LALAT BLOG

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

Charles Darwin

My First Stalk-er!

I have finally found them! Stalk-eyed fly (Diptera: Diopsidae) from Far-far Away, Hulu Langat, Selangor. Interestingly, they were found mainly on red ginger leaves. Larvae of this group are mostly decomposers of dead plant...

New Article Published

New Article Published

Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius, 1794) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) development by landmark-based geometric morphometrics of cephalopharyngeal skeleton: a preliminary assessment for forensic entomology application Abstract Background Considering the practicality of geometric morphometrics which could discriminate insect species, this...

Ethics in Entomology

Ethics in Entomology

I was previously asked by one of my students, “So Dr., if you collect and preserve those insects from your research, would it be possible that you might also collect any ‘endangered’ species?”. I...

Half-earth oleh Edward O. Wilson

Half-earth oleh Edward O. Wilson

Edward O. Wilson menceritakan bagaimana bumi kini mengalami perubahan menuju ke Zaman Antroposen, yang mana persekitaran global telah diubah oleh manusia. Buku ini membincangkan kesan aktiviti manusia terhadap biosfera dan ekosistem serta kepelbagaian spesies...