The Secret Indentity of the Railroad-Worm Beetle

Sep 29, 2017

The adult, male railroad-worm beetle.
Credit The adult, male railroad-worm beetle. / skeeze [CC0 1.0]/Pixabay

By day, a normal looking "worm." By night... it glows! The railroad-worm, or glow-worm, is a larva or larviform female adult of a beetle of the genus Phrixothrix in the family Phengodidae.