William The Coroner’s Forensic Files

Tuesday, 30, June, 2009

Fireflies

Filed under: Natural History — williamthecoroner @ 20:57

firefly_Photuris_lucicrescensYou can tell it is summer, because the fireflies are out. They are sending their coded signals looking for love, or at least a chance to reproduce another generation of beetles and avoid getting put into a jar and shaken by children.

Fireflies are a sign of the onset of summer in Northeast Ohio, along with corn being “knee high by the Fourth of July” In a couple weeks, the cicadas will be active, and in a couple more weeks the katydids will join them.

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