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Photo#252746
Firefly - Photinus pyralis

Firefly - Photinus pyralis
DeSoto, Dallas County, Texas, USA
June 4, 2008
Can you tell me which firefly this is?

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Firefly - Photinus pyralis Firefly - Photinus pyralis

Moved
Moved from Photinus.

thats an ardens
you caught a photinus ardens congrats

This is a Photinus alright, b
This is a Photinus alright, but there is no comparative showcasing of the male dorsal habitus yet, so species can't be told apart on that basis unless one has worked with them for many years. The locality and size reference will help, but sorting through all the published records and using the process of elimination with these three criteria is too big a chore. Correspondents to BugGuide should send specimens to curators in their area for identification. I'll copy these remarks to all Photinus entries.

Photinus, i think
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