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Black elytra, pronotum covers most of head, is red at the edges with a raised area of black in the middle.


Riparian edge


It looks like this firefly either got roughed up by a predator, or had some trouble molting to its adult form, resulting in the wings being deformed. Found at Barbara A. Beiser Field Station.

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2011
Submitted on Aug 13, 2011

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