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Francis Floe

Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines

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Francis Floe Silver Spiny Ant
Silver Spiny Ant commented on by Francis Floe Lat: 15.46 Lon: 119.923 weeks ago

Woah! I get excited when I see on of these because they're quite rare in my locality. I had a similar spotting https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/18... but my phone won't focus so it's all blurry, anyways, my best guess of its exact species is the same as your id! Wonderful shot!

Francis Floe Jumping Spider
Jumping Spider commented on by Francis Floe Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines4 months ago

Hello John B. It seems like we both have trouble trying to identify these Salticidae. I too have spotted a jumping spider that greatly resembles yours.
https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/15...

Francis Floe White Stonecrop
White Stonecrop commented on by Francis Floe Mijoux, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France5 months ago

Hi Zlatan Celebic, I like to call them Jellybean Succulent, used to grow them along with other succulents but had difficulty doing so, I guess the climate wasn't meant to be. Nice seeing them flourish in their native habitat!

Francis Floe Atlas Moth Cocoon
Atlas Moth Cocoon commented on by Francis Floe Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines5 months ago

Hi John B. I also noticed that fluid every time my reared moths emerged, I searched it up and it's called "meconium". It's basically built-up waste accumulated inside their cocoon. Moths and butterflies release it once they emerge.

Francis Floe Feather-legged Scolid Wasp
Feather-legged Scolid Wasp commented on by Francis Floe Tallahassee, Florida, United States5 months ago

You're welcome tomk3886, thanks for the added info!

Francis Floe Tender-skinned House Gecko
Tender-skinned House Gecko commented on by Francis Floe Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines5 months ago

John B. Thank you so much for the insightful comments, I'd definitely keep notes of these observations. Thanks again for the clarification of the 3rd specimen. Another thing I have observed is that Asian House Geckos (Hemidactylus sp.) have a red dot on the end of their toes that kinda looks like they got nail polish, they also have five toes but their "thumb" looks like a little nub sticking out. I was able to take a pic of those characteristics and will surely be posting a spotting.

You also have probably noticed my inactivity in this site, I got carried away playing games all summer but at the same time have accumulated a lot of spotting in need to be posted. I'd definitely try to be more active in here and start posting again. Thanks again for taking time answering my comments!

Francis Floe Tender-skinned House Gecko
Tender-skinned House Gecko commented on by Francis Floe Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines5 months ago

Each picture are different specimens but I took these photos around the same place. Not sure if the gecko from the last photo is the same species from the rest.

Francis Floe Tender-skinned House Gecko
Tender-skinned House Gecko commented on by Francis Floe Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines5 months ago

Hello John B, apologies for the long reply. Yes!...you you can definitely use my spotting as an example. But, until now, I'm still not exactly sure if my Id is correct. It might also be the Common House Gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus).
I have a hard time trying to distinguish both species, but I'll stick to this id for now.

Francis Floe Cetoniine Chafer Beetle
Cetoniine Chafer Beetle commented on by Francis Floe Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines6 months ago

Nice spotting and description John B. I also saw the same beetle a while ago. This beetle is special to me because it's the first insect that made me especially interested in entomology. It's a very rare occasion for me seeing one. Thanks for sharing! Now I have an idea what species it was.

Francis Floe Spotting
Spotting commented on by Francis Floe Barangay San Miguel, Davao Region, Philippines9 months ago

You're welcome arc

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