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:

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. PDF


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. PDF


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. PDF


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. 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