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).
Family Number Location of Collected Specimens Alleculidae 4 Kiuic Bostrichidae 1 Tabi Carabidae 10 Kiuic & Tabi Cerambycidae 12 Kiuic & Tabi Chrysomelidae 26 Kiuic & Tabi Cicindelidae 11 Kiuic & Tabi Corylophidae 2 Kiuic & Tabi Cucujidae 3 Tabi Curculionidae 6 Kiuic & Tabi Dytiscidae 2 Kiuic & Tabi Elateridae 6 Kiuic & Tabi Endomychidae 2 Kiuic Histeridae 1 Kiuic Hydrophilidae 5 Kiuic & Tabi Lampyridae 8 Kiuic & Tabi Lycidae 3 Kiuic Nitidulidae 2 Kiuic Passalidae 9 Kiuic & Tabi Phalacridae 2 Kiuic Phengodidae 5 Kiuic & Tabi Scarabaeidae 40 Kiuic & Tabi Tenebrionidae 17 Kiuic & Tabi Trogossitidae 5 Kiuic & Tabi
Biodiversidad de Cantaroideos [Coleoptera: Elateroidea (Cantharidae, Lampyridae, Lycidae, Phengodidae, Telegeusidae)] en Mexico.
[4] Serie ELATERIFORMIA Superfamily Elateroidea Leach, 1815 Family Lycidae Laporte, 1836 Subfamilia Lycinae Laporte, 1836 Tribu Calopterini Green, 1949 Calopteron bifafasciatum Gorham, [6] 1880 Calopteron jimenezi Duges, 1878 [24] Calopteron reticulatum Fabricius, [7] 1775 Calopteron terminale Say, 1823 [13] Family Telegeusidae Leng, 1920 Telegeusis moroni Zaragoza, 2015 [24] Family Phengodidae LeConte, 1861 Subfamilia Phengodinae LeConte, 1861 Tribu Phengodini LeConte, 1861 Phengodes sp.
Rendering the inedible edible: circumvention of a millipede's chemical defense by a predaceous beetle larva (Phengodidae).