The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Volume 62


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Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Volume 62

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H. H. Tan
Editorial: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology goes fully electronic

Editorial. Pp. 1–2.

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Aiman Hanis J., Abu Hassan A., Nurita A. T. and Che Salmah M. R
Community structure of termites in a hill dipterocarp forest of Belum–Temengor Forest Complex, Malaysia: emergence of pest species

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 3–11.

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Sitthichai Jinamoy, Yongyut Trisurat, Anak Pattanavibool, Chatchawan Pisdamkham, Sompong Thongsikem, Vittaya Veerasamphan, Pilai Poonswad and Alan Kemp
Predictive distribution modelling for rufous-necked hornbill Aceros nipalensis (Hodgson, 1829) in the core area of the Western Forest Complex, Thailand

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 12–20.

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Jörg Bohlen, Vendula Šlechtová and Kamphol Udomritthiruj
Schistura hypsiura, a new species of loach (Cobitoidea: Nemacheilidae) from South-West Myanmar

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 21–27.

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Chong KY, Teo S, Kurukulasuriya B, Chung YF, Rajathuraj S, Lim HC & Tan HTW
[Corrigendum] Decadal changes in urban bird abundance in Singapore (2012)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 25: 189–196. P. 28.

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Nguyen TPL & Carpenter JM
[Corrigendum] Taxonomic notes on the species of the genus Malayepipona Giordani Soika (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) from Northern Vietnam, with description of three new species (2013)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61(2): 727–734. Pp. 29–30.

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Coudrat CNZ, Nanthavong C, Sayavong S, Johnson A, Johnston JB & Robichaud WG
Conservation importance of Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area, Laos, for small carnivores based on camera trap data

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 31–49.

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Ryan C. Burner
First description of the nest and eggs of the Bornean wren-babbler, Ptilocichla leucogrammica(Aves: Timaliidae)

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 50–52.

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Ichiro Takeuchi, Jacqueline Hui Chern Lim & Yuki Inoue
Description of two species of Protella Dana, 1852 (Crustacea: Amphipoda): P. gracilis Dana, 1853, from Balabac Strait, the Philippines, and P. amamiensis, new species, from southern Japan

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 53–65.

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Zarinah Waheed & Bert W. Hoeksema
Diversity patterns of Scleractinian corals at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in relation to exposure and depth

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 66–82.

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Pawel Jaloszynski
Oriental Horaeomorphus Schaufuss: a new species, synonymic notes and distributional synopsis (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 83–88.

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Frank E. Rheindt, Janette A. Norman & Les Christidis
Extensive diversification across islands in the echolocating Aerodramus swiftlets

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 89–99.

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Achara Simcharoen, Tommaso Savini, George A. Gale, Erin Roche, Vijak Chimchome & James L. D. Smith
Ecological factors that influence sambar (Rusa unicolor) distribution and abundance in western Thailand: implications for tiger conservation

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 100–106.

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Sukree Hajisamae & Pun Yeesin
Do habitat, month and environmental parameters affect shrimp assemblage in a shallow semi-enclosed tropical bay, Thailand?

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 107–114.

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Frank Köhler
On the land snail Rhagada Albers, 1860 (Gastropoda: Camaenidae) from across the Lesser Sunda Islands

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 115–123.

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Y. Su, J.-H. Hung, H. Kubo & L.-L. Liu
Tridacna noae (Röding, 1798) – a valid giant clam species separated from T. maxima (Röding, 1798) by morphological and genetic data

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 124–135.

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Michal Masek, Michael A. Ivie, Vaclav Palata & Ladislav Bocak
Molecular phylogeny and classification of Lyropaeini (Coleoptera: Lycidae) with description of larvae and new species of Lyropaeus

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 136–145.

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Patrick Grootaert & Jayanthi Puniamoorthy
Revision of Ngirhaphium (Insecta: Diptera: Dolichopodidae), with the description of two new species from Singapore's mangroves

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 146–160.

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Thanit Siriboon, Chirasak Sutcharit, Fred Naggs, Ben Rowson & Somsak Panha
Revision of the carnivorous snail genus Indoartemon Forcart, 1946 and a new genus Carinartemis from Thailand (Pulmonata: Streptaxidae)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 161-174.

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Lynne R. Parenti
A new species of Neostethus (Teleostei; Atherinomorpha; Phallostethidae) from Brunei Darussalam, with comments on northwestern Borneo as an area of endemism

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 175-187.

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Ing Chen, Hsin-Yi Yu, Wei-Cheng Yang, Shin Nishida, Tomohiko Isobe, Shinsuke Tanabe, Alastair Watson & Lien-Siang Chou
The "Southern form" of short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) in tropical west Pacific Ocean off Taiwan

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 188-199.

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Jan Huylebrouck, Renny Kurnia Hadiaty & Fabian Herder
Two new species of viviparous halfbeaks (Atherinomorpha: Beloniformes: Zenarchopteridae) endemic to Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 200-209.

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Rafael Lemaitre
A worldwide taxonomic and distributional synthesis of the genus Oncopagurus Lemiatre, 1996 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Parapaguridae), with descriptions of nine new species

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 210-301.

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Patricia Cabezas & Tin-Yam Chan
Deep-sea squat lobsters of the genus Paramunida Baba, 1988 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Munididae) from the Philippines Panglao 2004, Panglao 2005 and Aurora 2007 expeditions, with the description of three new species

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 302-316.

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Jin Yung Wong, Hsi-Nien Chen, Benny K. K. Chan, Irene Kit Ping Tan & Ving Ching Chong
A combined morphological and molecular approach in identifying barnacle cyprids from the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve in Malaysia: essentials for larval ecology studies

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 317-329.

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Chirasak Sutcharit, Piyoros Tongkerd & Somsak Panha
The land snail genus Pterocyclos Benson, 1832 (Caenogastropoda: Cyclophoridae) from Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia, with descriptions of two new species

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 330-338.

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Warut Siriwut, Gregory D Edgecombe, Chirasak Sutcharit & Somsak Panha
Brooding behaviour of the centipede Otostigmus spinosus Porat, 1876 (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae) and its morphological variability in Thailand

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 339-351.

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Chanidaporn Tumpeesuwan & Sakboworn Tumpeesuwan
Phuphania costata, a new species of dyakiid land snail (Pulmonata: Dyakiidae) from Phu Pha Lom limestone area, Loei Province, northeastern Thailand

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 352-357.

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Francesca Benzoni, Roberto Arrigoni, Zarinah Waheed, Fabrizio Stefani & Bert W. Hoeksema
Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the genus Blastomussa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) with description of a new species

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 358-378.

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Miyabi Nakabayashi, Yoshihiro Nakashima, Henry Bernard & Shiro Kohshima
Utilisation of gravel roads and roadside forests by the common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) in Sabah, Malaysia

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 379-388.

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Jongkar Grinang & Peter K. L. Ng
Taxonomy of the freshwater crab Coccusa cristicervix Ng & Grinang, 2004 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae), with description of a new species of Thelphusula from Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 389-395.

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Dwi Listyo Rahayu & Peter K. L. Ng
New genera and new species of Hexapodidae (Crustacea, Brachyura) from the Indo-West Pacific and east Atlantic

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 396-483 [low resolution pdf]

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Peter K. L. Ng & Christoph D. Schubart
A new species of freshwater crab of the genus Stoliczia Bott, 1966 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae) from the summit of Bukit Larut, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 484-489.

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Jin Zhou
A new species of Scolelepis (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Chinese seas

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 490-495.

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Rueangrit Promdam, Jaruwat Nabhitabhata & Peter K. L. Ng
Nakhonsimon ramromensis, a new genus and species of freshwater crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamidae) from Nakhon Si Thammarat, Peninsular Thailand

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 496-500.

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Ngo Xuan Quang, Chau Ngoc Nguyen & Ann Vanreusel
Nematode morphometry and biomass patterns in relation to community characteristics and environmental variables in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 501-512.

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Si Tuan Vo, Lyndon DeVantier, Hua Thai Tuyen & Phan Kim Hoang
Ninh Hai waters (south Vietnam): a hotspot of reef corals in the western South China Sea

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 513-520.

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Antony J. Lynam, Robert Steinmetz, Tommaso Savini & George A. Gale
Sampling mammalian carnivores in western Thailand: Issues of rarity and detectability

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 521-535.

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Fabio Cianferoni
Notes on Heterocleptes spinosus Andersen, 1982 in Peninsular Malaysia (Heteroptera: Hydrometridae: Heterocleptinae)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 536-539.

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Tanya J. Blakely, Hans S. Eikaas & J.S. Harding
The Singscore: a macroinvertebrate biotic index for assessing the health of Singapore’s streams and canals

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 540-548.

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Hannah M. Doll, Elizabeth Butod, Rhett D. Harrison, Christine Fletcher, Abd Rahman Kassim, Shamsudin Ibrahim & Matthew D. Potts
Environmental and geographic factors driving dung beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) diversity in the dipterocarp forests of Peninsular Malaysia

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 549-560.

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Carola Borries, Zachary M Primeau, Kerry Ossi-Lupo, Surachest Dtubpraserit, Andreas Koenig
Possible predation attempt by a marbled cat on a juvenile Phayre’s leaf monkey

Short Communications. Pp. 561-565.

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Bert W. Hoeksema & David J.W. Lane
The mushroom coral fauna (Scleractinia: Fungiidae) of Brunei Darussalam (South China Sea) and its relation to the Coral Triangle

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 566-580.

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Jirapa Suwanrat, Dusit Ngoprasert, Niti Sukumal, Pongthep Suwanwaree & Tommaso Savini
Reproductive ecology and nest-site selection of Siamese fireback in lowland forest

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 581-590.

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Gianluca Stasolla & Gianna Innocenti
A new species of cavernicolous crab from Coron Island, Palawan, the Philippines (Decapoda: Brachyura: Varunidae)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 591-599.

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César Capinha, Jaap J. Vermeulen, Maklarin bin Lakim, Menno Schilthuizen & Heike Kappes
Susceptibility of tropical mountain forests to biological invasions from the temperate and subtropical zone, exemplified by Zonitoides (Gastropoda: Gastrodontidae)

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 600-609.

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Junlong Zhang & Suping Zhang
A new species of Nassarius (Gastropoda: Nassariidae) from the China seas

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 610-614.

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Christoph D. Schubart & Peter K. L. Ng
Two new species of land-dwelling crabs of the genus Geosesarma De Man, 1892 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Thoracotremata: Sesarmidae) from Bintan Island, Indonesia

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 615-619.

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Tomoyuki Komai & Dwi Listyo Rahayu
New records and new species of the hermit crab genus Pagurus Fabricius, 1775 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) from the Philippines

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 620-646.

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Kartika Dewi, Hideo Hasegawa & Mitsuhiko Asakawa
Description of two new species of Syphacia (Nematoda: Oxyuridae) collected from Eropeplus canus (Rodentia: Muridae), an endemic rat of Sulawesi, Indonesia, with proposal of new subgenera

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 647-654.

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Ueangfa Bantaowong, Pattana Somniyam, Chirasak Sutcharit, Samuel W James & Somsak Panha
Four new species of the earthworm genus Amynthas Kinberg, 1867, with redescription of the type species (Clitellata: Megascolecidae)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 655-670.

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Vitaly L. Trounov & Anna B. Vasilieva
First record of the nesting biology of the red-vented barbet, Megalaima lagrandieri (Aves: Piciformes: Megalaimidae), an Indochinese endemic

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 671-678.

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Masafumi Matsui, Kanto Nishikawa & Koshiro Eto
A new burrow-utilising fanged frog from Sarawak, East Malaysia (Anura: Dicroglossidae)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 679-687.

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Tan Heok Hui & Kelvin Lim Kok Peng
Gymnochanda ploegi, a new species of ambassid glassperch from West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 688-695.

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Peter K. L. Ng
Indopinnixa shellorum, a new species of pea crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae) associated with a sipunculid from Singapore

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 696-700.

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Haw Chuan Lim & Mary Rose C. Posa
Distribution and prey of migratory shorebirds on the northern coastline of Singapore

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 701-717.

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Helen K. Larson, Matthias F. Geiger, Renny Kurnia Hadiaty & Fabian Herder
Mugilogobius hitam, a new species of freshwater goby (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Gobiidae) from Lake Towuti, central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 718-725.

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Claire Schmoker, Mohamed-Sofiane Mahjoub, Albert Calbet, Shih-Hui Hsiao, Francesca Russo, Ole Larsen, Aurore Trottet & Guillaume Drill
A review of the zooplankton in Singapore waters

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 726-749.

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Arthur R. Bos
Upeneus nigromarginatus, a new species of goatfish (Perciformes:Mullidae) from the Philippines

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 750-758.

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Rie Nakano & Takuma Fujii
The soft-coral associated pistol shrimp Synalpheus neomeris (De Man) (Decapoda: Alpheidae) defends its host against nudibranchs in Okinawa, Japan

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 759-763.

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Wei-Ban Jie, Shih-Chieh Kuo & Hin-Kiu Mok
Re-description of Thysanozoon nigropapillosum (Polycladida:Pseudocerotidae) from the South China Sea, with observations on a novel pre-copulatory structure, sexual behaviour and diet

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 764-770.

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Jhaydee Ann F. Pascual, Eric Zeus C. Rizo, Boping Han, Henri J. Dumont & Rey Donne S. Papa
Taxonomy and distribution of four Cladoceran families (Branchiopoda: Cladocera: Moinidae, Bosminidae, Chydoridae and Sididae) in Philippine inland waters

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 771-794.

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Masahiro Niino, Tetsuro Hosaka, Masahiro Kon, Teruo Ochi, Toshihiro Yamada & Toshinori Okuda
Diel flight activity and habitat preference of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Peninsular Malaysia

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 795-804.

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Munetoshi Maruyama, Katsura Morimoto, Luca Bartolozzi, Watana Sakchoowong & Rosli Hashim
On the myrmecophilous genus Systellus Kleine (Coleoptera: Brentidae),with systematic and biological notes on S. mentaweicus (Senna)

Taxonomy & Systematics. Pp. 805-811.

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Adrian Plant
Areas of endemism in Thailand: has historical partitioning between seasonally dry lowland and aseasonal moist mountain forests shaped biodiversity in Southeast Asia?

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 812-821.

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Jan Beck & Cecil M. Rüdlinger
Currently available data on Borneo geometrid moths do not provide evidence for a Pleistocene rainforest refugium

Conservation & Ecology. Pp. 822-830.

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