July 2012

Journal

Another Ladybird Mimic?

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27 July 2012
Last year, I blogged about the Beauty of Ladybird Mimicry, listing several examples of bugs which mimic ladybirds. These bugs do so in hope of being associated to the…
Journal

Trilobite Beetles of Singapore

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24 July 2012
Had a quick walk to locate one of the trilobite beetles known to exist in Singapore. Popularly known as Trilobite Beetle Larvae, these critters have a superficial resemblance to…
Guide Journal

Macro with a Cheap, Light-weight Setup

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20 July 2012
My camera was in the service centre to check on a little glitch, so I had the opportunity to experiment with a light-weight setup using my older camera -…
Feature Journal

Batesian Mimicry

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13 July 2012
In Batesian mimicry, a potential prey mimics another insect which it’s predators would typically avoid. These “mimic models” could be unpalatable, or even aggressive so that a hungry predator…
Feature Journal

Differentiating Millipedes and Centipedes

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6 July 2012
I had posted pictures of millipedes in this post earlier, and some friends commented that they looked like centipedes. How would you differentiate them then? I have compiled a…