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56. Sagot, M., N. Rose, G. Chaverri. 2024. Group vocal composition and decision-making during roost finding in Spix's disc-winged bats. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. In press.


55. Chaverri, G., M. Sagot, J. L. Stynoski, M. Araya-Salas, Y. Araya-Ajoy, M. Nagy, M. Knörnschild, S. Chaves-Ramírez, N. Rose, M. Sánchez-Chavarría, Y. Jiménez-Torres, D. Ulloa-Sanabria, H. Solís-Hernández, G. G. Carter. 2024. Calling to the collective: contact calling rates within groups of disc-winged bats do not vary by kinship or association. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. In press.


54. Giacomini, G., S. Chaves-Ramirez, H. A. Hernández-Pinsón, J. P. Barrantes, G. Chaverri. 2023. Consistent individual positions within roosts in Spix's disc-winged bats. PCI Journal, 3: e115.

53. Deleva, S., A. Ulloa, H. F. M. Oliveira, N. Simov, F. Didonna, G. Chaverri. 2023. Cave-dwelling fauna of Costa Rica: current state of knowledge and future research perspectives. Subterranean Biology. In press.


52. Quirós, O.E.; Chaverri, G.; Iturralde-Polit, P.; Sandí-Ureña, S. 2023. Attitudes and Knowledge in High School Science: An Empirical Test of a Theoretical Model of Correlations. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 4: 13–18.


51. Chaves-Ramírez, S., M. Sagot, M. Sánchez-Chavarría, G. Chaverri. Aggressive vocalizations during intergroup interactions in roost defense in the Spix's disk-winged bat. Ethology, 129:  541-550.

50. Araya-Salas, M., G. Smith-Vidaurre, G. Chaverri, J. C. Brenes, F. Chirino, J. Elizondo-Calvo, A. Rico-Guevara. 2023. Ohun: an R package for diagnosing and optimizing automatic sound event detection. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 14: 2259-2271.


49. Morera-Quesada, G., V. Fallas-Gabuardi, R. Hernández-Vargas, O. E. Quirós, G. Chaverri. 2023. Online or face-to-face learning? College students’ perceptions in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 4: 124–134.


48. Gioiosa, M., M. Araya-Salas, C. Castillo Salazar, S. Chaves-Ramírez, M. Gioiosa, N. Rojas, M. Sanchez, D. Scaravelli, G. Chaverri. 2023. Flexible use of visual and acoustic cues during roost finding in Spix’s disc-winged bat. Behavioral Ecology, 34: 514-520.




47. Chaverri, G., Araya-Salas, M., Barrantes, J.P., Uribe-Etxebarria, T., Peña-Acuña, M., Varela, A.L., J. Aihartza. 2022. Landing manoeuvres predict roost-site preferences in bats. Journal of Experimental Biology, 225: jeb244267.

46. Sagot, M., G. Giacomini, S. Chaves-Ramírez, A. Hernández-Pinsón, G. Chaverri. 2022. Vocal behavior and the use of social information during roost finding. Frontiers Ecology and Evolution, 10:905925.

45. Pineda-Lizando, W., G. Chaverri. 2022. Bat assemblages along an elevational gradient in Costa Rica. Acta Chiropterologica, 24: 151-165.


44. Ancillotto, L., Pafundi, D., Cappa, F., Chaverri, G., Gamba M., Cervo, R., and D. Russo. 2022. Batesian acoustic mimicry in mammals: bats mimic hymenopteran sounds to deter predators. Current Biology, 32: R399–R413.


43. Chaverri, P. and G. Chaverri. 2022. Fungal communities in feces of the frugivorous bat Ectophylla alba and its highly specialized Ficus colubrinae diet. Animal Microbiome, 4: 24.


42. Hernández-Pinsón, H. A., S. Cháves-Ramírez, G. Chaverri. 2022. Seasonality in the emission of contact calls in Spix’s disc-winged bats (Thyroptera tricolor) suggests a potential role in mate attraction. Acta Chiropterologica, 23: 413-420.


41. Pineda-Lizano, W. and G. Chaverri. 2022. Spatio-temporal distribution and reproductive phenology of Neotropical bat species in an altitudinal gradient in Costa Rica. Mammalian Biology, 102: 61-72.



40. Chaves-Ramírez, S., C. Castillo-Salazar, M. Sánchez-Chavarría, H. Solís-Hernández, G. Chaverri. 2021. Comparing the efficiency of monofilament and regular nets for capturing bats. Royal Society Open Access, 8: 211404.


39. Aizpurua, O., L. Nyholm, E. Morris, G. Chaverri, L. G. Herrera-Montalvo, J. J. Flores-Martinez, A. Lin, O. Razgour, M. Thomas, P. Gilbert and A. Alberdi. 2021. The role of the gut microbiota in the dietary niche expansion of fishing bats. Animal Microbiome, 3: 76.


38. Maldonado-Chaparro, A. and G. Chaverri (equal contribution). 2021. Why do animal groups matter for conservation and management? Conservation Science and Practice, 3: e550.

37. Chaverri, G., Sandoval-Herrera, N.I., Iturralde-Pólit, P., Romero-Vásquez, A., Chaves-Ramírez, S., Sagot, M. 2021. The energetics of social signaling during roost location in Spix´s disc-winged bats. Journal of Experimental Biology, 224: jeb238279.

36. Giacomini, G., A. Herrel, G. Chaverri, R.P. Brown, D. Russo, D. Scaravelli and C. Meloro. 2021. Functional correlates of skull shape in Chiroptera: feeding and echolocation adaptations. Integrative Zoology, in press.




35. Fraser, E. E., A. Silvis, R. M. Brigham, and Z. J. Czenze, eds. (with 46 authors). 2020. Bat Echolocation Research: A handbook for planning and conducting acoustic studies. Second Edition. Bat Conservation International. Austin, Texas, USA.

34. Chaverri, G., Y.G. Araya-Ajoy, M. Sagot. 2020. Contact calling in context: Intra and intergroup variation in vocalization rates depend on a call’s function. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 74: 57.

33. Araya-Salas, M., H.A. Hernández-Pinsón, N. Rojas, G. Chaverri. 2020. Ontogeny of an interactive call-and-response system in Spix’s disc-winged bats. Animal Behaviour, 166: 233-245.




32. 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, 222: jeb204024.

31. 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, 21: 175-181.

30. 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.




29. 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.

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

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

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


2017 and earlier


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

24. 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.

23. 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.

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

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

20. 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.

19. 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.

18. 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.

17. 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.

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

15. 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.

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

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

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

11. Chaverri, G. and T.H. Kunz. 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.

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

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

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

7. 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.

6. 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.

5. 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.

4. 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.

3. 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.

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

1. 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.

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