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insects of Khao Sok Thailand

ByKhun Moo

Dec 24, 2018

There’s a wild world of amazing insects in southern Thailand. Here is a selection of a few strange creatures.

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Phasmidae Stick Insect (note: the red body could be from eating the toxic plant Aristolochia)

Stink Bug (a true bug)

Giant Uranid Moth (Uranidae Uraniinae Lyssa zampa)

Danaus genutia Common Tiger

Flatid Bug (Flatidae)

That’s a kayak paddle shaft. This strange creature was extremely small. It was less than an inch long.

Owlfly larvae
(family Ascalaphidae, order Neuroptera)

Trilobite insect

Katydid (Tettigoniidae)

Cicadas (Cicadidae)

Syntominae Moth


Spiny Spider Gasteracantha species

Dynastinae Xylotrupes gideon