Babelthuap

Babelthuap,

Palau: see BabeldaobBabeldaob
or Babelthuap,
volcanic island, 143 sq mi (370 sq km), largest island of Palau, in the W Caroline Islands, W Pacific. In 2006, Palau's capital was moved from the island of Oreor (Koror) to Melekeok on the east coast of Babeldaob.
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19); a subadult (BPBM 7431, 153 mm SL) collected in fresh water from the Mizucho River, Babelthuap, Palau (Fig.
CAROLINE ISLANDS: Palau: 1 [male], 1 [female], Angaur Island [6[degrees]54'N, 134[degrees]07'E]: banana-betel palm stand, 27 April 1973 (BB); Babelthuap Island [7[degrees]22'N, 134[degrees]33'E]: 1 [male], 2 juveniles, Airai [7[degrees]22 N, 134[degrees]33 E], tree shaking in mixed forest, 11 March 1973 (BB).
CAROLINE ISLANDS: Palau: 1 9, Babelthuap Island [7[degrees]24'N, 134[degrees]28'E], mixed tropical forest, tree shaking, 11 March 1973; 1 [male], 2 [female], 2 juveniles, Airai, lowland forest, 27 March 1973; 1 [female], Ngaremlengui, in beached boat, 21 April 1973; 1 [female], 1 juvenile, same data, except in forest; Koror Island [7[degrees]22'N, 134[degrees]30'E], 5 [male], 6 [female], in cave, 17 March 1973; 1 [male], in cave, 3 April 1973; 1 [female], in banana litter, 20 March 1973; 1 [male], 1 [female], 6 juveniles, in compost pile at Entomology Laboratory, 24 March 1973; Malakal Island [7[degrees]14'N, 134[degrees]24'E]: 1 [male], 2 [female], 1 juvenile, roadside, 14 March 1973; 1 [male], 1 [female], in cave, 17 April 1973.
Beatty (BB); 1 [male],6 [female], 1 juvenile, Babelthuap, Ngaremlengui [7[degrees]30'N, 134[degrees]22'E], in old Japanese bunker, 23 April 1973, J.
Sundochernes gressitti Beier 1957: Holotype female, Ngaremeskang, Babelthuap, Palau [07[degrees]31'N, 134[degrees]33'E], 30 m, 21 December 1952, J.