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Amarasinghe AAT, PD Campbell, A Riyanto, J Hallermann, A Hamidy, N Andayani, A Abinawanto, J Supriatna(2023). Taxonomy, distribution, and conservation status of a rare arboreal lizard, Bronchocela celebensis Gray, 1845 (Reptilia: Agamidae) endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa 5424 (2): 189–202.
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Kanishka AS, D Danushka, J Hallermann, PD Campbell, J Mata, AAT Amarasinghe (2023). Systematics and distribution of Lankascincus fallax (Peters, 1860) (Reptilia, Scincidae), an endemic litter-skink from Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 424 (1): 99–115.
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Somaweera R, V Udyawer, AAT Amarasinghe, J de Fresnes, J Catherall, G Molchanova (2023). Apparent coordinated and communal hunting behaviours by Erabu sea krait Laticauda semifasciata. Scientific Reports 2023 (13): 21471.
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Niroshan JJ, Y Liu, J Martinez, P Que, C Wei, S Weerakkody, G Panagoda, J Weerasena, AAT Amarasinghe, T Szekely, AL Bond, SS Seneviratne (2023). Systematic revision of the ‘diminutive’ Kentish Plover (Charadriidae: Charadrius) with the resurrection of Charadrius seebohmi based on phenotypic and
genetic analyses. Ibis 2023 (X): 1–22.
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Somaweera R, A Suyanto, R Quah, M Jensen & AAT Amarasinghe (2023). Trimeresurus insularis (White-lipped Island Pit Viper) terrestriality. Herpetological Review 54 (1): 145–146.
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Chandramouli SR, OD Adhikari, AAT Amarasinghe & A Abinawanto (2023). A review of the genus Bronchocela Kaup, 1827 (Reptilia: Agamidae) in the Nicobar Archipelago with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 5254 (4): 493–516.
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Ardiantiono, SM Henkanaththegedara, B Sideleau, Sheherazade, Y Anwar, IA Haidir & AAT Amarasinghe (2023). Integrating social and ecological information to identify high-risk areas of human-crocodile conflict in the Indonesian Archipelago. Biological Conservation 280: 109965.
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Amarasinghe AAT, R Masroor, HT Lalremsanga, S Weerakkody, NB Ananjeva, PD Campbell, SR Kennedy-Gold, SK Bandara, AM Bragin, AKA Gayan, VR Sharma, A Sayyed, L Biakzuala, AS Kanishka, SR Ganesh, I Ineich, A de Silva, LJM Wickramasinghe, SS Seneviratne, NA Poyarkov, G Vogel & D Jablonski (2023). Integrative approach resolves the systematics of barred wolf snakes in the Lycodon striatus complex (Reptilia, Colubridae). Zoologica Scripta 52: 184–207.
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Biakzuala L, HT Lalremsanga, V Santra, A Dhara, MT Ahmed, ZB Mallick, S Kuttalam, AAT Amarasinghe & A Malhotra (2023). Molecular phylogeny reveals distinct evolutionary lineages of the banded krait, Bungarus fasciatus (Squamata, Elapidae) in Asia. Scientific Reports 13: 2061.
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Danushka DA, SA Kanishka, J Hallermann, PD Campbell, I Ineich, OSG Pauwels & AAT Amarasinghe (2022). Taxonomy, distribution, and conservation of Lankascincus dorsicatenatus (Deraniyagala, 1953) (Reptilia: Scincidae) with designation of a neotype. Russian Journal of Herpetology 29 (6): 355–363.
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Patria MP, N Kholis, AAT Amarasinghe, S Widodo, AM Sundari, J Supriatna & A Bowolaksono (2022). A citizen science survey of urban snakes at the campus of Universitas Indonesia. Herpetological Conservation & Biology 17 (2): 433–441.
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Amarasinghe AAT, SK Bndara, S Weerakkody, PD Campbell, DA Marques, AD Danushka, A de Silva & G Vogel (2022). Systematics of the Sri Lankan water snakes of the Genus Fowlea Theobald 1868 (Reptilia: Natricidae). Herpetologica 78 (3): 201–219.
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Amarasinghe AAT, AD Danushka, AS Kanishka, PD Campbell, I Ineich, J Hallermann & OSG Pauwels (2022). Lygosoma megalops Annandale, 1906 (Squamata, Scincidae): a junior synonym of Lankascincus fallax (Peters, 1860). Bionomina 26: 50–58.
Amarasinghe AAT, I Ineich, A Riyanto, J Hallermann, N Andayani, A Abinawanto & J Supriatna (2022). Taxonomy and distribution of a common arboreal lizard, Bronchocela jubata Duméril & Bibron, 1837 (Reptilia: Agamidae), with designation of its lectotype from Java, Indonesia. Zootaxa 5150 (1): 62–85.
Amarasinghe AAT, S Karunarathna, PD Campbell, AKA Gayan, WDB Ranasinghe, A de Silva & ZA Mirza (2022). The hidden diversity and inland radiation of Sri Lanka’s ground-dwelling geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Systematics & Biodiversity 20 (1): 1–25.
Amarasinghe AAT, M Kamsi, A Riyanto, CA Putra, J Hallermann, N Andayani, A Abinawanto & J Supriatna (2022). Taxonomy, distribution, and conservation status of a rare arboreal lizard, Bronchocela hayeki (Müller, 1928) (Reptilia: Agamidae) from northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Zootaxa 5120 (3): 409–422.
Riyanto A, FH Faz, AAT Amarasinghe, M Munir, YS Fitriana, A Hamidy, MD Kusrini & PM Oliver (2022). A new Bent-toed gecko of the Cyrtodactylus marmoratus Group (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Obi Island, Indonesia. Herpetologica 78 (1): 30–39.
Bandara SK, SR Ganesh, AS Kanishka, AD Danushka, VR Sharma, PD Campbell, I Ineich, G Vogel & AAT Amarasinghe (2022). Taxonomic composition of the Oligodon arnensis (Shaw 1802) species complex (Squamata: Colubridae) with the description of a new species from India. Herpetologica 78 (1): 51–73.
Amarasinghe AAT, SR Ganesh, ZA Mirza, PD Campbell, OSG Pauwels, S Schweiger, A Kupfer, H Patel, S Karunarathna, K Deuti, I Ineich, J Hallermann, A Abinawanto & J Supriatna (2021). The delusion of stripes: A century-old mystery of five-lined sun skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae: Eutropis) of Peninsular India elucidated. Zoologischer Anzeiger 296: 71–90.
Amarasinghe AAT, S Karunarathna, PD Campbell, M Madawala & A de Silva (2021). A New species of Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka with redescription of H. hunae Deraniyagala, 1937. Herpetologica 77 (3): 259–272.
Amarasinghe AAT, SM Henkanaththegedara, PD Campbell, A Riyanto, J Hallermann & G Vogel (2021). Description of a new Oligodon (Squamata: Colubridae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia, including redescriptions of O. waandersi and O. propinquus. Herpetologica 77 (2): 195–207.
Amarasinghe AAT, SR Ganesh, H Patel, K Deuti, PD Campbell, MJ Palot, S Karunarathna, A Abinawanto & J Supriatna (2021). Taxonomy and predicted distribution of a rare Indian skink, Eutropis innotata (Blanford, 1870) (Reptilia: Scincidae) with the redescription of its holotype. Zootaxa 4981 (3): 577–592.
Amarasinghe AAT, S Karunarathna, M Madawala & A de Silva (2021). Two new rupicolous day geckos of the Cnemaspis alwisi group (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 10 (1): 23–38.
Amarasinghe AAT, CA Putra, SM Henkanaththegedara, AA Dwiyahrenia, NL Winarni, Sunaryo, C Margules & J Supriatna (2021). Herpetofaunal diversity of West Bali National Park, Indonesia with identification of indicator species for long-term monitoring. Global Ecology & Conservation 28: e01638.
Amarasinghe AAT (2020). Editorial: Cladonotus bhaskari : a call for improving ethical standards in taxonomic journals. Taprobanica 9 (2): 133–135.
Madurapperuma PL & AAT Amarasinghe (2020). On a gazelle eating a dove at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Taprobanica 9 (2): 242–243.
Chandramouli SR, A. Hamidy & AAT Amarasinghe (2020). A reassessment of the systematic position of the Asian ranid frog Hylorana nicobariensis Stoliczka, 1870 (Amphibia: Anura) with the description of a new genus. Taprobanica 9 (1): 121–132.
Amarasinghe AAT & S Karunarathna (2020). A new diminutive day gecko species of the genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Pilikuttuwa, near the capital of Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 9 (1): 71–82.
Amarasinghe AAT, A Riyanto, Mumpuni & LL Grismer (2020). A new bent-toed gecko species of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the West Bali National Park, Bali, Indonesia. Taprobanica 9 (1): 59–70.
Amarasinghe AAT, S Karunarathna, PD Campbell, SR Ganesh & G Vogel (2020). Taxonomy and distribution of Liopeltis calamaria (Günther, 1858) (Reptilia: Colubridae), including redescription of the syntypes. Taprobanica 9 (1): 39–49.
Amarasinghe AAT, SR Chandramouli, K Deuti, PD Campbell, SM Henkanaththegedara & S Karunarathna (2020). A revision of Eutropis rudis (Boulenger, 1887), resurrection of E. lewisi (Bartlett, 1895) and description of a new species (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Great Nicobar. Taprobanica 9 (1): 12–22.
Chandramouli SR & AAT Amarasinghe (2020). On two poorly known, insular skinks, Eutropis tytleri (Theobald, 1868) and E. andamanensis (Smith, 1935) (Reptilia: Scincidae), endemic to the Andaman Islands, India. Taprobanica 9 (1): 31–38.
Ganesh SR, AAT Amarasinghe & G Vogel (2020). Redescription of Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870) (Reptilia: Colubridae), an Indian endemic snake, with a review of its geographic range. Taprobanica 9 (1): 50–58.
Putra CA, AAT Amarasinghe, D Hikmatullah, S Scali, J Brinkman, U Manthey & I Ineich (2020). Rediscovery of Modigliani‟s nose-horned lizard, Harpesaurus modiglianii Vinciguerra, 1933 (Reptilia: Agamidae) after 129 years without any observation. Taprobanica 9 (1): 3–11.
Kanishka AS, AD Danushka & AAT Amarasinghe (2020). A new species of Lankascincus Greer, 1991 (Reptilia: Scincidae) with an overview of the L. gansi group. Taprobanica 9 (1): 103–119.
Danushka AD, AS Kanishka, AAT Amarasinghe, G Vogel & SS Seneviratne (2020). A new species of Dendrelaphis Boulenger, 1890 (Reptilia: Colubridae) from the wet zone of Sri Lanka with a redescription of Dendrelaphis bifrenalis (Boulenger, 1890). Taprobanica 9 (1): 83–102.
Amarasinghe AAT, P Thammachoti, PD Campbell, J Hallermann, SM Henkanaththegedara, DMSS Karunarathna, A Riyanto, EN Smith & I Ineich (2018). Systematic composition of the Eutropis multifasciata (Kuhl, 1820) species complex (Squamata: Scincidae) and designation of a neotype. Herpetologica 74 (4): 342–354.
Garg S, Suyesh R, Das A, Jiang J, Wijayathilaka N, Amarasinghe AAT, Alhadi F, Vineeth KK, Aravind NA, Senevirathne G, Meegaskumbura M & SD Biju (2018). Systematic revision of Microhyla (Microhylidae) frogs of South Asia: a molecular, morphological, and acoustic Assessment. Vertebrate Zoology 69 (1): 1– 71.
Karunarathna S, AAT Amarasinghe, S Henkanaththegedara, T Surasinghe, M Madawala, D Gabadage & M Botejue (2017). Distribution, habitat associations and conservation implications of Sri Lankan freshwater terrapins outside the protected area network. Aquatic Conservation 27 (6): 1301-1312.
Karunarathna S, T Surasinghe, M Madawala, R Somaweera & AAT Amarasinghe (2017). Ecological and behavioural traits of the Sri Lankan water monitor (Varanus salvator) in an urban landscape of Western Province, Sri Lanka. Marine & Freshwater Research 68: 2242–2252.
Amarasinghe AAT, NA Poyarkov Jr, PD Campbell, S Leo, J Supriatna & J Hallermann (2017). Systematics of Eutropis rugifera (Stoliczka, 1870) (Squamata: Scincidae) including the redescription of the holotype. Zootaxa 4272 (1): 103–118.
Iskandar DT, JA McGuire & AAT Amarasinghe (2017). Description of Five New Day Geckos of Cnemaspis kandiana Group (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sumatra and Mentawai Archipelago, Indonesia. Journal of Herpetology 51 (1): 142–153.
Amarasinghe AAT, PD Campbell, MB Madawala, WMS Botejue, DE Gabadage, A de Silva & DMSS Karunarathna (2016). The Re-discovery of live populations of Cnemaspis tropidogaster (Boulenger, 1885) (Sauria, Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka after 120 years. Zootaxa 4200 (3): 395–405.
Amarasinghe AAT, PD Campbell, SR Chandramouli, K Deuti, S Raha, DMSS Karunarathna & I Ineich (2016). Taxonomy of two endemic Indian skinks, Eutropis bibronii (Gray, 1838) and E. nagarjunensis (Sharma, 1969) (Reptilia: Scincidae), including redescriptions of their types. Zootaxa 4154 (2): 155–168.
Amarasinghe AAT & PD Campbell (2016). On the resolution of a long standing issue surrounding the holotype of Cnemaspis podihuna Deraniyagala, 1944 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 4137 (2): 296–300.
Amarasinghe AAT, PD Campbell, SR Chandramouli, K. Deuti, S. Raha, DMSS Karunarathna & I Ineich (2016). Taxonomy and natural history of Eutropis beddomei (Jerdon, 1870) (Reptilia: Scincidae), including a redescription of the holotype. Zootaxa 4132 (4): 509–520.
Vogel, G, AAT Amarasinghe & I Ineich (2016). Resurrection of Pseudorabdion torquatum (A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854), a former synonym of P. longiceps (Cantor, 1847) (Colubridae: Calamariinae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4121 (3): 337–345.
Chandramouli, SR & AAT Amarasinghe (2016). Taxonomic reassessment of the arboreal toad genus Pedostibes Günther 1876 (Anura: Bufonidae) and some allied oriental bufonid genera. Herpetologica 72 (2): 137–147.
Amarasinghe AAT, G Vogel, JA McGuire, I Sidik, J Supriatna & I Ineich (2015). Description of a second species of the genus Rabdion Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 (Colubridae: Calamariinae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Herpetologica 71 (3): 234–239.
Amarasinghe AAT, MB Harvey, A Riyanto & EN Smith (2015). A New Species of Cnemaspis (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Herpetologica 71 (2): 160–167.
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