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A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE DRAGONFLIES OF SINGAPORE (2010)

In 1854, Alfred Wallace collected 30 species of Dragonflies from Singapore. Since then, a total of 124 species have been recorded within the territorials limits of the nation, including 7 new records made just in the last two years. Dragonflies of Singapore covers all these species, informative textual acounts of all species andlarge, full-colour photographs of almost every species enable the reader to identify almost any dragonfly encountered in the field. This book is an essential tool to enthusiasts, naturalists and general readers who wish to learn about dragonflies. At the same time, it captures quintessentially their sublime and ephemeral beauty.

WATER BUGS OF SINGAPORE AND PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (2015)

Water bugs of the insect order Hemiptera (sub-order Heteroptera) are among the commonest and most widespread aquatic insects. They belong to some 20 different families, and occur in a wide variety of freshwater as well as marine habitats randgin from the open ocean to mountainous streams. This guide serves as an introduction and working tool to each family groups in hope to encourage further research on water bugs in Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia, as well as providing a well-illustrated guide to enable the general public to identify these water bugs.

TEMASEKIA: 50 PLANTS AND ANIMALS NATIVE TO SINGAPORE (2015)

Temasekia: 50 Plants and Animals Native to Singapore celebrates the biodiversity of Singapore and discoveries throughout the nation’s history. The species featured in this book were described from specimens collected from Singapore, with some bearing a scientific name related to the history, geography, folklore or cultural heritage of Singapore. A select few are found only in Singapore and nowhere else in the world. All these organisms are the life and soul of the land first know

A TAXONOMIC GUIDE TO STICK INSECTS OF BORNEO (2016)

One of the aims of this book is to provide a concise taxonomic guide to the stick insects of Borneo. A key is provided to the 377 species or subspecies of Borneo. There are 15 new genera, 1 genus re-instated, 1 new generic synonym, 5 new subgenera and 1 subgenus elevated to genus, 52 new species or subspecies, 5 synonyms elevated to species, 3 subspecies elevated to species, 19 new specific synonyms and 47 newly combined names.

A TAXONOMIC GUIDE TO STICK INSECTS OF BORNEO, VOL 2 (2017)

This second volume on the phasmids of Borneo addressed some of the issues present in the earlier volume A Taxonomic Guide To Stick Insects Of Borneo, which was published in 2016. Some corrections and changes were necessary in view of newer discoveries made. Also, new species from the insect collections of both Kinabalu Park Headquarters and Forest Research Centre in Sepilok were identified, and these new genera and species are described herein.

A TAXONOMIC GUIDE TO STICK INSECTS OF SINGAPORE (2017)

For anyone – nature photographers, curators and entomologists – who is interested in the stick insects of Singapore, this book is an indispensable guide. This present book is an updated study of the phasmid diversity of Singapore and is extensively illustrated for easy reference.

A TAXONOMIC GUIDE TO STICK INSECTS OF SUMATRA (2018)

This is the first book to list all known species of stick insects from Sumatra. Together with the 60 new species described, the book features 170 species from Sumatra. There is one new genus and 13 species named after Sumatra or places in Sumatra.

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