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Limestone Karsts of Southeast Asia: Imperiled Arks of Biodiversity
Abstract The overexploitation of the world's biomes for natural products calls for the prioritization of biologically important ecosystems for conservation. Here we show that limestone karsts areExpand
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Local Endemism Within the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka Biodiversity Hotspot
The apparent biotic affinities between the mainland and the island in the Western Ghats–Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot have been interpreted as the result of frequent migrations during recent periodsExpand
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Using biogeographical patterns of endemic land snails to improve conservation planning for limestone karsts
Abstract Limestone karsts on tropical land masses are considered de facto habitat islands due to their isolation from one another by non-calcareous substrata; this spatial configuration limits geneExpand
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The freshwater and terrestrial decapod fauna of Pulau Tioman. an island off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, is documented and discussed. A total of 12 crab (in four families: Gecarcinidae,Expand
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Freshwater fishes of Southeast Asia: potential for the aquarium fish trade and conservation issues
SoutheastAsia is an area rich in biodiversity, with a high degree ofendemism in both flora and fauna. Many freshwater fish specieshave been exploited for the ornamental fish trade. As thepopulationExpand
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The alpheid shrimp genus Potamalpheops Powell, 1979, (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) from Southeast Asia, with descriptions of three new species
The present study describes three new species, via. Potamalpheops amnicus, n. sp., from Johore [Peninsular Malaysia], Singapore and Pulau Bintan [Indonesia], Potamalpheops miyai n. sp., from PulauExpand
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Cryptic genetic diversity in "widespread" Southeast Asian bird species suggests that Philippine avian endemism is gravely underestimated.
Mistakenly classifying morphologically cryptic endemic species as populations of widespread species potentially interferes with the conservation of biodiversity because undetected endemics that areExpand
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A taxonomic revision of the genus Paradynomene Sakai, 1963 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Dynomenidae)
The Indo West Pacific dynomenid genus Paradynomene Sakai, 1963, previously regarded as monotypic, is revised and six species are now recognized, viz. P. tuberculata Sakai, 1963, P. quasimodo n. sp.,Expand
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