Subject: 1 in wbeetle with glowing eyes
Location: Puerto Rico
April 16, 2017 2:22 am
Saw this beetle in Puerto Rico- glow in the dark eyes like lightening bug color and about 1 inch long
Signature: Katie darrow
Based on some research we did many years ago, we learned that Fire Beetles in the genus Pyrophorus are sometimes called Cucujos. What you have mistaken for glowing eyes are in fact just eyespots. The Fire Beetle’s true eyes do not glow.