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New Species

  • English Name: Hung-Ta Chang’s Mountain Keelback
    Scientific Name: Opisthotropis hungtai
    Year of Publication: 2020
    Location: Guangdong
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  • English Name: Mount Gaoligong Flying Squirrel
    Scientific Name: Biswamoyopterus gaoligongensis
    Year of Publication: 2019
    Location: Yunnan
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  • English Name: Fei's Small Tree Frog
    Scientific Name: Liuixalus feii
    Year of Publication: 2015
    Location: Guangdong
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  • English Name: Pope’s Short-legged Toad
    Scientific Name: Brachytarsophrys popei
    Year of Publication: 2014
    Location: Hunan
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  • English Name: Tengchong Spadefoot Toad
    Scientific Name: Leptobrachium tengchongense
    Year of Publication: 2016
    Location: Yunnan
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  • English Name: Purplish-brown Leaf Litter Toad
    Scientific Name: Leptolalax purpurus
    Year of Publication: 2018
    Location: Yunnan
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  • English Name: Tengchong Leaf Litter Toad
    Scientific Name: Leptolalax tengchongensis
    Year of Publication: 2016
    Location: Yunnan
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  • English Name: Tengchong Lazy Toad
    Scientific Name: Scutiger tengchongensis
    Year of Publication: 2019
    Location: Yunnan
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  • English Name: Anderson’s Reed Snake
    Scientific Name: Calamaria andersoni
    Year of Publication: 2018
    Location: Yunnan
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  • English Name: Lau's Mountain Stream Snake
    Scientific Name: Opisthotropis laui
    Year of Publication: 2013
    Location: Guangdong
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  • Scientific Name: Talicada nyseus lami
    Year of Publication: 2017
    Location: Hainan
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  • Scientific Name: Delias agostina sushii
    Year of Publication: 2018
    Location: Hainan
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  • English Name: Kwangsi Gecko
    Scientific Name: Gekko kwangsiensis
    Year of Publication: 2015
    Location: Guangxi
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  • English Name: Kadoories’ Cave Gecko
    Scientific Name: Goniurosaurus kadoorieorum
    Year of Publication: 2015
    Location: Guangxi
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  • English Name: Yinggeling Treefrog
    Scientific Name: Rhacophorus yinggelingensis
    Year of Publication: 2007
    Location: Hainan
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  • Scientific Name: Chrysozephyrus mushaellus paolongkoui
    Year of Publication: 2021
    Location: Hainan
  • English Name: Hainan Paddy Frog
    Scientific Name: Micryletta immaculata
    Year of Publication: 2021
    Location: Hainan
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Rediscoveries

    • English Name: Ruby Valley Kukri Snake
      Scientific Name: Oligodon hamptoni
      Last Record: 1924
      Year Found: 2020
      Year Lost: 96
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    • English Name: Sun Bear 
      Scientific Name: Helarctos malayanus
      Last Record: 1972 (in China)
      Year Found: 2016 (in China)
      Year Lost: 44 (in China)
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    • Scientific Name: Thoressa pedla pedla
      Last Record: 1918
      Year Found: 2015
      Year Lost: 97
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    • Scientific Name: Celaenorrhinus morena
      Last Record: 1949
      Year Found: 2015
      Year Lost: 66
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    • English Name: Marbled Cat
      Scientific Name: Pardofelis marmorata
      Last Record: 1984 (in Yunnan)
      Year Found: 2014 (in Yunnan)
      Year Lost: 30 (in Yunnan)
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    • English Name: Cao-vit Gibbon
      Scientific Name: Nomascus nasutus
      Last Record: 1950s (in China)
      Year Found: 2006 (in China)
      Year Lost: ~50 (in China)
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New Record

    • English Name: Red-disked Small Treefrog
      Scientific Name: Theloderma rhododiscus
      Location: Guangdong
    • Scientific Name: Heliophorus tamu kala
      Location: Yunnan
    • English Name: Hodgson's Frogmouth
      Scientific Name: Batrachostomus hodgsoni
      Location: Yunnan
    • English Name: Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl
      Scientific Name: Bubo nipalensis
      Location: Guangxi
    • Scientific Name: Chrysozephyrus vittatus phoopan
      Location: Yunnan (China New Record)
    • English Name: Red Serow
      Scientific Name: Capricornis rubidus
      Location: Yunnan (China New Record)
    • English Name: Blue Neon Goby
      Scientific Name: Stiphodon atropurpureus
      Location: Hainan
    • English Name: White Cloud Mountain Minnow
      Scientific Name: Tanichthys albonubes
      Location: Hainan
    • English Name: Purple Swamphen
      Scientific Name: Porphyrio porphyrio
      Location: Hainan
    • English Name: Pectoral Sandpiper
      Scientific Name: Calidris melanotos
      Location: Hainan
    • English Name: Litte Bunting
      Scientific Name: Emberiza pusilla
      Location: Cambodia
    • English Name: Black-chinned Yuhina
      Scientific Name: Yuhina nigrimenta
      Location: Hong Kong
    • English Name: Ruby Valley Kukri Snake
      Scientific Name: Oligodon hamptoni
      Location: Yunnan (China New Record)
    • English Name: Vindum's Snail-eating Snake
      Scientific Name: Pareas vindumi
      Location: Yunnan (China New Record)