Subject: Luciola Italica (Firefly)?
Location: Tuscany (Italy)
July 1, 2013 1:04 am
Hi bugman,
this bug flew on our table this weekend. We did not know what it was until it lit his bottom…
I believe it was injured, because it fell on the table many times while it was trying to fly away. Eventually it succeded.
I think it’s a Luciola Italica or a Luciola lusitanica, and I dont’t think you have these in the US.
Ciao
Signature: Saverio

Firefly

Firefly

Dear Saverio,
Thank you for providing us with some images of an Italian Firefly.

Firefly

Firefly

 

Location: Tuscany, Italy

2 Responses to Firefly from Italy

  1. Melissa says:

    This isn’t a Luciola sp., is a Lamprys noctiluca. 🙂

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