Why biodiversity in Malaysia is underestimated?

Abdullah, M.T and Kumaran, Jayaraj Vijaya and Khan,, Faisal Anwarali and Mohd Azhar, Mohd Isham and Rovie Ryan Japnin, Jeffrine (2012) Why biodiversity in Malaysia is underestimated? In: Seminar Biodiversiti 2012Jabatan Perlindungan Hidupan Liar dan Taman Negara,20-23 November 2012, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

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Recent studies over wide geographical areas on selected taxa in Malaysia on their ecology morphology and genetics indicate that there are intraspecific differences within species and among populations. This paper highlights on the recent findings of possible new species and subspecies that are yet to be described that will increase the biodiversity in this country. Classical theory of biogeography of wildlife in Southeast Asia that the ancestral population originated from Asian mainland is also challenged based on our new mitochondrial genes evident.

Item Type: Proceeding (Paper)
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2014 02:53
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 02:53
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/1091

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