What's Behind The Firefly's Glow | What's Inside?

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The firefly is probably the Earths most well-known bioluminescent types, with over 2,000 specific types. And the secret to its light originates from 2 necessary elements: luciferin and luciferase. However while the firefly might have evolved its lantern as a form of security, today the lightning bugs use their light as a species-specific breeding ritual. Heres what really occurs inside the fireflys lantern.

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Whats Behind The Fireflys Glow|Whats Inside?

The firefly is probably the Earths most well-known bioluminescent types, with over 2,000 specific species. And the trick to its light comes from two essential components: luciferin and luciferase. While the firefly may have progressed its lantern as a kind of protection, today the lightning bugs utilize their light as a species-specific mating ritual. Heres what truly occurs inside the fireflys lantern.

One thought on “What's Behind The Firefly's Glow | What's Inside?

  1. So your telling me it’s basically their lungs… like when we breathe in and out our lungs expand and contract just like there light turns on when they breathe in and turn off when they breathe out.

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