Pennsylvania firefly

(Photuris pennsylvanica)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed Pennsylvania firefly

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NNR - Unranked

Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

 

Habitat

Meadows and open woods

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Identification

 

 
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Larval Food

 

 
Adult Food

Soft-bodied insects, slugs, snails, mites, beetles, and other fireflies.

 
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Behavior

 


Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 7.

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Taxonomy

Order:

Coleoptera (beetles)

 

Suborder:

Polyphaga (water, rove, scarab, longhorn, leaf and snout beetles)

 

Infraorder:

Elateriformia

 

Superfamily:

Elateroidea (click, firefly and soldier beetles)

 

Family:

Lampyridae (fireflies)

 

Subfamily:

Photurinae

 
Synonyms

Photuris pennsylvanicus

 
Common
Names

Pennsylvania firefly


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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