Glow worm is the common name for various groups of insect larvae and adult
larviform females that glow through bioluminescence. They may sometimes ...
The glow worm is a medium to large sized invertebrate that is famous for having
a green and yellow coloured light on the end of it's tail. Glow worms are found ...
Describes the species and gives advice on when and where to look for them.
Includes a survey, and lists of walks and reports.
Both glow worms and fireflies are not worms and flies as their names suggest!
You can read all about these insects here, as well as bioluminescence and how it
New Zealand glow-worms first became a popular attraction in the late 1880s
when the Glow-worm Grotto at Waitomo Caves was opened to the public. Today
None of the world's glow-worms are true worms. In the northern hemisphere the
name is used for beetles that fly around at night with their tail-lights flashing.
'Arachno' means spider-like, which refers to the way glowworms catch flying
insects like spiders do. 'Campa' means larva and 'luminosa' means light-
The glow worm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands
of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our ...
Jul 8, 2015 ... A Time-lapse of New Zealand's Glowworm caves as they have never been seen
before. Filming this involved sleeping in caves for multiple ...
Common glow-worms are actually bioluminescent beetles.