Malayan Pygmy Halfbeak (Dermogenys collettei)
Kranji Marshes, 29th June 2017

Many older resources consider various Halfbeak populations across Southeast Asia to be a single species, the Wrestling Halfbeak (Dermogenys pusilla). However, this species is now thought to be endemic to Java, while the populations found in Singapore belong to a separate species, the Malayan Pygmy Halfbeak.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s