Lampyris noctiluca Linnaeus 1758
- Redescription of immature stages of central European fireflies, Part 1: Lampyris noctiluca (Linnaeus, 1758) larva, pupa and notes on its biology (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Lampyrinae)
- Lampyris noctiluca
Diagnosis. Larvae robust, dark brown or black; with light coloured spots on posterolateral margins on pronotum and every tergite except caudal segment; pronotum concave on posterior margin; maxillary palpomere II with inner-lateral sagittal slot; mandibles with retinaculum forming a sharp inner tooth; mandibular channel covered with thick blunt seta; microscopic granulose protuberances, densely occurring on sclerites and legs; photic organ represented by a pair of conspicuous whitish spots located on pleurites of abdominal segment VIII.
Material examined. Ljubljana (Slovenia), three higher instar larvae out of six collected in the first half of September 2013 and 2015, three pupae reared from remaining collected larvae.
- Lampyris noctiluca Linnaeus 1758