The PEDIGREE of
Pennsylvania Lightning Bug

     aka Photuris pennsylvanica; aka Pennsylvania Firefly; (state insect of Penns.)

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/-- Supraphylum Panarthropoda   +====> [ 67]
/-- Phylum Arthropoda
/-- Subphylum Tetraconata
/   | or: Superclass Panhexapoda in Infraphylum Atelocerata
/-- Epiclass Hexapoda
/-- Class Insecta
/-- Subclass Pterygota (winged insects)
/-- Infraclass Neoptera
/-- Superorder Endopterygota
/-- Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
/-- Suborder Polyphaga
/-- Infraorder Elateriformia (Click Beetles, Jewel Beetles, etc.)
/-- Superfamily Elateroidea (Click Beetles, Fireflies, & kin)
/-- Family Lampyridae (Firefly Beetles)
/-- Subfamily Photurinae
/-- Genus Photuris (Femme Fatale Lightning Bugs)
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- Pennsylvania Lightning Bug
 

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