Synonyms: LeConte 1852
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 1881-82, Vol. 9 by LeConte, pg. 35.
Beetles of Indiana 1910 by Blatchley, pg. 822.
Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 1927, Vol. 22 by Fall, pg. 210.
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series, 1953-56, Vol. 28 by Green, pp. 573 to 574.
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification, 2011 #16 Fireflies by Luk et al., pg. 49.
Fireflies, Glow-worms and Lightning Bugs 2017 by Faust, pp. 157 to 159.
Holotype as Photinus marginellus male by LeConte, 1851. Type Locality: U.S. – east coast. In the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Type # 2793. Photos.