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Subject: what is this bug called
Location: Brooksville, florida
January 13, 2013 8:48 pm
Please help my daughter and i identify this cool, crazy looking, flying bug. Thanks
Signature: rylee

Male Glowworm Beetle

Hi rylee,
This is an adult male Glowworm Beetle, probably in the genus
Phengodes.  It looks very similar to this individual that was posted to BugGuideLarval Glowworms are sometimes called Railroad Worms and they are capable of bioluminescence.

Thank you so very much 🙂

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Location: Florida

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