Post Tagged with: "Vietnam"

A new fork-tongued frog from Vietnam

A new fork-tongued frog from Vietnam

Amphibians, New Species June 3, 2017 at 10:16 am

A new species of Limnonectes is described from northeastern Vietnam based on morphological and molecular differences.

New frog species looks like a small piece of rock

New frog species looks like a small piece of rock

Amphibians, New Species March 31, 2017 at 6:54 pm

The frog species was found in from rugged limestone hills of northern Vietnam.   Researchers suspect that the new species is already threatened with extinction and recommend listing it as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

A new species of Gesneriad from Vietnam

A new species of Gesneriad from Vietnam

New Species, Plants January 31, 2017 at 10:08 am

A new species of flowering plant from a genus first decribed in 2014.  The new species is from Cà Ðam Mountains, Quảng Ngãi Province, Central Vietnam.          

A new gecko from Vietnam

A new gecko from Vietnam

New Species, Reptiles September 15, 2016 at 9:41 am

Specimens of the new species were found in the evening on limestone cliffs and in rock crevices, within the Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam..  

A new species of Freshwater Crab from Vietnam and China

A new species of Freshwater Crab from Vietnam and China

Crustaceans, New Species August 21, 2016 at 11:13 am

Freshwater Crabs of the genus Tiwaripotamon are found across southern China and Northern Vietnam. They have flattened bodies and elongate legs, and are commonly found in or close to limestone cave systems, though they lack specialist adaptations to cave-dwelling, and their natural history is not well inderstood.

A new species of Disporum from China-Vietnam border.

A new species of Disporum from China-Vietnam border.

New Species, Plants March 21, 2016 at 4:23 pm

A new species of Disporum (Colchichaceae) has been found growing at limestone peaks in evergreen broad-leaved forest along the Chineese border to Vietnam, southwestern Guangxi, China, and is here described as Disporum sinovietnamicum. This beautyful novelity resemble D. jinfoshanense, but is a taller plant with more numerous leaves and sheaths, larger and glabrous tepals, more numerous stamens, and it produces oval berries.”  Nordic Journal of Botany, Facebook

Fangs You Will Not Believe On Newly Discovered Species

Fangs You Will Not Believe On Newly Discovered Species

Mammals, New Species February 9, 2015 at 12:00 am

Scientists have uncovered a new bat with stupendous canines in the rainforests of Lao PDR and Vietnam, aptly naming it Hypsugo dolichodon, or the long-toothed pipistrelle.

A new genus of flower from Vietnam

A new genus of flower from Vietnam

New Species, Plants April 14, 2014 at 9:59 am

Based on molecular and morphological data, the new genus Billolivia with five new species is described, from Vietnam.