Supplement Series No. 12 (30 June 2005)


Contributions to Biodiversity Exploration and Research in Sri Lanka


R. Pethiyagoda
Introduction: Exploring Sri Lanka’s biodiversity.

Pp. 1-4.

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B. C. Tan
New species records of Sri Lankan mosses.

Pp. 5-8.

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I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, C. V. S. Gunatilleke & M. A. A. B. Dilhan
Plant biogeography and conservation of the south-western hill forests of Sri Lanka.

Pp. 9-22.

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F. Naggs, D. Raheem, K. Ranawana & Y. Mapatuna
The Darwin Initiative Project on Sri Lankan landsnails: patterns of diversity in Sri Lankan forests.

Pp. 23-29.

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A. Anker
Presence of the alpheid shrimp genus Potamalpheops Powell, 1979 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) in South Asia, with description of a new species from Sri Lanka.

Pp. 31-37.

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Y. Cai & M. M. Bahir. Pp.
Lancaris, a new genus of freshwater shrimp from Sri Lanka (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae).

Pp. 39-46.

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M. M. Bahir & P. K. L. Ng.
Descriptions of ten new species of freshwater crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Parathelphusidae: Ceylonthelphusa, Mahatha, Perbrinckia) from Sri Lanka.

Pp. 47-75.

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M. M. Bahir & D. C. J. Yeo.
A revision of the genus Oziotelphusa Müller, 1887 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parathelphusidae), with descriptions of eight new species.

Pp. 77-120.

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M. M. Bahir, P. K. L. Ng, K. Crandall & R. Pethiyagoda
A conservation assessment of the freshwater crabs of Sri Lanka.

Pp. 121-126.

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R. Pethiyagoda & M. Kottelat.
A review of the barbs of the Puntius filamentosus group (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) of southern India and Sri Lanka.

Pp. 127-144.

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R. Pethiyagoda & M. Kottelat.
The identity of the south Indian barb Puntius mahecola (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

Pp. 145-152.

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D. J. Gower, M. M. Bahir, Y. Mapatuna, R. Pethiyagoda, D. Raheem & M. Wilkinson.
Molecular phylogenetics of Sri Lankan Ichthyophis (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae), with discovery of a cryptic species.

Pp. 153-161.

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K. Manamendra-Arachchi & R. Pethiyagoda.
The Sri Lankan shrub-frogs of the genus Philautus Gistel, 1848 (Ranidae: Rhacophorinae), with description of 27 new species.

Pp. 163-303.

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M. Meegaskumbura & K. Manamendra-Arachchi.
Description of eight new species of shrub-frogs (Ranidae: Rhacophorinae: Philautus) from Sri Lanka.

Pp. 305-338.

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M. M. Bahir, M. Meegaskumbura, K. Manamendra-Arachchi, C. J. Schneider & R. Pethiyagoda.
Reproduction and terrestrial direct development in Sri Lankan shrub frogs (Ranidae: Rhacophorinae: Philautus).

Pp. 339-350.

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S. Batuwita & M. M. Bahir
Description of five new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka.

Pp. 351-380.

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M. M. Bahir & K. P. Maduwage
Calotes desilvai, a new species of agamid lizard from Morningside Forest, Sri Lanka.

Pp. 381-392.

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M. M. Bahir & A. Silva
Otocryptis nigristigma, a new species of agamid lizard from Sri Lanka.

Pp. 393-406.

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M. M. Bahir & T. Surasinghe
A conservation assessment of the Sri Lankan Agamidae (Reptilia: Sauria).

Pp. 407-412.

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C. P. Groves & E. Meijaard
Interspecific variation in Moschiola, the Indian chevrotain.

Pp. 413-421.

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K. Manamendra-Arachchi, R. Pethiyagoda, R. Dissanayake & M. Meegaskumbura
An second extinct big cat from the Late Quaternary of Sri Lanka.

Pp. 423-434.

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