Pennsylvania State Insect - Firefly Beetle
Pennsylvania State Insect

Firefly Beetle

The Firefly Beetle, also known as the Pennsylvania Firefly (Photuris pennsylvanica), holds the prestigious title of the official state insect of Pennsylvania. This bioluminescent beetle is renowned for its enchanting night-time light displays, with males emitting rhythmic flashes to attract females. With its captivating glow and presence throughout the state's summer evenings, the Firefly Beetle not only adds a touch of natural wonder to Pennsylvania's landscapes but also symbolizes the state's appreciation for its unique biodiversity and the beauty of its ecosystems.

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