Nature in Singapore

Bulletin 2009

CONTENTS

Vol. 2 (2009)

  1. Tan, S. K. & S.-Y. Chan, 2009. New records of predatory slugs from Singapore with notes on their feeding behaviour. Nature in Singapore, 2: 1–7. [PDF, 1.03 MB]
  2. Lim, K. K. P. & V. D’Rozario, 2009. The rainbow mud snake, Enhydris enhydris (Schneider) (Reptilia: Squamata: Homalopsidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 9–12. [PDF, 545 KB]
  3. Leong, T. M. & V. D’Rozario, 2009. Larval development and metamorphosis of the hawkmoth, Theretra suffusa (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 13–20. [PDF, 1.30 MB]
  4. Leong, T. M. & S. C. Teo, 2009. Endotrophic tadpoles of the Saint Andrew’s Cross toadlet, Pelophryne signata (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 21–25. [PDF, 622 KB]
  5. Wee, Y. C. & R. Subaraj, 2009. Citizen science and the gathering of ornithological data in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 27–30. [PDF, 37.8 KB]
  6. Lok, A. F. S. L., T. K. Lee & K. C. Lim, 2009. The biology of Otus lempiji cnephaues Deignan, the Sunda scops-owl in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 31–38. [PDF, 980 KB]
  7. Lok, A. F. S. L., B. S. Tey & R. Subaraj, 2009. Barbets of Singapore Part 1: Megalaima lineata hodgsoni Bonaparte, the lineated barbet, Singapore’s only exotic species. Nature in Singapore, 2: 39–45. [PDF, 909 KB]
  8. Lok, A. F. S. L. & T. K. Lee, 2009. Barbets of Singapore Part 2: Megalaima haemacephala indica Latham (coppersmith barbet), Singapore’s only native, urban barbet. Nature in Singapore, 2: 47–54. [PDF, 897 KB] [Corrigendum]
  9. Leong, T. M., 2009. Oviposition and hatching in the praying mantis, Hierodula patellifera (Serville) in Singapore (Mantodea: Mantidae: Paramantinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 55–61. [PDF, 655 KB]
  10. Chan, S.-Y., 2009. The Melongenidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 63–67. [PDF, 178 KB]
  11. Lok, A. F. S. L., C. J. Yao & B. S. Tey, 2009. Barbets of Singapore Part 3: forest species, with emphasis on Megalaima rafflesii lesson, the red-crowned barbet. Nature in Singapore, 2: 69–76. [PDF, 1.02 MB]
  12. Low, J. K. Y., Jani Isa Thuaibah Tanzil & Zeehan Jaafar, 2009. Some note-worthy fishes observed in the Singapore Straits. Nature in Singapore, 2: 77–82. [PDF, 554 KB]
  13. Leong, T. M. & K. K. P. Lim, 2009. Noteworthy microchiropteran records from the Bukit Timah and Central Catchment Nature Reserves, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 83–90. [PDF, 576 KB]
  14. Leong, T. M., V. D’Rozario & S. H. Chan, 2009. Observations on the mature caterpillar and pupa of the hummingbird hawkmoth, Macroglossum sitiene Walker (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 91–96. [PDF, 840 KB]
  15. Wang, L. K., M. Chan, Y. M. Chan, G. C. Tan & Y. C. Wee, 2009. Pellet-casting by non-raptorial birds of Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 97–106. [PDF, 1.17 MB]
  16. Subaraj, R. & A. F. S. L. Lok, 2009. Status of the lesser adjutant stork (Leptoptilos javanicus) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 107–113. [PDF, 731 KB]
  17. Leong, T. M. & S. L. Tay, 2009. Encounters with Tetracanthagyna plagiata (Waterhouse) in Singapore, with an observation of oviposition (Odonata: Anisoptera: Aeshnidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 115–119. [PDF, 466 KB]
  18. Tham, F.Y. & T.Y. Chan, 2009. A record of gregarious fruiting of blue Entoloma fungi at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Nature in Singapore, 2: 121–124. [PDF, 562 KB]
  19. Lok, A. F. S. L. & R. Subaraj, 2009. Lapwings (Charadriidae: Vanellinae) of Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 125–134. [PDF, 1.29 MB]
  20. Lok, A. F. S. L. & A. G. Orr, 2009. The biology of Euphaea impar Selys (Odonata: Euphaeidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 135–140. [PDF, 1.15 MB]
  21. Leong, T. M. , 2009. Late instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of the hawkmoth Eupanacra automedon (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 141–148. [PDF, 1.84 MB]
  22. Tan, P.Y. & A. Sia, 2009. Understanding the performance of plants on non-irrigated green roofs in Singapore using a biomass yield approach. Nature in Singapore, 2: 149–153. [PDF, 121 KB]
  23. Lok, A. F. S. L., K. T. N. Khor, K. C. Lim & R. Subaraj, 2009. Pittas (Pittidae) of Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 155–165 . [PDF, 1.04 MB]
  24. Tan, H. H., 2009. Observations on the black pomfret, Parastromateus niger (Teleostei: Perciformes: Carangidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 167–169. [PDF, 265 KB]
  25. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar larva and metamorphosis of Hypopyra pudens Walker in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 171–176. [PDF, 817 KB]
  26. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of Eudocima smaragdipicta (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 177–182. [PDF, 620 KB]
  27. Tsang, K. C., R. Subaraj & Y. C. Wee, 2009. The role of the camera in birdwatching in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 183–191. [PDF, 843 KB]
  28. Wee, Y. C. & L. K. Wang, 2009. Observations on the in-captivity development of a rescued chick of the striated heron, Butorides striatus (Linnaeus). Nature in Singapore, 2: 193–202. [PDF, 1.56 MB]
  29. Leong, T. M., 2009. Late instar larva and metamorphosis of Ophiusa trapezium (Guenée) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 203–207. [PDF, 913 KB]
  30. Ngiam, R. W. J., 2009. The biology and distribution of Pseudagrion rubriceps rubriceps Selys, 1876 (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 209–214. [PDF, 1.02 MB]
  31. Leong, T. M., S. C. Teo & K. K. P. Lim, 2009. The naked bulldog bat, Cheiromeles torquatus in Singapore—Past and present records, with highlights on its unique morphology (Microchiroptera: Molossidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 215–230. [PDF, 1.91 MB]
  32. Lok, A. F. S. L. & H. T. W. Tan, 2009. Tuberous, epiphytic, rubiaceous myrmecophytes of Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 231–236. [PDF, 843 KB]
  33. Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang, S. M. L. Lee, H. H. Tan & H. T. W. Tan, 2009. The status and distribution of Barclaya (Nymphaeaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 236–245. [PDF, 1.96 MB]
  34. Leong, T. M. & S. K. Foo, 2009. An encounter with the net-casting spider, Deinopis species in Singapore (Araneae: Deinopidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 247–255. [PDF, 691 KB]
  35. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar larvae and metamorphosis of the hawkmoth, Psilogramma increta (Walker) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Sphinginae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 257–266. [PDF, 2.17 MB]
  36. Leong, T. M. & Aminurashid, 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of Amblychia hymenaria (Guenée) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 267–273. [PDF, 1.20 MB]
  37. Banwell, H. M. & J. C. W. Lim, 2009. Observations on a successful nesting of a pair of Oriental pied hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris, Shaw & Nodd, 1790) at Changi Village, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 275–281. [PDF, 881 KB]
  38. Wong, H. W., 2009. The Mactridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of East Coast Park, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 283–296. [PDF, 1.10 MB]
  39. Leong, T. M. & V. D’Rozario, 2009. Final instar larvae and metamorphosis of the oleander hawkmoth, Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 297–306. [PDF, 1.66 MB]
  40. Lim, J. C. W., 2009. First two days in the life of a little tern, Sterna albifrons (Aves: Sternidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 307–310 [PDF, 343 KB]
  41. Leong, T. M. & S. K. Foo, 2009. Attempted predation on a large gecko by a twin-barred tree snake, Chrysopelea pelias (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 311–316. [PDF, 901 KB]
  42. Ali bin Ibrahim & T. M. Leong, 2009. Records of the black and scarlet cicada, Huechys sanguinea (De Geer) in Singapore, with notes on its emergence (Homoptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 317–322. [PDF, 820 KB]
  43. Chan, K. W., K. K. P. Lim & T. M. Leong, 2009. The Javan pipistrelle, Pipistrellus javanicus (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 323–327. [PDF, 380 KB]
  44. Leong, T. M. & V. D’Rozario, 2009. Larval development and metamorphosis of the hawkmoth, Pergesa acteus (Cramer) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 329–338. [PDF, 1.36 MB]
  45. Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang & H. T. W. Tan, 2009. The status and distribution in Singapore of Dipteris conjugata Reinw. (Dipteridaceae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 339–345. [PDF, 2.55 MB]
  46. Wee, Y. C., 2009. Observations on the behaviour of the yellow-vented bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier (Scopoli) in two instances of failed nesting. Nature in Singapore, 2: 347–352. [PDF, 1.45 MB]
  47. Leong, T. M., M. S. M. Chew & S. K. Foo, 2009. An encounter with a mating pair of Hypopyra pudens Walker in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 353–356. [PDF, 489 KB]
  48. Tan, S. K., S. H. Tan & M. E. Y. Low, 2009. On Ellobium aurismalchi (Müller, 1774) (Mollusca: Ellobiidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 357–359. [PDF, 111 KB]
  49. Leong, T. M., C. Yeong & R. Subaraj, 2009. Attempted predation on a tadpole by a painted bronzeback, Dendrelaphis pictus (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 361–364. [PDF, 444 KB]
  50. Yong, D. L., 2009. Persistence of babbler (Timaliidae) communities in Singapore forests. Nature in Singapore, 2: 365–371. [PDF, 222 KB]
  51. Chua, M., N. Sivasothi & R. Teo, 2009. Rediscovery of greater mouse deer, Tragulus napu (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Tragulidae) in Pulau Ubin, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 373–378. [PDF, 380 KB]
  52. Chim, C. K., M. L. Neo & K. S. Loh, 2009. The status in Singapore of Strombus (Dolomena) marginatus sowerbyorum Visser & Man In’t Veld, 2005 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Strombidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 379–384. [PDF, 633 KB]
  53. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar larvae and metamorphosis of Eterusia risa risa and Prosopandrophila distincta distincta in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae: Chalcosiinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 385–392. [PDF, 1.11 MB] [Corrigendum]
  54. Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang, P. X. Ng, A. T. K. Yee & H. T. W. Tan, 2009. The distribution and status in Singapore of Bulbophyllum sessile (Koen.) J. J. Sm. (Orchidaceae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 393–395. [PDF, 618 KB]
  55. Leong, T. M., 2009. Report of the moth, “Hadenniakimae Holloway, 2008 in Singapore, a first record outside of Borneo (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Herminiinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 397–398. [PDF, 152 KB]
  56. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of Eudocima discrepans (Walker) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 399–406. [PDF, 1.16 MB]
  57. Leong, T. M., D. Groenewoud & S. K. Foo, 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of the moth, Dysphania malayanus (Guérin-Méneville) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 407–410. [PDF, 536 KB]
  58. Teo, S. & L. C. S. Ng, 2009. New record of a sea cucumber, Holothuria ocellata (Jaeger, 1833) (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida: Holothuriidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 411–414. [PDF, 689 KB]
  59. Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang & H. T. W. Tan, 2009. The status of Gastrodia javanica (Bl.) Lindl. in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 415–419. [PDF, 413 KB]
  60. Tan, C. K. W., 2009. Effects of trenching on shell size and density of Turbo brunneus (Gastropoda: Turbinidae) and Monodonta labio (Gastropoda: Trochidae) at Labrador Beach, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 421–429. [PDF, 228 KB]
  61. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar larva and metamorphosis of Biston pustulata in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 431–436. [PDF, 1.10 MB]
  62. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar larva and metamorphosis of the moth Eupterote naessigi Holloway, 1987 in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Eupterotidae: Eupterotinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 437–442. [PDF, 1.16 MB]
  63. Leong, T. M. & V. D’Rozario, 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of Calliteara horsfieldii (Saunders) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae: Orgyiini). Nature in Singapore, 2: 443–447. [PDF, 901 KB]
  64. Ngiam, R. W. J., 2009. The record of Archibasis rebeccae Kemp, 1989 in Singapore (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 449–452. [PDF, 457 KB]
  65. Leong, T. M., 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 453–457. [PDF, 820 KB]
  66. Ganesan, S. K., 2009. Lophopetalum pallidum Laws. (Celastraceae), an addition to the flora of Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 459–461. [PDF, 369 KB]
  67. Lim, F. L. K., 2009. Asthenodipsas laevis (Reptilia: Squamata: Pareatidae), a snake record for Singapore that was almost forgotten. Nature in Singapore, 2: 463–465. [PDF, 148 KB]
  68. Low, C. H. S., K. W. Chan & K. K. P. Lim, 2009. The identity of a mousedeer (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Tragulidae) observed at Lower Peirce forest, Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 467–473. [PDF, 1.02 MB]
  69. Lok, A. F. S. L., 2009. The black-naped monarch (Hypothymis azurea) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 2: 475–479. [PDF, 848 KB]
  70. Lok, A. F. S. L., P. X. Ng, W. F. Ang & H. T. W. Tan, 2009. The status and distribution in Singapore of Acriopsis liliifolia (Koenig) Ormerod (Orchidaceae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 481–485. [PDF, 532 KB]
  71. Leong, T. M., K. K. P. Lim & N. Baker, 2009. Rediscovery of the white-spotted cat snake, Boiga drapiezii in Singapore (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 487–493. [PDF, 735 KB]
  72. Leong, T. M., D. H. Murphy & L. Leong, 2009. Records of the lantern bug, Laternaria oculata (Westwood, 1839), (Homoptera: Fulgoridae: Fulgorinae) in Singapore, with notes on Zanna nobilis (Westwood, 1839). Nature in Singapore, 2: 495–501. [PDF, 1.20 MB]
  73. Leong, T. M. & K. K. P. Lim, 2009. Final instar caterpillar and metamorphosis of the hawkmoth, Theretra nessus (Drury) in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae: Macroglossinae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 503–510. [PDF, 1.67 MB]