Firefly larva

Firefly larva

Crazy, huh? I know I've never seen these guys around! I'd have made a point of looking them up!

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Anonymous says:

i am only 15 and i an very interested in zoology. I was just in St. louis ( i live in chicago) and at around 8 or 9 i went out to my friends pond with his ocean biologist dad and the dad was going crazy because he has never ever seen biolums in freshwater. we collected samples and i was just researching when i found this site. The organisms we found looked like this lavae

posted on Tue, 10/09/2007 - 7:19pm
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Anonymous says:

that looks like a scab i just picked off my arm...or was it larva? hmmm

posted on Mon, 07/16/2007 - 8:26pm
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Ed Flick says:

I live in the mountains of western Maine and see firefly larvae quite often. I'm holding one right now. Looks very much like the one in the photo except it is black.

posted on Fri, 05/25/2007 - 8:23pm
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Anonymous says:

I need firefly larvae for a science project. Can anyone send some to Florida?

posted on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 11:43am
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Anonymous says:

what country are fireflys mainly found.
thanyou

posted on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 11:38pm
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kareema says:

thankyou
are fireflies harmless or harm humans and what do these creatures do for a living
from kareema

posted on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 11:36pm
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Anonymous says:

I have found documented firefly larvae in Willimas Oregon. Please contact me if you would like pictures.
Thanks,
Kathy L. Dean

posted on Mon, 11/27/2006 - 4:22am