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Genus Microphotus

luminescent larvae in Southern Oregon - Microphotus - female Microphotus sp. - Microphotus octarthrus - male Firefly Beetle? - Microphotus angustus Microphotus fragilis mating pair - Microphotus fragilis - male - female Microphotus octarthrus Fall - Microphotus octarthrus - male Larviform female - Microphotus fragilis - female Microphotus octarthrus - male Microphotus dilatatus? - Microphotus dilatatus
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 Lampyrini
Genus Microphotus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Revision in Green (1959)(1)
Explanation of Names
Microphotus LeConte 1866
6 spp. in sw. US and adjacent Mexico(2)
Larviform females