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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Genus Pyractomena

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 Cratomorphini
Genus Pyractomena

Species angulata - Pyractomena angulata
Species borealis - Pyractomena borealis
Species dispersa - Pyractomena dispersa
Species ecostata - Pyractomena ecostata
Species linearis - Pyractomena linearis
Species lucifera - Pyractomena lucifera
No Taxon lucifera COMPLEX
Species marginalis - Pyractomena marginalis
Species punctiventris - Pyractomena punctiventris
Species vexillaria - Pyractomena vexillaria
No Taxon larvae