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New Firefly Species Discovered Delaware
2013-10-11 08:04:20

A Delaware professor has discovered a new firefly species among the Photuris genus while doing a survey of Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

2013-08-13 23:04:57

Just One Day Left to Order the Firefly Pick and Help Creators Peter Holm and Brandon Williams Reach Their $40,000 Stretch Goal San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August

2013-08-06 23:17:42

The Firefly Pick’s new battery will last two times longer than the previous prototype while reducing its size down to the standard #351 guitar pick. San Francisco,

2013-07-22 23:02:56

Firefly Pick is a guitar pick that creates a rhythmic light show for musicians San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 After only 10 days on Kickstarter,

2013-06-10 23:19:18

Celebrity Business Analyst announced its opinion on alternative methods of making movies to save money on production.

2013-05-14 23:03:33

Capcitron creates the Firefly Pick, a portable light show synchronized to music as it is being played. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Whether

2013-05-13 23:02:21

Glowing Plant brings on top Charlotte-based digital marketing firm to assist in crowdfunding campaign. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Glowing

2013-05-07 23:32:04

This spring, Fireflies, also known as Lightning Bugs, will begin flashing their little tail lanterns at each other as they attempt to find a mate yet with environmental changes affecting so many

2013-04-25 23:02:41

Today Headup Games is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Shiny the Firefly for iOS and Android.


Latest Firefly Reference Libraries

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2005-09-09 08:49:52

The soldier beetles (Cantharidae) are relatively soft-bodied, straight-sided beetles. They are closely related to the Lampyridae, or firefly family. Some are important predators of aphids during their brief adulthood.

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2005-09-08 12:01:05

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...

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2005-08-25 08:59:58

Photuris is a genus of "fireflies" (actually beetles in the family Lampyridae).

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