About the Authors

Ranjan Ramasamy

ranjan.ramasamy@ubd.edu.bn (RR); noble@jfn.ac.lk (SNS)

Affiliation Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Gadong, Brunei Darussalam

Sinnathamby N. Surendran

ranjan.ramasamy@ubd.edu.bn (RR); noble@jfn.ac.lk (SNS)

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Pavilupillai J. Jude

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Sangaralingam Dharshini

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Chenkaladi, Sri Lanka

Muthuladchumy Vinobaba

Affiliation Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Chenkaladi, Sri Lanka

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SNS RR. Performed the experiments: PJJ SD MV SNS. Analyzed the data: SNS PJJ RR. Wrote the paper: RR SNS.