Phengodidae


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Phengodidae

[fen′gäd·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The fire beetles, a New World family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Cantharoidea.
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Visual Ecology of Bioluminescent Beetles: Visual spectral mechanisms and the colors of optical signaling in Coleoptera, Elateroidea: Lampyridae, Elateridae and Phengodidae, pp201-228 In V.
Diversity of Lycidae, Phengodidae, Lampyridae, and Cantharidae (Coleoptera) in a tropical dry forest region in Mexico: Sierra de Huautla, Morelos.
Male glowworms belonging to the family Phengodidae were captured exclusively and quite commonly near the ground (Table 4).
2 06-09 to 09-29 Phengodidae Phengodes fusciceps LeConte 1 not recorded Pyrochroidae Dendroides canadensis Latreille 4 06-29 to 08-18 Neopyrochroa flabellata (F.