Post Tagged with: "Malaysia"

A new skink described from East Malaysia (Borneo)

A new skink described from East Malaysia (Borneo)

New Species, Reptiles May 8, 2017 at 8:02 am

A new species of the genus Tropidophorus is described from Sarawak, East Malaysia (Borneo).

11 new orchid species found in Sabah, Borneo

11 new orchid species found in Sabah, Borneo

New Species, Plants April 15, 2017 at 10:53 am

Sabah, in the northeast of Borneo, is affirmed as a biodiversity hotspot with the discovery of 11 new orchid species.

New crickets, one named Jiminy Cricket

New crickets, one named Jiminy Cricket

Celebrity Taxa, Insects, New Species September 22, 2016 at 9:49 am

New taxa and notes on some Landrevinae (Orthoptera) from Malay Peninsula.

A New Species of Gecko from Malaysia

A New Species of Gecko from Malaysia

New Species, Reptiles May 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm

A New Species from Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia revealed by Phylogenetic relationships.    

A new gecko from Malaysia

A new gecko from Malaysia

New Species, Reptiles February 4, 2016 at 12:32 pm

Cyrtodactylus and the sixteenth endemic species of karst ecosystem reptile discovered in Peninsular Malaysia in the last seven years.  This is a clear indication that many species remain to be discovered in the approximately 558 isolated karst ecosystems in Peninsular Malaysia not yet surveyed. These data continue to underscore the importance of karst ecosystems as reservoirs of biodiversity and microendemism and that they constitute an important component of Peninsular Malaysia’s natural heritage and should be protected from the quarrying interests of foreign industrial companies.