I am a biologist with a keen interest in developmental biology, herpetology and arachnology. Currently, my research focuses on the origin of developmental plasticity with nematode Pristionchus as model group.
Yashpal Rathee, Jayaditya Purkayastha, Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Siddharth Dalal, Lal Biakzuala, Lal Muansanga, Zeeshan A. Mirza (2022)
A new cryptic species of green pit viper of the genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Serpentes, Viperidae) from northeast India. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268402. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268402
The paper describes a species of green pit viper of the genus Trimeresurus from Meghalaya and Miroram, northeast India. The species has been confused with other known species due to morphological similarities.
A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Suranjan Karunarathna, Patrick D. Campbell, A. K. Anusha Gayan, W. D. Bhanuka Ranasinghe, Anslem De Silva & Zeeshan A. Mirza (2022)
The hidden diversity and inland radiation of Sri Lanka’s ground dwelling geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae)
Systematics and Biodiversity, 20:1, 1-25, DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2022.2039319
The paper assess the diversity of the Cyrtodactylus triedrus complex in Sri Lanka and describes a new species along with revalidation of C. punctatus.