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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Lampyridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Falsophaeopterus subgen. Mimophaeopterus Pic 1930
Lampyridae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, University of Alberta Museums, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Austria Species List, Australia Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Estonia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, Gabon Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Italy Species List, Jamaica Species List, Latvia Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Mozambique Species List, Namibia Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Norway Species List, Panama Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Russia Species List, Serbia Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, The Netherlands Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List
Lampyridae Latreille 1817
Family recognized by World Register of Marine Species
Lampyridae Rafinesque 1815

Alternative Names

? fossilis Beier, 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? prima Wickham, 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceylanidrillus Pic 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Curios Motschulsky 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyrtus Agassiz 1846
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Ellychnia Blanchard 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Erythrolynchia Motschoulsky 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Flabellotreta Pic 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Geopyris Blanchard 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lampyris Müller 1764
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mimophaeopterus Pic 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nyctophanes Motschoulsky 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Photuris Curtis 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudolynchnuris Motschulsky 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pyractonema Olivier 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

fireflies, glow worms, lightning bugs, lightningbugs
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Lightning bug preferred
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fireflies preferred

Q13238

Ӝуасьнумыр preferred
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Q13300

Icpitl preferred
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Q28224

Driikraaben preferred
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Q34279

Bukatkát preferred
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Q36455

Nàng-muōi-sĭng preferred
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Q3906614

Тулшукш preferred
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Ckb

گوڵەستێرە preferred
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Diq

Giyê astarey preferred
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Hak

Fó-yam-chhùng preferred
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Mzn

کینگ سو preferred
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Nan

Hóe-kim-ko͘ preferred
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Pnb

ٹٹیانا preferred
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Sgs

Švėtvombuolė preferred
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Arabic

يراعة preferred
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Azerbaijani

İşıldaquş preferred
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Bashkir

Баҙлауыҡ preferred
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Basque

Ipurtargi preferred
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Belarusian

Светлякі preferred
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Bengali

জোনাকী preferred
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Breton

c'hwibu luc'henn preferred
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Bulgarian

светулки preferred
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Burmese

ပိုးစုန်းကြူး preferred
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Catalan; Valencian

lampírids preferred
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Cucs de llum
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Cucs lluents
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Cuques de llum
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Cuques de Sant Joan
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Cuques llumeres
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Cuquetes de llum
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Cuquets de llumeta
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Llanternes
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Lluernes preferred
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Llumenetes
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Llumetes
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Marietes de llum
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Papes de llum
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Papes llumeres
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Central Khmer

អំពិលអំពែក preferred
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Croatian

Krijesnice preferred
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Czech

světluškovití preferred
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Danish

Ildfluer preferred
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Dutch; Flemish

Glimwormen preferred
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Esperanto

Lampiredoj preferred
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Estonian

Jaanimardiklased preferred
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Finnish

Kiiltomadot preferred
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French

luciole preferred
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Galician

Vagalume preferred
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Georgian

ციცინათელები preferred
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German

Leuchtkäfer preferred
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Greek, Modern (1453-)

Λαμπυρίδες preferred
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Guarani

Muã preferred
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Gujarati

આગિયો preferred
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Haitian; Haitian Creole

Koukouy preferred
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Hebrew

גחליליות preferred
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Hindi

जुगनू preferred
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Hungarian

Szentjánosbogár-félék preferred
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Icelandic

Eldflugur preferred
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Ido

Luciolo preferred
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Indonesian

Kunang-kunang preferred
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Ingush

НIанийцIи preferred
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Irish

Lampróg preferred
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Japanese

ホタル preferred
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ホタル科 preferred
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Javanese

Konang preferred
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Kannada

ಮಿಂಚುಹುಳ preferred
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Kazakh

Жарқырауық қоңыздар preferred
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Latvian

Spīdvaboles preferred
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Limburgish

Gleujwörmke preferred
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Lingala

Epela-mwinda preferred
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Lithuanian

Jonvabaliai preferred
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Malay

Kelip-kelip preferred
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Malayalam

മിന്നാമിനുങ്ങ് preferred
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Marathi

काजवा preferred
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Mongolian

Гэрэлт цох preferred
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Navajo; Navaho

Chʼosh bikǫʼí preferred
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Nepali

जुनकिरी preferred
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Norwegian

lysbiller preferred
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Ossetian; Ossetic

Æрттиваг preferred
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Persian

کرم شب‌تاب preferred
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Polish

Świetlikowate preferred
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Portuguese

Vaga-lume preferred
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Punjabi

ਟਟਹਿਣਾ preferred
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Quechua

Ninakuru preferred
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Russian

Светляки preferred
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Serbian

Свици preferred
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Shambala

Krijesnice preferred
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Spanish; Castilian

Kresnice preferred
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Sundanese

Cika-cika preferred
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Swedish

Lysmaskar preferred
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Tagalog

Alitaptap preferred
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Tajik

Кирми шабтоб preferred
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Tamil

மின்மினிப் பூச்சி preferred
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Telugu

మిణుగురు పురుగు preferred
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Thai

หิ่งห้อย preferred
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Turkish

Ateş böceği preferred
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Ukrainian

Світлякові preferred
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Unspecified

Vó'ho'kâsénoma'ne preferred
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Urdu

جگنو preferred
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Vietnamese

Đom đóm preferred
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Yiddish

גליזשוק preferred
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Zhuang; Chuang

Ronghrib preferred
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Curated hierarchies for Lampyridae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Coleoptera
Polyphaga
Elateriformia
Elateroidea
Lampyridae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Coleoptera
Polyphaga
Elateriformia
Elateroidea
Lampyridae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Coleoptera
Lampyridae (this page)
14971 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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