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Species Ellychnia facula

Firefly with aphid - Ellychnia facula Firefly, Ellychnia? - Ellychnia facula Ellychnia? - Ellychnia facula Diurnal Firefly - Ellychnia facula
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 Ellychnia (Diurnal Fireflies)
Species facula (Ellychnia facula)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ellychnia facula LeConte 1854
Size
8-12 mm(1)
Identification
Lateral vitta of the pronotum wider than black margin, typically with two dark spots along inner margin in the discal area (sometimes merged with discal spot). Elytron with two costae.
Range
Rocky Mountains from southeast British Columbia to Idaho.(1)