Land snail biodiversity in Sri Lanka
Mr Fred Naggs
NHM - Natural History Museum, Entomology
Host Country Institutions:
Dept of National Museums, University of Peradeniya
To transfer skills and resources to Sri Lanka by initiating a project for The Department of National Museums and by enhancing the resources of Peradeniya University.
Workshop to train personnel and promote project.
Sri Lankan undergraduate and postgraduate students trained.
2 PhDs 1 MPhil
Visit to NHM by Sri Lankan partners.
Guide for the workshop.
10+ field plots.
Paper at the World Congress of Malacology, Vienna.
2 papers, and the main survey, along with a field guide and pest-species booklet.
Related Projects: Developing Land Snail Expertise in South and Southeast Asia
, Land snails as models for biodiversity assessment in Sri Lanka