This strange looking creature which has the the size of a fingernail, actually is a scale insect from the genus Icerya. Under normal, white light it is completely white, but exposed to UV, it has a completely different appearance.

Image Details

Camera: Canon 5D Mk4

Lens: Canon 100mm f/2.8 L IS

Location: Borneo

Date: July 2019

Light: UV-torch

Focal Length: 100 mm

Exposure: 30s

Aperture: F/11

ISO: 400

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