A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe

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Amarasinghe Achchige Thasun Amarasinghe (1984-), published as A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe - Indonesian naturalist and taxonomist on Herpetofauna in Sri Lanka & Indonesia

  • Research Center for Climate Change, University of Indonesia, Gd. PAU Lt. 8.5, Kampus UI, Depok, Indonesia.

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Publications

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2005

  • Karunarathna DMSS, UTI Abaywardena, MDC Asela, DMGN Karunarathna, DGR Sirimanna & AAT Amarasinghe (2005). First record of the Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti, 1768 (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae) from the Nilgala forest reserve in Sri Lanka. Loris 24: 18–20.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2005). An observation on yellow-billed babbler Turdoides affinis (Jerdon, 1845) feeding on Sri Lankan pipe snake Cylindrophis maculata (Linne, 1754). Sri Lanka Naturalist 7: 27.

2006

  • Manamendra-Arachchi K, A de Silva & AAT Amarasinghe (2006). Description of a second species of Cophotis (Reptilia: Agamidae) from the highlands of Sri Lanka. Lyriocephalus Suppl. 1, 6: 1–8.

2007

  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2007). Observations on the breeding behavior of Philautus regius Manamendra-Arachchi and Pethiyagoda, 2005 (Amphibia: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) in Nilgala, Monaragala District in Sri Lanka. Russian Journal of Herpetology 14: 133–136.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2007). Notes on the territorial behaviour of Otocryptis wiegmanni Wagler, 1830 (Reptilia: Agamidae: Draconinae). Herpetotropicos 4: 79–83.
  • Amarasinghe AAT & DMSS Karunarathna (2007). Beobachtungen zum Eiablageverhalten der indischen schönechse Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802) (Reptilia: Agamidae) in einem anthropogenen biotop in Sri Lanka. Sauria 29: 27–30.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, DMSS Karunarathna & D Warakagoda (2007). The endangered Sri Lanka whistling thrush Myophonus blighi eats an endangered lizard. BirdingAsia 7: 83–84.
  • Udayakumara AADA, DMSS Karunarathna, AAT Amarasinghe & EMKB Ekanayake (2007). First confirmed record of south polar skua Catharacta maccormicki Saunders, 1893 (Aves: Stercorariidae) from western province, Sri Lanka. BirdingAsia 8: 83–84.
  • Soysa WC, AAT Amarasinghe & DMSS Karunarathna (2007). A record of the great eared nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis Vigors, 1830 (Aves: Caprimulgidae) from of Sri Lanka. Siyoth 2: 88–90.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe, PIK Pebotuwage & AADS Udayakumara (2007). A study of the non-captive avifaunal diversity in the national zoological gardens, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka. Siyoth 2: 25–29.

2008

  • Amarasinghe AAT & DMSS Karunarathna (2008). Observations on the ovipositional behavior of the Crest – less lizard Calotes liocephalus (Reptilia: Agamidae) in the Knuckles Forest Region of Sri Lanka. Asiatic Herpetological Research 11: 13–16.
  • Chakrabarty P, AAT Amarasinghe & JS Sparks (2008). Rediscription of Pony fishes (Teleostel: Leiognathidae) of Sri Lanka and the status of Aurigequula Flower, 1918. Ceylon Journal of Science 37: 143–161.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe & EMKB Ekanayake (2008). Observed predation on a sucker mouth catfish (Hypostomus plecostomus) by a water monitor (Varanus salvator) in Bellanwila-Attidiya sanctuary. Biawak 2: 37–39.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe & A De Vos (2008). Preliminary notes on the monitor lizards (Family: Varanidae) within the national zoological gardens (NZG) Dehiwala, Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Biawak 2: 109–118.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2008). Beobachtung einer dickschnabelkrähe (Aves: Corvidae) beim erbeuten von Ceylon-Taubagamen, Cophotis ceylanica (Reptilia: Agamidae), im Horton Plains nationalpark auf Sri Lanka. Sauria 30: 59–62.
  • Gabadage DE, AAT Amarasinghe & MM Bahir (2008). Notes on the ovipositional behaviour of Calotes calotes (Linnaeus, 1758) (Reptilia: Agamidae) in Sri Lanka. Herpetotropicos 5: 21–24.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, UTI Abaywardena, AAT Amarasinghe, DGR. Sirimanna & MDC Asela (2008). Amphibian faunal diversity of Beraliya Mukalana proposed forest reserve. Tigerpaper 35: 12–16.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2008). Unusual roosting behaviour of coppersmith barbet Megalaima haemacephala in Matale District, SriLanka. BirdingAsia 10: 102.

2009

  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe & E Stöckli (2009). Taxonomical and biological study on Calotes ceylonensis Müller, 1887 (Reptilia: Agamidae) of Sri Lanka. Bonner zoologische Beiträge 56: 229–238.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, DMSS Karunarathna & DE Gabadage (2009). Current status of Calotes liocephalus Günther, 1872 (Reptilia: Agamidae) of Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1: 553–557.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, HAPJ Alwis, WMS Botejue & SR Krishnarajah (2009). Three sympatric land snail species in an isolated islet of Rathgama lagoon ecosystem of Sri Lanka. Ruthenica 19: 63–65.
  • Gabadage DE & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). Einige beobachtungen zum beutespektrum von Duttaphrynus spp. (Amphibia: Bufonidae) in Sri Lanka. Sauria 31: 43–44.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). Erstnachweis von blutegeln (Hirudinia) im beutespektrum der langnasen-peitschennatter, Ahaetulla nasuta (Reptilia, Colubridae). Sauria 31: 53–54.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, G Chathuranga & DMSS Karunarathna (2009). Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768) in Rathgama lagoon in Galle District, Sri Lanka. Biawak 3: 81–84.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, U Manthey, E Stöckli, I Ineich, SO Kullander, F Tiedemann, C McCarthy & DE Gabadage (2009). The original descriptions and figures of Sri Lankan Agamid Lizards (Squamata: Agamidae) of the 18th and 19th centuries. Taprobanica 1: 2–15+4 pls.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). Mutualism in Ramanella nagaoi Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 2001 (Amphibia: Microhylidae) and Poecilotheria species (Aracnida: Thereposidae) from Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 1: 16–18.
  • Pradeep WAADG & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). Ovipositional behavior of Calotes ceylonensis Müller, 1887 (Reptilia: Agamidae) observed at the central province of Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 1: 24–27.
  • Edirisinghe WGM & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). An unusual mislead communication behaviour of Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) (Amphibia: Bufonidae) and Polypedates cruciger Blyth, 1852 (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) at a human habitation in Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 1: 39–42.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, WMS Botejue & LE Harding (2009). Social behaviours of captive Trachypithecus cristatus (Mammalia: Cercopithecidae) in the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 1: 66–73.
  • Amarasinghe AAT & AM Bauer (2009). On the holotype of Cnemaspis podihuna Deraniyagala, 1944. Taprobanica 1: 80–82.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, AM Bauer, I Ineich, J Rudge, MM Bahir & DE Gabadage (2009). The original descriptions and figures of Sri Lankan gekkonid lizards (Squamata: Gekkonidae) of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Taprobanica 1: 83–106.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, MAJS Nawaratne & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). A review of the distribution and conservation status of Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti, 1768 (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae) from north-western Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 1: 115–122.
  • Amarasinghe AAT, WAADG Pradeep & DMSS Karunarathna (2009). Observations of a new coloration in Philautus hoffmanni Meegaskumbura & Manamendra-Arachchi, 2005 (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from Dumbara Highlands. Taprobanica 1: 123–125.
  • Amarasinghe AAT & SR Krishnarajah (2009). Distribution patterns of the genus Paludomus (Gastropoda: Thiaridae: Paludominae) in Mahaweli, Kelani, Kalu, Gin and Maha-Oya river basins of Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 1: 130–134.

19. Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2009). Eutropis carinata (Reptilia: Scincidae) feed on Ratnadvipia irradians (Limacoidea: Ariophantidae). Taprobanica 1: 135–136.


2010

  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe, UTI Abeywardena, MDC Asela, HB Jayaneththi & PL Madurapperuma (2010). Some observations of Cnemaspis podihuna Deraniyagala, 1944 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) Sri Lanka. Gekko 6: 23–29.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe & IN Bandara (2010). A survey of the avifaunal diversity of Samanala nature reserve, Sri Lanka by the young zoologists’ association of Sri Lanka. Birding Asia 15: 84–91.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2010). Freilandbeobachtungen zum fortpflanzungsverhalten von Philautus popularis Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 2005 (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae). Sauria 32: 63–67.
  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe, DE Gabadage, MM Bahir & LE Harding (2010). Current status of faunal diversity in Bellanwila–Attidiya sanctuary, Colombo District - Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 2: 48–63.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2010). Reptile diversity of a fragmented lowland rainforest patch in Kukulugala, Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 2: 86–94+1pl.
  • Amarasinghe NK & AAT Amarasinghe (2010). Social behaviours of captive Hylobates moloch (Primates: Hylobatidae) in the Javan gibbon rescue and rehabilitation center, Gede-Pangrango national park, Indonesia. Taprobanica 2: 97–103.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2010). Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, 1953 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) feeds on Ramanella variegate (Stoliczka, 1872) (Amphibia: Microhylidae) in Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 2: 104.

2011

  • Amarasinghe AAT, F Tiedemann & DMSS Karunarathna (2011). Calotes nigrilabris Peters, 1860 (Reptilia: Agamidae: Draconinae): a threatened highland agamid lizard in Sri Lanka. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5: 33–43.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2011). Is there a decline of amphibian richness in Ballanwila-Attidiya sanctuary? Froglog 95: 9.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2011). Natural history and conservation status of Calodactylodes illingworthorum Deraniyagala, 1953 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in South-eastern Sri Lanka. Herpetotropicos 6: 5–10.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2011). Hemidactylus maculates hunae (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) preys on Bandicota bengalensis (Mammalia: Rodentia) in the GalOya national park, Sri Lanka. Herpetotropicos 5: 111–113.
  • De Silva MC, AAT Amarasinghe, A de Silva & DMSS Karunarathna (2011). Mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris Lesson, 1831) preys on a radiated tortoise in Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 3: 38–41.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2011). A preliminary survey of the reptile fauna in Nilgala forest and its vicinity, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 3: 69–76.

2012

  • Karunarathna DMSS, AAT Amarasinghe, MB Madawala & HKD Kandambi (2012). Population status of two Varanus species (Reptilia: Sauria: Varanidae) in Sri Lanka’s Puttalam lagoon system, with notes on their diet and conservation status. Biawak 6: 22–33.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2012). Rescue actions of the ‘black turtle’ Melanochelys trijuga thermalis (Reptilia: Bataguridae) from Sri Lanka. Herpetotropicos 7: 17–19.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2012). Reptile diversity in Beraliya Mukalana proposed forest reserve, Galle District, Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 4: 20–26+pl.

2013

  • Karunarathna DMSS, SM Henkanaththegedara, AAT Amarasinghe & A de Silva (2013). Impact of vehicular traffic on herpetofaunal mortality in a savannah forest, Eastern Sri Lanka. Taprobanica 5: 111–119.
  • Karunarathna DMSS & AAT Amarasinghe (2013). Behavioural ecology and microhabitat use by Lyriocephalus scutatus (Linnaeus, 1758): a monotypic genus in Sri Lanka (Reptilia: Agamidae: Draconinae) with notes on the taxonomy. Russian Journal of Herpetology 20: 1–15.

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