Nia Kurniawan

Nia Kurniawan
Brawijaya University · Department of Biology

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Genus Tor is Indonesia's endangered local fish however, the reports on this species from South East Asia is currently limited. This study conducted to characterize molecular genetics and phylogenetic relationship of Tor fish from East Java, West Kalimantan, Padang and North Sumatra from BPBAT Bogor collection using a partial sequence of mtDNA 16S r...
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An inventory of herpetofauna species from western part of Nusa Kambangan Island, Central Java, Indonesia, is presented. There are 43 herpetofauna species reported (16 amphibians and 27 reptiles). This study confirmed new distribution record and list some of threatened species. In light of the imminent human disturbances on Nusa Kambangan Island, a...
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In order to interpret the degree of postmating isolation and the evolutionary relationships among Fejervarya species from Indonesia (Lesser Sunda), Bangladesh, China, and Japan, crossing experiments and molecular phylogenetic analyses were carried out using frogs of Fejervarya species from these countries. The crossing experiments revealed that the...
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Organophosphate pesticides, especially chlorpyrifos, are one of the most widely used insecticides in agriculture, but their toxicity and potential sensitivity effects on Anura, especially Fejervarya limnocharis are still unknown. The purpose of this investigation is to study F. limnocharis (Anura: Dicroglossidae) tadpole sensitivity to lethal (surv...
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Biogeografi adalah cabang dari biologi yang mempelajari tentang persebaran keaneka ragaman hayati berdasarkan ruang dan waktu. Cabang keilmuan ini bertujuan untuk mengungkapkan mengenai kehidupan suatu organisme dan apa yang mempengaruhinya. Ilmu tidak hanya mempertanyakan “Spesies apa?” dan “Dimana?”. Tapi ia juga mempertanyakan “Mengapa?” dan kad...
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In Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (BTSNP), buffer zone areas, one of which is the Lesti upstream rivers, play a critical role in sustaining biodiversity and community life. Frogs serve as a bioindicator of environmental change, particularly in the upstream rivers of the Lesti. The present study examines the diversity and community structure of...
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accines based on epitope are alternative treatments for snakebite aside from anti-venom immunoglobulin, which is specific and not cross-reaction. However, the potential kistomin epitope has not been known. This study identified the region of T cells epitope and evaluated their immunogenicity to induce an immune response by in-silico. Sequences of k...
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The restoration effort in Tamban Beach may reflect the role services of mangroves as suitable habitats for those surrounding diversity, especially on avifauna. Here we assess the diversity and community of avifaunal throughout types of mangrove ecosystems. We surveyed the avifaunal within four stations (i.e., natural mangrove area, restored mangrov...
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Psammophis indochinensis Smith, 1943 was reported in the eastern Java and Bali of Indonesia despite its primary geographic range being in the Indochina region. We confirm its presence in Bali based on a newly collected specimen and provide morphological and genetic data. The specimen was found in a lowland, urban areas near open grassland habitat,...
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Vespa velutina, also known as the Yellow-legged hornet, is a wasp species native to Asia with a large distribution area in Indonesia. Hyaluronidase B in a wasp venom acts as a "spreading factor", which is the key at the beginning of envenomation. Shameplant (Mimosa pudica), a common plant in Indonesia, has shown the potential to be a hyaluronidase...
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To reveal the diversity of Indonesian bent-toed geckos, we pay attention to Kalimantan (Borneo)—an island which has received less attention than other Indonesian islands such as Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, the Moluccas, and the Lesser Sunda archipelagos. About 30 years after Hikida (1990) described three new Cyrtodactylus from Borneo, four more specie...
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Talok is a partner district with economic conditions that have developing status according District Development Index values. The developing status related with susceptible of economic shocks, natural disasters and social conflicts will be effect to underdeveloped district. This Community Empowerment Program is purpose to develop Micro, Small and M...
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Chalcorana chalconota or White-Lipped Frogs are widely distributed in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Described as a species complex, C. chalconota from Java Island is very necessary to be studied its taxonomic status. Intra-population studies are important to determine the representation of a population in a particular place. Therefore, we have...
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Java is one of Indonesia’s most densely populated islands with many long-neglected environmental issues, including snake envenomation and biodiversity decline. In an effort to promote snake conservation and mitigate human-snake encounters, particularly those resulting in snakebite, we here provide information on the composition, distribution, and h...
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We describe a new species of the Gonocephalus megalepis group and provide new morphological and distribution data for the three other species of the group. The combination of a wide gap between the nuchal and dorsal crests, distinctly heterogenous scales on the flanks, a gular crest, two large tubercular scales ventral to the tympanum, and 97–125 s...
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The Minnow Trap is a simple sampling gear, efficient, easy to operate, affordable, easy to make, and has been used in research in the fisheries and aquatic ecology for more than 90 years. The brightness, color, and visual obstruction of fishing gear or fish traps affect the behavioral response of target fish, considering that each fish has a specif...
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Avifauna inhabiting the mountainous forest ecosystem is severely threatened by anthropogenic disturbances, especially in the Java island of-Indonesia. Yet, efforts to monitor the avifauna diversity are lacking, including in one of the mountainous forest areas, Universitas Brawijaya Forest (UBF). In this study, information about diversity, community...
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Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko) is a large-sized gecko from the genus of Gekko, which is most commonly found from South Asia, southern China, and Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, these species are common to inhabit human-modified habitat in Sumatera, Borneo, Java, Bali, Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi, and Moluccas. In recent years, the demand for Tokay gekko with...
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Harvest monitoring is an alternative strategy to determine the impacts of exploitation which is useful for conservation strategies. One of the exploited turtles, C. amboinensis in three Indonesia provinces that have high rates of turtle harvesting, North Sumatra, South Sumatra, and Central Kalimantan were moniotored and reported here. The harvest m...
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Abstrak : Rendahnyapengetahuanterhadap jenis ular dapat berimplikasi kepadabanyaknya kasus mortilitas dikarenakan gigitan ular.Kebanyakan kasus terjadi karena akses terhadap pelayanan kesehatan yang buruk, kesulitan dalam persediaan anti-bisa, dan korban tidak mengetahui jenis ular yang menggigitnya sehingga para tenaga medis tidak bisa memberikan...
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Lizards of the genus Dendragama are endemic to the highland cloud forests of Sumatra’s Barisan Mountain Range in western Indonesia, and recent studies have uncovered widespread diversity within the genus. Here, a suite of morphological characters and mitochondrial DNA are used to compare three geographically isolated populations of D. boulengeri fr...
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Exploitation freshwater turtle for local consumption, medicine, and pet in several parts in Asia caused the declining populations in the wild. The purpose of this study is to evaluate of turtle harvest that listed in Appendix CITES in South Sumatra and Central Borneo. We reported the trading network of the three most exploited turtle species in Sou...
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The bent-toed geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus are the most speciose land vertebrates of Southeast Asia (about 300 species so far) and new species continue to be recognized at a rapid rate. Within the last decade three new species were described from Java, Indonesia, C. semiadii, C. petani, and C. klakahensis. The latter two are very similar, exce...
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Catastrophic events, such as volcanic eruptions, can have profound impacts on the demographic histories of resident taxa. Due to its presumed effect on biodiversity, the Pleistocene eruption of super‐volcano Toba has received abundant attention. We test the effects of the Toba eruption on the diversification, genetic diversity, and demography of th...
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Hunting is the main support of life for the insectivores bird of the world. Through an understanding of Indigo Flycatcher behavior character, we compiled new information for the daily behavior of Indigo Flycatcher and Muscicapidae family in general. The study was conducted at 3 periods to interpret the effect of different seasons conditions: the fi...
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The Lombok cross frog (Oreophryne monticola) is endemic to the islands of Bali and Lombok. We describe the colour variation and associated microhabitats of this endangered species, and provide some notes on its call characteristics and predictions of its distribution in Bali and Lombok. We surveyed sites on both islands with similar altitude but sl...
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Calloselasma rhodostoma (Kuhl, 1824) is one species of Indonesian medically important snake that distributed in many Indonesia regions. With the recent snakebite cases of this snake and warrant of further improvement on anti-venin in Indonesia, the information on storage conditions for its venom is important for developing an anti-venin. The geneti...
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We review morphology and systematics of Phoxophrys using new specimens of previously rare species. In addition to external characters, we relied heavily on skull morphology visualized using computed tomography data of all currently recognized species in this genus. Phylogenetic analysis of ND4, 12S, and 16S mDNA sequences reveal that Ph. tuberculat...
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Fauzi MA, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N. 2020. Harvesting trends of Amboina box turtles (Cuora amboinensis) seventeen years after listing in Appendix II CITES. Biodiversitas 21: 1142-1148. Among Southeast Asian freshwater turtles, the Amboina box turtle (Cuora amboinensis) held the highest recorded harvesting levels. The large volumes of harvesting influen...
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Malayan krait or Bungarus candidus is one of the medically important venomous snake species category I in Indonesia but there is no antivenom to cover Bungarus candidus envenomation. PLA2 is one of dominant toxin protein in Bungarus candidus venom, it is a multifunctional toxin which has several pathological effects. One alternative way to solve th...
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Catastrophic events, such as volcanic eruptions, can have profound impacts on the demographic histories of resident taxa. Due to its presumed effect on biodiversity, the Pleistocene eruption of super-volcano Toba has received abundant attention. We test the effects of the Toba eruption on the diversification, genetic diversity, and demography of th...
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Species identification using molecular analyses has recently been developed, one of which is DNA barcoding method. The purpose of this study was to apply the DNA barcoding method to identify Ahaetulla snake which previously had not been identified molecularly. The specimens used came from Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok and additional samples obtained...
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Using a combination of morphological and molecular data we recognize three new species of Puppet Toad, Sigalegalephrynus Smart, Sarker, Arifin, Harvey, Sidik, Hamidy, Kurniawan & Smith, a recently described genus endemic to the highland forests of Sumatra, Indonesia. Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA sequences recovered a monophyletic rela...
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White-lipped island pit viper (Cryptelytrops insularis) is one of the most distributed Viperidae in Indonesia, especially in eastern part of Sundaland and Lesser Sunda. To investigate the evolutionary history and the dispersal pattern of C. insularis, we collected 23 samples from 11 localities. Four simultaneous genes composing two mitochondrial ge...
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Sundaland's construction history has implications for the diversification and distribution of the genus Cyrtodactylus. One of the Cyrtodactylus known is C. marmoratus which taxonomically uncleared species. The aim of this study was to explain the taxon position of C. marmoratus from Java using the ND4 gene marker. Total of 10 Cyrtodactylus were ana...
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The geological history of Sundaland gave rise to speciation as well as the genetic diversity within the islands of Sumatra and Java. Several previous studies have revealed the similarity of animals inhabiting Sundaland. Here, we examined the genetic relationship of the genus Ptyas from Sumatra and Java using the ND4 gene. Phylogenetic trees were co...
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Sidik I, Subasli DR, Sumitro SB, Widodo N, Kurniawan N. 2018. Short Communication: First record of the Genus Calamaria (Squamata: Colubridae: Calamariinae) from Karimunjawa Island, Indonesia: Morphology and systematic. Biodiversitas 19: 912-917. We present the first record of the Genus Calamaria from Karimunjawa Island, Central Java, Indonesia base...
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Frogs of the genus Pelophryne are easily recognizable with their distinctive diminutive size and almost fully-webbed hands. However, morphologically they are difficult to differentiate to each other at the species level. Also, the taxonomic relationship of the genus Pelophryne has long been unresolved and debated. Particularly, two species, P. sign...
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The decisive morphological character of Calamaria linnaei from the Ijen plateau was analyzed in an attempt to evaluate these snakes independently achieved as different populations or whether more likely only cryptic species affected by natural conditions. The evidence was concluded that a cryptic species is very interesting to be regarded as somet...
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With the use of a concordance and a mitochondrial tree-morphological character congruence approach, we show that recently discovered populations of Lophocalotes represent a new species. Like its only known congener, the new species occurs only on Sumatra in montane forests above 1000 m. The new species differs from L. ludekingi in having more gular...
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Indonesia is known as one of the highest supplier on animal illegal trading, especially reptile. The objectives of this study are to reveal the preparation proccess of reptiles in the wholesaler and the flow of illegal trade through deep interview and observation in Kebumen Regency, Central Java, Indonesia. The results showed that wholesaler did so...
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Geological and climatological processes can drive the synchronous diversification of co-distributed species. The islands of Sumatra and Java have experienced complex geological and climatological histories, including extensive sea-level changes and the formation of valleys between northern, central, and southern components of the Barisan Mountain R...
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This study seeks to understand the geological and climatological processes that have promoted biodiversity on the Sunda Shelf in Southeast Asia. Using the parachuting frog genus Rhacophorus, we estimate divergence times and quantify the respective contributions of between and within-island diversification to species richness and endemism. East and...
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The population of herpetofauna (Class: Reptilia, Amphibia) is continuously declining throughout the world. Moreover, habitat changes such deforestation drive rapidly to declining process. Human communities play an important role in conserving the herpetofauna by maintaining and improving the harmonious relationship between human and environment. Th...
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The phylogenetic relationship among the major colubrid snakes, particularly those of the subfamily Colubrinae, has been the subject of much debate. Also, there was limited data on the molecular relationships of Sundaland colubrid snakes. This study aimed to examine the relationships among colubrid snakes from Sumatra and Java based on fragments of...
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We conduct species delimitation of the widespread parachuting frog species Rhacophorus catamitus using samples from across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. We use mitochondrial, genomic and morphological data, and find that R. catamitus is composed of three lineages corresponding to northern, central and southern lineages. Mitochondrial and genomi...
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Bondowoso located in a valley of Raung mountain roots in East Java, Indonesia. The eruption of Mt. Raung in 2015 not only cause loss of life, but also underlining the fact of unusual Snake Bite Cases (SBC), as recorded in the dr. Koesnadi Hospital. We conducted a thorough analysis of the SBC in 2015 along with the survey on all the incident locatio...
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We discovered new populations of Dendragama at the northern and southern ends of Sumatra. High genetic distances and concordance of multiple, apparently independent diagnostic characters support our descriptions of these two populations as new species. We define new characters of the sublabial, tympanic, dorsal crest, and dorsolateral crest scales....