Glow worms produce light using a chemical reaction involving the chemicals luciferin, luciferase, ATP and oxygen. They use this light primarily to attract mates, but also to ward o...
The glow worm, Lampyris noctiluca, is actually a beetle in the insect family Lampyridae meaning "shining ones" in Greek. This family also includes other glowing species. Although Lampyris noctiluca is often referred to as a glow worm...
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 ...
in the Nikau Caves More »
Discover all you need to know about the world famous Waitomo Glowworm
Nov 18, 2014 ... A mysterious, unknown species of glow worm has been discovered in the
Peruvian rainforest. The beetle larvae may shine to lure in prey.
My glowworm did not come with a book, either, even though the picture indicated
it did. I have written Hasbro about the quality of this product and I hope that if ...
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.
Describes the species and gives advice on when and where to look for them.
Includes a survey, and lists of walks and reports.