Insect Stamp of Philippines

The Philippines is comprizing Luzon, Mindanao, Cebu from islands more than 7000. Magellan became a Spanish colony in 1571 after a visit to a shore in 1521 and it declared independence in 1898, but it was governed for about 40 years after 1901 by U.S.A. and Japan force occupied it during World War II, but achieved independence with Japanese defeat in 1945 as the Republic of the Philippines in 1946.
Two kinds of stamps on which the insect was drawn was issued as a normal stamp of the Philippines in 1988.
Two small sheets which drew four kinds of insects were issued in 2000.
Two small sheets which drew four kinds of beetles were issued in 2010.
One small sheet which drew nine kinds of dragonflies and one small sheet which drew one kind of dragonfly were issued in 2015.

Philippines
1988.3.11 Normal Stamp
Assassin Bug
Vesbius purpureus
(Reduviidae)
Scoliid Wasp
Campsomeris aurulenta
(Scoliidae)


2000.7.21 Normal Stamp
Convergent Ladybird Beetle
Synonycha grandis
(Coccinelidae)
Cabbage Bug
Piezodorus hybneri
(Pentatomidae)
Green June Beetle
Torynorrhina unicolor
(Scarabaeidae)
Eastern Hercules Beetle
Dynastes tityus
(Scarabaeidae)
Sharpshooter Bug
Orthobelus flavipes
(Cicadidae)
Spotted cucumber Beetle
Chrysomela vigintipunctata
(Chrysomelidae)
Omate Chequered Beetle
Trichodes crabroniformis
(Cleridae)
Milkweed Bug
Cavelerius saccharivarus
(Lygaeidae)


2010.3.29 Beetle Stamp
Fruit & Flower Chafer
Agestrata luconica
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Glycyphana sp.
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Paraplectone crassa
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Astrea sp.
(Scarabaeidae)
Fruit & Flower Chafer
Agestrata semperi
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Heterorhina sp.
(Scarabaeidae)
Fruit & Flower Chafer
Agestrata antoinei
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Clerota rodriguezi
(Scarabaeidae)


2015.3.27 Dragonfly Stamps
Beautiful Demoiselle
Calopteryx virgo meridionalis
(Calopterygidae)
Small Red Damselfly
Ceriagrion tenellum
(Agrionidae)
Golden-ringed Dragonfly
Cordulegaster boltonii
(Cordulegasteridae)
Blue-tailed Damselfly
Ischnura elegans
(Agrionidae)
White-legged Damselfly
Platycnemis pennipes
(Agrionidae)
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
(Aeschnidae)
Club-tailed Dragonfly
Gomphus simillimus
(Gomphidae)
Ruddy Darter
Sympetrum sanguineum
(Libellulidae)
Broad-bodied Chaser
Libellula depressa
(Libellulidae)
Halloween Pennant
Celithemis eponina
(Libellulidae)


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