Synonyms: LeConte 1882
Pyropyga indicta, Photinus ablucens
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 1881-82, Vol. 9 by Le Conte, pp. 32 to 33.
Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 1927, Vol. 22 by Fall, pg. 209.
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 1953-56, Vol. 28 by Green, pp. 600 to 601.
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification, 2011 #16 Fireflies by Luk, et al., pp. 31 and 48.
Fireflies, Glow-worms and Lightning Bugs, 2017 by Faust, pp. 148 to 149.
Holotype as Pyropyga indicta male by LeConte, 1881. Type Locality: Detroit, Michigan. In the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, Mass. Type #2778. Photos.
Holotype as Photinus ablucens male by Fall, 1927. Type Locality: Algonquin, Illinois. In the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, Mass. Type #21413. Photos.