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Lampyridae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 113835

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): fireflies [English]
 
    lightningbugs [English]
 
    glow worms [English]
 
    lightning bugs [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderElateriformia Crowson, 1960  
                                        SuperfamilyElateroidea Leach, 1815  
                                           FamilyLampyridae Rafinesque, 1815 – fireflies, lightningbugs, glow worms, lightning bugs  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subfamily Amydetinae E. Olivier in Wytsman, 1907  
                                              Subfamily Cyphonocerinae Crowson, 1972  
                                              Subfamily Lampyrinae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                              Subfamily Luciolinae Lacordaire, 1857  
                                              Subfamily Ototretinae McDermott, 1964  
                                              Subfamily Photurinae Lacordaire, 1857  
                                              Subfamily Pterotinae LeConte, 1861  
       
                                            FamilyLampyridae Rafinesque, 1815 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                              Genus Memoan Silveira and Mermudes, 2013  
                                              Tribe Cheguevariini Kazantsev, 2006  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lampyridae, fireflies [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bouchard, P., Y. Bousquet, A. Davies, M. Alonso-Zarazaga, J. Lawrence, C. Lyal, A. Newton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 88   
  Page(s): 1-972   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lampyridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lawrence, J. F., and A. F. Newton, Jr. / Pakaluk, James, and Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 779-1006   
  Publisher: Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN   
  Publication Place: Warszawa, Poland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 83-85192-34-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lampyridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lloyd, James E. / Arnett, Ross H., Jr., Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 62. Lampyridae Latreille 1817   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea   
  Page(s): 187-196   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-0954-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lampyridae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Authorship corrected from prior usage of 'Latreille, 1817' to Rafinesque, 1815 per Bouchard et al. (2011)  
 

 

   

 
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