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Friday, July 26, 2013

Macro road trip to Grik

Some of the macro images from a recent 2D/1N road trip to a location in Perak. The total cost was RM150 per head including a nice dinner with steamed fish :).

A male Rhino beetle, Chalcosoma atlas
IMG_7123 copy male rhino beetle Chalcosoma atlas
More amazing beetles of Malaysia here.

Siamese rhinoceros beetle, Xylotrupes gideon
IMG_7078 copy Siamese rhinoceros beetle, Xylotrupes gideon

A mating pair of Siamese rhinoceros beetle (Xylotrupes gideon?).
mating siamese rhinoceros beetle Xylotrupes gideon IMG_8165 copy

Tenodera sp. mantis
tenodera sp. mantis IMG_8173 copy

Beautiful moon moth, Actias maenas
IMG_8174 copy Moon Moth, Actias maenas

Another mantis, Statilia maculata
IMG_8208 copy Statilia maculata mantis

Female stag beetle, probably Odontolabis damanni
IMG_8220 copy stag beetle, female Odontolabis dalmanni

Female fishfly, Neochauliodes dispar
IMG_8226 copy fishfly, Neochauliodes dispar

IMG_8235 copy fishfly Neochauliodes dispar

Lantern bug, Pyrops pyrorhyncha
IMG_8237 copy lantern bug Pyrops pyrorhyncha
More gorgeous lantern bugs of Malaysia here.

A really cute Lappet moth, Gastropacha sp.
IMG_8151 merged copy lappet moth Gastropacha sp.

Female stag beetle, Prosopocoilus biplagiatus
IMG_8087 copy female stag beetle, Prosopocoilus biplagiatus

Moth portrait, Xyleutes strix
IMG_8143 copy Xyleutes strix moth portrait

A male click beetle, Oxynopterus audouini
IMG_7053 copy click beetle Oxynopterus audouini

Longhorn beetle, Aerogrammus procerus
IMG_7034 copy red longhorn beetle Aerogrammus procerus

Longhorn beetle, Pharsalia ochreomaculata
IMG_7160 copy longhorn beetle Pharsalia ochreomaculata

The same longhorn beetle climbed onto a Rhino beetle :D
IMG_7151 copy longhorn beetle on rhino beetle

IMG_7144 copy longhorn beetle on rhino beetle

Longhorn beetle, Aeolesthes induta
IMG_7155 copy longhorn beetle, Aeolesthes induta

Giraffe mantis/Malaysian Long Necked Mantis, Euchomenella sp.
IMG_7026 copy giraffe mantis Euchomenella sp.
More mantids here.

A male stag beetle, Prosopocoilus buddha
IMG_7093 copy black stag beetle Prosopocoilus buddha

Stag beetle, Prosopocoilus occipitalis
IMG_7109 copy stag beetle Prosopocoilus occipitalis

Scarab beetle, Heliocopris sp.
IMG_7180 copy Scarab beetle Heliocopris sp.

Asian Grass Frog (Fejevarya limnocharis)
IMG_7204 stk copy Asian Grass Frog (Fejevarya limnocharis)
More amphibians and other herps here.

All images (except the moth portrait) were taken with Sigma 150mm, 1.4x teleconverter/extender, natural light, mostly on tripod.





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