Three snails in a slugfest

Wijedesa , Lahiru S., Tan Kiat, Siong, Clements, Gopalasamy R., and Sng, Dennis (2014) Three snails in a slugfest. Nature Watch, 22 (1). pp. 2-5.

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[Exctract] Amphidromus is one of the largest groups of colourful tree-dwelling snails to have radiared in the Sourh-east Asian region (Sutcharit & Panha, 2006). The presence of three subspecies belonging to two different Amphidromus species is confirmed in Singapore - the nationally endangered green tree snail Amphidromus atricafLosus temasek of certain forest reserves, Amphidromus atricaffosus perakensis, so believed to be an introduced member Davison et al, 2008; Tan et al, 2011; Tan & Chan, 2012; Tan et al, 2012), and the critically endangered Amphidromus inversus found only in the 5ha remnant primary forest patch of the Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) known as the Gardens Jungle.

Item ID: 35153
Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
ISSN: 0218-6853
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2015 02:55
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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