Admiralty Park

7 February 2010
A quiet morning walk down Admiralty Park in search for sleepy bugs. No significant finds, just the usual inhabitants of the park.

Termites (Termitoidae) - DSC_6308#1 Termites!! Hordes of them trailing up a tree

Termites (Termitoidae) - DSC_6321#2 Another closeup view of the termites

Orb Weaver Spider (Zygiella calyptrata) - DSC_6323#3 Spider drying up from morning dew

Ant (Formicidae) - DSC_6342#4 Ant infected by mind-controlling cordycep fungus, causes them to climb up high and cling on til their death. Here’s a video with more information on mind-controlling cordycep fungus…

Leafhopper? (Cicadellidae) - DSC_6362#5 Really Tiny Bug, 1mm head

Lynx Spider  (Oxyopidae) - DSC_6375#6 Common Lynx Spider

Tortoise Beetle (Hispinae) - DSC_6390#7 Tortise Beetle, transparent shell shows a metallic body within

Tortoise Beetle (Hispinae) - DSC_6385#8 Same tortise beetle training up for IPPT. lol

Malayan Eggfly? (Hypolimnas anomala ) - DSC_6417#9 Front view of the Malayan Eggfly (just guessing, it was extremely faded)

Malayan Eggfly? (Hypolimnas anomala ) - DSC_6431#10 Closeup of the Malayan Eggfly

The complete album can be viewed here.



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