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glow-worm

1. a European beetle, Lampyris noctiluca, the females and larvae of which bear luminescent organs producing a greenish light: family Lampyridae
2. any of various other beetles or larvae of the family Lampyridae
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Yiu (2013) distinguished 2 signaling systems used by glow-worm fireflies: either both sexes are luminescent or males are entirely non-luminescent or are only faintly luminous (usually from larval lanterns and only glowing on disturbance).
Pippa Wibberley, Commercial Director at Glow-worm says:
But if I thought our humble Glow-Worm was a record-breaking household appliance then I was quite wrong.
My wife having had a hip replacement two years ago, I was apprehensive but, having come so far, she was determined to continue and we were rewarded by the sight of real live glow-worms, in caves festooned with stalactites and stalagmites.
The current design, by sculptor David Backhouse, features an amphitheatre and a 14-foot frieze featuring every animal to play a part in war, from the glow-worm to the elephant.
Brady's most recent performance came when The Glow-Worm ran out a runaway winner at Fairyhouse last weekend.
the glow-worm's lament about the sky, the sun's wish to be a glow-worm.
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The six-year-old put up a fine performance at Fairyhouse in January when romping home by three and a half lengths from the useful The Glow-Worm.
Exuberant trainer Oliver Brady on how 1998 Derby sixth The Glow-Worm, a winner at Fairyhouse on Saturday, came to be a Cheltenham prospect
THE GLOW-WORM, fifth in the 1998 Derby and second in the Chester Vase, booked his Cheltenham ticket with an impressive performance in the Kehoe Maiden Hurdle.