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What do Lucihormetica do with the light?

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Ive seen videos of wild LV's lighting up when they where touched or otherwise molested. I believe it is to confuse or deter potential predators

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Most species of this genus is super rare and hardly studied. Since only males have the light it may related to competition or attraction, there's also possibility that they're Pyrophorus mimickers.

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