I didn't see anything interesting and exciting enough for me to pay attention to during the the first 500m of the forest trail. However, when I turned into a side trail leading to some private houses, a solitary Commander (Moduza procris milonia) was there to greet me. Feeding on the wild Mile-a-minute flowers (Mikania micrantha) for quite some time, this Commander was really "intoxicated' by the nectar. Look at how its long and thin proboscis was used to prob deeply into the flowers. The prominent orange bands on the upperside of the wings of this Common Lascar (Pantoporia hordonia hordonia) are rather similar to the other three Lascar species that can be found here in Singapore.
This Aberrant Oakblue (Arhopala abseus abseus) is a shade-loving Lycaenid with two pairs of white-tipped tails, one pair being much shorter than the other pair. The rather distinctive costal white band on the underside hindwing helps us to identify this species quite easily. Malay Baron (Euthalia monina monina) seemed to be in season lately as I spotted it quite regularly in the past few weeks. A female was shot when she was sunbathing along a forest clearing. The orange coloured legs of this rather large spider caught my attention.
I guess this is a kind of fly. Flies which have one pair of flimsy forewings belong to the order Diptera.
This rather small critter with a pair of long antennae does not look like a fly to me. What is this ?