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common eastern firefly, big dipper firefly

Photinus pyralis


The most common firefly in North America.


Spotted in a backyard of a residential area of Springfield, Missouri.

1 Comment

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Thanks RSR for the ID tip.

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2014
Submitted on Aug 10, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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