Lightning Bug (Firefly)

Lightning Bug

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Infraorder: Elateriformia Superfamily: Elateroidea Family: Lampyridae The beetles from the Photinus genus are commonly known as the “rover fireflies” or “lightning bug”. They are the members of the Lampyridae family and Lampyrinae subfamily. The Tennessee state insect, the common eastern firefly, biologically known … Read more