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Photo#9364
Western Banded Glowworm - Zarhipis integripennis - male

Western Banded Glowworm - Zarhipis integripennis - Male
Observatory Campground, Palomar Mountain, San Diego County, California, USA
May 26, 2004
This beetle came to a blacklight set up in mixed deciduous and coniferous forest habitat. Males look like a typical adult beetle, but females closely resemble the larvae. It is in the family Phengodidae.