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It's Firefly (Lightningbug) Season!

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss what makes fireflies “glow” and a femme fatale that uses her light signal to lure and eat the males of other species.

Photo: The big dipper firefly, Photinus pyralis, is the most common and widespread species of firefly in eastern United States. © 2013, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.