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Current Research

  1. 1. Barrantes, B. & E. Triana. 2009. Characteristics of the capture threads of Synotaxus sp. (probably S. turbinatus) webs (Araneae, Synotaxidae). Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc 14 (9): 349-352.

  2. 2. Lapinski W. 2009. Psalmopoeus reduncus: Verstecktypen und Nutzung von Pflanzen als Mikrohabitat. Arachne 14(4):24-44

  3. 3. Lapinski W. & M. Tschapka.2009. Erstnachweis von Brautgeschenken bei Trechalea sp. (Trechalaidae, Araneae) in Costa Rica.Arachne 14(4):4-13

  4. 4. Melo F. P. L., Rodríguez-Herrera B., Chazdon, Ceballos G. G., & Medellín R. A. 2009. Small tent-roosting bats promote dispersal of large-seeded plants in a Neotropical Forest. Biotropica 41(6): 737-743.

  5. 5. Rodríguez-Herrera B., R. A. Medellín & M. Gamba. 2008. Roosting requirements of White tent-making bat Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera:Phyllostomidae). Acta Chiropterologica 10(1):89-95.

  6. DeVries, P. J., L. G. Alexander, I.A. Chacon & J. A. Fordyce 2011. Similarity and difference among rainforest     fruit-feeding butterfly communities in Central and South America. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 472–482. doi:   10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01922.x

   7. Alexander, L.G. & P. J. DeVries 2012. Variation in capture height and trap persistence among three Costa        Rican understorey butterfly species. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28: 585-589.

Prof Phil DeVries

Special note: Prof. Phil DeVries has had  a long-term butterfly diversity project aTirimbina running for 10 years., and t is part of the educational program. Dept Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148

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