Another new Aprasia from Brad

The lizard genus Aprasia includes a group of small, worm-like fossorial (live underground) lizards, most of which are distributed along the west coast of Australia. The taxonomy of this group is poorly resolved. In a recent study, Brad Maryan of Biologic and his colleagues described yet another member of the genus- Aprasia litorea- from the […]

A tale of a horn

With funding from the National Geographic Society, Dr Ruchira Somaweera of Biologic recently completed a year-long project on the evolutionary ecology of the iconic horned lizards of Sri Lanka. Five endemic members of the lizard genus , where each species have a unique ‘horn’ at the tip of the snout, inhabit the island and most […]