Calotes nigrilabris Peters,
1860 (Reptilia: Agamidae: Draconinae): a threatened highland agamid lizard in Sri
Lanka. A. A.
Thasun Amarasinghe, Franz Tiedemann and D. M. S.
Suranjan Karunarathna. Amphibian and Reptile
D. M. S. SURANJAN KARUNARATHNA
is a field biologist conducting research on amphibian and reptile ecology, and promoting
conservation awareness of the importance of biodiversity among the Sri Lankan community. He began
his career and wildlife research in 2000, as a member of the Young
Zoologists’ Association (YZA) based in the
department of the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka. He worked as an ecologist for the
IUCN Sri Lanka County Office and is an active member of many specialist groups in the