WoRMS taxon details

Luciola Laporte, 1833

766418  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:766418)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
WoRMS (2021). Luciola Laporte, 1833. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=766418 on 2021-06-18
2014-07-03 11:48:56Z

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

basis of record Lloyd, J. E. (1973). A Firefly Inhabitant of Coastal Reefs in New Guinea (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Biotropica, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Dec., 1973), pp. 168-174 , available online at https://doi.org/10.2307/2989809 [details]   

ecology source Ballantyne L.A., Buck E. (1979). Taxonomy and behavior of Luciola aphrogenia new species of surf firefly from Papua New Guinea. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 105: 117-138 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Habitat A Luciola firefly lives on old coral reefs lying along the northern New Guinea shore near Madang. The entire lifecycle is evidently spent on the reefs. The mating signals of both
sexes are continuous series of short flashes. [details]