Staff Publications 2008

  1. Agrawal, K. R., K. Y. Ang, Z. Sui, H. T. W. Tan and P. W. Lucas, 2008. Methods of ingestion and incisal designs. In Technique and applications in dental anthropology, ed. Irish, J D and G C Nelson. Cambridge studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, vol. 53. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. 349-363.
  2. Ahyong, S. T. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Alain raymondi, a new species of deepwater pinnotherid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Philippines, commensal with holothurians. Zootaxa 1919: 61-68.
  3. Ali, F. and R. Meier, 2008. Positive selection in ASPM is correlated with cerebral cortex but not whole brain size evolution across primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 2247–2250.
  4. Ang, K. Y., P. W. Lucas and H. T. W. Tan, 2008. Novel way of measuring the fracture toughness of leaves and other thin films using a single inclined razor blade. New Phytologist 177(3): 830-837.
  5. Ang, Y., G. S. Lim and R. Meier, 2008. Morphology and DNA sequences confirm the first Neotropical record for the Holarctic sepsid species Themira leachi (Meigen) (Diptera: Sepsidae). Zootaxa 1933: 63–65.
  6. Ang, Y., N. Puniamoorthy, and R. Meier. 2008. Secondarily reduced foreleg armature in Perochaeta dikowi sp. n. (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha: Sepsidae) due to a novel mounting technique. Systematic Entomology 33: 552–559.
  7. Bickford, D. and D. Cannatella. Molecular phylogeny of the Papuan microhylid frogs (Anura: Microhylidae: Asterophryinae and Genyophryninae) inferred from 12S and 16S mitochondrial DNA sequences. In Press. Mol Phyl Evol.
  8. Bickford, D., D. T. Iskandar and A. Barlian, 2008. First lungless frog found on Borneo. Current Biology Vol 18: R374-R375.
  9. Bickford, D., N. S. Sodhi, A. C. Diesmos, T. M. Lee, L. P. Koh, B. W. Brook, C. H. Sekercioglu and C. J. A. Bradshaw, 2008. Forgetting Habitat Loss in Amphibian Extinctions – Missing the Forest for the Disease. A response to: Riding the Wave: Reconciling the Roles of Disease and Climate Change in Amphibian Declines Lips KR, Diffendorfer J, Mendelson III JR, Sears, MW PLoS Biology Vol. 6, No. 3.
  10. Bickford, D., J. Supriatna, Y. Nanda, D. Iskandar, B. Evans, R. Brown, T. Townsend, Umilaela, D. Azhari, and J. McGuire, 2008. Indonesia’s protected areas need more protection – suggestions from island examples. In Sodhi, N.S., G. Acciaioli, M. Erb & A. K.-J. Tan (Editors). Biodiversity and human livelihoods in protected areas: case studies from the Malay Archipelago. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Pp. 53–77.
  11. Boon, P. Y., D. C. J. Yeo and P. A. Todd, 2008. Feeding ecology of the genus Perisesarma (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) in Mandai Mangroves, Singapore. Journal of Crustacean Biology 28: 480-484.
  12. Byrnes, G., N. T-L. Lim and A. Spence, 2008. Take-off and landing kinetics of a free-ranging gliding mammal, the Malayan colugo (Galeopterus variegatus). Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences 275(1638): 1007-1013.
  13. Castro, P. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Rhadinoplax, a new genus of Progeryonidae Števčić, 2005, for Carcinoplax microphthalmus Guinot & Richer de Forges, 1981, and a redescription of Paragalene longicrura (Nardo, 1868) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea). Zootaxa 1777: 53-68.
  14. Chan, J. P. Y., P. R. Lau, A. J. Tham & D. Li, 2008. The effects of male-male contest and female eavesdropping on female mate choice and male mating success in a jumping spider, Thiania bhamoensis (Araneae: Salticidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62: 639-646.
  15. Chan T.-Y. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Enoplometopus A. Milne-Edwards, 1862 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Nephropoidea) from the Philippines, with description of one new species and a revised key to the genus. Bulletin of Marine Science 83(2): 347-365.
  16. Chou, L M, Anticipated impacts of climate change on marine biodiversity based on field situations that simulate climate change scenarios in Singapore. International Conference-Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change in Southeast Asia: Adaptation and Mitigation (invited country paper). 19-20 Feb 2008, Manila.
  17. Chou, L M, Cross-border marine research - the Southeast Asia experience. Workshop on Governance of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Management Issues and Policy Options   (Invited paper). 3-5 Nov 2008, Singapore.
  18. Chou, L M, ICM in Singapore? Interagency Workshop on Strategy and Implementation of Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) for Singapore (Invited paper). 4-5 Feb 2009, Singapore.
  19. Chou, L M, 2008. Nature and Sustainability of the Marine Environment. In Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore , Eds. T.C. Wong, B. Yuen, C. Goldblum, 169-182. Dordrecht: Springer.
  20. Chou, L M, Status and challenges of coral reef conservation and MPA networks in East Asia.  International Coral Reef Marine Protected Area Network Meeting and 4th ICRI East Asia Regional Meeting (Keynote paper). 17-19 Nov 2008, Tokyo.
  21. Chou, L M, The marine environment: only ships and sediment? Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore   (Invited paper). 3 Apr 2008, Singapore.
  22. Chou, L M, 2008. The marine flora and fauna of the Tioman group of islands. In Natural History of the Pulau Tioman Group of Islands, Eds. Phang S.M., Affendi Y.A., Ooi J.L.S., Haji A.J., pp 15-18. Kuala Lumpur : Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya.
  23. Clark, P. F. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. The lecithotrophic zoea of Chirostylus ortmanni Miyake & Baba, 1968 (Crustacea: Anomura: Galatheoidea: Chirostylidae) described from laboratory hatched material. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(1): 85-94.
  24. Clark, P. F., P. K. L. Ng, C. H. J. M. Fransen, P. A. McLaughlin, P. C. Dworschak and K. Baba, 2008. A checklist of Crustacea Decapoda collected from Conic Island Cave and adjacent areas of Hong Kong. Journal of Natural History 42(9-12): 913-926.
  25. Clements, R., P. K. L. Ng, X. X. Lu, S. Ambu, M. Schilthuizen and C. J. A. Bradshaw, 2008. Using biogeographical patterns of endemic land snails to improve conservation planning for limestone karsts. 141: 2751-2764.
  26. Das, I., M. Lakim, K. K. P. Lim & H. H. Tan, 2008. New species of Anomochilus from Borneo ( Squamata: Anomochilidae). Journal of Herpetology 42 (3): 584-591 (September 2008).
  1. Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors), 2008. The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), 285 pp. ISBN 978-981-08-0200-4.
  1. Guest, J. R., P. A. Todd, B. P. L. Goh and L. M. Chou, 2008. The effect of transplantation on reproduction in clonal ramets of Goniopora columna on Singapore's coral reefs. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 50 (3): 133-138
  2. Guest, J. R., P. A. Todd, E. Goh, K. P. Reddy and B. Sivalonganathan, 2008. Can giant clam (Tridacna squamosa) populations be restored in Singapore’s heavily sedimented waters? Aquatic Conservation 18: 570–579.
  3. Han, L., P. A. Todd, L. M. Chou, V. B. Yap and B. Sivalonganathan, 2008. The defensive role of scutes in juvenile fluted giant clams (Tridacna squamosa). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 359: 77–83.
  4. Hare, E. E., B. K. Peterson, V. N. Iyer, R. Meier and M. B. Eisen, 2008. Sepsid even-skipped enhancers are functionally conserved in Drosophila despite lack of sequence conservation. PLoS Genetics 4: e1000106. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000106
  5. Hayden, C. J., R. M. Brown, G. Gillespie, M. Iqbal Setiadi, C. W. Linkem, D. T. Iskandar, Umilaela, D. P. Bickford, A. Riyanto, Mumpuni, and J. A. McGuire, 2008. A new species of bent-toed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gray 1827, (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the islands of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Herpetologica 64 (1): 109-120.
  6. Hsueh, P.-W. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Two unrecorded genera and species of brachyuran crabs (Decapoda: Camptandriidae, Pilumnidae) from Taiwan, with a note on Cancer semicylindrus Fabricius, 1798. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 19: 99-103.
  7. Huang, D., R. Meier, P. A. Todd, and L. M. Chou, 2008. Slow mitochondrial COI sequence evolution at the base of the metazoan tree and its implications for DNA barcoding. Journal of Molecular Evolution 66: 167-174.
  8. Ingram, K. K., T. Laamanen, N. Puniamoorthy, and R. Meier, 2008. Lack of Morphological Coevolution Between Male Forelegs and Female Wings in Themira (Sepsidae: Diptera: Insecta). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 227-238.
  9. Koh, L. P., H. T. W. Tan and N. S. Sodhi, 2008. Biofuels: Waste not, want not. Science (Correspondence) 320: 1419.
  10. Koh, S. K. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. A revision of the shore crabs of the genus Eriphia Latreille, 1817 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Eriphiiidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(2): 327-355.
  11. Kottelat, M. and H. H. Tan, 2008. A synopsis of the genus Lobocheilos in Java, Sumatra and Borneo, with descriptions of six new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 19 (1): 27-58.
  12. Kottelat, M. & H. H. Tan, 2008. Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos , a new species of loach from southern Borneo (Teleostei: Cobitidae). Zootaxa 1967: 63-72.
  13. Kutty, S. N., T. Pape, A. Pont, B. M. Wiegmann, R. Meier, 2008. The Muscoidea (Diptera: Calyptratae) is paraphyletic: Evidence from four mitochondrial and four nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 639–652.
  14. Larson, H. K., Z. Jaafar and K. K. P. Lim, 2008. An annotated checklist of the gobioid fishes of Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(1): 135-155.
  15. Li, J. J., M. L. M. Lim, Z. T. Zhang, Q. Q. Liu, F. X. Liu, J. Chen & D. Li, 2008. Sexual dichromatism and male colour morph in ultraviolet-B reflectance in two populations of the jumping spider Phintella vittata (Araneae: Salticidae) from tropic China. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 7-20.
  16. Li, J. J., Z. T. Zhang, F. X. Liu, Q. Q. Liu, J. Chen, M. L. M. Lim & D. Li, 2008. UVB-based mate choice cues used by females of the jumping spider Phintella vittata. Current Biology 18: 699-703.
  17. Lim, K. K. P., H. H. Tan & Z. Jaafar, 2008. Water World, p. 131-142. Eds. P. K. L. Ng, L. K. Wang & K. K. P. Lim. Private Lives. An Exposé of Singapore’s Mangroves. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Singapore, 249 pp, November 2008. ISBN 9789810819439.
  18. Lim, K. K. P., H. H. Tan & J. K. Y. Low, 2008. Fishes, p. 145-154.   Eds. G. W. H. Davison, P. K. L. Ng & H. C. Ho. The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore.   Second edition. The Nature Society (Singapore), i-viii + 285 pp, September 2008. ISBN 9789810802004.
  19. Lim, M. L. M., J. J. Li & D. Li, 2008. Effect of UV-reflecting markings on female mate -choice decisions in Cosmophasis umbratica, a jumping spider from Singapore. Behavioral Ecology 19: 61-66.
  20. Lim, M. L. M., N. S. Sodhi and J. A. Endler, 2008. Conservation with sense. Science 319:281. (Letter)
  21. Lok, A. F. S., A. b. Ibrahim, H. H. Tan & H. T. W. Tan, 2008. Status of Thrixspermum amplexicaule (Bl) Rchb.F. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 61-64 (3 September 2008).
  22. Lok, A. F. S. & H. H. Tan, 2008. A new locality of Duliticola hoiseni Wong in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 195-200 (21 November 2008).
  23. Lohman, D., Prawiradilaga and R. Meier, 2008. Improved COI barcoding primers for Southeast Asian perching birds (Aves: Passeriformes). Molecular Ecology Resources, in press.
  24. Lohman, D. J., P. Djunijanti, N. E. Pierce and R. Meier, 2008. Phylogeography and genetic diversity of a widespread Old World butterfly, Lampides boeticus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 301.
  25. Meier, R., 2008. DNA Sequences in Taxonomy: Opportunities and Challenges. Page 95-128. Book chapter for “The New Taxonomy” Systematics Association Special Volume edited by Q. Wheeler. CRC Press.
  26. Meier, R., 2008. Evolution: Teaching the Controversy. CDTLink 12: 4,14.
  27. Meier, R., G. Zhang and F. Ali., 2008. The use of mean instead of smallest interspecific distances exaggerates the size of the “barcoding gap” and leads to misidentification. Systematic Biology 57: 809–813.
  28. Mendoza, J. C. E. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. A new species of Alainodaeus Davie, 1993 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from Balicasag Island, Philippines, with a key to the genus. Zootaxa 1897: 53-63.
  29. Mendoza, J. C. E. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. New genera and species of euxanthine crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from the Bohol Sea, the Philippines. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(2): 385-404.
  30. Mendoza, J. C. E., M. R. Manuel-Santos & P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Rediscovery of the rare euxanthine crab, Guinotellus melvillensis Serène, 1971 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae) in the Philippines. Crustaceana 82(1): 39-51.
  31. Naruse, T., J. C. E. Mendoza and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Descriptions of five new species of false spider crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae) from the Philippines. Marine Biology Research 4: 429-441.
  32. Naruse, T. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. A new species of Chiromantes s. str. (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan, with a note on the identity of Holometopus serenei Soh, 1978.  Crustacean Research 37: 1-13.
  33. Naruse, T., P. K. L. Ng and D. Guinot, 2008. Two new genera and two new species of troglobitic false spider crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae) from Indonesia, with notes on Cancrocaeca Ng, 1991. Zootaxa 1739: 21-40.
  34. Ng, H. H., N. T-L. Lim, A. S. L. Lok, K.-X. Tan, D. C. J. Yeo, H. H. Tan, H. T. W. Tan & P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Poster presentation - Unwelcome guests: alien aquatic organisms in Singapore’s reservoirs. Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2008 – Water Convention, 24-26 June 2008, Suntec Singapore [C-13].
  35. Ng, N. K. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Opinion 2213 (Case 3387). Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798; (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): replacement of a syntype by a neotype approved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 65(4): 323-324.
  36. Ng, P. K. L, 2008. The National Taiwan Museum and Taiwanese Carcinology 20 years on. Taiwan Natural Science 98: 54-57.
  37. Ng, P. K. L. and P. F. Clark, 2008. A revision of Latopilumnus Türkay & Schuhmacher, 1985, and Aniptumnus Ng, 2002 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) with larval comparisons. Journal of Natural History 42(9-12): 885-912.
  38. Ng, P. K. L. and P. F. Clark, 2008. A new species of Notonyx A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacidae) from Indonesia. Zootaxa 1897: 20-26.
  39. Ng, P. K. L. and G. W. H. Davison, 2008. Fauna: Vertebrates. In: Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors). The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), pp. 144.
  40. Ng, P. K. L., D. Guinot and P. J. F. Davie, 2008. Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant brachyuran crabs of the world.   Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 17: 1-286.
  41. Ng, P. K. L., L. K. Wang and K. K. P. Lim (Editors), 2008. Private Lives. An Exposé of Singapore’s Mangroves. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, 249 pp. ISBN 978-981-08-1942-2.
  42. Ng, P. K. L. and D. C. J. Yeo, 2008. Fauna: Invertebrates. In: Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors). The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), pp. 37-38.
  43. Puniamoorthy, N., K. F.-Y. Su, R. Meier, 2008. Bending for love: losses and gains of sexual dimorphisms are strictly correlated with changes in the mounting position of sepsid flies (Sepsidae: Diptera). BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:155.
  44. Posa, M. R. C., H. T. W. Tan, P. K. L. Ng, H. H. Tan & N. S. Sodhi, 2008. Poster presentation – The biodiversity of mangrove habitats in Singapore. Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2008 – Water Convention, 24-26 June 2008, Suntec Singapore [W-20].
  45. Richer de Forges, B. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. New records of deep-sea spider crabs of the genus Cyrtomaia Miers, 1886, from the Pacific Ocean, with description of a new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae). Zootaxa 1861: 17-28.
  46. Richer De Forges, B. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. New western Pacific records of Homolidae De Haan, 1839, with descriptions of new species of Homolochunia Doflein, 1904, and Latreillopsis Henderson, 1888 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). Zootaxa 1967: 1-35.
  47. Schubart, C. D. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. A new molluscivore crab from Lake Poso confirms the multiple colonization of ancient lakes in Sulawesi by freshwater crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 211-221.
  48. Sodhi, N. S., 2008. Tropical biodiversity loss and people - a brief review. Basic and Applied Ecology 9:93-99.
  49. Sodhi, N. S. , G. Acciaioli, M. Erb and A. K.-J. Tan (Editors), 2008. Biodiversity and human livelihoods in protected areas: case studies from the Malay Archipelago. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  50. Sodhi, N. S., D. Bickford, A. C. Diesmos, T. M. Lee, L. P. Koh, B. W. Brook, C. H. Sekercioglu and C. J. A. Bradshaw, 2008. Measuring the meltdown: drivers of global amphibian extinction and decline. PLoS One 3(2): e1636.
  51. Su Feng Yi, K., S. Kutty and R. Meier, 2008. Morphology versus Molecules: The phylogenetic relationships of Sepsidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) based on morphology and DNA sequence data from ten genes. Cladistics 24: 902–916.
  52. Tan, H. H., 2008. A sighting of a Stinkhorn Fungus, Dictyophora species. Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 165-169 (11 November 2008).
  53. Tan, H. H., 2008. Apparent mimicry of jellyfish by juvenile Pomfret (Teleostei: Stromateidae: Pampus chinensis). Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 139-142 (14 October 2008).
  54. Tan, H. H., 2008. Book Review. An Identification Guide to the Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore and Timor Leste. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (1): 209.
  55. Tan, H. H., 2008. Book Review. Fish fauna of Pulong Tau National Park. ITTO project PD 224/03 Rev.1 (F) Transboundary biodiversity conservation – the Pulong Tau National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (2): 467-488.
  56. Tan, H. H., 2008. Book Review. Wild Animals of Singapore. A Photographic Guide to Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians and Freshwater Fishes. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (2): 466.
  57. Tan, H. H., 2008. The enigma of the red Sumatran fighter (Betta rubra) unveiled. Anabantoid Association of Great Britain. Labyrinth 152: 5-8.
  58. Tan, H. H., 2008b (11 April 2008). The enigmatic Bornean lungless frog – Barbourula kalimantanensis ( Anura: Bombinatoridae) – a first hand encounter. Raffles Museum News, blog at http://news.rafflesmuseum.net/, dated 11 April 2008.
  59. Tan, H. H. & M. Kottelat, 2008. Revision of the cyprinid genus Eirmotus, with description of three new species from Sumatra and Borneo. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (2): 423-433.
  60. Tan, H. H. & K. K. P. Lim, 2008. Acarichthys heckelii (Müller & Troschel), an introduced cichlid fish in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 129-133 (8 October 2008).
  61. Tan, H. H. & P. K. L. Ng, 2008. First record of a nepenthiphilous crab in Singapore (Crusacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae). Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 201-205 (25 November 2008).
  62. Tan H. H., P. K. L. Ng & M. E. Y. Low, 2008. Poster presentation - Fishes of Marina Bay, pre-Barrage surveys and post-Barrage occupants. Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2008 – Water Convention, 24-26 June 2008, Suntec Singapore [W-9].
  63. Tan, H. H., R. Pethiyagoda, Z. Jaafar, P. K. L. Ng & P. Berrebi, 2008. Comments on the proposed suppression of Gobius lagocephalus Pallas, 1770 (Osteichthyes, Teleostei, Gobiidae) (Case 3383; see BZN 64: 103-107). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 65 (2): 150-151, June 2008.
  64. Tan, H. H., S. H. Tan & B. C. Tan, 2008. New records of Sphagnum moss in the lowland tropics. Gardenwise 31: 11-12, July 2008.
  65. Tan, S. H., 2008. A new species of Pseudolambrus (Crustacea: Brachyura: Parthenopidae: Parthenopinae) from Panglao, Bohol, the Philippines". Zootaxa 1731 (2008): 63 68.
  66. Tan, S. H., 2008. “Flowery stinger” and “Babies in the stomach” (sea anemones of the mangroves), in P. K. L. Ng, L. K. Wang & K. K. P. Lim (eds.), Private Lives. An Exposé of Singapore’s Mangroves. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore: 95–96.
  67. Tan, S. H. D., F. Ali, S. N. Kutty and R. Meier, 2008. The need for specifying species concepts: how many species of silvered langurs (Trachypithecus cristatus group) should be recognized? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 688–689.
  68. Tan, H. T. W. and X. Giam, 2008. Plant Magic: Auspicious and Inauspicious Plants from around the World. Marshall Cavendish, Singapore.
  69. Todd, P.A., 2008. Morphological plasticity in scleractinian corals. Biological Reviews 83: 315-337.
  70. Todd, P.A. and J. R. Guest, 2008. Giant clam conservation and research in Singapore. Tentacle. IUCN/SSC Mollusc Specialist Group 16: 01.
  71. Todd, P.A. and R. J. Ladle, 2008. Citations: poor practices by authors reduce their value. Nature (Correspondence) 451: 244.
  72. Todd, P.A. and R. J. Ladle, 2008. Hidden dangers of a ‘citation culture’. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8:13-16.
  73. Tun, P P K and L M Chou, Status of coral reefs of Southeast Asia: 2008. Tenth Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment   (Invited paper). 29 Jun - 1 Jul 2009, Singapore.
  74. Tun, P P K, L M Chou, T Yeemin, N Phongsuwan, Y A Affendi, N Ho, K Sour, V L Nguyen, C Nanola, D Lane and Y Tuti, 2008. Status of coral reefs in Southeast Asia. In Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2008 , Ed. Wilkinson C.R. pp 131-144. Townsville: Australian Institute of Marine Science.
  75. Wowor, D. and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Case 3428. Palaemon rosenbergii De Man, 1879 (currently Macrobrachium rosenbergii; Crustacea, Decapoda): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, London, U.K., 65(4): 288-292.
  76. Yeo, D. C. J., P. K. L. Ng, N. Cumberlidge, C. Magalhães, S. R. Daniels and M. R. Campos, 2008. Global diversity of crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) living in freshwater. In: E. V. Balian, C. Lévêque, H. Segers and K. Martens (editors). Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment. Hydrobiologia 575: 275-286.
  77. Yeo, D. C. J., S. H. Tan and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Crustaceans, in G. W. H. Davison, P. K. L. Ng & H. C. Ho (eds.), The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants & Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore): 110–128, 259–262 (checklist).
  78. Yeo, D. C. J., S. H. Tan and P. K. L. Ng, 2008. Horseshoe crabs, Decapod Crustaceans. In: Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors). The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), pp. 110-128.