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peer reviewed 2017

The role of temporal call structure in species recognition of male Allobates talamancae.

Kollarits D., Wappl Ch. & Ringler M. 2017. The role of temporal call structure in species recognition of male Allobates talamancae. Herpetozoa 29 (3/4):115 - 124.

Blown by the wind: the ecology of male courtship display behavior in orchid bees.

Pokorny, T., I. Vogler, R. Losch, P. Schlütting, P. Juarez, N. Bissantz, S. R. Ramirez, and T. Eltz. 2017. Blown by the wind: the ecology of male courtship display behavior in orchid bees. Ecology 98:1140-1152.

A perfume-collecting male oil bee? Evidences of a novel pollinationsystem involving Anthurium acutifolium (Araceae) and Paratetrapedia chocoensis (Apidae, Tapinotaspidini).

Etl F., Franschitz A., Aguilar A., Schönenberger J. & S. Dötterl. 2017. A perfume-collecting male oil bee? Evidences of a novel pollinationsystem involving Anthurium acutifolium (Araceae) and Paratetrapedia chocoensis...

Neotropical moth assemblages degrade due to oil palm expansion.

Alonso-Rodríguez A.M., Finegan B. & K. Fiedler. 2017. Neotropical moth assemblages degrade due to oil palm expansion. Biodiversity & Conservation (in press). doi: 10.1007/s10531-017-1357-1.

peer reviewed 2016

The role of habitat, landscape structure and residence time on plant species invasions in a neo-tropical landscape.

Haider J.A., Höbart R., Kovacs N., Milchram M., Dullinger S., Huber W. & F. Essl. 2016. The role of habitat, landscape structure and residence time on plant species invasions in a neo-tropical landscape. Journal of Tropical...

Nocturnal Plant Bugs Use cis-Jasmone to locate Inflorescences of Araceae as Feeding and Mating Site. Journal of chemical Ecology.

Etl F., Berger A., Weber A., Schönenberger J. & S. Dötterl. 2016. Nocturnal Plant Bugs Use cis-Jasmone to locate Inflorescences of Araceae as Feeding and Mating Site. Journal of chemical Ecology. DOI 10.1007/s10886-016-0688-9

New reports on flavonoids, benzoic- and chlorogenic acids as rare features in the Psychotria alliance (Rubiaceae).

Berger A., Preinfalk A., Robien W., Brecker L., Valant-Vetschera K. & J. Schinnerl. 2016. New reports on flavonoids, benzoic- and chlorogenic acids as rare features in the Psychotria alliance (Rubiaceae). Biochemical...

Body size limits dim-light foraging activity in stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini).

Streinzer, M., Huber, W. & Spaethe, J. J Comp Physiol A (2016). Body size limits dim-light foraging activity in stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini). doi:10.1007/s00359-016-1118-8.

Ant-cultivated Chaetothyriales in hollow stems of myrmecophytic Cecropia sp. trees - diversity and patterns.

Nepel M., Voglmayr H., Rumsais B., Longino J.T., Fiedler K, Schönenberger J. & V. Mayer. 2016. Ant-cultivated Chaetothyriales in hollow stems of myrmecophytic Cecropia sp. trees - diversity and patterns. Fungal Ecology 23...

An unusual recruitment strategy in a mass‑recruiting stingless bee, Partamona orizabaensis.

Flaig I.C., Aguilar I., Schmitt T. & S. Jarau. 2016. An unusual recruitment strategy in a mass‑recruiting stingless bee, Partamona orizabaensis. J Comp Physiol A (2016) 202:679–690; DOI 10.1007/s00359-016-1111-2

Influence of climatic factors on the flight activity of the stingless bee Partamona orizabaensis and its competition behavior at food sources.

Keppner E. & S. Jarau. 2016. Influence of climatic factors on the flight activity of the stingless bee Partamona orizabaensis and its competition behavior at food sources. J Comp Physiol A (2016) 202:691–699; DOI...

System level analysis of cacao seed 1 ripening reveals a sequential interplay of primary and secondary metabolism leading to polyphenol accumulation and preparation of stress resistance.

Wang L., Nägele T., Doerfler H., Fragner L., Chaturvedi P., Nukarinen E., Bellaire A., Huber W., Weiszmann J., Engelmeier D., Ramsak Z., Gruden K. & W. Weckwerth. 2016. System level analysis of cacao seed 1 ripening reveals a...

peer reviewed 2015

Predation on artificial caterpillars is higher in countryside than near-natural forest habitat in lowland south-western Costa Rica.

Seifert C.L., Lehner L., Adams M.-O. & K. Fiedler. 2015. Predation on artificial caterpillars is higher in countryside than near-natural forest habitat in lowland south-western Costa Rica. DOI:...

Loganin and secologanin derived tryptamine-iridoid alkaloids from Palicourea crocea and Palicourea padifolia (Rubiaceae).

Berger A., Kostyan M.K., Klose S.I., Gastegger M., Lorbeer E., Brecker L. & J. Schinnerl. 2015. Loganin and secologanin derived tryptamine-iridoid alkaloids from Palicourea crocea and Palicourea padifolia (Rubiaceae)....

Functional constraints on the evolution of long butterfly proboscides: lessons from Neotropical skippers (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae).

Bauder J.A.S., Morawetz L., Warren A.D. & H.W. Krenn. 2015. Functional constraints on the evolution of long butterfly proboscides: lessons from Neotropical skippers (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). J . E V O L. BI O L . 2 8 ( 2 0...

The ecological role of extremely long- proboscid Neotropical butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in plant-pollinator networks.

Bauder J.A.S., Warren A.D. & H.W. Krenn. 2015. The ecological role of extremely long- proboscid Neotropical butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in plant-pollinator networks. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. DOI...

Low reproductive skew despite high male-biased operational sex ratio in a glass frog with paternal care

Mangold A., Trenkwalder K., Ringler M., Hödl W. & E. Ringler. 2015. Low reproductive     skew despite high male-biased operational sex ratio in a glass frog with paternal care. BMC    Evolutionary...

Impacts of oil palm agriculture on phyllostomid bat assemblages.

Freudmann A., Mollik P., Tschapka M. & Ch. Schulze 2015. Impacts of oil palm agriculture on phyllostomid bat assemblages. Biodiversity and Conservation. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-015-1021-6.

Besleria macropoda (Gesneriaceae): lectotypification, distribution, functional epiphylly and discordant fruit morphology of a rare Costa Rican endemic.

Berger A., Clark J.L. & A. Weber. 2015. Besleria macropoda (Gesneriaceae): lectotypification, distribution, functional epiphylly and discordant fruit morphology of a rare Costa Rican endemic. Phytotaxa 233 (2): 139–152.

Cuticular Hydrocarbons as Potential Close Range Recognition Cues in Orchid Bees.

Pokorny T., Ramirez S., Weber M. & T. Eltz (2015a). Cuticular Hydrocarbons as Potential Close Range Recognition Cues in Orchid Bees. Journal of chemical ecology. DOI 10.1007/s10886-015-0647-x.

Dispersal ability of male orchid bees and direct evidence for long-range flights.

Pokorny T., Loose D., Dyker G., UEZADA-EUÁN J. & T. Eltz. (2015b). Dispersal ability of male orchid bees and direct evidence for long-range flights. Apidologie 2015. 46:224-237. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-014-0317-y.

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Impact of oil palm agriculture on understory amphibians and reptiles: A Mesoamerican perspective.

Gallmetzer N. & C.H. Schulze. 2015. Impact of oil palm agriculture on understory amphibians and reptiles: A Mesoamerican perspective. Global Ecology and Conservation 4 (2015) 95-109.

peer reviewed 2014

Behavioural evidence of colour vision in free flying stingless bees.

Spaethe J., M. Streinzer, J. Eckert, S. May & A. G. Dyer. 2014. Behavioural evidence of colour vision in free flying stingless bees. J Comp Physiol A (2014) 200:485–496.

Population density and habitat preferences of the Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager Habia atrimaxillaris

S.J., Riedl I., Fricke J., Katz M. &  C.H. Schulze. 2014. Population density and habitat preferences of the Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager Habia atrimaxillaris. Bird Conservation International.

New insights into mechanisms driving carbon allocation in tropical forests

Hofhansl F., Schnecker J., Singer G. & W. Wanek. 2014. New insights into mechanisms driving carbon allocation in tropical forests. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13007.

Social Information in the Stingless Bee, Trigona corvina Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae): The Use of Visual and Olfactory Cues at the Food Site.

Sommerlandt F.M.J., Huber W. & J. Spaethe. 2014. Social Information in the Stingless Bee, Trigona corvina Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae): The Use of Visual and Olfactory Cues at the Food Site. DOI:...

High Diversity and Low Specificity of Chaetothyrialean Fungi in Carton Galleries in a Neotropical Ant–Plant Association.

Nepel M., Voglmayr H., Schönenberger J. & V. Mayer. 2014. High Diversity and Low Specificity of Chaetothyrialean Fungi in Carton Galleries in a Neotropical Ant–Plant Association. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112756.

Dispersal ability of male orchid bees and direct evidence for long-range flights.

Pokorny T., Loose D., Dyker G., Quezada-Euan JJG. & T.  Eltz (2014a) Dispersal ability of male orchid bees and direct evidence for long-range flights. Apidologie doi:0.1007/s13592-014-0317-y

Raising the sugar content – orchid bees overcome the constraints of suction feeding through manipulation of nectar and pollen provisions.

Pokorny T.,  Lunau K. & T. Eltz (2014b) Raising the sugar content – orchid bees overcome the constraints of suction feeding through manipulation of nectar and pollen provisions. PLoS ONE 9 doi:e113823....

Cuticular hydrocarbons distinguish cryptic sibling species in Euglossa orchid bees.

Pokorny T., Lunau K., Quezada-Euan JJG. &  T. Eltz (2014c) Cuticular hydrocarbons distinguish cryptic sibling species in Euglossa orchid bees. Apidologie 45: 276-283

Diarylheptanoids, flavonoids and other constituents from two neotropical Renealmia species (Zingiberaceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 56, 178-184.

Gilli C., Orlowska E., Kaiser D., Steyrer J., Rathgeb A., Lorbeer E., Brecker L. & J. Schinnerl. 2014. Diarylheptanoids, flavonoids and other constituents from two neotropical Renealmia species (Zingiberaceae). Biochemical...

Effects of topography on forest butterfly assemblages in the pacific lowlands of Costa Rica.

Binz H., Schulze C.H. & K. E. Linsenmair. 2014. Effects of topography on forest butterfly assemblages in the pacific lowlands of Costa Rica. Ecotropica 20: 1-14.2014.

peer reviewed 2013

The role of spectral advertisement call properties in species recognition of male Allobates talamancae.

Lechelt S., Hödl W. & M. Ringler. 2013. The role of spectral advertisement call properties in species recognition of male Allobates talamancae (COPE, 1875). Herpetozoa 26 (3/4).

Functional morphology of the feeding apparatus and evolution of proboscis length in metalmark butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae).

Bauder J.A.S., S. Handschuh, B.D. Metscher & H.W. Krenn 2013. Functional morphology of the feeding apparatus and evolution of proboscis length in metalmark butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Biological Journal of the...

Coincidence or benefit? The use of Marasmius (horse-hair fungus) filaments in bird nests.

Aubrecht G., Huber W. & A. Weissenhofer. 2013. Coincidence or benefit? The use of Marasmius (horse-hair fungus) filaments in bird nests. Avian biology research 6(1). 26-30. 2013.

Porina squamulifera (lichenized Ascomycota: Porinaceae), a new species from tropical rainforest in Costa Rica with unique thallus morphology.

Lücking R., Breuss O., Nelsen M. P., Navarro E., Aptroot A., Chaves J. L., Trest M. & S. Will-Wolf. 2013. Porina squamulifera (lichenized Ascomycota: Porinaceae), a new species from tropical rainforest in Costa Rica with...

Reproductive aspects of Clusia valerioi and C. peninsulae, two Central American species of Clusiaceae with resin-flowers: phenology, flower structure, pollination and seed dispersal.

Hochwallner H., S. Vogel & A. Weber. 2012. Reproductive aspects of Clusia valerioi and C. peninsulae, two Central American species of Clusiaceae with resin-flowers: phenology, flower structure, pollination and seed dispersal....

Cyclotide discovery in Gentianales revisited—identification and characterization of cyclic cystine-knot peptides and their phylogenetic distribution in Rubiaceae plants.

Koehbach, J., Attah, A.F., Berger, A., Hellinger, R., Kutchan, T.M., Carpenter, E.J., Rolf, M., Sonibare, M.A., Moody, J.O., Wong, G.K., Dessein, S., Greger, H., Gruber, C.W. 2013. Cyclotide discovery in Gentianales...

peer reviewed 2012

Various types of tryptamine-iridoid alkaloids from Palicourea acuminata (=Psychotria acuminata, Rubiaceae).

Berger A., Fasshuber H., Schinnerl J., Brecker L. & H. Greger. 2012. Various types of tryptamine-iridoid alkaloids from Palicourea acuminata (= Psychotria acuminata, Rubiaceae). Phytochemistry Letters. 5 (2012) 558–562.

Controls of hydrochemical fluxes via stemflow in tropical lowland rainforests: Effects of meteorology and vegetation characteristics.

Hofhansl F., Wanek W., Drage S., Huber W., Weissenhofer W. &  A. Richter. 2012. Controls of hydrochemical fluxes via stemflow in tropical lowland rainforests: Effects of meteorology and vegetation characteristics....

Alstrostines in Rubiaceae: Alstrostine A from Chassalia curviflora var. ophioxyloides and a novel derivative, rudgeifoline from Rudgea cornifolia.

Schinnerl J., Orlowska E.A., Lorbeer E., Berger A. & L. Brecker. 2012. Alstrostines in Rubiaceae: Alstrostine A from Chassalia curviflora var. ophioxyloides and a novel derivative, rudgeifoline from Rudgea cornifolia....

Two Unusual Methylidenecyclopropane Glucosides from Metaxya rostrata.

KAINZ K.P., VIRTBAUER J., KÄLIG H., ARION V., DONATH O., REZNICEK O., HUBER W., MARIAN B. & L. KRENN. 2012. Two Unusual Methylidenecyclopropane Glucosides from Metaxya rostrata. C.Presl. Helvetica Chimica Acta – Vol. 95...

peer reviewed 2011

Dopamine-iridoid alkaloids in Carapichea affinis (= Psychotria borucana) confirm close relationship to the vomiting root Ipecac.

Bernhard M., H. Fasshuber, W. Robien, L. Brecker & H. Greger 2011. Dopamine-iridoid alkaloids in Carapichea affinis (= Psychotria borucana) confirm close relationship to the vomiting root Ipecac. Journal of Biochemical...

Topography strongly affects atmospheric deposition and canopy exchange processes in different types of wet lowland rainforest, Southwest Costa Rica.

Hofhansl F., W. Wanek, S. Drage, W. Huber, A. Weissenhofer & A. Richter. 2011. Topography strongly affects atmospheric deposition and canopy exchange processes in different types of wet lowland rainforest, Southwest Costa...

Aspects of reproductive ecology of Clusia valerioi Standl. and Clusia peninsulae Hammel (sp. nov.), two Central American species of Clusiaceae with resin flowers.

Hochwallner H., S. Vogel, W. Huber, B.E. Hammel & A. Weber. 2011. Aspects of reproductive ecology of Clusia valerioi Standl. and Clusia peninsulae Hammel (sp. nov.), two Central American species of Clusiaceae with resin...

Impact of oil palm plantations on the structure of the agroforestry mosaic of La Gamba, southern Costa Rica: potential implications for biodiversity

Höbinger T., S. Schindler, B. Seaman, T. Wrbka & A. Weissenhofer. 2011. Impact of oil palm plantations on the structure of the agroforestry mosaic of La Gamba, southern Costa Rica: potential implications for biodiversity....

peer reviewed 2010

Large canopy exchange fluxes of inorganic and organic nitrogen and preferential retention of nitrogen by epiphytes in a tropical lowland rainforest.

Hinko-Najera Umana N. & W. Wanek. 2010. Large canopy exchange fluxes of inorganic and organic nitrogen and preferential retention of nitrogen by epiphytes in a tropical lowland rainforest. Ecosystems. 13/3: 367-381.

Dibenzocyclooctadiene lignans from Magnolia and Talauma (Magnoliaceae): Their absolute configuration ascertained by circular dichroism and X-raycrystallography and re-evaluation of previously published pyramidatin structures.

Schühly W., B. Gröblacher, J. Neyer, W. Fabian, F. Fronczek & O. Kunert 2010. Dibenzocyclooctadiene lignans from Magnolia and Talauma (Magnoliaceae): Their absolute configuration ascertained by circular dichroism and...

The importance of gallery forests in the tropical lowlands of Costa Rica for understorey forest birds.

Seaman B.S. & C.H. Schulze. 2010. The importance of gallery forests in the tropical lowlands of Costa Rica for understorey forest birds. Biological Conservation. 143/2: 391-398.

The extremely long-tongued Neotropical butterfly Eurybia lycisca (Riodinidae): Proboscis morphology and flower handling

Bauder J.A.S., Lieskonig N.R. & H.W. Krenn 2010. The extremely long-tongued Neotropical butterfly Eurybia lycisca (Riodinidae): Proboscis morphology and flower handling. Arthropod Structure & Development 40 (2011)...

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