Fireflies just above the ground by Nomiyama Kei

Skilled Photographers Capture Japan's Gorgeous Summer Firefly Phenomenon

ORIGINAL MODERN ABSTRACT ACRYLIC PAINTING by MICHAEL H. PROSPER. Would love for a little girl nursery.

Fire Fly's Girl on swing painting 9 x 12 by Michael Prosper

Fireflies: Lampyridae is a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged beetles, and commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs for their conspicuous crepuscular use of bioluminescence to attract mates or prey. Fireflies produce a "cold light", with no infrared or ultraviolet frequencies. This chemically-produced light from the lower abdomen may be yellow, green, or pale-red, with wavelengths from 510 to 670 nanometers.

Fireflies mainly emit light to attract mates, though this communication method is also used to defend territory. Though it is mostly adult fireflies that glow, there are some species where the larvae and the eggs also emit light.

"...galaxy of fireflies twinkled on and off, flinging upward in a blaze of…

I keep coming back to fairy lights, and how much I love them. I love that feeling of magic and romance at night.

Fireflies Signed Art Print on Wood

Luciérnagas firmaron impresión de arte en madera

Sit Outside, Listen to the Stars, Catch Fireflies Art Print on Wood © Katie…

They’re back!! No matter how old I am, each time I see fireflies it makes my heart beat faster, just like when I was a kid . I always think that feeling is gone forever and boom, it comes out of nowhere again and again. Kind of cool. #pascalcampion...

pascalcampion: “ They’re back! No matter how old I am, each time I see fireflies it makes my heart beat faster, just like when I was a kid . I always think that feeling is gone forever and boom, it comes out of nowhere again and again. Kind of.

"Summer Glowbugs" by Methane Studios

Summer Glowbugs 11 x 14 art print

Summer Glowbugs is an 11 x 14 screen print. The original image first appeared on the 2013 Bristow, VA Dave Matthews Band poster.

Firefly populations are threatened, list of things you can do to help: http://www.firefly.org/

Firefly Forest, England I love this picture! The navys and blacks give it a dark tone while the fireflies are little pops of light.

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