Iroshmal Peiris

Iroshmal Peiris
University of Colombo · Department of Zoology

BSc. Honours in Zoology
Temporary Teaching Assistant at University of Colombo

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Introduction
I am a graduate from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka who is interested in studies on vocalization, ecology and genetics.
Additional affiliations
June 2021 - November 2021
University of Colombo
Position
  • Demonstrator
Education
February 2017 - May 2021
University of Colombo
Field of study
  • Zoology

Publications

Publications (2)
Conference Paper
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Vocal divergence can be driven by genetic relatedness, environment or both. Vocalization plays a key role in evolution of birds, therefore the evolutionary significance of vocalization can be understood by studying how vocal traits drive phenotypic and genotypic divergence in them. Sri Lanka has seven species of babblers (members of the families Ti...
Article
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The Issengard Biosphere Reserve is located at Imbulpe, Belihuloya, in Ratnapura District of the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is a privately owned conservation forest, located at the catchment of Samanalawewa Reservoir. This 16-acre forest is a disturbed, sub-montane forest. This article covers the study carried out to determine the Tempor...

Questions

Question (1)
Question
I have genetic distance for several species which needs to be integrated with the morphological data that I have measured. I need to see whether there is a correlation/ trend between the Genetic distances and morphological traits. Thank you.

Projects

Project (1)
Project
Creating a vocal phylogeny for Babblers of Sri Lanka. Explain patterns of divergence based on influences from Genetics, Ecology and other factors.