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Collection of Insect images taken at the Macro level which helps to reveal details at magnification which would otherwise be lost to the naked eye, details which paint a very different picture of the micro or macroscopic world around us!
Whip Scorpion Vinegaroon
Macro shot of a Whip Scorpion or Vinegaroon (also spelt Vinegarones or Vinegarroons) of the Thelyphonida Order of insects. The Whip Scorpion is of the class Arachnida and due to its resemblance to a true Scorpion with its whiplike tail has been given its common name. These Vinegaroons normally range … Read More
Sea Green Swallowtail Butterfly
Papilio lorquinianus commonly known as the Radiant Swallowtail or the Sea Green Swallowtail. A beautiful species of butterfly with upper wing colour varying in strengths of electric green to turquoise blue colour and found mainly in the Philippines or on the Indonesian Islands of Borneo, Java, Sulawesi and Sumatra.
Raphismia Bispina Dragonfly
Extreme macro shot of the face of Raphismia bispina Dragonfly more commonly known as the Mangrove Dwarf. As its common name suggests this dragonfly likes to dwell around mangrove areas and is one of the few dragonfly species that breeds in the mangrove’s saline waters. An uncommon and striking species.
Diplacodes trivialis female macro
Diplacodes trivialis female dragonfly commonly known as the ground skimmer, blue percher or chalky percher due to the colour of the male. The female is quite different with regard to the abdomen and thoracic regions being a completely different colour.