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Bioluminescent larvae of Headlight Beetles (Pyrophorus nyctophanus) attracting flying termites on a termite mound, Emas National Park, Brazil Highly commended NPOTY 2016

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Shooting date : 2015-11-09

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terrestrial bioluminescence in the termites mounds


Wild animal / Insect / Coleoptere / Wireworm / Headlight Beetle (Pyrophorus nyctophanus)

Behavior / Lure

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Coleoptera / Polyphaga / Elateridae / Pyrophorus

Individual / Nobody

America / South America / Brazil / Goiaz / Emas National Park

Winning picture


Earth's crust / Landform / Plain

Area / Low formation / Savanna-forest mosaic / Campos cerrados

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky

Behavior / Bioluminescence

Behavior / Animal construction / Termite mound

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Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Night

Shot / Overview

Enumeration / Group / Numerous

Species / Relation between species / Predation / Predator

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park

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