Black Fire-fly (Lucidota atra)

Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lampyridae
Genus: Lucidota
Species: atra

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
San Jose, California
Jasper, Georgia
Cascade, Virginia

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On Jun 27, 2014, jmc1987 from Cascade, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

A diurnal (daytime active) version of the ones we are usually familiar with here in north america. I have occasionally noticed them as they fly by, or i find one resting on a leaf. but thought they were perhaps some type of mock firefly until i found this bug entry and done some more digging around on the web :)