Can you find species new to science in Singapore? Along the boardwalk? YES!
Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 60(2): 241–598. 31 August 2012
Here's another new species of cricket that was found along the mangrove boardwalk at Pasir Ris! It's also named after the Singapore: Ornebius tampines. Sungei Tampines is one of the small streams that run through the Pasir Ris mangroves.
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There's also a new species of water bug from Singapore, named after Singapore, Ochterus singaporensis!
"Guide to the aquatic Heteroptera of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia. VIII. Leptopodomorpha, families Saldidae, Leptopodidae, and Omaniidae." John T. Polhemus and Dan A. Polhemus. Pp. 329-341. [pdf, 5,325 KB]
"Guide to the aquatic Heteroptera of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia. IX. Infraorder Nepomorpha, families Ochteridae and Gelastocoridae." Dan A. Polhemus and John T. Polhemus. Pp. 343-359. [pdf, 9,603 KB]
There is even a gecko new to science in our forests! It is also given a distinctively Singaporean name.
Read more in "Cyrtodactylus majulah, a new species of bent-toed gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Singapore and the Riau Archipelago." L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr. and Kelvin K. P. Lim. Pp. 487-499. [pdf, 5,805 KB]
There's also a paper about Singapore's Banded Leaf Monkeys in "Low genetic variability in the recovering urban banded leaf monkey population of Singapore." A. Ang, A. Srivasthan, B. M. Md.-Zain, M. R. B. Ismail and R. Meier. Pp. 589-594. [pdf, 329 KB]
And lots more in the latest issue of the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 60(2): 241–598. 31 August 2012