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Volume 2 | Number 2 | November 2010 v2i2.34 taprobanica 2 2


Volume 2 | Number 2 | November 2010
Short Note
ISSN: 1800-427X (print)
eISSN: 1800-427X (online)

Submitted date: 07 October 2010
Accepted date: 22 January 2010
Published date: 30 April 2011
Pp. 104.

Hemidactylus parvimaculatus Deraniyagala, 1953 (Reptilia : Gekkonidae) feeds on Ramanella variegata (Stoliczka, 1872) (Amphibia : Microhylidae) in Sri Lanka

D.M.S. Suranjan Karunarathna & A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe*
*Corresponding author. E-mail: thasun.taprobanica@gmail.com

The gecko genus Hemidactylus comprises seven species/sub-species in Sri Lanka and is thus the second largest gecko genus of the island. Here we record first observation of amphibian predation by H. parvimaculatus in an anthropogenic habitat in Sri Lanka.

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