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Posted in Animals, Latest of Asienreisender with tags , , on December 27, 2013 by Thim Kwai

Fireflies or ‘lightning bugs’ are always a fascinating appearance, particularly when they come in swarms. They have a light-producing organ at their abdomen. This bioluminiscent light has the function to attract mates or prey as well as to warn predators. Fireflies appear in the tropes, particularly in marshland and tropical rainforests, but as well in moderate climate zones.

Firefly, Sketch by Asienreisender

The sketch is made after a firefly seen in Kampot, Cambodia. Length below 1cm.


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