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Phengodidae Sp.



The beetle family Phengodidae is known also as glowworm beetles, whose larvae are known as glowworms.


Lo encontramos en la ciudad de Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.


Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 9 years ago

What fancy antennae :-) Congratulations on your SOTD!

LuisStevens 9 years ago

Extraordinario avistamiento Luisa! Felicidades por el SOTD!

HikingColombia 9 years ago

Que bella es Colombia, incontables especies podremos encontrar a lo ancho y largo. Felicitaciones por el hallazgo =)

Congrats on your wonderful SOTD !

gatorfellows 9 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD :)

AlmenSu 9 years ago

Golden Ratio

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 9 years ago

Congrats Luisa!!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Congratulations Luisa. Those antennae are spectacular. Well done.

Yasser 9 years ago

Luisa, congratulations! This beetle with its incredible antennae has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing this wonderful encounter and we look forward to seeing many more.


armadeus.4 9 years ago

Wow! Loving those antennae!!! Amazing. Thank you for sharing! :)

Lo encontramos en la ciudad de Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.

Fantastic antennae! Can you tell us what the habitat was where you found it?

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Precioso insecto Luisa!

gatorfellows 9 years ago

Research the Glowworm Beetle, Phengodidae species in your area. They have these features :)

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

What a marvelous exaggeration of the antennal structures! This looks like a beetle of the Family Phengodidae (Glow Worm Beetles) since the larvae of these often have light producing organs.

Carly Brooke
Carly Brooke 9 years ago

Wow, incredible! Anybody have any ideas on species here?

Wow,just awesome,congrats and thanks for sharing

AyaanKhan 9 years ago


Sintija Valucka
Sintija Valucka 9 years ago

wow, amazing!!! :)

Manizales, Caldas, Colombia

Spotted on Aug 5, 2014
Submitted on Aug 5, 2014

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