INDO-MALAYAN Tropical & Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest

Class Insecta

The insects are incredibly diverse in the lowland rainforests of tropical Asia...

Order Odonata: Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dragonflies usually land with their wings out a right angles to their body, in contrast to Damselflies, that hold them back along their body. 

Neurothemis fluctuans, 'Common Parasol' (Singapore). One of the more commonly noticed dragonflies in Singapore. The very similar Neurothemis fulvia is also common in south-east Asia.

Order Isoptera, Termites

Termites (Kithugala, Sri Lanka).

Order Orthoptera: Crickets & Grasshoppers

(Kithugala, Sri Lanka).

Order Hemiptera

Family Fulgoridae: 'Lantern Flies'

Lantern Fly (Jahoo Gibbon Camp, Cambodia).

Order Coleoptera: Beetles

Family Lampyridae: 'Fireflies'

Firefly larvae (Khao Yai National Park, Thailand). Not to be confused with Platerodrilus 'Trilobite Beetles'

For the:
Order Lepidoptera: Moths & Butterflies
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