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Ruchira Somaweera


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

    6009 Perth


  • 210 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 210 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 14 Article
  • 1 Review article

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
47 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

7 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

16 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of Predation in Shaping Crocodilian Natural History

Somaweera, R., Brien, M. & Shine, R., 2013, In : Herpetological Monographs. 27, p. 23-51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Why does vulnerability to toxic invasive cane toads vary among populations of Australian freshwater crocodiles?

Somaweera, R., Shine, R., Webb, J., Dempster, T. & Letnic, M., 2013, In : Animal Conservation. 16, p. 86-96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle