Staff Publications 2006

  1. Bai, X.-L., Zhao J.-C. & B. C. Tan, 2006. On Acaulon triquetrum and Didymodon hedysariformis (Musci, Pottiaceae), two new xeric moss records from China. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 27: 433-438.
  2. Brian, J. V., Fernandes, T., Ladle, R. J., and Todd, P. A., 2006. Patterns of morphological and genetic variability in UK populations of the shore crab (Carcinus maenas L.). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 329: 47-54.
  3. Brook, B.W. & Sodhi, N.S. 2006. Conservation biology - rarity bites. Nature 440:555-557. (News and Views).
  4. Brook, B.W., Bradshaw, C.J.A., Koh, L.P. & Sodhi, N.S. 2006. Momentum drives the crash: mass extinction in the tropics. Biotropica 38:302-305.
  5. Cao, T., R. Zhu, B. C. Tan, S. Guo, C. Gao, P. Wu & X. Li, 2006. A report of the first national red list of Chinese endangered bryophytes. Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 99: 275-295.
  6. Chang, Y., W. K. Chan, S. W. Graham, & B. C. Tan, 2006. Molecular evidence for the systematic positions of two enigmatic mosses: Pterogonidium pulchellum (Sematophyllaceae, Musci) and Piloecium pseudorufescens (Myuriaceae, Musci). Canadian Journal of Botany 84 (3): 501-507.
  7. Cheng, L., C. M. Yang, D. Li, & H. M. Liu, 2006. Aquatic heteroptera (Insecta: Gerromorpha and Nepomorpha) from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54: 203-214.
  8. Chou, L. M., 2006. Capacity building for managing oceans and coasts: experiences of East Asia. Panama Conference 2006: Are we meeting the challenges of capacity building for managing oceans and coasts? (Invited paper). 13-14 Nov 2006, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City.
  9. Chou, L. M., 2006. Managing coral reefs of the Asia Pacific region: moving ahead through improved coordination, cooperation and collaboration. First Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium (Keynote paper). 19-23 Jun 2006, Hong Kong.
  10. Chou, L. M., 2006. Marine habitats in one othe world's busiest harbours. In The Environment in Asia Pacific Harbours, Ed. E. Wolanski, 377-391. Dordrecht: Springer.
  11. Chou, L. M., 2006. Nature and environmental sustainability of Singapore seas. NIE-SEAGA Conference 2006: Sustainability and Southeast Asia (Invited paper). 28-30 Nov 2006, Singapore.
  12. Chou, L. M., 2006. Preserving Singapore's marine biodiversity. Public Forum on the Environment: Facing Our Environmental Challenges with Science and Technology (9 Sep 2006, Singapore Institute of Biology).
  13. Chou, L. M., 2006. The seas of East Asia: Environmental issues and management challenges. East Asian Seas Congress 2006  (invited paper). 12-16 Dec 2006, Haikou, China.
  14. Chou. L. M., H. T. W. Tan and D. C. J. Yeo, 2006. The Natural Heritage of Singapore. Pearson Prentice Hall. 252 pp.
  15. Clements, R., L. P. Koh, T. M. Lee, R. Meier & D. Li, 2006. Importance of reservoirs for the conservation of freshwater molluscs in a tropical urban landscape. Biological Conservation 128: 136-146.
  16. Clements, R., Sodhi, N.S., Schilthuizen, M. & Ng, P.K.L. 2006. Limestone karsts of Southeast Asia: imperiled arks of biodiversity. BioScience 56:733-742. (cover article).
  17. Du N., Liu X.Y., Narayanan J., Li L.A., Lim M.L.M., Li D. 2006. Design of superior spider silk: From nanostructure to mechanical properties. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 91 (12): 4528-4535.
  18. Guo, S.-L., B. C. Tan & V. Virtanen, 2006. Taxonomic and morphomeetric comments on Macromitrium blumei, M. zollingeri and M. annamense (Orthotrichaceae, Bryophyta). Nova Hedwigia 82: 467-482.
  19. Ho, B. C., B. C. Tan & N. S. Hernawati, 2006. A checklist of mosses of Sumatra, Indonesia. Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 100: 143-190.
  20. Huang, D., L.M. Chou, P.A. Todd, K.H. Ang, P.Y. Boon & L. Cheng,2006. Intertidal diversity at Labrador Beach, Singapore. Malayan Nature Journal. 59(1): 93-102.
  21. Huang, D., P. A. Todd, L. M. Chou, K. H. Ang, P. Y. Boon, L. Cheng, H. Ling and W. J. Lee, 2006. Effects of shore height and visitor pressure on intertidal biodiversity at Labrador Park, Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54(2): 485-489.
  22. Huang, W. D., Z. Lin, Y. M. Sin, D. Li, Z. Y. Gong & D. W. Yang, 2006. Identification and characterization of a novel spider cDNA, TuSp1, encoding a silk protein involved in spider egg sac formation. Biochimie 88: 849-858.
  23. Kottelat, M., R. Britz, H. H. Tan & K.-E. Witte, 2006.   Paedocypris, a new genus of Southeast Asian cyprinid fish with a remarkable sexual dimorphism, comprises the world’s smallest vertebrate.   Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B: Biological Sciences, 273: 895–899.
  24. Ladle, R. J. and P. A. Todd, 2006. A developmental model for predicting handedness frequencies in crabs. Acta Oecologica, 30(3): 283-287.
  25. Ladle, R. J. and P. A. Todd, 2006. Sex or Sanctuary: How do asexual worms survive the winter? Hydrobiologia, 559: 385-399.
  26. Lai, J. C. Y., W. K. Chan & P. K. L. Ng, 2006. Preliminary molecular and morphological study of the Calappa lophos species group (Decapod: Brachyura: Calappidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 26(2): 193-205.
  27. Lai, J. C. Y. & P. K. L. Ng, 2006. A new species of Calappa Weber, 1795 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Calappidae) from East and South Africa. Zootaxa, 1358: 39-48.
  28. Lam, K.K.Y., Loo, A.H.B., Todd, P.A., Chew, F.T. and Chou, L.M. (2006) Existence of intra-colonial paralogues of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) impedes studies of intra-colonial genetic variation in the scleractinian coral Diploastrea heliopora ( Lamark 1816). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54(2): 477-484.
  29. Leonardia, A. A. P., P. Kumar & B. C. Tan, 2006. Development of microsatellite markers for the tropical moss, Acanthorrhynchium papillatum. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 396-398.
  30. Li, D. & J. Y. X. Kuan, 2006. Natal dispersal and breeding dispersal in a spitting spider, Scytodes pallida (Araneae: Scytodidae), from Singapore. Journal of Zoology, London 268: 121-126.
  31. Lim, M. L. M. and D. Li, 2006. Extreme ultraviolet sexual dimorphism in jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 89: 397-406.
  32. Lim, M. L. M. & Li, D. 2006. Behavioural evidence of ultraviolet sensitivity in jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 192: 871-878.
  33. Lim, T. B., R. Xu, B. C. Tan & J. P. Obbard, 2006. Persistent organic pollutants in moss as bioindicators of atmosphere pollution in Singapore. Chemosphere 64: 596-602.
  34. Meier, R., S. Kwong, G. Vaidya and P. K. L. Ng, 2006. DNA Barcoding and Taxonomy in Diptera: A Tale of High Intraspecific Variability and Low Identification Success. Systematic Biology 55(5) 715-728.
  35. Nelson, X. J., R. R. Jackson & D. Li, 2006. Conditional use of honest signaling by a Batesian mimic. Behavioral Ecology 17: 575-580.
  36. Nelson, X. J., R. R. Jackson & D. Li, 2006. Honest signalling in a Batesian mimic: conditional anti-predator behaviour in jumping spiders. Behavoral Ecology 17: 575-580.
  37. Nelson, X. J., R. R. Jackson, D. Li, A. T. Barrion & G. B. Edwards, 2006. Innate aversion to ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and ant mimics: experimental findings from mantises (Mantodea). Biological Journal of Linnean Society 88: 23-32.
  38. Nelson, X. J., D. Li, & R. R. Jackson, 2006. Out of the frying pan and into the fire: a novel trade-off for Batesian mimics. Ethology 112: 270-277.
  39. Ng, N. K. & M. Segonzac, 2006. Arthropoda, Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Grapsidae. Denisia (France) 18: 474.
  40. Ng, N. K., M. R. Manuel & P. K. L. Ng. 2006. A new genus of varunid crabs from the Philippines (Crustacea: Decapoda: Grapsidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington ( USA), 119 (1): 49-57.
  41. Ng, N.K. & P.K.L. Ng, 2006. Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798: (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): Proposed replacement of syntypes by a neotype. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature ( United Kingdom): in press
  42. Posa, M.R.C. & N.S. Sodhi. 2006. Effects of anthropogenic land use on forest birds and butterflies in Subic Bay, Philippines. Biological Conservation 129:256-270.
  43. O’ Shea, B. J. & B. C. Tan, 2006. British Bryological Society Expedition to Mulanje Mountain, Malawi. 14. Sematophyllaceae (Bryopsida): Part 1. Journal of Bryology 28: 360-362.
  44. Osawa, M. & N. K. Ng, 2006. A new species of Ptychognathus Stimpson, 1858 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Varunidae) from the Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan. Zootaxa (USA), 1260: 56-66.
  45. Pandit, M.K., H.T.W. Tan and M.S. Bishi. 2006. Polyploidy in invasive plant species of Singapore. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 151: 395-403.
  46. Peh, K.S.-H., Sodhi, N.S., de Jong, J., Sekercioglu, C.H., Yap C. A.-M. & Lim, S.L.-H. 2006. Conservation value of degraded habitats for forest birds in southern Peninsular Malaysia. Diversity and Distributions 12:572-581.
  47. Sodhi , N.S. & Brook, B.W. 2006. Southeast Asian biodiversity in crisis. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  48. Sodhi , N.S. , Brooks, T.M., Koh, L.P., Acciaioli, G., Erb, M., Tan, A. K.-J., Curran, L.M., Brosius, P., Lee, T.M., Patlis, J.M., Gumal, M. & Lee, R.J. 2006. Biodiversity and human livelihood crises in the Malay Archipelago. Conservation Biology 20:1811-1813.
  49. Sodhi , N.S. , Koh, L.P. & Brook, B.W. 2006. Southeast Asian birds in peril. Auk 123:275-277.
  50. Sodhi , N.S. , Lee, T.M, Koh, L.P & Prawiradilaga, D.M. 2006.Long-term avifaunal impoverishment in an isolated tropical woodlot. Conservation Biology 20:772-779.
  51. Sodhi , N.S. & Sharp I. 2006. Winged Invaders: ' Pest' birds of Asia-Pacific. SNP, Singapore.
  52. Soh, M.C.K., N.S. Sodhi & S.L.H. Lim. 2006. High sensitivity of montane bird communities to habitat disturbance in Peninsular Malaysia. Biological Conservation 129:149-166.
  53. Su, K. F. L. & Li, D. 2006. Female-biased predation risk and its differential effect on the male and female courtship behaviour of jumping spiders. Animal Behaviour 71: 531-537.
  54. Sulaiman, Zohrah Haji, H. H. Tan, K. K. P. Lim & P. K. L. Ng, 2006.   Mitochondrial DNA sequence analyses in Bornean sucker fishes (Balitoridae: Teleostei: Gastromyzontinae).   Integrative Zoology1 (1): 12-14.
  55. Suleiman, M., H. Akiyama & B. C. Tan, 2006. A revised catalogue of mosses reported from Borneo. Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 99: 107-183.
  56. Tan, B. C., B.-C. Ho, V. Linis, E. A. P. Iskandar, I. Nurhasanah, L. Damayanti, Sri Mulyati & I. Haerida, 2006. Mosses of Gunung Halimun National Park, West Java, Indonesia. Reinwardtia 12: 205-214.
  57. Tan, B. C., K. Vongkuna, S. Manachit & K. Santanachote, 2006. New records of Thailand mosses collected from Chiang Mai Province. Tropical Bryology 27: 95-100.
  58. Tan, H. H., 2006.   The Borneo Suckers.   [Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Teleostei: Balitoridae: Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon)].   Natural History Publications ( Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, i-vii + 245 pp., 130 figures, 18 colour plates, July 2006.   ISBN 9838121053.
  59. Tan, H. H., 2006a.   Book Review.   A photographic guide to the Inland-water Fishes of Taiwan.   Volume 1.   Cypriniformes. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 213.
  60. Tan, H. H., 2006b.   Book Review.   A guide to Gobies of Singapore.  The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 214.
  61. Tan, H. H., 2006c.   Book Review.   A first look at the Fish species of the Middle Malinau.   Taxonomy, ecology, vulnerability and importance.   The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 214.
  62. Tan, H. H., 2006d.   Book Review.   An Atlas of Ichthyotoxic, Medicinal and Dangerous fishes.   The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 215.
  63. Tan, H. H., 2006e.   Book Review.   Development of Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary as a Totally Protected Area.   Fish Resources Assessment Study of Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary and Batang Ai National Park.   The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 215-216.
  64. Tan, H. H., 2006f.   Book Review.   A Field Guide to the Fishes of Kuching Rivers, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.   The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (2): 427.
  65. Tan, H. H. & C. U. M. Leh, 2006.   Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from southern Sarawak.   Zootaxa 1126: 1-19.
  66. Tan, H. H. & P. K. L. Ng, 2006.   Six new species of Betta (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from Borneo.   Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 17 (2): 97-114. June 2006.
  67. Tan, H. H. & Zohrah Haji Sulaiman, 2006.   Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from the Temburong River basin, Brunei Darussalam, Borneo.   Zootaxa 1117: 1-19.
  68. Tan, H.T.W. 2006. Nature Reserve Parks, Gardens and Streetscapes: Today Singapore, Tomorrow the World. 10 pp. http://www.dbs.nus.edu.sg/staff/details/NRPGardens_Streetscapes.pdf
  69. Todd, P. A., R. A. Briers, R. J. Ladle, and F. Middleton, 2006. Phenotype-environment matching in the shore crab (Carcinus maenas). Marine Biology, 148: 1357-1367.
  70. Todd, P. A., D. C. J. Yeo, L. M. Chou & H. H. Tan, 2006.   Field Course Fundamentals: To Generalise, Specialise or Compromise?   CDTLink, 10(3): 1-2, 11.
  71. Tran, A.D. & C.M. Yang, 2006. New species of the water strider genera Eotrechus Kirkaldy and Rhyacobates Esaki (Heteroptera: Gerridae) from Vietnam. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54(1): 11-20.
  72. Zhang, J. X., J. R. W. Woon & D. Li, 2006. A new genus and species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Spartaeinae) from Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54: 241-244.