Collecting in the “land below the wind”, herpetological explorations of Borneo

Das, I. (2003) Collecting in the “land below the wind”, herpetological explorations of Borneo. Bonner Zoologische Beitrage, 52. pp. 231-243. ISSN 0006-7172

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Abstract

Herpetological explorations and collections from Borneo, including the East Malaysian States of Sarawak and Sabah, as well as the Indonesian Province of Kalimantan, are described. Borneo was far off the commercial trade route of Europe, and consequently, biological explorations of this large tropical island were to commence much later than in other adjacent regions, such as Java and Sumatra. Some of the earliest collectors include James MOTLEY, Alfred Rüssel WALLACE, Odoardo BECCARI and William Temple

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sarawak, Sabah, Kalimantan, Sarawak Museum, Zoologisch Museum te Buitenzorg, history of herpetology, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 05 May 2016 03:42
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 03:42
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11878

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