Phoxophrys cf. cephalum?

Another lucky day. Spotted it during our night walked. Found 10 Nov. 2018. Posted 15 Nov. 2018
Different color but i think it is the same. Do correct me if I'm wrong by drop your comment below.
Finally I spotted it my self in September 2015. Different color but i think it is the same.

I thanks to my friend, Joe Justin who spotted this beautiful lizard (February 2014).ID infor Kurt Orion G.

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Dobsonfly

Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu.
Infor credit to Kurt Orion G.

I experienced bitten by this insect . The female has short mandible but act like a scissor! view it here (note: picture taken using my hand phone). Sometime, I have to move my main object gently to get a proper background. After all, i put it back to it’s habitat. I always make sure that there is no harmful made.

All pictures below was taken using Canon 40D + Sigma lens 150 mm. Natural light and some more with help of my reflector.

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Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu.
Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu. Added Dec. 2013

Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu.
Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu. Added Dec. 2013

Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu.
Dobsonfly, Nevromus gloriosoi, Liu, Hayashi & Yang, 2012 (Corydalidae: Corydalinae), ID credit: Xingyue Liu. Added Dec. 2013

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Added Dec. 2013

This one was found in May 2014. Photo taken with my Canon 60D + sigma 150mm + natural light (with help of my reflector).

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My macro trip to Ranau, Sabah.

End of year 2013 is around the corner, so I decide to have a macro trip. I had scheduled it before actually. Normally I will go alone. But fortunately there were two of my friends also on their trip for macro. They were on their trip two nights early before me but then heading to KK because of “technical error”. One of my friend forgot to bring his camera’s battery charger. Ouchhh…. Then I met them here in KK. So now it was no longer considered as “My lonely macro trip” as usual. So, following are some of the stories 😉 :

Before heading to Ranau, two of my friends ask me to stop at Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu for shooting this mosque.
Before heading to Ranau, two of my friends asked me to stop at Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu for shooting this mosque. Luckly, sunrise has just begun. So, i also don’t want to missed this moment.

There it is.. Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu with Rays Of Light on that early morning
There it is.. Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu with Rays Of Light on that early morning

This is my first shot on that day. Very difficult to find insects due to rainy day. Wild flower
This is my first shot on that day. Very difficult to find insects due to rainy day. Wild flower

Ant
Ant

Velvet mite? very small one
Red Velvet mite. Trombidiidae. Very small one

Odonata
Odonata

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Salticidae
Salticidae

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Common cricket

Shield bug
Shield bug

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Hispine beetle
Hispine beetle

 

Trilobite beetle
Trilobite beetle

And then, we wait for the night coming for our night macro:

We stayed here and waiting for the night coming. Our next objective was night macro
Nice place surrounded by villages with Mount Kinabalu view

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We stayed here and waiting for the night coming. Our next objective was night macro

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Odonata found at night

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Moth
Moth

Sunda green vishnu moth?
Sunda green vishnu moth?

Beautiful moth attracted to light we found at night. (Sunda green vishnu moth?)
Beautiful moth attracted to light we found at night. (Sunda green vishnu moth?)

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Longhorn beetle
Longhorn beetle

Elateridae?
Elateridae?

Beautiful baby Cicada.. small one
Beautiful baby Cicada.. small one

Katydid
Katydid

And then next morning:

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More Longhorned beetle click here

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Some flower
Some flower

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Caterpillar
Caterpillar

Stag beetle. Dorcus sp.
Stag beetle. Dorcus sp.