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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 21.1 October 2009

The Lesser Glow-worm in Britain: native or newcomer

By - Raphaël De Cock, John Horne, John Tyler

The Common Glow-worm Lampyris noctiluca is undoubtedly Britain's best-known and most conspicuous light-emitting creature. It belongs to the firefly family (Lampyridae) of beetles, the wingless female using her powerful yellow-green light to flag down flying males.

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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