Kin Onn Chan

Kin Onn Chan (K.O. Chan), Malaysian herpetologist.

  • Biodiversity Institute and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America.

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  • Wood Jr., P.L., Grismer, J.L., Grismer, L.L., Ahmad, N., Onn, C.K. & Bauer, A.M. 2009. Two new montane species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Squamata: Agamidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 2012(1): 28–46. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.2012.1.2   Reference page
  • Grismer, L. L., Norhayati, A., Chan, K.O., Daicus, B., Muin, M.A., Wood, P.L.Jr. & Grismer, J.L. 2009. Two new diminutive species of Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa, 2019, 40-56.
  • Chan, K. O., Grismer, L. L., Norhayati, A., & Daicus, B. 2009. A new species of Gastrophrynoides (Anura: Microhylidae): an addition to a previously monotypic genus and a new genus for Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa, 2124: 63–68.


  • Grismer, L.L., Shahrul, A.M.S., Quah, E.S.L., Muin, M.A., Chan, K.O., Grismer, J.L. & Norhayati, A. 2010. A new spiny, prehensile-tailed species ofCyrtodactylus(Squamata: Gekkonidae)from Peninsular Malaysia with a preliminary hypothesis of relationships basedon morphology. Zootaxa, 2625, 40–52.
  • Chan, K.O. & Norhayati, A. 2010. A new insular species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia. Zootaxa, 2389, 47–56.
  • Grismer, L.L., Chan, K.O., Quah, E.S.L., Muin, M.A., Savage, A.E., Grismer, J,L, Norhayati, A., Greer, L.F. & Remigio, A-C. 2010. Another new, diminutive Rock Gecko (Cnemaspis Strauch) from Peninsular Malaysia and a discussion of resource partitioning in sympatric species pairs. Zootaxa, 2569, 55–66.
  • Chan, K.O., Grismer, L.L., Shahrul, A.M.S., Quah, E.S.L., Muin, M.A., Savage, A.E., Grismer, J.L., Norhayati, A., Remigio, A-C. & Greer, L.F. 2010. A new endemic rock Gecko Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Gunung Jerai, Kedah, northwestern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa, 2576: 59–68.
  • Grismer, L.L. & Chan, K.O. 2010. Another new Rock Gecko (genus Cnemaspis Strauch 1887) from Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa, 2419: 51–62.
  • Chan, K.O. & Grismer, L.L. 2010. Re-assessment of the Reinwardt’s Gliding Frog, Rhacophorus reinwardtii (Schlegel 1840) (Anura: Rhacophoridae) in Southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia and its re-description as a new species. Zootaxa, 2505: 40–50.
  • Ngo, V.T. & Chan, K.O. 2010. A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1826 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khanh Hoa province, Southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2504: 47–60. Preview.  . Reference page


  • Chan, K.O.; L.L. Grismer; S.M.S. Anuar; E.S.H. Quah; J.L. Grismer; P.L. Wood; Jr., M.A. Muin; N. Ahmad. 2011: A new species of Chiromantis Peters 1854 (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Perlis State Park in extreme northern peninsular Malaysia with additional herpetofaunal records for the park. Russian journal of herpetology, 18: 253–259. Abstract
  • Ngo, V. T. and K. O. Chan. 2011. A new karstic cave-dwelling Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3125: 51–63.
  • Chan, K. O., L. L. Grismer, and J. L. Grismer. 2011. A new insular, endemic frog of the genus Kalophrynus Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Microhylidae) from Tioman Island, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 3123: 60–68.
  • Grismer, L.L., Quah, E.S.H., Siler, C.D., Chan, K.O., Wood, Jr, P.L., Grismer, J.L., Anuar Mohd Sah, S. & Ahmad, N. 2011. Peninsular Malaysia’s first limbless lizard: a new species of skink of the genus Larutia (Böhme) from Pulau Pinang with a phylogeny of the genus. Zootaxa 2799(1): 29–40. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.2799.1.3   Reference page
  • Grismer, L. L., J. L. Grismer, P. L. Jr. Wood, V. T. Ngo, T. Neang, K. O. Chan. 2011. Herpetology on the fringes of the sunda shelf: A discussion of discovery, taxonomy, and biogeography. Bonner Zoologische Monographien 57: 57–97.
  • van Rooijen, J., K. O. Chan, L. L. Grismer, and A. Norhayati. 2011. Estimating the herpetofaunal species richness of Pangkor Island, Peninsular Malaysia. Bonn Zoological Bulletin 60: 3–8.










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