Razy Bin Japir


Sabah Forestry Department


Biodiversity, Conservation, Fauna diversity, Insect diversity.


Nocturnal Insect Diversity, Conservation (Threats affecting the insect diversity), Insect Pest Survey and Management.

Educational Background

BSc. International Tropical Forestry (UMS, Sabah).


Japir R, Dg. Fazrinah A.D., John L.Y. & Chung A.Y.C. (2020). Insect Diversity of Sg. Kangkawat Research     Station in Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA), Sabah. Journal of Tropical Biology & Conservation 17:     105-115.Chung, A.Y.C., Japir, R., Dg. Fazrinah, A.D., Binti, M. & Yukang, J.L. (2020). Insect diversity of Mount Silam forest in Lahad Datu, Sabah. Technical report submitted to Sabah Forestry Department. 15 pp. Tan, M.K., Baroga-Barbecho, J.B., Japir, R., Chung, A.Y.C., Abdul Wahab, R. & Yap, S. (2020). Bornean and Philippines Sword-tailed crickets in the genus Rhicnogryllus Chopard, 1925 Orthoptera: Trigonidiidae:  Trigonidiinae). Zootaxa 4763(2): 217-230.Tann, D.M., Japir, R., Chung, A.Y.C. (2019). A new record of Spodoptera litura (Noctuidae, Hadeninae) defoliating Begonia ruthiae and Begonia diwolii. Sepilok Bulletin 28: 1-18. (Published in 2020).Tan, M.K., Ingrisch, S., H.A. Wahab, R., Japir, R. & Chung, A.Y.C. (2020). Ultrasonic bioacoustics and stridulum morphology reveal cryptic species among Lipotactes big-eyed  katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Lipotactinae) from borneo. Systematic and Biodiversity. DOI:     10.1080/14772000.2020.1769223.Tan, M.K., Japir, R., Chung, A.Y.C. & Abd. Wahab, R. (2020). New taxa of crickets (Orthoptera: Grylloidea: Phaloriinae, Phalangopsinae, Itarinae and Podoscirtinae) from Borneo (Brunei Darussalam and Sandakan). Zootaxa 4810 (2): 244–270.Ismail, N., Abdul Rahman, A.A., Maryati M., Japir, R., Gao Le & Saikim, F.H. (2020). Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) fauna of Kangkawat Research Station, Imbak Canyon Conservation Area, Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Biology & Conservation 17: 117-129.


Insect Diversity of Sabah Forest Reserves (HoB initiatives), Pest Survey, Compilation of Bornean endemic butterflies.