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Crocker Range Scientific Expedition 2002

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By: Maryati Mohamed(Editor), Zulhazman Hamzah(Editor), Takuji Tachi(Editor), Jamili Nais(Editor), Abu Hassan Othman(Foreword By), Takahisa Kusano(Contributor)

268 pages, 26 plates with 34 colour photos, colour illustrations, and colour maps; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Hardback | May 2004 | #210413 | ISBN: 9832643333
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With the aim of providing more information for the development of the management plan and better understanding of the CRP ecosystem, this second expedition was mounted jointly between the Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah as the leading agency for the Research and Education Component of the BBEC programme and Sabah Parks, the leading agency for the Park Management Component. This was done during 26 August to 14 September 2002.

In total there were 70 participants from 15 agencies. From the expedition Crocker Range Scientific Expedition was produced with the objective of documenting the flora, fauna and ecosystem of CRP. This executive summary will try to provide an insight into the findings of researchers who participated in the expedition.


    FOREWORD by the Vice Chancellor, UMS viii
    MESSAGE: Conservartion of Crocker Range Park ix
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY by Maryati Mohamed xii

    I. Flora
    1. A Preminary Checklist of the Mosses of Crocker Range Park Monica Suleiman & Hiroyuki Akiyama 1
    2. The Zingiberaceae of Crocker Range Park: A Preliminary Survey, Checklist and Generic Key Atsuko Takano, Mashitah Yusoff & Johnny Gisil 17
    3. Notes on Alocasia of Crocker Range Park Mohd. Fairus Jalil, Monica Suleiman, Johnny Gisil & Zulhazman Hamzah 27
    4. Wild Bananas of Ulu Kimanis, Crocker Range Park Markku Hakkinen, Monica Suleiman, Johnny Gisil & Sikula Magupin 29
    5. Analysis of Essential Oil from Litsea cubeba (Lauraceae) Naransa Limpot, Mustafa Saleh, Sik Ruoh Yean & Mashitah Mohd. Yusoff 33
    6. Additions to the Checklist of the Plants of Crocker Range Park Rimi Repin, Dolois Sumbin, Rahimah Parmin, Yabainus Johalin and Gusili Johalin 39

    7. A Preliminary Survey of Ant Fauna at Crocker Range Park Yoshiaki Hashimoto & Maryati Mohamed 51
    8. Myrmicaria (Saunders 1842) Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Ulu Kimanis, Crocker Range Bakhtiar Effendi Yahya & Maryati Mohamed 61
    9. A Preliminary Checklist of Termite (Isoptera) Fauna of Kimanis—Keningau Road, Crocker Range Park Homanthevi Rahman, Noel Tawatao, Mizan Saman, Beterin Sandungan & Matajim Singkuan 73
    10. Notes on the Lantern-Bugs (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) of Crocker Range Park Mohd. Fairus Jalil, Nordin Wahid, Azrie Alliamat & Maryati Mohamed 79
    11. A Preliminary Survey of Saproxylic Arthropods of Crocker Range Park Mahadimenakbar M. Dawood and Kunio Araya 81
    12. Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of Crocker Range Park Masahiro Sueyoshi & Maryati Mohamed 87
    13. A Checklist of the Land Snails of the Crocker Range Menno Schilthuizen 91
    14. Updates and Revisional Notes on the Freshwater Fishes of Crocker Range Park Mohd. Firdaus Jalil, Arrifin Awang Mohd. Ali, Mohd. Nadzri Ishak, Lucy Kimsui & Maryati Mohamed 99
    15. Notes on the Anurans of Crocker Range Park Kueh Boon Hee, Ahmad Sudin, Masafumi Matsui & Maryati Mohamed 103
    16. A Survey of the Non-flying Small Mammals at Several Elevations in and around the Crocker Range Park Henry Bernard, Kalsum Mohd. Yusah, Shigeki Yasuma & Lucy Kimsui 113
    17. Orang-Utan Surveys in Crocker Range Park Marc Ancrenaz, Dg. Suzita Sheena James, Jamil Sinyor & Maklarin Hj. Lakim 131
    18. Enthonoetomological Survey of the Local Community at Ulu Kimanis Arthur C.Y. Chung, Richard L. Ansis, Mathius Allai & Mizan Saman 141
    19. Searching for Inhibitors of Eukaryotic MAPK Kinase (Mkk1), Protein Phsphatases (MSG 5, GLC 7) and Mycobacterial Isociltrate Lyase (ICL) 147
    20. Preliminary Research on the Files (Insecta, Order Diptera) of Crocker Park Range Takuji Tachi, Cherilyn Yvone, Nordin Wahid and Maryati Mohamed 171
    21. Cicada (Homoptera: Cicadoidea) Fauna of Crocker Park Range: Further Survey and Overview Zaidi Mohd. Isa, Azman Sulaiman, Ruslan Mohd. Yusof & Nordin Wahid 187
    22. Beetle (Coleoptera) Specimens Sampled along the Ulu Kimanis-Keningau Road, Crocker Range Park Arthur Y.C. Chung, Richard L. Ansis, Mathius Allai, Mizan Saman & Nobie Sikodoh 203

    III. Physical Sciences
    23. Determination of Physical Quality in the Streams of Crocker Range Park Nurhuda Manshoor & Arman Hadi Fikri 213
    24. A Preliminary Study on Altitudinal Habitat Classification of Kimanis—keningau Road, Crocker Range Park Masaaki Yoneda 219
    25. Land Cover Information from Remote Sensing for Supporting Park Management Phua Mui How & Phan Choon Chon 225
    26. Geological Reconnaisance and Stream Water Sampling in Crocker Range Park Fredolin Javino, Zainal A.J. & Kamaludin Hassan 229

    27. Suitability of Keningau—Kimanis Road and Surroundings as Tourism Attractions Zulhazman Hamzah, Mohd. Fairus Jalil, Fatimah Simin & Maryati Mohamed 235
    Colour Plates 243

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