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Volume 1, Number 1, pages 1-12
Volume 1, Number 2, pages 13-32
Volume 1, Number 3, pages 33-52
Volume 1, Number 4, pages 53-76

Additional material written by Professor Lloyd for the Florida Entomologist:

Lloyd, James E. September 2000. On Research and Entomological Education IV: Quantifying Male Search in a Perfect Insect — Seeking True Facts and Insight (Coleoptera: Lampyridae, Photinus) Florida Entomologist 83(3): 211-228.

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From the Behavioral Ecology Symposium 1997 as published in the the Florida Entomologist:

Lloyd, J.E. Sept. 1998. On Research and Entomological Education II: A Conditional Mating Strategy and Resource-Sustained Lek (?) In a Classroom Firefly (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Photinus). Florida Entomologist 81(3):261-272.

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Lloyd, J.E. June 1997. On research and entomological education, and a different light in the lives of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae; Pyractomena) Florida Entomologist 80(2):120-131.

additional color illustrations from the above paper. (HTML)

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Who is the Firefly 

The Firefly Doc is 
James E. Lloyd.

Professor Lloyd 
teaches in the 
Department of 
Entomology & 
Nematology at the 
University of Florida.

He has studied fireflies 
all over the world 
since 1962.

What is the Fireflyer 
Companion & Letter?

It is a newsletter/
aimed at no one in 
particular and everyone 
in general.

What is a Fireflyer?

Fireflyer. firefly + er. 
n. abbrv. for firefly 
chaser. A person who 
thinks a lot about