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Insecta (Insects)
INSECTA (Insects)

昆蟲綱(學名:Insecta)
 

 


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The Emerald Cockroach Wasp
Ampulex compressa

扁頭泥蜂


Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Ampulicidae
Tribe: Ampulicini
Genus: Ampulex

 


The Emerald Cockroach Wasp
(Ampulex compressa, also known as the jewel wasp)
Scientists attempts to mimic the Emerald Wasp's surgical skills and met with limited success -
How Ampulex compressa manages to override the cockroach's nervous system is still an area of ongoing research, and a fascinating one.....

 

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Stephanidae sp BORNEO
Stephanidae sp BORNEO

Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Superfamily: Stephanoidea
Family: Stephanidae

Stephanidae, 冠蜂科
Stephanidae 冠蜂科/冠頭姬蜂科


An Stephanidae wasp with red head, Borneo Island

Female
Body length = 27mm
Ovipositor length = 32mm
Total body length = 59mm


The intimidating female Stephanidae Wasp has a tremendously long ovipositor for egg-laying, not for stinging.

2016-10-17 Bandar Sri Indah
 

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A male mosquito in Borneo

Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Superfamily: Culicoidea
Family: Culicidae 蚊科

蚊科(學名:Culicidae)

 

Mosquito - Borneo

Male 4mm
A male mosquito lives off plant nectar and doesn't bite, his feathery antennae are used to detect the whine of a female's wings, his long palp to smell her pheromones.
But this 5mm male mosquito does bite and the bite is sharp and follow by itchiness.

 

 

 

 

DAMSELFLIES OF BORNEO

Dragonflies and damselflies are insects belonging to the order Odonata.

The rarer ones are usually those which live deep in the forests.

 


昆蟲綱(學名:Insecta)
ODONATA 蜻蛉目
ODONATA 蜻蜓目

DRAGONFLIES OF BORNEO
 

 


Where to see wildlife in Sabah?
1- Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
2- Victory Mini Zoo Farm


OSTEICHTHYES

硬骨魚高綱 Osteichthyes

fISH


AMPHIBIA 兩棲綱 Amphibia

 

Frog

 


MALACOSTRACA,  Malacostraca, 軟甲綱,

Decapoda, 十足目

Order: Decapoda 學名

 

Crabs and prawns


AVES 學名

鳥綱(學名:Aves)



Mammalia

Mammals ("breast") are vertebrate animals constituting the class Mammalia (/məˈmeɪliə/), and characterized by the presence of mammary glands which in females produce milk for feeding (nursing) their young, a neocortex (a region of the brain), fur or hair, and three middle ear bones.


Argiope aemula (Walckenaer) 1841
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae

Araneae 蜘蛛目

 

Argiope aemula (Walckenaer) 1841
The Spiders of Sabah

Photo Left : A pair of Oval St. Andrew's Cross Spider. Big size is the female. The small male is 1/10 of the female.
The brilliantly colored spider with silvery hair on the carapace sits head down in the centre of the web, and holds its legs in pairs in such a way that they appear to be aligned to the four arms of the letter 'X'.
 



Cyrtodactylus yoshii Hikida, 1990
SAUROPSIDA

蜥形綱 Sauropsida
爬行綱 Sauropsida

Cyrtodactylus yoshii Hikida, 1990
2017-08-31 THU 20:30 Bow-fingered Gecko - Cyrtodactylus yoshii
Distribution: Endemic to northern Borneo

Borneo rainforest is the centre of the evolution and distribution of many endemic species of plants and animals. This gecko is one of the endemic species.
 

REPTILIA 學名 爬行綱
Reptilia, 爬蟲綱
爬行綱(學名:Reptilia)動物通稱爬行動物、爬行類、爬蟲類,是一類脊椎動物,屬於四足總綱的羊膜動物,是包括了龜、蛇、蜥蜴、鱷、鳥類及史前恐龍等物種的通稱。
monitor lizard
 






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