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A New Assassin Bug from Tibet

A New Assassin Bug from Tibet

Arachnids, New Species August 17, 2016 at 11:02 pm

The new species represents the first record of Epidaus species from Tibet.

A new moss sp Didymodon liae growing on thin turf in Tibet

A new moss sp Didymodon liae growing on thin turf in Tibet

New Species, Plants March 21, 2016 at 3:46 pm

“Didymodon liae J. Kou, X.-M. Shao & C. Feng sp. nov., is described and illustrated from Dagzê County in south central Tibet, China. The new species is most similar to Didymodon australasiae (Hook. & Grev.) R. H. Zander, but differs in plants growing loosely in a thin turf, stems without hyalodermis and sclerodermis, margins recurved from just above the base nearly to the apex, laminal cells strongly bulging, mammillose, covered with simple or forked papillae, and costa with a layer of ventral substereids. The new species is contrasted with other similar species of the genus. Information on its distribution andRead More

A new species of the genus Amolops from southeastern Tibet

A new species of the genus Amolops from southeastern Tibet

Amphibians, New Species February 4, 2016 at 12:12 pm

A new species of the genus Amolops (Amphibia: Ranidae) from southeastern Tibet, China

Smallest species of frogs in China assigned to new clade

Smallest species of frogs in China assigned to new clade

Amphibians, New Species January 29, 2016 at 10:21 pm

Scientists from Kunming Institute of Zoology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed the discovery of the rare frog that can breed without the help of water, as well as new species of reptiles on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.  The smallest frogs known to reside in China, an adult Liurana frog is 3-cm long at most, while a Liurana medogensis is less than 2 cm. The frogs live around moss in forests over 3,000 meters above sea level.