Vachira Lheknim, Thai carcinologist, ichthyologist and malacologist‎.

  • Ph.D. (Tropical Marine Ecology & Fisheries Biology) James Cook University, Australia, 2002.
  • B.Sc. (Aquatic Science) Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, 1983.
  • Contact Details: Department of Biology, Prince of Songkla University Hatyai, Songkhla, 90112 THAILAND Phone: +66-7428-8064, +66-7428-8534 Fax: +66 74 558840 E-mail:

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2004 edit

  • Lheknim, V. 2004. Annotated checklist for a collection of fishes from Tapi River Basin, south Thailand. The Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 4(2): 83–98.

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2008 edit

  • Wangkulangkul, K. & Lheknim, V. 2008. The occurrence of an invasive alien mussel Mytilopsis adamsi Morrison, 1946 (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) in estuaries and lagoons of the lower south of the Gulf of Thailand with comments on their establishment. Aquatic Invasions 3: 325–330.

2009 edit

  • Chen, W.J., Lheknim, V. & Mayden, R.L. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of the Cobitoidea (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) revisited: position of enigmatic loach Ellopostoma resolved with six nuclear genes. J. Fish Biol. 75: 2197–2208.
  • Lheknim, V. & Leelawathanagoon, P. 2009. Phricotelphusa callianira (De Man, 1887) a new record freshwater crab for Thailand. The Journal of Threatened Taxa 1: 461–465.

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2014 edit

  • Lheknim, V. & Sakai, K. 2014. Two new species of the genera Neocallichirus and Wolffogebia (Decapoda, Pleocyemata) from Thale Sap Songkhla, Songkhla Lagoon System, Songkhla Province, Thailand. Crustaceana, 87(1): 91–100. Abstract: DOI: 10.1163/15685403-00003269

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