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Species Photinus cookii

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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 cookii (Photinus cookii)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: cooki (spelling)
Explanation of Names
Photinus cookii Green 1956
Type series collected by Mr. Carl Cook of Crailhope, KY. (1) Carl was one of the founding fathers of the Dragonfly Society of America, as well as its first president and ARGIA editor. (Krotzer 2006)
Size
5.25-7.75 mm (1)
Range
se US (TX-FL-NC-MO) (1)(2)
Habitat
large series coll'ed during daytime by sweeping grasses and shrubs along small streams (1)
Remarks
non-luminous (1), seems to be a very rare sp. (2)
Print References
Green, J.W. 1956. Revision of the Nearctic species of Photinus (Lampyridae: Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 28(15): 561–613. (1)
Krotzer, S. 2006. Splendor in the Bluegrass—The 2006 DSA Annual Meeting. Argia 18(2): 2-4. (Download)
Lloyd, J.E. 1966. Studies on the flash communication system in Photinus fireflies. Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 130: 1-95. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Nearctic species of Photinus (Lampyridae: Coleoptera).
Green, J.W. 1956. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 28: 561–613.
2.Studies on the flash communication system in Photinus fireflies.
Lloyd, J.E. 1966. Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 130: 1-95.