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Taxon profile

species

Glow Worm
Lampyris noctiluca (Linnaeus, 1767)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Lampyridae - fireflies »  genus Lampyris

Scientific synonyms

Cantharis noctiluca Linnaeus, 1767
Lampyris bellieri Reiche, 1858
Lampyris carreti Olivier, 1895
Lampyris longipennis Motschulsky, 1853
Lampyris minor Olivier, 1901
Lampyris obscurella Motschulsky, 1853
Lampyris parvicollis Olivier, 1901
Lampyris sibirica Gebler, 1847
Lampyris submucronata Rey, 1891
Lampyris thoracica Motschulsky, 1853

Type taxon of:Lampyris Geoffroy, 1762 (Cantharis noctiluca Linnaeus, 1767)

Images

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

female

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

female

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

male

Author: Miroslav Fiala

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

male

Author: Josef Němec

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

male

Author: Josef Němec

larva

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

Author: Jiří Máca

Lampyris noctiluca - Glow Worm

Author: Jiří Máca

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [120569]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Lampyris noctiluca (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Zahradník P. (2017): Seznam brouků (Coleptera) České republiky a Slovenska, Lesnická práce, s.r.o. [as Lampyris noctiluca (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2020
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Lampyris noctiluca]

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