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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.5 June 2002

Are Glow-worms disappearing?

By - John Tyler, Tim Gardiner

Despite its misleading common name, the Glow-worn Lampyris noctiluca is a beeter, a representative of the firefly family, Lampyridae, which contains just two British species. The other, the Lesser Glow-worm Phosphaenus hemipterus, is confined to a small area  centred of Lewes, in East Sussex.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist