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QUAN Ruichang
Assistant Director
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Center for Integrative Conservation, XTBG,     Xishuangbanna, Yunnan 666303,P. R. China   Tel: 86-691-8713156



  Personal information 

  Name: Quan Ruichang      

  Birth date: January 28, 1973      Sex: Male 

  Nationality: P. R. China         


  9/1998-7/2003, Ph.D. Course, Ph.D. Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ), Chinese Academy of Science 

  9/1994-7/1998, Bachelor Course, Bachelor. University of Southwest Forestry.  

  Professional experiences 

  1/2013-Present: Professor (XTBG) 

  8/2007-12/2012: Associated Professor (XTBG) 

  1/2005-7/2007: Assistant Professor (KIZ)  

  Major research directions: animal/behavioral ecology, biodiversity conservation (particularly birds and mammals), animal-mediated seed dispersal (birds and mammals). 





  1.        Quan, R-C., H., Li. 2015. Nest defense by a White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus) Against Snakes. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127(3), 538-542. 

  2.        H. LI1,3, M-X Zhang3, X-J Yang2, L-W Cui1*, R-C quan3*.2015. The breeding biology of Red-Whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) in Xishuangbanna, SW China. zoological Research 36 (4), 223-240 

  3.        T-T. Shi1, B. Wang1, R-C. Quan1*. 2015. Effects of frugivorous birds on seed retention time and germination in Xishuangbanna, southwest China. zoological Research 36 (4), 241-247. 

  4.        Sreekar, R., G. Huang, J. Zhao, B. O. Pasion, M. Yasuda, K. Zhang, I., Peabotuwage, X., Wang, R-C., Quan, J.W.F. Slik, R.T. Corlett, E., Goodale, and R.D., Harrison 2015. The use of species-area relationships to partition the effects of hunting and deforestation on bird extirpations in a fragmented landscape. Diversity and distributions, DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12292. 

  5.        Duan, Q., Goodale, E., Quan, R-C*. 2014. Bird fruit preferences match the frequency of fruit colours in tropical Asia. Scientific Reports 4:5627/DOI:10.1038/srep05627  

  6.        Xiao, Z., Li, X., Wang, X., Zhou, Q., Quan, R-C., Shen, X., Li, S. 2014. Developing camera-trapping protocols for wildlife monitoring in Chinese forests. Biodiversity Science. 22, 704-711. 

  7.        Zhang, M., Cao, L., Quan, R-C., Xiao, Z., Yang, X., Zhang, W., Wang, x., Deng, X. 2014. Camera trap survey of animails in Xishuangbanna forest dynamics plot, Yunnan. Biodiversity Science. 22, 830-832. 

  8.        Wan, Y., Quan, R-C.*, Ren, G-P., Wang, L., Long, Y-C., Liu, X-H., Zhu, J-G. 2013. Niche divergence among sex and age classes in Black-and-White Snub-nosed Monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). International journal of primatology 34, 946-956. 

  9.        Duan, Q., Quan, R-C.*, 2013. The effect of color on fruit selection in six tropical Asian birds. Condor 115, 623-629. 

  10.    Chang, X., Quan, R-C.*, Wang, L. 2013. Bird conservation in extremely small tropical rainforest patches in southwest China. Biological Conservation, 158, 188-195 

  11.    Quan, R-C*, Cui, L.W. 2013. Winter pairs of ruddy shelducks at Lashihai Lake, Southwest China. Integrative Zoology, S1, 46-49. 

  12.    Quan, R-C, Ren, G., Behm, J. E., Wang, L., Huang Y., Long, Y., and Zhu, J. 2011. Why does Rhinopithecus bieti Prefer the Highest Elevation Range in Winter? A Test of the Sunshine Hypothesis. PloS One, 6(9): e24449.  

  13.    Quan, R-C., Huang Y., Warren M. W., Zhao, Q-K., Ren, G., Huo, S., Long, Y., and Zhu, J. 2011. How Human Household Size Affects the Habitat of Black-and-white Snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) in Hongla Snow Mountain Nature Reserve in Tibet, China. International journal of primatology 32, 1190-1202. 

  14.    Xiang, Z., Huo, S., Xiao, W., Quan, R-C., Grueter, C. C. 2009. Terrestrial behavior and use of forest strata in a group of black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys Rhinopithecus bieti at Xiaochangdu, Tibet. Current zoology 55: 180-187. 

  15.    Cui, L.W., Huo, S., Zhong, T., Xiang, Z-F., Xiao, W., and Quan, R-C*. 2008. Social organization of Black-and-White Snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Deqin, China. American Journal of Primatology 70: 169-174 

  16.    Xiang, Z-F., Huo, S., Xiao W., Quan R-C., and Grueter C C. 2007. Diet and feeding Behavior of Rhinopithecus bieti at Xiaochangdu, Tibet: adaptations to a marginal environment. American Journal of Primatology 69: 1141-1158. 

  17.    Xiang, Z-F., Huo, S., Wang L., Cui L-W., Xiao W., Quan R-C., and Zhong T. 2007 Distribution, status and conservation of the Black-and-White Snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus bieti in Tibet. Oryx 41(4): 525-531. 

  18.    Cui, L. W., Quan R-C., and Xiao, W. 2006. Sleeping sites of black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Baima Snow Mountain, China. Journal of Zoology 270(1): 192-198.  

  19.    Quan, R-C, Cui, L. W., and Wen X. 2003. Sexual differences in vigilance of paired Ruddy Shelduck in winter. Waterbirds 26:335-337. 

  20.    Quan, R-C., Wen, X., and Yang, X. 2002. Effects of human activities on migratory waterbirds at Lashihai Lake, China. Biological Conservation 108:273-279.  

  21.    Quan, R-C., Wen, X., and Yang, X. 2002. Numbers of migratory waterbirds at Lake Lashihai, China. Waterbirds 25: 239-244.  

  22.    Quan, R-C., Wen, X., Yang, X., Peng, G-H., and Huang, T-F. 2001. Habitat use by wintering Ruddy Shelduck at Lashihai Lake, Lijiang, China. Waterbirds 24: 402-406.  

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