• That's an interesting question. One would assume that they would have to be both male and female. In some species of firefly, that's true. However, there are species of firefly in which the females are flightless and are called glowworms. So, depending on the species, they are male and female, or only male.
  • Some species, especially lightning bugs of the genera Photinus, Photuris, and Pyractomena, are distinguished by the unique courtship flash patterns emitted by flying males in search of females. In general, females of the Photinus genus do not fly, but do give a flash response to males of their own species.
    • OC Joe
      They sing this song: Come a little bit closer, You're my kind of bug, So big and so bright, Come a little bit closer, I'm all alone, And your light is so right.
  • not sure, theyre probably both

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