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.
(family Ascalaphidae, order Neuroptera)
Spiny Spider Gasteracantha species
Dynastinae Xylotrupes gideon