Firefly eggs

taguebw at taguebw at
Thu Feb 20 07:49:37 EST 1997

You might try Carolina Scientific, they sell lots of live stuff for 
educational purposes


Paul Kidd Jr. wrote:
> Dear Biosci-Request:
>         For no reason other than my nostalgic fondness of lightning bugs and
> the decreasing numbers of same, I have been trying to find a company that
> sells firefly eggs. I simply want to order eggs in hopes of growing the bugs
> in my yard. Do you know of any entomological catalogues that sell firefly
> eggs? If so, would you be kind enough to apprise me of the address for
> obtaining such a catalogue? Your help wouold not only be appreciated, but
> might be good foir the environment, aesthetically speaking.
>         I am not kidding. I really mean this. (I have heard of people buying
> and breeding butterflies.) I just want to grow lightning bugs. (No I am not
> crazy).
> Ineluctably,
> The Old Bagger

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