By: Anslem De Silva
250 pages, 291 col photos
A straightforward non-taxonomical work to help to identify amphibians of Sri Lanka. Includes background information on the island and its natural history.
Chapter 1. Sri Lanka: A Profile and where to Search for Amphibians
Chapter 2. Amphibians in Archaeology, History and Traditional Medicine
Chapter 3. Amphibians in Folklore and Proverbs
Chapter 4. Threats Faced by Amphibians
Chapter 5. Conservation of Amphibians
Chapter 6. Some General Features and Habits of Amphibians
Chapter 7. Identification Features
Chapter 8. Checklist and Species Accounts of Amphibians
Chapter 9. Institutions and People: Contributors to Sri Lanka Batrachiology
Glossary of Technical Terms
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