Tag: Fireflies

November 22, 2021

A third of North American firefly species face extinction

The Florida intertidal firefly, the sky island firefly and the Bethany beach firefly are just three of dozens of species of bioluminescent bugs recently found to face threats of extinction...

February 4, 2020

Human threats imperil fireflies worldwide

Habitat loss, artificial light and pesticides are the largest threats impacting fireflies and causing their declines worldwide, according to new research. Scientists surveyed members of the Fireflyers International Network to...