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Ruchira Somaweera


  • The University of Western Australia (M090), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 234 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
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global change Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 234 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 2 Review article
Open Access
Crocodylus porosus
global change
1 Citation (Scopus)

Direct and indirect interactions with vegetation shape crocodylian ecology at multiple scales

Somaweera, R., Brien, M. L., Platt, S. G., Manolis, C. & Webber, B. L., 1 Feb 2019, In : Freshwater Biology. 64, 2, p. 257-268 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

life history
global change
environmental change

Geographic and taxonomic patterns of extinction risk in Australian squamates

Tingley, R., Macdonald, S. L., Mitchell, N. J., Woinarski, J. C. Z., Meiri, S., Bowles, P., Cox, N. A., Shea, G. M., Böhm, M., Chanson, J., Tognelli, M. F., Harris, J., Walke, C., Harrison, N., Victor, S., Woods, C., Amey, A. P., Bamford, M., Catt, G., Clemann, N. & 33 othersCouper, P. J., Cogger, H., Cowan, M., Craig, M. D., Dickman, C. R., Doughty, P., Ellis, R., Fenner, A., Ford, S., Gaikhorst, G., Gillespie, G. R., Greenlees, M. J., Hobson, R., Hoskin, C. J., How, R., Hutchinson, M. N., Lloyd, R., McDonald, P., Melville, J., Michael, D. R., Moritz, C., Oliver, P. M., Peterson, G., Robertson, P., Sanderson, C., Somaweera, R., Teale, R., Valentine, L., Vanderduys, E., Venz, M., Wapstra, E., Wilson, S. & Chapple, D. G., 1 Oct 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 238, 108203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

extinction risk
threatened species
Territory of Christmas Island
53 Citations (Scopus)

Genus-level phylogeny of snakes reveals the origins of species richness in Sri Lanka

Pyron, R. A., Kandambi, H. K. D., Hendry, C. R., Pushpamal, V., Burbrink, F. T. & Somaweera, R., 2013, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 66, 3, p. 969-978

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Nest-site selection by crocodiles at a rocky site in the Australian tropics: Making the best of a bad lot

Somaweera, R. & Shine, R., 2013, In : Austral Ecology. 38, p. 313-325

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle