Name: Amy P.
Monday, September 30, 2002
We have these insects on our property that glow. They
look like flattened roly polys with legs all the way around. We only
find them on the creek bank. Any ideas what they are and where can I go
to look at pictures of these bugs?
Probably firefly larvae, or glow worms, though not all luminescent larvae are
fireflies. A Google search turns up dozens of pages about fireflies, but few
have actual pictures of larvae, here is one I found.
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