Cicada

Found 25 Aug. 2018. Posted 28 Oct. 2018. Kinabalu Park HQ
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Kinabalu Park HQ

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Keningau
Canon 40D, Sigma 150mm, f/7, 1/6sec, ISO 200
Tacua speciosa?: Canon 40D, Sigma 150mm, f/7, 1/6sec, ISO 200, Natural light, 1/2/2014. Keningau
Tacua speciosa?
Tacua speciosa?: Canon 6d, 100mm, f/2.8, 1/30sec, ISO 400, Fill flash, 23/9/2013. Keningau
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Canon 1000D, 50mm, f/4, 1/8sec, ISo 400, Fill flash. Kota Kinabalu
Beautiful baby Cicada.. small one
small one. Canon 60D,100mm, f/11, 1/160sec, ISO 200, Full flash. Bundu Tuhan
Kinabalu Park HQ
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Kinabalu Park HQ
Crocker Range HQ
Crocker Range HQ
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Kinabalu Park HQ
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Kinabalu Park HQ

Mantodea

Deroplatys desiccata (Giant Dead Leaf Mantis). ID by Ron Eldie. Found 24 March 2018. Posted 18 Apr. 2018. Komonsi Forest Reserve.

Deroplatys truncata, female (Dead Leaves Mantis). ID by Ron Eldie. Found 3 Feb. 2018. Posted 3 March 2018. Komonsi Forest Reserve.

Hapalopeza sp. ID by Kurt Orion G. Found 9 Sept. 2017. Posted 27 Sept. 2017. Poring.

Added 6/7/2016. Orchid Mantis? Flower Mantis?
Orchid Mantis, Hymenopus Coronatus(adult Male). ID by Joe Justin, Pang Way, Andrew Pfeifer, Jon Doe. Posted 7 Jun 2016. Kundasang

Found 13 February 2016.
Found 13 Feb 2016. Tambunan

Leaf mantis?
Leaf Mantis? Kinabalu Park HQ

Elmantis sp.? Adult. Found 28 Jul. 2018. Posted 23 Aug. 2018. Kinabalu Park HQ

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Elmantis sp.? Kinabalu Park HQ

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Elmantis sp.? Kinabalu Park HQ

Animated gif of the boxer mantis
Animated gif of the boxer mantis. Tamparuli

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Boxer Mantis. Tamparuli

Boxer mantis
Boxer mantis. Tamparuli

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beautiful Mantid fly. My first encounter ;)
beautiful Mantid fly. My first encounter ;). Tambunan

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Animated gif of the mantidfly

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Theopropus elegans. ID suggested by Kurt Orion G. Beluran, Sandakan.

Theopropus elegans. Found 3 Nov. 2017. Posted 14 Nov. 2017. Keningau

Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

Lacewing

Italochrysa sp. Found 26 Dec. 2016. Posted 5 Oct. 2018

Italochrysa sp. Found 26 Dec. 2016. Posted 7 Sept 2017.

Italochrysa sp. ID by Roberto A. Pantaleoni. Found 26 Dec. 2016. Posted 16 January 2017.

New species. Italochrysa sp. ID by Roberto A. Pantaleoni. Found 26 Dec. 2016. Posted 29 Dec 2016.

Unidentified. Found at night. Mountane forest.
Unidentified. Found at night. Mountane forest. Posted 7 April 2016

Was found in 2 Jan 2016.
Was found in 2 Jan 2016. Micromus timidus. ID by Vladimir Makarkin

Glenochrysa. ID by Roberto A. Pantaleoni
Glenochrysa. ID by Roberto A. Pantaleoni

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Italochrysa cf. japonica. ID suggested by Ks Wong
Italochrysa cf. japonica. ID suggested by Ks Wong

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Lacewing's larvae, the great transporter with it's prey (an insect, but not a mite for sure)
Lacewing’s larvae, the great transporter with it’s prey (an insect, but not a mite for sure)

Lacewing's larvae, the great transporter with it's prey (an insect, but not a mite for sure)
Lacewing’s larvae, the great transporter with it’s prey (an insect, but not a mite for sure)

Lacewing larvae
Lacewing larvae

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Odonata

Neurothemis ramburii, female. ID by Rory Dow. Found 29 Oct. 2017. Posted 23 Aug. 2018. Kota Kinabalu

Neurothemis ramburii, female. ID by Rory Dow. Found 29 Oct. 2017. Posted 23 Nov. 2017. Kota Kinabalu

Posted 24 August 2017. Kinabalu Park HQ

Neurothemis terminata (Straight-edged Red Parasol). Posted 4 August 2017.

Ischnura senegalensis (male). Posted 8 July 2015.
Ischnura senegalensis (male). Posted 8 July 2015. Kota Kinabalu

Tyriobapta torrida?Posted 30 August 2016
Tyriobapta torrida?Posted 30 August 2016. Maliau Basin

Some sort of Rhinocyphidae
Some sort of Rhinocyphidae. Tamparuli

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Tamparuli

Newly emerge
Newly emerged. Tamparuli

I love the vibrance color of this Odonata. Rhinocypha humeralis, Selys, 1873.
I love the vibrance color of this Odonata. Tamparuli

Not sure about the ID
Trithemis festiva (Male). Tamparuli

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Trithemis festiva (Male). Tamparuli

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Tamparuli

full body shot
full body shot. Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

Vestalis sp. Suggested by CY Choong
Vestalis sp. ID by CY Choong. Tamparuli

Rhinocypha humeralis, Selys, 1873
Rhinocypha humeralis, Selys, 1873. Posted May 2014. Tamparuli

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Heliocypha biseriata. ID by CY Choong. Posted 29 April 2014. Tamparuli

Approximately 2 cm in body length
Approximately 2 cm in body length. Kota Kinabalu

Small and shorter ;)
Small and shorter. Kota Kinabalu

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Posted April 2014. Tamparuli

Libellago semiopaca. ID sugessted by CY Choong.
Libellago semiopaca. ID by CY Choong. Tamparuli

Libellago semiopaca. ID sugessted by CY Choong.
Libellago semiopaca. ID by CY Choong. Tamparuli

Unknown ID
Libellago semiopaca. ID by CY Choong. Tamparuli

Neurobasis longipes. ID suggested by Kurt Orion G. Sabah, Malaysia.
Neurobasis longipes. ID by Kurt Orion G.  Tamparuli

Calopterygidae, Neurobasis longipes. ID by Kurt Orion G. Posted 7 April 2014. Tamparuli. Please note that this Odonata had missing his two legs.

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Tamparuli

Not sure about it ID yet. Taken in 2014
Not sure about it ID yet. Photographed in 2014. Tamparuli

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Vestalis sp. Photographed in March 2014. Tamparuli

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Crimson Dropwing , Trithemis aurora (male). ID by Kurt Orion G. Photographed in Dec 2013. Bundu Tuhan

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Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu

Neurothemis sp.? Keningau

Neurothemis sp. Feb 2013. Keningau

Dec. 2012. Keningau

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Neurothemis ramburii. Kota Kinabalu

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Neurothemis ramburii. Kota Kinabalu

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Neurothemis ramburii. Kota Kinabalu

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Rhinocypha humeralis, Selys, 1873. ID by Les Day. Male? Dec 2013. Keningau

Rhinocypha humeralis (female)?
Rhinocypha humeralis (female)?. March 2014. Keningau

Euphaea subcostalis (Male)? ID by CY Choong. Dec 2013. Keningau

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Coeliccia sp. (male). ID by CY Choong. Kinabalu Park HQ

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Pseudagrion microcepalum. ID by CY Choong. Kota Kinabalu

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Ischnura senegalensis (male). ID by CY Choong. Kota Kinabalu

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Ischnura senegalensis (male). ID by CY Choong. Kota Kinabalu

Keningau

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Keningau

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Kota Kinabalu

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Kota Kinabalu

Trilobite beetle

Found 9 Sept. 2017. Posted 28 Sept. 2017

Taken using my Canon 40D with high ISO setting. Keningau

Taken using my Canon 40D with high ISO setting. Keningau

Trilobite beetle
Trilobite beetle. Shot using Canon 60D in 2013 21 Dec 2013. Kinabalu Park

Moth

Found 9 Mar. 2019. Posted 25 Jul. 2019. Bundu Tuhan
Found 12 Jan. 2019. Posted 27 May 2019. Komonsi Forest Reserve, Tamparuli
This beauty is stinging. I’ve been stung by it accidentally. Found 4 May 2019. Posted 5 May 2019. Kinabalu Park

Drepanidae, Macrocilix maia. According to online source, this moth “features two symmetrical patterns resembling flies feeding on bird droppings” as seen in this photo. “The moth even smells of bird droppings” (must try next time
😉 ). Found 6 Apr. 2019. Posted 9 Apr.2019. Bundu Tuhan.
Bytharia uniformis (Geometridae, Sterrhinae, Cosymbiini). Found 30 Apr. 2018. Posted 8 May 2018. Kinabalu Park HQ
A mating pair of moth. Found 9 Sept. 2017. Posted 27 Sept. 2017. Poring
Callidulidae, Callidula sp. (Butterfly Moth). Found 21 May 2017. Posted 21 June 2017. Kinabalu Park HQ
Moth lacewing. Rapisma sp. Found 7 July 2017. Posted 26 April 2017. Kinabalu Park HQ
Trithemis festiva (Male)
Dysphania sp. Dysphania sp. Dysphania subrepleta.Posted 30 August 2016. Maliau Basin
Added 7/6/2016
Posted 7 June 2016. Nolidae: Chloephorinae: cf. Tyana. ID by Franziska Bauer. Kinabalu Park HQ
From a distance + working with 100mm lens. Managed to get 1 shot before it flew away.
From a distance + working with 100mm lens. Managed to get 1 shot before it flew away. Tamparuli
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Tambunan
A Dead moth
A dead moth
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Kinabalu Park HQ
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Bundu Tuhan
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Bundu Tuhan
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Bundu Tuhan
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Bundu Tuhan
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Bundu Tuhan
Sunda green vishnu moth?
Sunda green vishnu moth? Bundu Tuhan
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?) Bundu Tuhan
Moth
Bundu Tuhan
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Kinabalu Park HQ
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Kinabalu Park HQ
A moth and a mite on his/her eyes
A moth and a mite on his/her eyes

 

Pompelon marginata (Guerin Meneville) Family: Zygaenidae. ID suggested by Doug Yanega. Crocker Range HQ
Moth
Sphinx moth (Sphingidae) Stacked from 11 images. Keningau
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Amata huebneri. ID suggested by Dennis Sim. Kota Kinabalu
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Kinabalu Park HQ
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Kinabalu Park HQ