New catches from Maliau Basin. Managed to find only 2 new species to add to my collection.
Pyrops sultanus (ID credit: Jerome Constant)
Pyrops cultellatus (Walker, 1857) ID Credit: Jerome Constant. Mating! Lucky me. More Bugs Porn here.
Pyrops cultellatus (Walker, 1857)
Also Pyrops pyrorhyncha but covered in white powdery wax. From Endau Rompin
Pyrops spinolae Natural light.
Pyrops whiteheadi from Danum Valley. Reflector used.
This one has many parasitic files on it!
Pyrops oculata. A 100% crop from another picture:
A Frilly Gecko (Hemidactylus craspedotus) enjoying free flow of honeydew from a few lantern bugs (Pyrops oculata).
Pyrops sidereus from Danum Valley.
Pyrops transversolineatus. Flew into the canteen in Danum Valley Field Center and was captured by a research student and kept in a vial. My friend and I looked for this in the field the following couple of days but no luck.
Zanna nobilis nymph. Full flash.
Zanna nobilis nymph
Adult of Zanna nobilis, Perak, Malaysia. Finally found one after slightly more than 3 years after I found a nymph!
Zanna nobilis and a Polyrhachis sp. ant.
Zanna terminalis nymph, Selangor, Malaysia
A Zanna terminalis nymph molting. Selangor, Malaysia
A newly emerged Zanna terminalis adult, and three nymphs. Selangor, Malaysia.
Zanna terminalis adult. Selangor, Malaysia.
Pyrops heringi, Sabah, Malaysia. Heavily cropped.
Visited Sabah again (July 4 - 7, 2014) and was lucky enough to see this beauty again! Closer too! No more cropping!
A nymph of Samsama chersonesia Distant 1906 (ID credit: Jerome Constant)
The adult of Samsama chersonesia Distant 1906
Other Fulgoridae I have come across:
Fulgoridae - Dichoptera sp.
Fulgoridae: Penthicodes variegata
Fulgoridae: Polydictya sp,
Fulgoridae - Scamandra hecuba, Stal, 1863. ID credit: Jerome Constant
Scamandra hecuba, Stal, 1863.
Prolepta sp. Full flash shot at night
Prolepta sp. natural light shot.