Peer reviewed

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


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. In press.


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.

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.


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. bioRxiv, 2022.03.12.484101.


Chaves-Ramírez, S., C. Castillo-Salazar, M. Sánchez-Chavarría, H. Solís-Hernández, G. Chaverri. Comparing the efficiency of monofilament and traditional nets for capturing bats. bioRxiv.

Quirós, O.E.; Chaverri, G.; Iturralde-Polit, P.; Miranda, K.; Sandí-Ureña, S. Teacher's Attitudes as Knowledge Predictors. Preprints 2019, 2019060214 (doi: 10.20944/preprints 201906.0214.v1).

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

Chaverri, G., Iturralde-Pólit, P., Sandoval-Herrera, N.I., Romero-Vásquez, A., Chaves-Ramírez, S., Sagot, M., 2020. The energetics of social signaling during roost location in Spix´s disc-winged bats. bioRxiv.