Thursday, September 30, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Torch coral

Torch coral (Euphyllia glaberescens)
Collected from Pulau Seringat reef flat, December 1997
Native to Singapore

Wild Fact Sheets
IUCN Red List

(Photo by Ria)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Man-faced bug

Man-faced bug (Catacanthus incarnatus)
Collected from Kent Ridge, May 1992
Native to Singapore

(Photo by odonatah)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Abbott's leaf cricket

Abbott's leaf cricket (Phyllozelus abbotti)
Collected from Ulu Pandan, January 1992
Native to Singapore

Orthoptera Species File Online

(Photo by James)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Black giant termite

Black giant termite (Macrotermes carbonarius) (soldier caste)
Collected from Labrador Park, January 1992
Native to Singapore: Vulnerable

Termite Web
Photos and Info on Ants and Termites of Malaysia

(Photo by kch)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Friday, September 10, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Giant water bug

Giant water bug (Lethocerus indicus)
Collected from 23 km north of Chiang Mai, Thailand, September 1998

(Photo by rchughtai)