Book chapters:

Chaverri, G. and E.H. Gillam. 2016. Acoustic communication and group cohesion in Spix’s disc-winged bats. In Sociality in Bats (ed. J. Ortega), pp. 161-178. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.


Chaverri, G. and Kunz, T. H. 2010. Ecological determinants of social systems: perspectives on the functional role of roosting ecology in the social behavior of tent-roosting bats. In Advances in the Study of Behavior, vol. 42 (ed. R. Macedo), pp. 275-318. Burlington: Academic Press. PDF


Research articles:

Boerma, D.B. J.P Barrantes, C. Chung, G. Chaverri, and S.M Swartz. 2019. Specialized landing maneuvers in Spix's disk-winged bat (Thyroptera tricolor) reveal linkage between roosting ecology and landing biomechanics. Journal of Experimental Biology, in press.


Pérez-Cárdenas, N., K. Porras-Brenes, L.V. Auccacusi-Choque, J.J. Suárez-Torres, R.M. Brooks & G. Chaverri. 2019. Microclimate of developing tubular leaves used as roost sites by bats. Acta Chiropterologica. In press. PDF


Wilkinson, G.S., G. Carter, K.M. Bohn, B. Caspers, G. Chaverri, D. Farine, L. Günther, G. Kerth, M. Knörnschild, F. Mayer, M. Nagy, J. Ortega & K. Patriquin. 2019. Kinship, association and social complexity in bats. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 73: 7. PDF


Garin, I., G. Chaverri, L. Jimenez, C. Castillo-Salazar, J. Aihartza. 2018. Contrasting thermal strategies of montane Neotropical bats at high elevations. Journal of Thermal Biology, 78: 352-355. PDF

Sagot, M., Schöner, C.R., Jago, A.J., Razik, I., & Chaverri, G. 2018. The importance of group vocal behaviour in roost finding. Animal Behaviour, 142: 157-164. PDF

Chaverri, G., L. Ancillotto, and D. Russo. 2018. Social communication in bats. Biological Reviews, 93: 1938-1954. PDF


Deleva, S. and G. Chaverri. 2018. Diversity and conservation of cave-dwelling bats in the Brunca region of Costa Rica. Diversity, 10: 43. PDF


Chaverri; G. and O. E. Quirós. 2017. Variation in echolocation call frequencies in two species of free-tailed bats according to temperature and humidity. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142: 146-150. PDF

Chaverri, G., I. Garin, A. Alberdi, L. Jimenez, C. Castillo-Salazar, and J. Aihartza. 2016. Unveiling the Hidden Bat Diversity of a Neotropical Montane Forest. PLoS One, 11: e0162712. PDF


Sagot, M. and G. Chaverri. 2015. The effect of roost specialization on extinction risk in bats. Conservation Biology, 29: 1666-1673. PDF


Quirós, O.E. and G. Chaverri. 2015. To art or not to art? That is the communal question! Escena, 74:109-124. PDF


Chaverri, G. and E. H. Gillam. 2015. Repeatability in the contact calling system of Spix’s disc-winged bat (Thyroptera tricolor). Royal Society Open Science, 2:140197. PDF


Buchalski, M. R., G. Chaverri, M.J. Vonhof. 2014. When genes move farther than offspring: Gene flow by male gamete dispersal in the highly philopatric bat species Thyroptera tricolor. Molecular Ecology, 23: 464-480. PDF


Chaverri, G. and E. H. Gillam. 2013. Sound amplification by means of a horn-like roosting structure in Spix’s disc-winged bat. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 280: 20132362. PDF


Gillam, E.H., G. Chaverri, B.K. Montero, and M. Sagot. 2013. Social calls produced within and near the roost in two species of tent-making bats, Dermanura watsoni and Ectophylla alba. PLoS ONE, 8: e61731. PDF


Chaverri, G., Gillam, E.H., and T.H. Kunz. 2013. A call-and-response system facilitates group cohesion among disc-winged bats. Behavioral Ecology, 24: 481-487. PDF


Gillam, E.H. and G. Chaverri. 2012. Strong individual and weaker group signatures in the contact calls of Spix's disk-winged bat, Thyroptera tricolor. Animal Behaviour, 83: 269-276. PDF


Chaverri, G. and T.H. Kunz. 2011. Response of a bat specialist to the loss of a critical resource. PLoS ONE, 6(12): e28821. PDF


Chaverri, G. and T.H. Kunz. 2011. All-offspring natal philopatry in a neotropical bat. Animal Behaviour, 82: 1127-1133. PDF


Chaverri, G. and M.J. Vonhof. 2011. Reproduction and growth in a neotropical insectivorous bat. Acta Chiropterologica, 13: 147-155. PDF


Chaverri, G., and E.H. Gillam. 2010. Cooperative signaling behavior of roost location in a leaf-roosting bat. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 3: 1-4. PDF


Chaverri, G. 2010. Comparative social network analysis in a leaf-roosting bat. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64: 1619-1630. PDF


Chaverri, G., E.H. Gillam and M.J. Vonhof. 2010. Social calls used by a leaf-roosting bat to signal location. Biology Letters, 6: 441-444. PDF


Chaverri, G., C.J. Schneider and T.H. Kunz. 2008. Mating system of the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Journal of Mammalogy, 89:1361-1371. PDF


Chaverri, G., O. E. Quirós, M. Gamba-Ríos and T. H. Kunz. 2007. Ecological correlates of roost fidelity in the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni. Ethology, 113:598-605. PDF


Chaverri, G., O. E. Quirós, and T. H. Kunz. 2007. Ecological correlates of range size in the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni. Journal of Mammalogy, 88:477-486. PDF


Chaverri, G., M. Gamba-Ríos and T. H. Kunz. 2007. Range overlap and association patterns in the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni. Animal Behaviour, 73:157-164. PDF


Chaverri, G. and T. H. Kunz. 2006. Roosting ecology of the tent-roosting bat Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in southwestern Costa Rica. Biotropica, 38:77-84. PDF


Chaverri, G. 2006. Flora bacteriana aeróbica del tracto digestivo del vampiro común, Desmodus rotundus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Revista de Biología Tropical, 54:717-724. PDF


Chaverri, G. and T.H. Kunz. 2006. Reproductive biology and postnatal development in the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Journal of Zoology, 270:650-656. PDF



Quirós, O.E., Chaverri, G., Iturralde-Polit, P., Miranda, K., Sandí-Ureña, S. 2019. Teacher's Attitudes as Knowledge Predictors. Preprints, 2019060214 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201906.0214.v1). PDF

Chaverri, P. and G. Chaverri. 2019. A missing link in mutualistic networks: symbiotic fungi in plant-animal interactions. bioRxiv:761270 (doi: PDF


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