- a blog by markus nolf
[posted: Monday, 2007-07-09] [category: nature, photo]

i’ve added this little animated gif to the respective gallery:

female glowworm (lampyris noctiluca)
female glowworm (lampyris noctiluca).
ony the (wingless) females are able to produce light.

it shows the same glowworm at “usual” lighting, and with a little more light so you can see what the bug itself looks like.
although they are called glowworms or fireflies, this really is a species of beetle.


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