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Publications since the inception of the ForestGEO Arthropod Initiative (2008)

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Basset, Y., Donoso, D.A., Hajibabaei, M., Wright, M.T.G., Perez, K.H.J., Lamarre, G.P.A., De León, L.F., Palacios-Vargas, J.G., Castaño-Meneses, G., Rivera, R., Perez, F., Bobadilla, R., Lopez, Y., Ramirez, J.A. & Barrios, H. 2020. Methodological considerations for monitoring soil/litter arthropods in tropical rainforests using DNA metabarcoding, with a special emphasis on ants, springtails and termites. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics, 4, 151-163.

Davies, S.J, Abiem, I., Salim, K.A., Aguilar, S., Allen, D., Alonso, A., Anderson-Teixeira, K., Andrade, A., Arellano, G., Ashton, P.S., Baker, P.J., Baker, M.E., Baltzer, J.L., Basset, Y.,…, Zuleta, D. 2020. ForestGEO: understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory. Biological Conservation, in press.

Landry, B., Basset, Y., Hebert, P.D.N., & Maes, J.-M. 2020. On the Pyraloidea fauna of Nicaragua. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 30, 93-102.

Leponce, L., Pascal, O., Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. 2020. Organizing large-scale inventories of biodiversity in the tropics: the genesis and lessons of the project Our Planet Reviewed Papua New Guinea – land component, in Robillard, T., Legendre, F., Villemant, C. & Leponce, M. (eds), Insects of Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea – Volume 2. Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, 214, 11-40.

Finnie, S., Sam, K., Leponce, M., Basset, Y., Drew, D., Schutze, M.K., Dahl, C., Damag, M., Dilu, M., Gewa, B., Kaupa, B., Keltim, M., Koane, B., Kua, J., Lilip, R., Mogia, M., Philip, F., Ray, B., Sam, L., Tulai, S., Uma, C., Umari, R., Valeba, J., Yalang, J. & Novotny, V. 2020. Assemblages of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) along an elevational gradient in the rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Insect Conservation and Diversity, in press.

Basset, Y., Palacios-Vargas, J.G., Donoso, D.A., Castaño-Meneses, G., Decaëns, T., Lamarre, G.P., De León, L.F., Rivera, M., García-Gómez, A., Perez, F., Bobadilla, R., Lopez, Y., Ramirez, J.A., Cruz, M.M., Galván, A.A., Mejía-Recamier, B.E. & Barrios, H. 2020. Enemy-free space and the distribution of ants, springtails and termites in the soil of one tropical rainforest. European Journal of Soil Biology, 99, 103193.

Brown, J. W., Gripenberg, S., Basset, Y., Calderón, O., Simon, I., Fernandey, C., Cedeno, M. & Rivera, M. 2020. Host records for Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) reared from seeds and fruits in Panama. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 122, 12-24.

Didham, R.K., Basset, Y., Collins, M., Leather, S.R.., Littlewood. N.A., Menz, M.H.M., Müller, J., Packer, L., Saunders, M.E., Schönrogge, K., Stewart, A.J.A., Yanoviak, S.P. & Hassall, C. 2020. Interpreting insect declines: seven challenges and a way forward. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 13, 103-114.

Harvey, J.A., Heinen , R., Armbrecht , I. Basset, Y., … & de Kroon, H. 2020. International scientists formulate a roadmap for insect conservation and recovery. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 4, 174-176.

Lamarre, G.P.A., Fayle T.M., Segar, S.T., Laird-Hopkins, B., Nakamura, A., Souto-Vilarós,D.,  Watanabe, S. & Basset, Y. 2020. Monitoring tropical insects in the 21st century. Advances in Ecological Research, 62, 295-330.

Mottl O., Fibich P., Klimeš P., Volf M., Tropek R., Anderson-Teixeira K., Auga J., Blair T., Butterill P. T., Carscallen G., Gonzalez-Akre E., Goodman A., Kaman O., Lamarre G., Libra M., Losada M.E., Manumbor M., Miller S., Molem K., Nichols G., Plowman N., Redmond C. M., Seifert C. L., Vrána J., Weiblen G., Novotný V. 2020 Spatial covariance of herbivorous and predatory guilds of forest canopy arthropods along a latitudinal gradient. Ecology Letters, 23, 1499–1510.

Seifert C. L., Lamarre G., Volf M., Ré Jorge L., Miller S., Wagner D.L., Anderson-Teixeira K., Novotný V. 2020. Vertical stratification of a temperate forest caterpillar community in eastern North America. Oecologia, 192, 501-514.


Basset, Y. & Lamarre, G.P.A. 2019. Toward a world that values insects. Science, 364, 1230-1231.

Basset, Y., Ctvrtecka, R. Dahl, C. Miller, S.E., Quicke, D.L.J., Segar, S.T., Barrios, H., Beaver, R.A., Brown, J.B., Bunyavejchewin, S., Gripenberg, S., Knižek, M., Kongnoo, P., Lewis, O.T., Pongpattananurak, N., Pramual, P., Sakchoowong, W. & Schutze, M. 2019. Insect assemblages attacking seeds and fruits in a rainforest in Thailand. Entomological Science, 22, 137-150.

Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Gripenberg, S., Ctvrtecka, R., Dahl, C., Leather, S.R. & Didham, R.K. 2019. An entomocentric view of the Janzen-Connell hypothesis. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 12, 1-8.

Brown, J.W., Basset, Y., Panmeng, M., Putnaul, S. & Miller, S.E. 2019. Host records for Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) reared from seeds and fruits in a Thailand rainforest. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 121, 544-556.

Dahl, C., Ctvrtecka, R., Gripenberg, S., Lewis, O.T., Segar, S.T., Klimes, P., Sam, K., Rinan, D., Filip, J., Lilip, R., Kongnoo, P., Panmeng, M., Putnaul, S., Reungaew, M., Rivera, M., Barrios, H., Davies, S.J., Bunyavejchewin, S., Wright, S.J., Weiblen, G.D., Novotny, V, & Basset, Y. 2019. The insect-focused classification of fruit syndromes in tropical rainforests: an inter-continental comparison. Biotropica, 51, 39-49.

Didham, R.K., Leather, S.R. & Basset, Y. 2019. Ethics in entomology. Antenna, August 2019, 1-2.

Gripenberg, S., Basset, Y., Lewis, O.T., Terry, J.C.D., Wright, S.J., Simón, I., Fernández, D.C., Cedeño-Sanchez, M., Rivera, M., Barrios, H., Brown, J.W., Calderón, O., Cognato, A.I., Kim, J., Miller, S.E., Morse, G.E., Pinzón-Navarro, S., Quicke, D.L.J., Robbins, R.K., Salminen, J.-P. & Vesterinen, E. 2019. A highly-resolved food web for insect seed predators in a species-rich tropical forest. Ecology Letters, 22, 1638–1649.

Luk, C.-L., Basset, Y., Kongnoo, P., Hau, B.C.H. & Bonebrake, T.C. 2019. Inter‐annual monitoring improves diversity estimation of tropical butterfly assemblages. Biotropica, 51, 519-528.

Redmond, C.M., Auga, J., Bradley, G., Segar, S.T., Miller, S.E., Molem, K., Weiblen, G.D., Butterill, P.T., Maiyah, G., Hood, A.S.C., Volf, M., Jorge, L.R., Basset, Y. & Novotný, V. 2019. High specialization and limited structural change in plant-herbivore networks along a successional chronosequence in tropical montane forest. Ecography, 42, 162-172.

Solé, R., Gripenberg, S., Lewis, O.T., Markesteijn, L., Barrios, H., Ratz, T. Ctvrtecka, R., Butterill, P.T., Segar, S.T., Metz, M.A., Dahl, C., Rivera, M., Viquez, K., Ferguson, W., Guevara, M. & Basset, Y. 2019. The role of herbivorous insects and pathogens in the regeneration dynamics of Guazuma ulmifolia in Panama. Nature Conservation, 32, 81–101.

Volf, M., Klimeš, P., Lamarre, G.P.A., Redmond, C.M., Seifert, C.L., Abe, T., Auga, J., Anderson-Teixeira, K., Basset, Y., Beckett, S. Butterill, P.T., Drozd, P., Gonzalez-Akre, E., Kaman, O., Kamata, N., Laird-Hopkins, B., Libra1, M., Manumbor, M., Miller, S.E., Molem, K., Mottl, O., Murakami, M., Nakaji, T., Plowman, N.S., Pyszko, P., Šigut, M., Šipoš, J., Tropek, R., Weiblen, G.D. & Novotny, N. 2019. Quantitative assessment of plant-arthropod interactions in forest canopies: a plot-based approach. PLoS ONE, 14, e0222119.

Weiss, M., Didham, R.K., Procházka, J., Schlaghamerský, J., Basset, Y., Odegaard, F., Tichechkin, A., Schmidl, J., Floren, A., Curletti, G., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Barrios, H., Leponce, M., Medianero, E., Fagan, L.L., Corbara, B. & Cizek, L. 2019. Saproxylic beetles in tropical and temperate forests – A standardized comparison of vertical stratification patterns. Forest Ecology and Management, 444, 50–58.


Basset, Y., Dahl, C., Ctvrtecka, R., Gripenberg, S., Lewis, O.T., Segar, S.T., Klimes, P., Barrios, H., Brown, J.W., Bunyavejchewin, S., Butcher, B.A., Cognato, A.I., Davies, S.J., Kaman, O., Knizek, M., Miller, S.E., Morse, G.E., Novotny, V., Pongpattananurak, N., Pramual, P., Quicke, D.L.J., Robbins, R.K., Sakchoowong, W., Schutze, M., Vesterinen, E.J., Wang, W.-z., Wang, Y.-y., Weiblen, G. & Wright, S.J. 2018. A cross-continental comparison of assemblages of seed- and fruit-feeding insects in tropical rainforests: faunal composition and rates of attack. Journal of Biogeography, 45, 1395-1407.

Gripenberg, S. 2018. Do pre-dispersal insect seed predators contribute to maintaining tropical forest plant diversity? Biotropica, 50, 839–845.

Lanuza-Garay, A., & Barrios, H. 2018. Host Specificity and Wood Density-Based Host Choice by Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in a Panamanian Lowland Rainforest. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 72, 590-596.

Lamarre G., Juin Y., Lapied E., Le Gall P., Nakamura A. 2018 Using field-based entomological research to promote awareness about forest ecosystem conservation. Nature Conservation, 29, 39-56.

Quicke, D. L., Čtvrtečka, R., & Butcher, B. A. A remarkable new genus of Braconini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae) from Papua New Guinea, reared from fallen fruit. 2018. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 21, 527-530.


Alonso-Zarazaga, M. A., Barrios, H., Borovec, R., Bouchard, P., Caldara, R., Colonnelli, E., … & Machado, A. 2017. Cooperative catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera Curculionoidea. Monografías electrónicas SEA, 8(1).

Basset, Y., Barrios, H., Ramirez, J.A., Lopez, Y., Coronado, J., Perez, F., Arizala, S., Bobadilla, R. & Leponce, M. 2017. Contrasting the distribution of butterflies and termites in plantations and tropical forests. Biodiversity and Conservation, 26, 151-176.

Basset, Y., Lamarre, G.P.A., Ratz, T., Segar, S.T., Decaëns, T., Rougerie, R., Miller, S.E., Perez, F., Bobadilla, R. Lopez, Y., Ramirez, J.A., Aiello, A. & Barrios, H. 2017. The Saturniidae of Barro Colorado Island, Panama: a model taxon for studying the long-term effects of climate change? Ecology and Evolution, 7, 9991-10004.

Didham, R.K., Leather, S.R. Basset, Y. 2017. Don’t be a zero-sum reviewer. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10, 1-4.

Estrada, R. M. & Barrios, H. 2017. Estructura de la Comunidad del Orden Diptera en el Dosel del Bosque Tropical. Scientia, 27, 25-42.

Jorge, L.R., Novotny, V., Segar, S., Weiblen, G.D., Miller, S.E., Basset, Y. & Lewinsohn, T.M. 2017. Trophic specialization in a phylogenetic context: a robust comparison of herbivorous guilds. Oecologia, 185, 551-559.

Leponce, M., Pascal, O., Novotny, V., & Basset, Y. 2017. Organizing large-scale biodiversity inventories in the tropics: lessons from IBISCA projects. In 54th Annual Meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), Merida, Mexico, 9-13/7, pp. 188, Merida, Mexico.

Rodríguez, O.R. & Barrios, H. 2017. Diversidad, distribución vertical y temporal de los escarabajos ambrosiales Platypodinae (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) en la Isla Barro Colorado, Panama. Scientia, 27, 69-85.

Roslin, T., Hardwick, B., Novotny, V., Andrew, N., Asmus, A., Barrio, I. C., Basset, Y., Boesing, A. L., Bonebrake, T. C., Cameron, E. K., Dattilo, W., Donoso, D. A., Drozd, P., Gray, C. L., Hik, D. S., Hill, S., Hopkins, T., Huang, S., Koane, B., Laird-Hopkins, B., Laukkanen, L., Lewis, O. T., Milne, S., Mwesige, I., Nakamura, A., Nell, C. S., Nichols, E., Petry, W. K., Prokurat, A., Sam, K., Schmidt, N. M., Slade, A., Slade, V., Suchankova, A., Teder, T., van Nouhuys, S., Vandvik, V., Weissflog, A., Zhukovich, V. & Slade, E. M. 2017. Higher predation risk for insect prey at low latitudes and elevations. Science, 356, 742-744.

Segar, S.T., Volf, M., Isua, B., Sisol, M., Redmond, C.M., Rosati, M.E., Gewa, B., Molem, K., Dahl, C., Holloway, J.D., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G., Salminen, J.-P. & Novotny, V. 2017. Varyingly hungry caterpillars: predictive models and foliar chemistry suggest how to eat a rainforest. Proceedings of the Royal Socitey, Series B, 284, 20171803,

Volf, M., Segar, S.T., Miller, S.E., Isua, B., Sisol, M., Aubona, G.,  Simek,P., Moos, M., Laitila, J., Kim, J., Zima, J. Jr., Rota,J., Weiblen, G.D., Wossa, S.,  Salminen, J.-P., Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. 2017. Community structure of insect herbivores is driven by conservatism, escalation and divergence of defensive traits in Ficus. Ecology Letters, 21, 83-92.


Barrios, H. & Lagos, M. 2016. Cambios en la estructura de la comunidad de Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) en la Isla Barro Colorado, Panamá. Scientia, 26, 7-24.

De Palma, A., Abrahamczyk, A., Aizen, M.A., Albrecht, M., Basset, Y., Bates, A., Blake, R.J., Boutin, C., Bugter, R., Connop, S., Cruz-López, L., Cunningham, S.A., Darvill, B., Diekötter, T., Dorn, S., Downing, N., Entling, M.H., Farwig, N., Felicioli, A., Fonte, S.J., Fowler, R., Franzén, M., Goulson, M., Grass, I., Hanley, M.E., Hendrix, S.D., Herrmann, F., Herzog, F., Holzschuh, A., Jauker, B., Kessler, M., Knight, M.E., Kruess, A., Lavelle, P., Le Féon, V., Lentini, P., Malone, L.A., Marshall, J., Pachón, E.M., McFrederick, Q.S., Morales, C.L., Mudri-Stojnic, S., Parra, G.N., Nilsson, S.G., Öckinger, E., Osgathorpe, L., Parra, A., Peres, C., Persson, A.S., Petanidou, T., Poveda, K., Power, E.F., Quaranta, M., Quintero, C., Rader, R., Richards, M.H., Roulston, T., Rousseau, L., Sadler, J.P., Samnegård, U., Schellhorn, N.A., Schüepp, C., Schweiger, O., Smith-Pardo, A.H., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Stout, J.C., Tonietto, R.K., Tscharntke, T., Tylianakis1, J.M., Verboven, H.A.F., Vergara, C.H., Verhulst, J., Westphal, C., Yoon, H.J. & Purvis, A. 2016. Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports, 6, 31153.

Didham, R.K, Leather, S.R. & Basset, Y. 2016. Circle the bandwagons – challenges mount against the theoretical foundations of applied functional trait and ecosystem service research. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 9, 1-3.

Hudson, L.N., Newbold, T., Contu, S. et al. (incl. Basset, Y.) 2016. The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution, 2016, 1–44.

Lamarre G., Amoretti D., Baraloto C., Bénéluz F., Mesones I., Fine P. 2016. Phylogenetic overdispersion in Lepidoptera communities of Amazonian white-sand forests. Biotropica, 48, 101-109.

Lamarre G., Decaëns T., Rougerie R., Barbut J., Dewaard J. R., Hebert P. D., Herbin D., Laguerre M., Thiaucourt P., Martins M. 2016. An integrative taxonomy approach unveils unknown and threatened moth species in Amazonian rainforest fragments. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 9, 475-479.

Lamarre G., Hérault B., Fine P., Vedel V., Lupoli R., Mesones I., Baraloto C. 2016. Taxonomic and functional composition of arthropod assemblages across contrasting Amazonian forests. Journal of Animal Ecology, 85, 227-239.

Leponce, M. & Basset, Y. (2016) Organizing large-scale insect inventories in the tropics: lessons from IBISCA projects. In Entomology in Belgium 2016, 6th Symposium of the Royal Belgian Entomological Society, Brussels, 2/12/2016., p. 15.

Leponce, M., Novotny, V., Pascal, O., Robillard, T., Legendre, F., Villemant, C., Munzinger, J., Molino, J.-F., Drew, R., Odegaard, F., Schmidl, J., Tishechkin, A., Sam, K., Bickel, D., Dahl, C., Damas, K., Fayle, T.M., Gewa, B., Jacquemin, J., Keltim, M., Klimes, P., Koane, B., Kua, J., Mantilleri, A., Mogia, M., Molem, K., Moses, J., Nowatuo, H., Orivel, J., Pintaud, J.-C., Roisin, Y., Sam, L., Siki, B., Soldati, L., Soulier-Perkins, A., Tulai, S., Yombai, J., Wardhaugh, C., & Basset, Y. 2017. Land module of Our Planet Reviewed – Papua New Guinea: aims, methods and first taxonomical results. In Insects of Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea (ed. by T. Robillard, F. Legendre, C. Villemant & M. Leponce). Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. Vol. 209, pp. 13-48.

Lucas, M., Forero, D. & Basset, Y. 2016. Diversity and recent population trends of assassin bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 9, 546-558.

Ribeiro, S.P. & Basset, Y. 2016. Effects of sclerophylly and host choice on gall densities and herbivory distribution in an Australian subtropical forest. Austral Ecology, 41, 219-226.


Anderson-Teixeira K.J., Davies S.J., Bennett A.C., Gonzalez-Akre E.B., Muller-Landau H.C., Wright S.J., Abu Salim K., Almeyda Zambrano A.M., Alonso A., Baltzer J.L., Basset Y., Bourg N.A., Broadbent E.N., Brockelman W.Y., Bunyavejchewin S., Burslem D.F.R.P., Butt N., Cao M., Cardenas D., Chuyong G.B., Clay K., Cordell S., Dattaraja H.S., Deng X., Detto M., Du X., Duque A., Erikson D.L., Ewango C.E.N., Fischer G.A., Fletcher C., Foster R.B., Giardina C.P., Gilbert G.S., Gunatilleke N., Gunatilleke S., Hao Z., Hargrove W.W., Hart T.B., Hau B.C.H., He F., Hoffman F.M., Howe R.W.,Hubbell S.P., Inman-Narahari F.M., Jansen P.A., Jiang M., Johnson D.J., Kanzaki M., Kassim A.R., Kenfack D., Kibet S., Kinnaird M.F., Korte L., Kral K., Kumar J., Larson A.J., Li Y., Li X., Liu S., Lum S.K.Y., Lutz J.A., Ma K., Maddalena D.M., Makana J.-R., Malhi Y., Marthews T., Mat Serudin R., McMahon S.M., McShea W.J., Memiaghe H.R., Mi X., Mizuno T., Morecroft M., Myers J.A., Novotny V., de Oliveira A.A., Ong P.S., Orwig D.A., Ostertag R., den Ouden J., Parker G.G., Phillips R.P., Sack L., Sainge M.N., Sang W., Sri-ngernyuang K., Sukumar R., Sun I-F., Sungpalee W., Suresh H.S., Tan S., Thomas S.C., Thomas D.W., Thompson J., Turner B.L., Uriarte M., Valencia R., Vallejo M.I., Vicentini A., Vrška T., Wang X., Wang X., Weiblen G., Wolf A., Xu H., Yap S. and Zimmerman, J. 2015. CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change. Global Change Biology, 21, 528-549.

Ashton, L.A., Nakamura, A., Basset, Y., Burwell, C.J., Cao, M., Eastwood, R., Odell, E., de Oliveira, E.G., Hurley, K., Katabuchi, M., Mausell, S. McBroom, J., Schmidl, J., Sun, Z.H., Tang, Y., Whitaker, T., Laidlaw, M.J., McDonald, W.J.F. & Kitching, R.L. 2015. Vertical stratification of moths across elevation and latitude. Journal of Biogeography, doi:10.1111/jbi.12616.

Barrios, H. & Plath, M. 2015. Diversidad de Coleoptera de una plantación con especies nativas en Sardinilla de Colón, Panamá. Scientia, 25, 35-46.

Basset, Y. 2015. Long-term monitoring of tropical arthropods and DNA barcoding (abstract). Genome, 58, 193.

Basset, Y., Barrios, H., Segar, S., Srygley, R.B., Aiello, A., Warren, A.D., Delgado, F., Coronado, J., Lezcano, J., Arizala, S., Rivera, M., Perez, F., Bobadilla, R., Lopez, Y. & Ramirez, J.A. 2015. The butterflies of Barro Colorado Island, Panama: local extinction since the 1930s. PLoS ONE, 10,  e0136623. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136623.

Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P., Didham, R.K., Novotny, V., Ødegaard, F., Roslin, T., Tishechkin, A.K., Schmidl, J., Winchester, N.N., Roubik, D.W., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Barrios, H., Bridle, J.R., Castaño-Meneses, G., Corbara, B., Curletti, G., da Rocha, W.D., De Bakker, D., Delabie, J.H.C., Dejean, A., Fagan, L.L., Floren, A., Kitching, R.L., Medianero, E., de Oliveira; E.G., Orivel, J., Pollet, M., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S.P., Roisin, Y., Schmidt, J.B., Sørensen, L., Lewinsohn, T.M., Leponce, M. 2015. Arthropod distribution in a tropical rainforest: tackling a four dimensional puzzle. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144110. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0144110

Delgado, F. & Barrios, H. 2015. Migración invernal de mariposas en la playa el Agallito, Chitré; provincia de Herrera, Panamá. Scientia, 25, 15-33.

Fayle, T.M., Turner, E.C., Basset, Y., Ewers, R.M., Reynolds, G. & Novotny, V. 2015. Whole-ecosystem experimental manipulations of tropical forests. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30, 334-346.

Forister, M.L., Novotny, V., Panorska, A.K., Baje, L., Basset, Y., Butterill, P.T., Cizek, L., Coley, P.D., Dem, F., Diniz, I.R., Drozd, P., Fox, M., Glassmire, A., Hazen, R., Hrcek, J., Jahner, J.P., Kaman, O., Kozubowski, T.J., Kursar, T.A., Lewis, O.T., Lill, J., Marquis, R.J., Miller, S.E., Morais, H.C., Murakami, M., Nickel, H., Pardikes, N., Ricklefs, R.E., Singer, M.S., Smilanich, A.M., Stireman, J.O., Villamarín-Cortez, S., Vodka, S., Volf, M., Wagner, D.L., Walla, T., Weiblen, G.D. &  Dyer, L.A. 2015. The global distribution of diet breadth in insect herbivores. PNAS, 112, 442-447.

Lamarre, G. P. A., Mendoza, I., Rougerie, R., Decaëns, T., Hérault, B., & Beneluz, F. 2015. Stay out (almost) all night: contrasting responses in flight activity among tropical moth assemblages. Neotropical Entomology, 44, 109-115.

Lanuza-Garay , A. & Barrios, H. 2015. Plantas Hospederas De Cerambycidae (Coleoptera, Chrysomeloidea) Del Paisaje Protegido De Isla Galeta, Colón, Panamá. Scientia, 25, 63-71.

Leather, S.R., Basset, Y., Didham, R.K. 2015. Expanding horizons and widening participation in Insect Conservation and Diversity. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 8, 1-2.

Nakamura, A., Basset, Y., Burwell, C., Hughes, A. C., Yang, X., Ashton, L., Kitching, R. and Cao, M. 2015. Plotting the future: long-term biodiversity monitoring in Southeast Asia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2015: 52.

Sakchoowong, W., Hasin, S., Pachey, N., Amornsak, W., Ponpinij, P., Bunyavejchewin, S., Kongnoo, P. & Basset, Y. 2015. Influence of leaf litter composition on ant assemblages in a lowland tropical rainforest in Thailand. Asian Myrmecology, 7, 57-71.

Santos Murgas, A., Barrios H. E. & López O. 2015. Bioecología De Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) E Incidencia En Cedrela odorata L. (Meliaceae), Panamá. Revista Cientifica Centros, 4, 25-43.


Carvalho, M. R., Wilf, P., Barrios, H., Windsor, D. M., Currano, E. D., Labandeira, C. C., & Jaramillo, C. A. 2014. Insect leaf-chewing damage tracks herbivore richness in modern and ancient forests. PloS One, 9, e94950.

Lamarre, G. P., Mendoza, I., Fine, P. V., & Baraloto, C. 2014. Leaf synchrony and insect herbivory among tropical tree habitat specialists. Plant Ecology, 215, 209-220.

Leather, S.R., Basset, Y., Didham, R.K. 2014. How to avoid the top ten pitfalls in insect conservation and diversity research and minimise your chances of manuscript rejection. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 7, 1-3.

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