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  • A New Species of Liophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from ...

    Type specimens of new species reside in the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (BPBM), Honolulu, Hawaii and the Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery (PNGNM), Port Moresby. Other institutional abbreviations follow Sabaj Pérez (2010) .

  • PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Food and Agriculture Organization

    Papua New Guinea flora has some similarities with those occurring in Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia and the other Pacific Island countries. The tropical rainforest areas of the central and the north western parts of the mainland PNG are rich store houses of millions of species of flora and fauna many of which are unique to this part of the world.

  • Animals in Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea, with its warm climate and rainforests, is the ideal home for many animals. Since it's made up of islands, some of these animals, including marsupials, egg laying mammals, fantastically beautiful birds, bats, reptiles and amphibians, are found nowhere else.

  • Orchid Species and Genera Descriptions and Images ...

    Only some areas in the Andes are probably richer in orchid species than New Guinea. This is where the Orchids of New Guinea website fills the gap - in addition to the huge gallery of orchid images, the Orchids of New Guinea website also contains 134 genus and just over 2700 species descriptions.

  • Interesting facts about Papua New Guinea | Just Fun Facts

    Papua New Guinea has an estimated 11,000 plant species, 250 mammal species, and 700 species. There are several major rivers, notably the Sepik River [photo below], which is 1,126 km (699 mi) long, which winds through lowland swamp plains to the north coast, and the Fly River at 1,050 km (652 mi) in length, which flows through one of the largest swamplands in the world to the south coast.

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  • Papua New Guinea - Climate | Britannica

    Climate. Although all the climatic regions of Papua New Guinea are basically tropical, they are nevertheless varied. In the lowlands, mean annual maximum temperatures range from about 86 to 90 °F (30 to 32 °C), and the minimums are between 73 and 75 °F (23 and 24 °C). Seasonal variation in temperature is slight,...

  • Papua New Guinea Tours & Vacation Packages

    This is the reason for the 20,000 species of different flowering plants to be found on Papua New Guinea tours. About Papua New Guinea Exotic by nature, it has rugged razor-backed mountains, lush vegetation including rainforests, reef and mangrove swamps as well as palm-fringed beaches.

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  • New Species of Hypsilurus (Squamata: Agamidae) from Papua ...

    We describe a new species of agamid lizard of the genus Hypsilurus from northern Papua New Guinea. The new species is characterized by its small adult size, scalational features, small nuchal and ...

  • Papua New Guinea: Malaria | IAMAT

    Of the five species of human malaria parasites, Plasmodium falciparum is the most dangerous. The remaining percentage represents malaria infections that may be caused by one or more of the following parasites: Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium knowlesi.

  • Papua New Endangered Species and Conservation ... - Bagheera

    Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966, Being an Act to make provision for the protection, control, harvesting and destruction of fauna, and for related purposes.

  • Fauna of New Guinea - Wikipedia

    The fauna of New Guinea comprises a large number of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, invertebrates and amphibians. As the world's largest and highest tropical island, New Guinea occupies less than 0.5% of world's land surface, yet supports a high percentage of global biodiversity. Approximately 4,624 vertebrate species inhabit the island of New Guinea and its surrounding waters, .

  • New species from New Guinea - Breaking News & Top Stories

    Mar 25, 2009 · Hard-to-get ant. Newly discovered ant genus and species in Papua New Guinea- Only two individuals were found of this super spiny new ant species which represents an entirely new genus of ants.The workers were found in the canopy of a fallen tree at mid-elevation (1600m).

  • Endangered species of Papua New Guinea - List - Earth's ...

    Endangered species found in Papua New Guinea: This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, ...

  • Papua New Guinea travel - Lonely Planet

    Just relax and enjoy!It's very affordable,flexible, convenient,stress-free and you can tour anytime, anywhere without the stress of travel etc.Travel back in time from SPACE-AGE to STONE-AGE. A Million Different Journeys In Just One Journey. Welcome to PAPUA NEW GUINEA (PNG).

  • Species Information - Bulbophyllum ... - Orchids of New Guinea

    At the Orchids of New Guinea website, we have descriptions of 134 genus and just over 2700 orchid species found in New Guinea. In addition, we have one of the largest collections of orchid images.

  • New Species of Hypsilurus (Squamata: Agamidae) from Papua ...

    The new species is characterized by its small adult size, scalational features, small nuchal and dorsal crests, and distinctive dorsal color pattern of brown and white chevrons. It is a member of the H. godeffroyi species group, but otherwise, its closest relative is not obvious.

  • Many new species found in Papua New Guinea - YouTubeClick to view on Bing1:15

    Apr 21, 2013 · In Papua New Guinea they found many new species of animals and plants. Here are a load of pictures of these new creatures and flowers.