Jungle Lou Hei – Made in Singapore
Chinese New Year, and we had to do our Lou Hei (in hope for more bugs) and what better place to do it than the jungle itself??! Credits to Victor for preparing the Lou Hei. =D
Behind the scenes photos by Victor and Melvyn.
#1 Our makan. Handmade by Victor!! Abalone included. God of Fortune provided by Lance. It plays prosperous music too. lol
#2 Before the mayhem, we used our torches to light up the background
#3 HUAT AH!!! Sure enough, we won 4D soon after.
#4 Devouring some bak kwa supplied by Alfred.
Now for the real subjects of the night…. 🙂
#5 Found this Comb Footed Spider Chrysso sp. Theridiidae) carrying an egg sac
#6 Beautiful but tiny planthopper nymph
#7 Assassin bug’s rostrum (Reduviidae)
#8 Polishing the rostrum
#9 Standard side profile
#10 Top view
#11 Front view
#12 Close up on the eyes. Hard to get most of this bug in focus.
#13 Possibly Cyclosa centrodes, not sure.
#14 Front view of the tiny critter
#15 Find of the night – Pachymantis bicingulata with beautiful brown body and green wings.
#16 Lumpy/spiky back, bulging abdomen too, possible sign of pregnancy.
#18 From bottom-up
#19 Can’t get enough of the side profile
#20 Close up on the body
#21 Slightly higher angle
#22 Head shot
#23 Final shot of it on a flower where we left it
#24 Tiny little gecko
#25 Smile at the camera!!
James blogged about this trip here.
The complete album can be viewed here.