How do fireflies light up at night?

Answer Fireflies are a type of beetle that use a physical property called bioluminescence to light up when it's dark outside. There are several causes of bioluminescence, and it serves an important functi... Read More »

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Where do fireflies go in the daytime?

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, rest on vegetation during the day. They use their ability to light up during the night for mating and to warn predators. They are an example of a nocturnal ... Read More »

Where do fireflies live during the day?

During the day, fireflies like to hide in vegetation. This may be underneath leaves or branches. For fireflies living in grassy environments, they will spend the day on the ground and crawl up the ... Read More »

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