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Species Photinus dimissus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Subfamily Lampyrinae
Tribe Lucidotini
Genus Photinus
Species dimissus (Photinus dimissus)
Explanation of Names
Photinus dimissus LeConte 1881
Range
s. TX to s. OK (1) (doesn't reach southmost TX)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1881. Synopsis of the Lampyridae of the United States. Transactions ofthe American Entomological Society, 9: 15-72.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Studies on the flash communication system in Photinus fireflies.
Lloyd, J.E. 1966. Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 130: 1-95.