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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Lampyrinae

Borer of some type ? - Pyropyga - male - female I presume Ellychnia; maybe hatchi? - Ellychnia Lampyridae - Pyractomena Late June firefly - Photinus Photinus stellaris Fall - Photinus stellaris - male Pyropyga Firefly - Lucidota atra Ellychnia corrusca? - Ellychnia corrusca
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
Numbers
by far the largest subfamily, with >110 spp. in our area arranged in 15 genera of 5 tribes(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.