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Genus Photinus

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon Series Elateriformia
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Lampyridae - Fireflies
Subfamily Lampyrinae
Tribe Lucidotini
Genus Photinus

Species ardens - Photinus ardens
Species bivulnerus - Photinus bivulnerus
Species brimleyi - Photinus brimleyi
Species carolinus - Synchronous Firefly
Species collustrans - Photinus collustrans
Species concisus - Photinus concisus
Species consanguineus - Photinus consanguineus
Species consimilis - Photinus consimilis
Species cookii - Photinus cookii
Species dimissus - Photinus dimissus
Species ignitus - Photinus ignitus
Species immaculatus - Photinus immaculatus
Species indictus - Photinus indictus
Species knulli - Photinus knulli
Species macdermotti - Photinus macdermotti
Species obscurellus - Photinus obscurellus
Species punctulatus - Photinus punctulatus
No Taxon pyralis Group
Species sabulosus - Photinus sabulosus
Species stellaris - Photinus stellaris
Species tenuicinctus - Photinus tenuicinctus
Species texanus - Photinus texanus
No Taxon marginella/curtatus complex