To attract a mate.
The fireflies inhale to light up and they exhale to go out.
Fireflies use their light to attract other fireflies for the purpose of mating.
They are a natural source of light, as fireflies are not man made.
fireflies use their light mainly to communicate with other flireflies. that's what i read about them.
Only to the lights of fireflies of the opposite sex.
Luciferin is a compound that gives the fireflies, and any organism that has it, its light.
There are 5 chemicals in a fireflies body.When air enters the body, the chemicals react producing light.
I've heard they light when mating...
A bug Zapper attracts flying insects that are attracted to light. Fireflies prefer to stay in shaded areas, as the light makes it difficult to locate other fireflies.
Fireflies are the only insect that can produce light thru bioluminescence.
Fireflies contain specialized cells in their abdomen that make light. The cells contain a chemical called luciferin and make an enzyme called luciferase.
No. This light the bugs have is not a heat light it is a chemical light. It is florescent.
1. For Mating 2.To signal to other fireflies their location
Fireflies are out all day, you just get to see them better at night because of the light they emit.
fireflies light up the night