ago

Nice::

Antioquia, Colombia

Lat: 5.67, Long: -75.73

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Apr 4, 2013

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