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Memoirs of The Hong Kong Biological Circle


No. 1: February 1953

   Field Notes on Local Bird Records – by R.S. Dove & H.J. Goodhart

 

No. 2: December 1953

   New Records and a Check List of Butterflies from Hong Kong – by J.N. Eliot

 

No. 3: August  1955

   Cetaceans Recorded from within or near Hong Kong Territorial Waters – by J.D. Romer

   An Australian Skink, Egernia depressa (Günther), Introduced into Hong Kong – by J.D. Romer

   Note on the Rearing and Growth-rate in Captivity of a Reticulated Python, Python reticulatus (Schneider) – by E. Esmond

   Domestic Fleas Known to Occur in Hong Kong – by J.D. Romer

 

 

Memoirs of The Hong Kong Natural History Society

 

No. 4: Feberuary 1960 ISBN 962-7001-04-X

Bats known from Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

 

No. 5: May 1961  ISBN 962-7001-05-X

Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Snakes of Hong Kong – by J.D. Romer

 

No. 6: July 1963  ISBN 962-7001-06-6

           The Termites of Hong Kong - by W. Victor Harris

A Note on Skin-shedding in the Tokay (Gekko gecko) - by P.F.A. Maderson

Occurrence of the Common Water Monitor, Varanus salvator (Laurenti), in Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

First Record of the Grey Shrew, Crocidura a. attenuata Milne-Edwards, in Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

 

No. 7:  August 1966  ISBN 962-7001-07-4

Notes on Fruit Bats, Cynopterus sphinx sphinx (Vahl), in Hong Kong - by P.M. Marshall & F.O.P. Hechtel

Further Records of Bats in Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

Some Macroscopic and Microscopic Observations on the Foot-pads of the Tokay Gekko gecko - By P.F.A. Maderson

Overwintering Eggs of the Lizard Gekko gecko (L.) - by J.D. Romer

Two Colubrid Snakes not previously recorded from Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

The Frog Microhyla butleri Boulenger found in Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

 

No. 8: June 1970    ISBN 962-7001-08-

Revised Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Snakes of Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

 

No. 9:  May 1974  ISBN 962-7001-09-0

            Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Bats of Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

A Disease Caused by Gall Mite, Acatilus tenuis Mason, on Creepy Mallotus in Hong Kong - by Mo Cheng- Feng & Bau Yun-Shen

A Note on Some Pentastomids Found in Hong Kong - by V. Lance & Ng Wai-Huen

Ailanthus fordii Nooteboom , an Endemic Species of Hong Kong Refound - by H.P. Nooteboom

A Scorpion Native to Hong Kong - by A.H.C. Sommerville


No. 10: April 1975   ISBN 962-7001-10-0

Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Lizards of Hong Kong - by J. D. Romer

 

No. 11: January 1978   ISBN 962-7001-11-8

Annotated Checklist of Hong Kong Butterflies - by D.S. Hill, G. Johnston & M.J. Bascombe

 

No. 12: June 1978 ISBN 962-7001-12-6

Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Chelonians of Hong Kong - by J.D. Romer

 

No. 13: December 1978  ISBN 962-7001-13-4

The Embiidina of China - by Edward S. Ross

On a Collection of Sesarmine Crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura, Grapsidae) from Hong Kong - by Soh Cheng-Lam

Zostera nana Roth. (Potamogetonaceae) - a New Record for Hong Kong - by I.J. Hodgkiss & B. Morton

Halophila beccarii Ascherson (Hydrocharitaceae) - a New Record for Hong Kong with Notes on Other Halophila Species - by I.J. Hodgkiss & B. Morton

A Grid System for Biological Records in Hong Kong - by I.J. Hodgkiss & D.S. Hill

Recording Amphibians and Reptiles in the New Territories (1973-1977) - by F.F. Reitinger, J.K.S. Lee & D. Lee

Use of the Antibiotic Tylosin for Treatment of Respiratory Disorder in Reptiles - by F.F. Reitinger & J.K.S. Lee

 

No. 14: June 1979  ISBN 962-7001-14-2

Second Revised Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Snakes of Hong Kong – by J.D. Romer

 

No. 15: August 1979  ISBN 962-7001-15-0

Annotated Checklist with Keys to the Adult Amphibians of Hong Kong – by J.D. Romer

 

No. 16: March 1981  ISBN 962-7001-16-9

Checklist and Keys to the Marine Algae of Hong Kong – by I.J. Hodgkiss & K.Y. Lee

 

No. 17: October 1986  ISBN 962-7001-17-1

Seasonal aspects of the sword grass (Miscanthus) in Hong Kong – by S.L. Thrower

Regeneration of Hong Kong native hillside plants – by S.L. Thrower

Patterns of flowering in common local grasses – by S.L. Thower

Some observation concerning the conditions necessary for germination of Chinese banyan (Ficus microcarpa Linn. F.) seeds – by S. L. Thower

The effect of periodic cutting on scrubland – by S.L. Thrower

Variations in animal populations of grassland I. Spatial differences – S.L. Thrower

Variations in animal populations of grassland II. Temporal differences– S.L. Thrower

The effect of periodic fires on the development of a hillside community in Hong Kong – by S.L. Thrower & L.B. Thrower

Seasonal production and decomposition of plant litter in a scrubland in Hong Kong – by S.H. Cheng & L.B. Thrower

Succession taking place under Pinus massoniana – by Y.K. Chan & L.B. Thrower

Notes on the termites (Isoptera) of Hong Kong, including description of a new Species and a checklist of Chinese species – by Gao Daoreng & P.K.S. Lam

Some observations on the early stages of development of Eulophia yushuiana – by M.A. Weatherhead, S.Y. Zee & G. Barretto

Fish distribution in three stream estuaries in Hong Kong – by K.K. Mark & W.K. Chan

Changes in the intertidal algal species in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, over the past 50 years – by Y.B. Ho

Common intertidal algae of the southern part of Hong Kong Island – by Y.B. Ho

Aspects of mangrove ecology in Hong Kong – by I.J. Hodgkiss

Bacteria as indicators of water quality – by I.J. Hodgkiss

 

No.18: April 1988 HK ISBN 962-7001-18-X

The Hong Kong Natural History Society - by I.J. Hodgkiss

John Romer and the Natural History Society - by J. Fearon

Joe Fearon, nature watcher and his discovery of Michelia Chapensis Dandy, a new record for Hong Kong - by G.D' A Barretto

The mycorrhizae of Pinus elliottii Engel and P. massoniana Lamb. in Hong Kong - by W.K. Chan & D.A. Griffiths

Fifty common marine food fishes of Hong Kong - by I.J. Hodgkiss

Rutaceae of Hong Kong (I) Rutoideae and Toddalioideae - by P.P.H. But

Monitoring lead, copper and manganese levels  in soil, dust and vegetation at two roadside sites in Hong Kong from 1978 to 1987 - by Y.B. Ho

Epipogium  roseum (D. Don) Lindl., a new record for Hong Kong - by G.D' A Barretto

The infestation of imported Ficus benjamina Linn. By Botryodiplodia theobromae in Hong Kong - by D.A. Griffiths

The correct scientific name for the species of Bruguiera found in Hong Kong - by R.T. Corlett

Growth performance and nutrition uptake studies on the water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) in culture - by Y.B. Ho & S.M. Lam

Studies on the velamen-exodermal complex of some wild orchids of Hong Kong - by T.W. Yam & M.A. Weatherhead

A guide to articles in the Hong Kong Naturalist (1930-41) and in the Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society (1953-1988) - by I.J. Hodgkiss

 

No. 19: December 1992 IBSN 962-7001-19-8

Notes on a collection of Macroglossum and other species ( Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) in Hong Kong - by K.H.K. Li

The presence of vesicular - arbuscular spores in Hong Kong soils - by W.K. Chan & D.A. Griffiths

Notes on the intertidal macroalgae found on Stonecutters Island, Hong Kong - by Y.B. Ho

The taxonomy, ecology and management of economically important termites in China - by D.R. Gao, P.K.S. Lam & P.T. Owen

The ectomycorrhizas of Hong Kong's Fagaceae - Castanopsis, Lithocarpus and Quercus - by P.C.F. Tam & D.A. Griffiths

Mineral composition of some common intertidal macroalgae in Hong Kong - by Y.B. Ho

Notes on the genus Microcerotermes (Isoptera: Lemitidae) from China, with description of a new species - D.R. Gao & P.K.S. Lam

Notes on the land mammals of Hong Kong - by N.J. Goodyer

Hong Kong stream fishes: An annotated checklist with remarks on conservation status - by D.H. Chong & D. Dudgeon

What is that animal? - by N.J. Goodyer

Plants attractive to frugivorous brids in Hong Kong - by R.T. Corlett

Notes on the feeding of Enhydris bennetti (Gray) (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae) in Hong Kong - by M.W.N. Lau & D.S. Melville

Two additions to the naturalized flora of Hong Kong - by R.T. Corlett

Survey of the distribution of squirrels in Hong Kong - an update - by C.Y. Ho

The discovery of Ruppia maritima L. (Ruppiaceae) at Mai Po, Hong Kong - D.S. Melville & S.S.Y. Chan

New records of butterflies in Hong Kong - by J.J. Young

Seed dispersal by birds in Hong Kong shrubland - by R.T. Corlett

The natural diet of Hong Kong macaques - by J.W. Fellows

The impact of cool and frost on terrestrial vegetation in Hong Kong - by R.T. Corlett

Taxonomic notes on some common Hong Kong weeds - R.T. Corlett

A new species of mammal for Hong Kong: the Javan Mongoose (Herpestes javanicus) - by S. Chan, J. Au & L. Young

Species new to Hong Kong - by I.J. Hodgkiss

 

No. 20: December 1995  ISBN 962-7001-20-1

Check list of the butterflies of South China - by M.J. Bascombe

Additions to the naturalized flora of Hong Kong - by R.T. Corlett

Notes on the herpetofauna on Neilingding Island in the Pearl River Estuary, China - M.W.N. Lau

Propagule variation in Kandelia candel (L.) Druce at three Hong Kong Locations. - by G.S. Maxwell & O. Chope 

Frugivory by Koels in Hong Kong - R.T. Corlett & I.W.P. Ko

Regeneration of Bombax ceiba L. in Hong Kong - by L. Ramsden & P.Y. Ho

Foraging in Harpegnathos venator, the jumping ant from Hong Kong - By M.W.J. Crosland

Praxelis clematidea: Yesterday South America, today Hong Kong, tomorrow the world? - by R.T. Corlett & J.C. Shaw

Species new to Hong Kong - by I.J. Hodgkiss

 

No.21: December 1997  ISBN 962-7001-21-X

An annotated checklist of the Hong Kong dragonflies with recommendations for their conservation - by K.D.P. Wilson

The tree flora of Hong Kong : Distribution and conservation status - by X.Y. Zhuang, F.W. Xing & R.T. Corlett

New and revised species of macrolepidoptera from Hong Kong - by A.G. Galsworthy

A Checklist of vascular plants found in fung shui Woods in Hong Kong - by W.H. Chu & F.W. Xing

A revised checklist of Hong Kong amphibians and reptiles - by A. Bogadek & M.W.N. Lau

Additions to the vascular plant flora of Hong Kong - by F.W. Xing, R.T. Corlett & K.C. Chau

Grey-headed woodpecker (Picus canus): The first Hong Kong records since1977 with notes on the natural history of the species - by T.D. Dahmer, H.K. Kwok & L.Young

Bumblebees (Bombus  eximius):  Apidae, Bombinae in Hong Kong - by S.C. Ng & R.T. Corlett

The mangrove environment of Sai Wan: Brackish, tidal summer; saline waterlogged winter - by G.S. Maxwell

Large flowers in Enkianthus quinqueflorus from the hills of Sai Kung East Country Park - by G.S. Maxwell

Macrolichens of Wolong Nature Reserve, China - by S. Chen, M.K. Sands & M.R.D. Seaward

Mullet mortality in the Sai Wan lagoon - by G.S. Maxwell

Species new to Hong Kong - by I.J. Hodgkiss

 

No. 22: December 1999  ISBN 962-7001-22-8

Composition and distribution of Hong Kong Amphibian fauna - by M.W.N. Lau & D. Dudgeon

Insect seasonality in Hong Kong: A monsoonal environment in the northern tropics - by G.W.J. Ades & D. Dudgeon

Mangroves of Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park - by S.T. Chiu & C.W. Shek

Conservation evaluation of freshwater wetlands: A proposed metric for Hong Kong - by D. Dudgeon

An essay on the sustainability of a species: The story of the paradise fish, Macropodus opercularis, an endangered species in Hong Kong - by L.W.C. Lai

The ecological status of Baeckea frutescens L. in Sai Wan hills of Sai Kung East Country park - by G.S. Maxwell & P.C.F. Tam

Parthenogenesis in some Hong Kong mayflies ( Ephemeroptera) - M. Salas & D. Dudgeon

Scaevola serica: A note on nomenclature, flowering times and ecology - by G.S. Maxwell

Hong Kong's Melaleuca leucadendron: Is it M. quinquenervia? - by G.S. Maxwell & T.K.W. Wong

A record of Nephele hespera Fabicius, 1775 from Macau, Southeast China (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) - by E.R. Easton & W.J. Tennent

The species composition, distribution and population size of Hong Kong bats - by G.W.J. Ades

 

No.23: June 2000  ISBN962-7001-23-6

Hong Kong Vascular Plants: Distribution and Status - R. T. Corlett, Xing Fuwu, Ng Sai-Chit, L.K.C. Chau & L.Wong Mei-yin

Pteridophytes of Hong Kong - Wu Shiew-hung and Wicky Lee Tim-chun

Gymnosperms and Angiosperms of Hong Kong - Xing Fuwu, Ng Sai-chit & L. K.C. Chau

Orchidaceae of Hong Kong - G. Siu Lai-ping

Index of Families and Genera



No.24: June 2001  ISBN 962-7001-24-4

The staphylinid beetles of Hong Kong - G.M. de Rougemont

A Contribution to Knowledge of the ladybirds of Hong Kong, with descriptions of three new species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - G.Y. Yu &  S.K. Lau

Bird communities on cultivated lands in Hong Kong - H.K. Kwok & T.D. Dahmer

Caterpillar abundance in the canopy of a secondary forest - H.K. Kwok

Seasonality of food abundance in a secondary forest - H.K. Kwok

Morphometrics and food habits of wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Southeast of Hong Kong - T.D. Dahmer

Chill shock tolerance differentiates local and Thai ecotypes of Avicennia marina - G.S. Maxwell


No.25: June 2002  ISBN 962-7001-25-2

The herpetofauna of Shek Kwu Chau , South China Sea, with descriptions of two new colubrid snakes - J. Lazell

A survey of trees and shrubs on degraded hillsides in Hong Kong - B.C.H. Hau & R.T. Corlett

Habitat utilization by Little Egrets Egretta garzetta breeding at Tai O egretry - H.K. Kwok & T.D. Dahmer

Diurnal Pattern of forest bird activities in Hong Kong - H.K. Kwok

The bird communities in a fire-maintained grassland in Hong Kong - H.K. Kwok & T.D. Dahmer

The mangrove fern: Associate or true mangrove?- G.S. Maxwell

Wild animals to watch: Terrestrial and Freshwater fauna of conservation concern in Hong Kong - J.R. Fellowes, M.W.N. Lau, D. Dudgeon, G.T. Reels, G.W.J. Ades, G.J. Carey, B.P.L. Chan, R.C. Kendrick, K.S. Lee, M.R. Leven, K.D.P. Wilson & Y.T. Yu

Vertical stratification of the forest bird community in Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve - H.K. Kwok

The bird community in a lowland forest in Hong Kong - H.K. Kwok & N.Y. Lock

Growth, burning and survival of planted native tree seedlings in Hong Kong grassland slopes - R.D. Hill, M.R. Peart, L.K.C. Chau & B.C.H. Hau

 

No.26: March 2003  ISBN 962-7001-26-0

Editorial

An Updated and Annotated Inventory of Hong Kong Bryophytes - Zhang Li

Index of Families and Genera


No. 27  July 2011  ISBN 978-962-7001-27-0    (962-7001-27-9 old)

  60 Years of the Hong Kong Natural History  Society - D. England
Environmental change in Hong Kong - The last 60 years - R. D. Hill
Reservoir fishes of Hong Kong with remarks on conservation options - S. Y. H. Lai
Breeding system and pollination of Polyspora axillaris - P. Y. Lau & L. Ramsden
Cyanobacterial colonization on concrete, a Hong Kong study - R. D. Hill & S. Pointing