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Land snails as models for biodiversity assessment in Sri Lanka


Ref: EIDPO001
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Mr Fred Naggs
Lead Institution: NHM - Natural History Museum, Zoology
Host Country Institutions: Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka
Start Date: 2003-12-01
End Date: 2005-11-30
Funding: £68,285.00
Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/zoology
Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: Sri Lanka
Purpose: Provide a leading example of post-survey taxonomic revision with new species and higher level taxa descriptions. Establish a baseline of land snail diversity and distributions and assessment of threatened status to enable conservation measures to be put in place. Publish results in peer reviewed journals and disseminate information to a wide audience by means of a CD-ROM, the WWW, field guide and scientific and public presentations.
Outputs: 1. taxonomic revisions 2. descriptions of new species 3. evaluation of entire recorded land snail fauna for IUCN red listing 4. publications on distributions and conservation 5. major development of CD-ROM 6. user friendly guide 7. Summary information on WWW

Related Projects: Land snail biodiversity in Sri Lanka, Developing Land Snail Expertise in South and Southeast Asia

Documents:
Title: EIDPO001 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPO001 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO001 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO001 brochure
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: EIDPO001 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO001 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO001 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]