CONTENTS
Flora index
Fauna index
guide to the mangroves of singapore
Insects
Peter K L Ng and N Sivasothi (editors)
 
Mangrove cricket
Apteronemobius asahinai
Family Gryllidae

Adult size:
12 mm
Found from India to Okinawa

This insect probably feeds on green algae during low tide. The adults are wingless, and during high water, climb the emergent vegetation. It is eaten by the Mangrove skink (Emoia atrocostata).

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close-up of adult
Dorsal view of
a wingless adult female
What is mangrove?
Introduction

The Ecosystem

Abiotic
Biotic

Value
Intro
Products
Indirect uses
Potential uses

About Mangroves
in Singapore

History
Mangroves to visit
Conservation
 
From "A Guide to Mangroves of Singapore", Peter K. L. Ng and N. Sivasothi (editors)
Volume 1: The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Animal Diversity
Authors: Kelvin K. P. Lim, Dennis H. Murphy, T. Morgany, N. Sivasothi, Peter K. L. Ng,
B. C. Soong, Hugh T. W. Tan, K. S. Tan & T. K. Tan
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre, sponsored by British Petroleum
2001 Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, The National University of Singapore & The Singapore Science Centre