Staff Publications 2015

     (as of 26 November 2015 )
  1. Chua MAH & Tan SK (2015) Tree snail Amphidromus atricallosus temasek in Western Catchment Area. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 9.
  2. Chua MAH & Tan SK (2015) Tree snail Amphidromus atricallosus temasek at western Mandai. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 82.
  3. Davie, PJF, D Guinot & PKL Ng (2015) Anatomy and functional morphology of Brachyura. In: Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Crustacea. Volume 9C-I. Decapoda: Brachyura (Part 1). Pp. 11–163. Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, D. Guinot, F. R. Schram and J. C. von Vaupel Klein, editors.
  4. Davie, PJF, D Guinot & PKL Ng (2015) Classification and Systematics and classification of Brachyura. In: Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Crustacea. Volume 9C-II. Decapoda: Brachyura (Part 2). Pp. 1049–1130. Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, D. Guinot, F. R. Schram and J. C. von Vaupel Klein, editors.
  5. Davie, PJF, D Guinot & PKL Ng (2015) Phylogeny of Brachyura. In: Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Crustacea. Volume 9C-II. Decapoda: Brachyura (Part 2). Pp. 921–979. Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, D. Guinot, F. R. Schram and J. C. von Vaupel Klein, editors.
  6. Foon JK, Tan SK & Clements GR (2015) A new species of Kenyirus (Pulmonata, Camaenidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 12: 25–34.
  7. Galil BS & PKL Ng (2015) Leucosiid Crabs from Papua New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4027(4): 451–486.
  8. Giam X, RK Hadiaty, HH Tan, LR Parenti, D Wowor, S Sauri, KY Chong, DCJ Yeo & DS Wilcove (2015)  Mitigating the impact of oil-palm monoculture on freshwater fishes in Southeast Asia.  Conservation Biology, DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12483 (available online: 21 March 2015) [ LINK ]
  9. Gibson DI & PKL Ng (2015) In Memoriam. Professor Susan Lim (1952–2014). – International Ichthyoparasitology Newsletter (January 2015), No. 22: 17–19.
  10. Grinang J & PKL Ng (2015) The identity of the semiterrestrial crab Terrathelphusakuchingensis (Nobili, 1901) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae), with descriptions of four new species from southwestern Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3946(3): 331–346.
  11. Grinang J, YM Pui & PKL Ng (2015) A new species of tree-hole dwelling crab of the genus Arachnothelphusa Ng, 1991 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from northern Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo. – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 454–460.
  12. Ho JKI, M Plath, BW Low, JH Liew, Y Yi, A Ahmad, HH Tan , DCJ Yeo & S Klaus (2015)  Shoaling behaviour in the pygmy halfbeak Dermogenys collettei (Beloniformes: Zenarchopteridae): comparing populations from contrasting predation regimes.  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 63: 237-245.
  13. Husana DEM, Kase T & Mendoza JCE (2015) Two new species of the freshwater crab genus Sundathelphusa Bott, 1969 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from Negros Island, Philippines. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 63, 226–236.
  14. Kuo P-H, C-W Lin & PKL Ng (2015) On two species of Euryxanthops Garth & Kim, 1983, from Taiwan, with a note on variation in E. orientalis (Sakai, 1939) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae). – Crustaceana, Leiden, The Netherlands, 88(7–8): 767–774.
  15. Lasley RM Jr, S Klaus & PKL Ng (2015) Phylogenetic relationships of the ubiquitous coral reef crab subfamily Chlorodiellinae (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae). – Zoologica Scripta, 44(2): 165–178.
  16. Lee BY, NK Ng & PKL Ng (2015) The taxonomy of five species of Episesarma De Man, 1895, in Singapore (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae). – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 31: 199–215.
  17. Lee S-K, W Kim & PKL Ng (2015). The identity of Ceratoplax villosa Zehntner, 1894 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pilumnidae), with description of a new species of Zehntneriana Takeda & Ng, 2010, from Japan. – Journal of the Marine Biological Association, U.K., 95(5): 983–989.
  18. Maeda K, HD Tran & HH Tan (2015)  Discovery of a substantial continental population of the subfamily Sicydiinae (Gobioidei: Gobiidae) from Vietnam: Taxonomic revision of the genus Stiphodon from the western South China Sea.  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: 246-258.
  19. Marin IN, PKL Ng & SE Anosov (2015) A new record of the Japanese Longhorn decorator crab Choriliajaponica (Miers, 1879) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) in the western part of Bering Sea – the first record of the species and genus from Russia. – Arthropoda Selecta, Moscow, Russia, 24(2): 185–188.
  20. Ng HH, HH Tan, KKP Lim, WB Ludt & P Chakrabarty (2015)  Fishes of the Eastern Johor Straits.  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 31: 303-337.
  21. Ng PKL & AB Kumar (2015) A new species of Afropinnotheres Manning, 1993 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Pinnotheridae) from southwestern India, the first record of the genus from the Indian Ocean, with a review of the Pinnotheridae of India and adjacent seas. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3947(2): 264–274.
  22. Ng PKL & B Richer de Forges (2015) Revision of the spider crab genus Maja Lamarck, 1801 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Majidae), with descriptions of seven new genera and 17 new species from the Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 110–225.
  23. Ng PKL & C-W Lin (2015) Zehntnerianaserrata n. sp., a new species of pilumnid crab from southern Taiwan (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura). – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3915(2): 263–271.
  24. Ng PKL & DL Rahayu (2015) Notes on Hexapodidae (Crustacea, Brachyura) from Indonesia and Malaysia, with description of a new species of Mariaplax Rahayu & Ng, 2014, from Lombok, Indonesia. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3981(1): 125–137.
  25. Ng PKL & H-T Shih (2015) The land crabs of the Discoplax longipes A. Milne-Edwards, 1867 species group, with description of a new species from Guam (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinidae). – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3980(3): 379–405.
  26. Ng PKL & LWH Tan (2015) Terrathelphusa secula, a new species of semiterrestrial freshwater crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from Sabah, East Malaysia, Borneo. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4007(3): 445–449.
  27. Ng PKL & P Bouchet (2015) Actaea grimaldii, a new species of reef crab from Papua New Guinea (Crustacea, Brachyura, Xanthidae). – European Journal of Taxonomy, Brussels, 140: 1–18.
  28. Ng PKL & PF Clark (2015) Ceratoplaxmargarita n. sp., a new rhizopine crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) from Papua New Guinea, with rediagnoses of C. truncatifrons Rathbun, 1914, and C. fulgida Rathbun, 1914. – Zoosystema, Paris, France, 37(2): 323–331.
  29. Ng PKL (2015) A new deep-water species of Forestiana (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from Taiwan, with a clarification of the name F. depressa (White, 1848). – Bishop Museum Bulletin of Zoology, Lucius G. Eldredge Memorial Volume, Evenhuis, N. L. & Carlton, J. T. (editors), Honolulu, Hawaii, 9: 115–122.
  30. Ng PKL (2015) A Singapore legacy comes full circle. – Straits Times, Singapore, May 30, 2015, p. A42.
  31. Ng PKL (2015) Neorhynchoplax venusta, a new species of hymenosomatid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Singapore. – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 31: 193–198.
  32. Ng PKL (2015) Prologue: Why a Natural History Museum? In: Of Whales and Dinosaurs. The Story of Singapore’s Natural History Museum. Pp. xii-xvi. K. Y. L. Tan. NUS Press, National University of Singapore.
  33. Ng PKL, BY Lee & HH Tan (2015) Observations on the taxonomy and ecology of Labuanium politum (De Man, 1887) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae), an obligate arboreal crab on the nipah palm, Nypafructicans (Arecales: Arecaceae). – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 31: 216–225.
  34. Ng PKL, BY Lee & HH Tan (2015)  Notes on the taxonomy and ecology of Labuanium politum (De Man, 1887) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae), an obligate arboreal crab on the nipah palm, Nypa fruticans (Arecales: Arecaceae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 31: 216-225.
  35. Ng PKL, CD Schubart & C Lukhaup (2015) New species of “vampire crabs” (Geosesarma De Man, 1892) from central Java, Indonesia, and the identity of Sesarma (Geosesarma) nodulifera De Man, 1892 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Thoracotremata, Sesarmidae). – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 3–13.
  36. Ng PKL, JN Trivedi & KD Vachhrajani (2015) Dentoxanthusiranicus Stephensen, 1946 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Galenidae): a new record from Gujarat, India, with systematic notes. – Marine Biodiversity Records, London, U.K., 8 (e132): doi:10.1017/S1755267215001098 pp. 1–6.
  37. Ng TH, Tan SK & Yeo DCJ (2015) Clarifying the identity of the long-established, globally-invasive Physa acuta Draparnaud, 1805 (Gastropoda: Physidae) in Singapore. Bioinvasions Records, 4(3): 189–194.
  38. Ng, PKL & C Lukhaup (2015) Aletheiana tenella, a new genus and new species of freshwater hymenosomatid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4039(1): 118–128.
  39. Ng, PKL (2015) On a new species of Sundathelphusa Bott, 1969 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from southeastern Borneo. – Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 494–502.
  40. Ng, PKL (2015) Semiterrestrial crabs of the genus Geosesarma De Man, 1892 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Sesarmidae) from western Borneo, Indonesia, with descriptions of three new species. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4048(1): 37–56.
  41. Pocklington, K (2015) Scuttle fly infestation in deteriorating fluid-preserved specimens (Diptera: Phoridae: Megaselia scalaris). Collection Forum: Fall 2015, Vol. 29, No. 1-2, pp. 67-72. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14351/0831-4985-29.1.67
  42. Richer de Forges B & PKL Ng (2015) The identity of Leptomithraxsinensis Rathbun, 1916, and the description of L.eldredgei, sp. nov. from Hong Kong (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae). – Bishop Museum Bulletin of Zoology, Lucius G. Eldredge Memorial Volume, Evenhuis, N. L. & Carlton, J. T. (editors), Honolulu, Hawaii, 9: 123–128.
  43. Shih H-T, NU Saher, E Kamrani, PKL Ng, Y-C Lai & M-Y Liu (2015) A phylogeographic study of the fiddler crab Ucasindensis (Alcock, 1900) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae) from the Arabian Sea. – Zoological Studies, Taiwan, 54: 1–10. doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0078-3.
  44. Shih, H-T, PKL Ng & JH Christy (2015) Uca (Petruca), a new subgenus for the rock fiddler crab Uca panamensis (Stimpson, 1859) from Central America, with comments on some species of American broad-fronted subgenera. – Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4034(3): 471–494.
  45. Tan HH & JWL Yeo (2015) Freshwater leech brooding behaviour. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 83-84 (26 June 2015).
  46. Tan HH & KKP Lim (2015) Blue-striped angelfish and longfin bannerfish from Singapore. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 12-13 (16 January 2015).
  47. Tan HH, BW Low, DCJ Yeo & KKP Lim (2015)  An update to the inland fishes of Pulau Tioman, Malaysia.  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Short Communications, 63: 555-563.
  48. Tan HH & LL Koh (2015) Spotted wood owls at Kent Ridge. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 43-45 (3 April 2015).
  49. Tan HH (2015) A roadkill record of a hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) from Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia. IUCN Otter Spec. Group Bull. 32(1): 8-11
  50. Tan HH (2015) Are peat swamp organisms worthy for conservation? Article for invited speaker for The 4th International and National Seminar on Fisheries and Marine Science, organized by Universitas Riau, Pekanbaru. Held at the Grand Elite Hotel, Pekanbaru, 8 October 2015.
  51. Tan HH (2015) Banded triplefin at Pulau Pawai. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 21 (30 January 2015).
  52. Tan HH (2015) Green-spotted goby at West Coast marsh pond. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 34 (6 March 2015).
  53. Tan HH (2015) Mayan and midas cichlids in West Coast pond. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 14 (16 January 2015).
  54. Tan HH (2015) Nape-banded coral goby from Terumbu Berkas. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 22 (30 January 2015).
  55. Tan HH (2015) Red-breasted parakeets at Yew Tee estate. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 108-109 (31 July 2015).
  56. Tan HH (2015) Terrapins in the Symphony Lake of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 99-100 (17 Jul 2015).
  57. Tan HH (2015) Two additional fish records from Semakau Landfill. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 72-73 (12 June 2015).
  58. Tan R & Tan SK (2015) Spawning aggregations of waved mitre snails, Pterygia undulosa, at Changi. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 142–144.
  59. Tan SK & Chua MAH (2015) Land snail Hemiplecta humphreysiana in Western Catchment Area. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 10.
  60. Tan SK & Leong WT (2015) Red pacu at Punggol Reservoir. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 113.
  61. Tan SK & Lim KP (2015) Minnan (Hokkien) Animal Names Used in Singapore. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University Singapore, Singapore. 58 pp.
  62. Tan SK & Low MEY (2015) A record of the white banded bubble Hydatina albocincta in Singapore. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 104.
  63. Tan SK, Ang HP, Nguang LHS & Low MEY (2015) Singapore Mollusca: 10. The family Laevidentaliidae (Scaphopoda: Dentaliidae), including a note on the date of publication of Dentalium incertum Deshayes. Occasional Molluscan Papers, 4: 11–17.
  64. Tan SK, Lee Y & Ong R (2015) A record of Singapore keyhole limpet, Diodora singaporensis. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 131–132.
  65. Tan SK, Lim KKP & Chua MAH (2015) Land snails Sarika resplendens feeding on frog carcass. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 15.
  66. Tan SK, Lim KKP & Chua MAH (2015) Terrestrial snails and slugs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Pulau Tekong, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 8: 25–30.
  67. Tan SK, Ong R & Lee Y (2015) Records of Singapore cardiomya, Cardiomya singaporensis. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 129–130.
  68. Toh CH & Tan SK (2015) First record of bubble snail Limulatys okamotoi in Singapore. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 94.
  69. Toh CH & Tan SK (2015) Ramose murex Chicoreus ramosus spawning at Pulau Hantu. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 92–93.
  70. Toh CH & Tan SK (2015) White nut sheath bubble shell Atys naucum at Pulau Hantu. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 91.
  71. Toh CH, Tan SK & M. E. Y. Low (2015) New record of auger shell, Triplostephanus triseriatus, in Singapore. Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 126.