Thursday, 8 May 2014

Anurofauna of Universiti Malaya Campus

Thanks to UMCARES & 'their families' in organising the frogging session during Earth Day 2014
Biodiversity in University of Malaya Campus

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Grasshoppers & Crickets

Phlaeoba antennata (Female)

Elimaea ini

Phlaeoba antennata (male)

Conocephalus melaenus (nymph)

Xenocatantops humilis (nymph)

Conocephalus maculatus

Erucius sp.

Phaloriinae (?)



Nisitrus vitattus

Nisitrus vitattus (nymph)

Thanks to Tan, M.K. (NUS) for the ID

Friday, 2 May 2014

New Bent-toed Gecko from Gunung Kanthan

Cyrtodactylus guakanthanensis
Gua Kanthan Bent-toed Gecko
A new species of karst forest-adapted Bent-toed Gecko (genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) Zootaxa 3755(5): 434-446
L.L. GRISMER, Daicus M. BELABUT, Evan, S.H. QUAHCHAN K.C., P.L.Wood Jr., & Rosli HASHIM (2014)

It is nocturnal gekkonid. Can be sighted easily at the limestone karst & forest vegetation by limestone forest at Gunung Kanthan.

Many thanks to Lafarge Malaysia Berhad for their unfailing supports in biodiversity inventories & conserving biodiversity at the Gunung Kanthan.