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Image #   210358C
Name:   Common firefly leg tarsus (Photinus pyralis)
Copyright:   Copyright 2010 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Description:   Caption: Common firefly leg tarsus, pulvillar pad and claw (Photinus pyralis). Photinus pyralis is the common firefly and is known as the Eastern, Common Eastern, or Big Dipper firefly). It is also called a lightning bug / beetle (family Lampyridae). The most commonly known fireflies are nocturnal. Shown here is the leg end tarsus with pulvillar pad (with tenent setae) and claw. This beetle is named for its ability to flash its abdomen with a yellowish-green fluorescent color. The firefly does this by using an enzyme (luciferase) to oxidize a chemical, called luciferin, in a chamber in its posterior abdominal segments. The firefly controls the flashes by regulating the amount of oxygen that enters the chamber. The flashes of light are used to attract mates. The production of light by an organism is known as bioluminescence. There are 2,000 species of firefly found in temperate and tropical environments.
Magnification*: x53
Type: SEM
    *(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)
Keywords:   210358C 10.01.10 insects insect firefly fireflies lightning beetle lightning beetles lightning bug lightning bugs beetle Eastern firefly common Eastern firefly big dipper firefly Photinus North American firefly luciferase Coleoptera SEM Pyralis firefly Photinus pyralis Lampyridae North American fire flies North American fire fly North American fireflies antenna antennae bioluminesence common fire flies common fire fly common fireflies common firefly compound eye fire flies fire fly firefly head mouthpart mouthparts ommatidia ommatidium thorax attraction insect attraction insect mating mating mating attraction luciferin beetles invertebrate invertebrates abdomen glow rover fireflies rover firefly eastern firefly claw leg claw leg tarsi leg tarsus pulvillar pad tarsi tarsus tenent seta tenent setae

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