The life history of a species of Lamprigera (Coleoptera, Lampyridae): results of a preliminary study on laboratory rearing of fireflies at Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Somyot Silalom 1, Anchana Thancharoen 2 & Suyanee Vessabutr 1 1 Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, 100 Mae Rim-Samerng Road, Mae Ram, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, 50180, Thailand.2 Department of Entomology, Kasetsart University, Ngamwongwan Road, Bangkaen, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand ABSTRACT The life...

Impact of artificial light on the distribution of the common European glow-worm, Lampyris noctiluca (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)

Stefan Ineichen & Beat Rüttimann Institute of Natural Resource Sciences, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Grüental, 8820 Waedenswil, Switzerland. ABSTRACT The influence of artificial light on fireflies is often discussed. Specialists agree that the normal mating behaviour of fireflies is disturbed...