Glow worm (Lampyris noctiluca)

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Glow worm fact file

Glow worm description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyLampyridae
GenusLampyris (1)

Information on Lampyris noctiluca is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Glow worm status

Lampyris noctiluca has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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Female glow worm glowing after dark - bioluminescence  
Female glow worm glowing after dark - bioluminescence

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