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Lampyridae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 113835

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  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: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               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:  
                                              SubfamilyAmydetinae E. Olivier in Wytsman, 1907  
                                              SubfamilyCheguevariinae Kazantsev, 2007  
                                              SubfamilyChespiritoinae Ferreira, Keller and Branham, 2020  
                                              SubfamilyCyphonocerinae Crowson, 1972  
                                              SubfamilyLamprohizinae Kazantsev, 2010  
                                              SubfamilyLampyrinae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                              SubfamilyLuciolinae Lacordaire, 1857  
                                              SubfamilyOtotretinae McDermott, 1964  
                                              SubfamilyPhoturinae Lacordaire, 1857  
                                              SubfamilyPsilocladinae McDermott, 1964  
                                              SubfamilyPterotinae LeConte, 1861  
                                            FamilyLampyridae Rafinesque, 1815 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                              GenusAnadrilus Kirsch, 1875  
                                              GenusAraucariocladus Silveira and Mermudes, 2017  
                                              GenusCrassitarsus Martin, 2019  
                                              GenusLamprigera Motschulsky, 1853  
                                              GenusOculogryphus Jeng, Engel and Yang, 2007  
                                              GenusPhotoctus McDermott, 1961  
                                              GenusPollaclasis Newman, 1838  
                                              SubtribeVestini McDermott, 1964  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lampyridae, fireflies [English]   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Reference for: Lampyridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bouchard, Patrice, and Yves Bousquet   
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: Additions and corrections to "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)"   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 922   
  Page(s): 65-139   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.922.46367   
  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   
  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   
  Reference for: Lampyridae   

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



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