Experts

Dr. Charles Leh Moi Ung

Sarawak Museum Department (JMS)
Gender
Male

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Science

Specialization

  • Fishes
  • Turtles
  • Crustaceans

Locality

  • Sarawak

Educational Background

  • 1977 - 1980
    Bachelor in Science Zoology, University of Malaya
  • 1981 - 1983
    Master in Science (Mangrove and Coastal Resource), University of Malaya
  • 1988 - 1992
    PhD in Fisheries Biology and Coastal Resources, University of Malaya

Working Experience

  • 1982 - Present
    Curator
    Sarawak Museum Department
  • 2001 - Present
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  • 1982 - Present
    Scientific Editor of Sarawak Museum Journal
    Sarawak Museum Department

Contribution

  • 2014
    Advisor
    Core Team National Biodiversity Centre

Recognition

  • 2016
    10 fauna species discovered/described by Charles Leh Moi Ung
    10 fauna species discovered/described by Charles Leh Moi Ung
  • 2016
    8 fauna species named after Charles Leh Moi Ung
    8 fauna species named after Charles Leh Moi Ung
  • 2012
    1 fauna genus named after Charles Leh Moi Ung
    1 fauna genus named after Charles Leh Moi Ung

Research

  • 2014 - 2016
    Studies on the Taxonomy and Bionomics of Diptera in Sarawak

Publication

  • 2016
    Curnoe, D., Datan, I., Tacon, P., Leh, M.U.C. & Sherman, S.W.M., 2016. Deep skull from Niah Cave and the Pliestocene Peopling of Southeast Asia. Front. Ecol. Evol. 4:75 in press.
  • 2016
    Huber, B.A., Koh, J.K.H., Ghazali, AR.M., Braima, K.A., Nuneza, O.M., Leh, M.U.C. & Petcharad, B., 2016. New leaf- and litter-dwelling species of the genus Pholcus from Southeast Asia (Araneae, Pholcidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 200: 1-45.
  • 2015
    Huber B.A., Nuneza O.M., & Leh, M. U. C. 2015. Revision, phylogeny and micro habitat shifts in Southeast Asian spider genus Aetana (Araneae, Pholcidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 162:1-78.
  • 2015
    Kurahashi, H., Tan, S. H. & Leh M. U., 2015. A new species of the Malaysian Boettcherisca (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Jpn. J. syst. Ent., 21(2):227-280.
  • 2014
    Miyagi, I., Toma T., Okazawa T., Wong S. F., Leh, M. U. and Yong H.S. 2014. Dscription of a new species of Topomyia (Topomyia) aliyusopi (Diptera: Culicidae) from Kelabit highlands, Sarawak, Malaysia. J. Sci. Tech. Tropics 10: 27-38
  • 2013
    Kurahashi, H. & Leh, M.U. 2013. Two new species of Stomorhina rondani from Sarawak, East Malaysia (Diptera, Calliphoridae). Jpn . J. Syst. Ent. 19(2): 207-215
  • 2013
    Leh, M.U. & Ipoi D. 2013. Zooarchaeology in Sarawak in the 21st Century. Raffles Bull. Zoology, Supplement No. 29: 133–138
  • 2012
    Leh, M. U. C., Sasekumar, A. & Chew, L. L. 2012. Feeding biology of eel catfish Plotosus canius Hamilton in a Malaysian mangrove estuary and mudflat. Raffles Bull. Zool. 60(2): 551-557
  • 2012
    Toma, T., Miyagi, I., Okazawa, T., Higa, Y., Wong, S. F., Leh, M. U. & Yong, H. S. 2012. Redescription of Armigeres annulipalpis and Armigeres flavus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Sarawak, Malaysia. J. Sci Tech. Tropics, 8: 5-19
  • 2012
    Miyagi, I., Toma, T., Okazawa, T., Wong, S. F., Leh, M. U. & Yong, H. S. 2012. Three new phytotelma mosquitoes of the genus Topomyia (Diptera: Culicidae) from Katibas, Lanjak-Entimau, Sarawak, Malaysia. J. Sci. Tech. Tropics, 8: 97-117
  • 2011
    Toma, T., Miyagi, I., Okazawa, T., Leh M. U. and Wong S. F. 2011. Redescription of Armigeres (Armigeres) hybridus (Diptera, Culicidae) based on specimens collected in Lanjak, Sarawak, Malaysia, Med. Entomol. Zool. 62(4): 225 - 233
  • 2011
    Miyagi, I., Toma, T., Okazawa, T., and Leh. M. U. 2011. Description of pupa and larva of the Malaysian Mosquito Topomyia (Topomyia) rubithoracis Leicester (Diptera, Culicidae). Med. Entomol. Zool. 62 (2): 93-99
  • 2010
    Toma, T., Miyagi, I., Okazawa, T., Higa, Y. and Leh M. U., 2010. Redescription of five species of the genus Armigeres subgenus Armigeres (Diptera, Culicidae) collected from fallen coconut fruits at the coastal plains of Sarawak, East Malaysia. Med. Entomol. Zool. 61: 281 – 308
  • 2008
    Kurahashi H., & Leh, M. U. 2008. Two new species of Protomiltogramma from Malaysia. (Diptera, Sarcophagidae). Japan J. syst. Ent., 14(1): 1-6.
  • 2007
    Toma, T., Miyagi, I., Okazawa, T. and Leh C., 2007. Redescription of Armigeres (Armigeres) setifer Delfinado 1966 (Diptera, Culicidae) collected from Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Med. Entomol. Zool. 58: 283 – 290

Presentation

  • 2005
    A legacy of Wallace: Sarawak Museum and the history of herpetology research in Sarawak (Oral)
    Institute of Biodiversity

Consultancy

  • 1997 - 1998
    International Tropical Timber Organisation, (ITTO) Japan
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