Staff Publications 2012

  1. Ang, A., A. Srivasthan, B. M. Md.-Zain, M. R. B. Ismail & R. Meier, 2012. Low genetic variability in the recovering urban banded leaf monkey population of Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 589-594.
  2. Ang, W. F., A. F. S. L. Lok, C. K. Yeo, A. Angkasa, P. X. Ng & H. T. W. Tan, 2012. Rediscovery of Freycinetia javanica Blume (Pandanaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 117–122.
  3. Ang, W. F., C. K. Yeo, A. F. S. L. Lok, A. Angkasa, P. X. Ng & H. T. W. Tan, 2012. Rediscovery of Trichotosia velutina (Lodd. ex Lindl.) Kraenzl. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 199–204.
  4. Chong, K. Y., S. Teo, B. Kurukulasuriya, Y. F. Chung, S. Rajathurai, H. C. Lim & H. T. W. Tan, 2012. Decadal changes in urban bird abundance in Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 189-196.
  5. Clements, G. R. & S. K. Tan, 2012. A new genus and species of camaenid snail (Mollusca: Pulmonata) from Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 259-263.
  6. Collins, R. A., K. F. Armstrong, R. Meier, Y. Yi, S. D. J. Brown, R. H. Cruickshank, S. Keeling & C. Johnston, 2012. Barcoding and border biosecurity: identication of cyprinid fishes in the aquarium trade. PLoS ONE, 7: e28381.
  7. Davie, P. J. F. & Peter K. L. Ng, 2012. Two new species of Orcovita (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Varunidae) from anchialine caves on Christmas Island, Eastern Indian Ocean. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 60 (1): 57–70.
  8. Friess, D. A., J. Phelps, R. C. Leong, W. K. Lee, A. K. S. Wee, N. Sivasothi, R. R. Y. Oh & E. L. Webb, 2012. Mandai mangrove, Singapore: Lessons for the conservation of Southeast Asia’s mangroves. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 55-65.
  9. Grismer, L. L., P. L. Wood, Jr. & K. K. P. Lim, 2012. Cyrtodactylus majulah, a new species of bent-toed gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Singapore and the Riau Archipelago. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 487-499.
  10. Guest, J. R., L. M. Chou & B. Goh, 2012. Reproductive seasonality of the reef building coral Platygyra pini on Singapore’s reefs. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 123-131.
  11. Komai, T., & P. K. L. Ng, 2012. A new genus and new species of leucosiid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from coral reefs in the Indo-West Pacific. Zootaxa 3352: 40–50 .
  12. Kwong, S., A Srivathsan, G. Vaidya & R. Meier, 2012. Is the COI Barcoding Gene Involved in Speciation Through Intergenomic Conflict? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, accepted.
  13. Lee, B. Y. & N. K. Ng, 2012. New record of the mangrove crab, Heteropilumnus sasekumari (Serène, 1971) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) from Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 57–59.
  14. Leong, T. M. & K. K. P. Lim, 2012. Record of the bagworm moth, Mahasena corbetti Tams in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). Nature in Singapore, 5: 1–5.
  15. Liew, J. H., H. H. Tan & D. C. J. Yeo, 2012. Some cichlid fishes recorded in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 229–236.
  16. Lim, K. K. P. & H. H. Tan, 2012. Addition of fish species to the established alien fauna of Singapore: Amblypharyngodon chulabhornae and Brachygobius sabanus. Nature in Singapore, 5: 69–72.
  17. Lim, K. K. P. & J. T. B. Kwik, 2012. New record of the chinese cyprinid fish Toxobramis houdemeri in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 271–273.
  18. Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang, H. T. W. Tan, R. T. Corlett & P. Y. Tan (eds.), 2012. The Fauna of the Native Garden @ HortPark: Birds, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Butterflies, Moths, Dragonflies, and Damselflies. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, and Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology, National Parks Board, Singapore. 148 pp.
  19. Low, B. W. & K. K. P. Lim, 2012. Gouramies of the genus Trichopodus in Singapore (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Osphronemidae). Nature in Singapore, 5: 83–93.
  20. Low, M. E. Y. & S. K. Tan, 2012. Notopus dorsipes (Linnaeus) in Singapore: First record of the brachyuran superfamily Raninoidea (Crustacea: Decapoda) on the Sunda Shelf. Nature in Singapore, 5: 19–25.
  21. Lui, G. C. Y., W. Setiawan, P. A. Todd & P. L. A. Erftemeijer, 2012. Among-genotype variation for sediment rejection in the reef-building coral Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 525-531.
  22. Neo, L., A. T. K. Yee, K. Y. Chong & H. T. W. Tan, 2012. The vascular plant flora of abandoned plantations in Singapore I: Clementi Forest. Nature in Singapore, 5: 275–283.
  23. Neo, M. L. & P. A. Todd, 2012. Giant clams (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Tridacninae) in Singapore: History, research and conservation. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 67-78.
  24. Neo, M. L. & P. A. Todd, 2012. Population density and genetic structure of the giant clams Tridacna crocea and T. squamosa on Singapore’s reefs. Aquatic Biology. 14: 265–275.
  25. Ng, P. K. L., 2012.The identity of Sesarma rotundata Hess, 1865, and description of a new species of arboreal crab of the genus Labuanium Serène & Soh, 1970, from Guam, Western Pacific (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 265-277.
  26. Ng, P. K. L. & J. C. Y. Lai, 2012. Calappa karenae, a new species of box crab from Guam (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Calappidae). Zootaxa 3393: 57–65.
  27. Ng, P. K. L. Ng & P. K. Y. Lee, 2012. On a new species of Phricotelphusa Alcock, 1909, from a limestone cave in Perlis, Peninsular Malaysia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 461-465.
  28. Ng, P. K. L. & P. J. F. Davie, 2012. The blue crab of Christmas Island, Discoplax celeste, new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 60 (1): 89–100.
  29. Ng, P. X. & H. T. W. Tan, 2012. The distribution and status in Singapore of Tristellateia australasiae A.Rich. (Malpighiaceae). Nature in Singapore, 5: 195–198.
  30. Ng, T. H. & D. C. J. Yeo, 2012. Non-indigenous frogs in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 95–102.
  31. Qie, L., S. D. Howard, S. L.-H. Lim & N. S. Sodhi, 2012. Assisted dispersal of tropical dung beetles. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 155-160.
  32. Tan, H. H., 2012. A recent Singapore record of the crinoid crab, Harrovia longipes Lanchester (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumnidae). Nature in Singapore, 5: 237–240.
  33. Tan, H. H., 2012. Systomus navjotsodhii, a new cyprinid fish from Central Kalimantan, Borneo. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 285-289.
  34. Tan, H. H. & K. K. P. Lim, 2012. Recent introduction of the brown anole Norops sagrei (Reptilia: Squamata: Dactyloidae) to Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 359–362.
  35. Tan, M. K. & L. K. Wang, 2012. The Orthoptera of Semakau Landfill, Singapore: a Project Semakau checklist. Nature in Singapore, 5: 309–318.
  36. Tan, S. K. & S. Y. Chan, 2012. Discovery of another subspecies of Amphidromus atricallosus (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Camaenidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 171–176.
  37. Tan, S. S. H., H. H. T. Yeo, P. X. Ng & H. T. W. Tan, 2012. The 2009 Bibliography of the Biodiversity of Singapore. Raffles Museum Of Biodiversity Research, National University Singapore, Singapore. 21 pp. Uploaded 21 June 2012.
  38. Tan, Y. Z., C. S. L. Ng & L. M. Chou, 2012. Natural colonisation of a marina seawall by scleractinian corals along Singapore's east coast. Nature in Singapore, 5: 177–183.
  39. Tay, Y. C., P. A. Todd, S. R. Per & L. M. Chou, 2012. Modelling the transport of coral larvae among the Southern Islands of Singapore. Aquatic Biology, (in press).
  40. Wang, W. Y. & P. A. Todd, 2012. Evidence for carotenoid pigments in the facial bands of two mangrove crab species from Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 5: 159–164.
  41. Yeo, D. C. J. & P. K. L. Ng, 2012. Sodhiana, a new genus of freshwater crab from South Asia (Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 279-284.
  42. Zeehan Jaafar, D. C. J. Yeo, H. H. Tan & Ruth M. O’Riordan, 2012. Status of estuarine and marine non-indigenous species in Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 79-92.