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Species Photinus consimilis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
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 consimilis (Photinus consimilis)
Explanation of Names
Photinus consimilis Green, 1956
Size
Length 8-15 mm (1)
Range
e US (2)
Habitat
around wet ground, marshes, along streams (3)
Life Cycle
Flash pattern of 4-11 yellow flashes; with flash period about one-half second;
with a pause of 6-15 sec between consecutive patterns; (3)
Remarks
Type Locality: Roaring River State Park, Missouri
Print References
Green, J.W. 1956. Revision of the Nearctic species of Photinus (Lampyridae: Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 28: 561–613. (1)
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.
3.Checklist and keys to fireflies of east-central Alabama.
Lloyd, J.E. 1990. Stridulator 4(3): 9-21.