Corcovado National Park

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LINKS

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Organizations and Non-Profits

Osa Sea Turtle Conservation ProgramNon profit sea turtle conservation organization founded in Costa Rica and working mostly along the beaches of Carate and Rio Oro.

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Commercial Organizations

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REFERENCES from http://botany.si.edu/projects/cpd/ma/ma18.htm

Boza, M.A. (1978). Los parques nacionales de Costa Rica. Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, Servicio de Parques Nacionales, San José and Incafo, Madrid. 80 pp.

Boza, M.A. (1988). Parques nacionales Costa Rica national parks. Edit. Heliconia and Fundación Neotrópica, San José. Pp. 128-139.

Boza, M.A. and Mendoza, R. (1981). The national parks of Costa Rica. Incafo, Madrid. 310 pp.

Brandon, K. and Umaña, A. (1991). Rooting for Costa Rica's megaparks. Américas 43(3): 20-31.

Cabarle, B., Bauer, J., Palmer, P. and Symigton, M. (1992).BOSCOSA, the program for forest management and conservation on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Project Evaluation Report. USAID-Costa Rica. 92 pp.

Cahn, P. and Cahn, R. (1987). Coast of riches. National Parks 61(9-10): 18-20.

Cahn, R. and Cahn, P. (1979). Treasure of parks for a little country that really tries. Smithsonian Mag. 10(6): 64-73.

Carr, A. and Carr, D. (1983). A tiny country does things right. National Wildlife (Sept.): 19-26.

Coen, E. (1983). Climate. In Janzen, D.H. (ed.), Costa Rican natural history. University Chicago Press, Chicago. Pp. 35-46.

Devall, M. and Kiester, R. (1987). Notes on Raphia at Corcovado. Brenesia 28: 89-96.

FNT (1992). Evaluación ecológica rápida þ Península de Osa. Programa BOSCOSA, con la asistencia de WWF-US. Fundación Neotrópica (FNT), San José, Costa Rica. 136 pp. + annexes.

Gámez, R. and Ugalde, A. (1988). Costa Rica's national park system and the preservation of biological diversity: linking conservation with socio-economic development. In Almeda, F. and Pringle, C.M. (eds), Tropical rainforests: diversity and conservation. California Academy of Sciences and American Association for Advancement of Science Pacific Division, San Francisco. Pp. 131-142.

Gómez, L.D. (1986). Vegetación de Costa Rica: apuntes para una biogeografía costarricense. Edit. Universidad Estatal a Distancia, San José. 327 pp.

Hartshorn, G.S. (1983). Plants: introduction. In Janzen, D.H. (ed.),Costa Rican natural history. University Chicago Press, Chicago. Pp. 118-157.

Hartshorn, G.S. and Poveda, L.J. (1983). Checklist of trees. In Janzen, D.H. (ed.), Costa Rican natural history. University Chicago Press, Chicago. Pp. 158-183.

Herrera, W. (1986). Clima de Costa Rica. Edit. Universidad Estatal a Distancia, San José. 118 pp.

Herwitz, S.R. (1981). Regeneration of selected tropical tree species in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Univ. Calif. Publ. Geogr. Vol. 24. 109 (+ 40) pp.

Janzen, D.H. (1978). Description of a Pterocarpus officinalis (Leguminosae) monoculture in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Brenesia 14-15: 305-309.

Janzen, D.H. (ed.) (1983). Costa Rican natural history. University Chicago Press, Chicago. 816 pp.

Jiménez, J.A. (1984). A hypothesis to explain the reduced distribution of the mangrove Pelliciera rhizophorae Tr. & Pl. Biotropica 16: 304-308.

Jones, L. (1990). Costa Rica: a vested promise in paradise. Buzzworm: The Environmental Journal 2(3): 30-39.

Lew, L.R. (1983). The geology of the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. M.S. thesis. Pennsylvania State University, University Park. 128 pp.

Lewis, B.C. (1982). Land-use and conservation on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Ph.D. dissertation. University California, Berkeley.

MacFarland, C., Morales, R. and Barborak, J.R. (1984). Establishment, planning and implementation of a national wildlands system in Costa Rica. In McNeely, J.A. and Miller, K.R. (eds), National parks, conservation, and development: the role of protected areas in sustaining society. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. Pp. 592-599.

Omang, J. (1987). In the tropics, still rolling back the rain forest primeval. Smithsonian 17(12): 56-67.

Sittenfeld-Appel, A.M. (1992). Conservación de biodiversidad y prospección química: el caso del Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio) / Biodiversity conservation and chemical prospecting: the case of the National Institute of Biodiversity (INBio). In God, money & the rainforest. Proc. First Congr., April 20-22, 1992, San José, Costa Rica. Center for Environmental Study, Grand Rapids, Michigan and University of Michigan Global Change Project, Ann Arbor. Pp. 67-76.

Tangley, L. (1986). Costa Rica – test case for the neotropics. BioScience 36: 296-300.

Torres, H. and Hurtado de Mendoza, L. (eds) (1988). Parque Nacional Corcovado: plan general de manejo y desarrollo. Fundación Parques Nac., San José. 407 pp.

Tosi, J.A., Jr. (1975). The Corcovado Basin on the Osa Peninsula. In Tosi, J.A., Jr., Potential national parks, nature reserves, and wildlife sanctuary areas in Costa Rica: a survey of priorities. Centro Científico Trop., San José. Separate pp. 12.

Vaughan, C.S. (1981). Parque Nacional Corcovado: plan de manejo y desarrollo. Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica. 364 pp.

Wallace, D.R. (1992). The quetzal and the macaw: the story of Costa Rica's national parks. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, Calif. 222 pp.

Wille-Trejos, A. (1983). Corcovado: meditaciones de un biólogo. Edit. Universidad Estatal a Distancia, San José. 230 pp.

Wright, R.M. (1976). Rain forest: Conservancy assists in the establishment of Costa Rica's Corcovado park. Nature Conservancy News 26(1): 17-21.

WWF-US (1988). Miners moved from national park. WWF News No. 51 (Jan.-Feb.): 3.

Authors

This Data Sheet was written by Olga Herrera-MacBryde (Smithsonian Institution, SI/MAB Program, S. Dillon Ripley Center, Suite 3123, Washington, DC 20560-0705, U.S.A.) and Tirso R. Maldonado (P.O. Box 127, 2150 Moravia, San José Costa Rica), Valentín Jiménez and Karsten Thomsen (Fundación Neotrópica, Apdo. Postal 236-1002, San José, Costa Rica).

RECOMMENDED CORCOVADO READING LIST http://www.utexas.edu/courses/zoo384l/sirena/sirbib.html

Note: Course reports (denoted by .) are available at Sirena Station in three notebooks.
  • Ammerman, L. K. 1992. A dietary analysis of phyllostomid bats from Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 3 No. 5. University of Texas at Austin.

    Bello y Bello, B. 1997. Biologia de las dispersion de las Marantaceas en dos selvas tropicales de Costa Rica: interacciones con hormigas.

    Billington, H. L., Thomas, C. D., & Gilbert, L. E. 1990. Variation in stage-specific mortality patterns of a specialist herbivore on different host plant clones. Functional Ecology 4: 721-725.

    Boggs, C. L. 1979. Resource allocation and reproductive strategies in several heliconiine butterfly species. Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. of Texas at Austin.

    Boggs, C. L. 1981. Selection pressures affecting male nutrient investment at mating in heliconiine butterflies. Evolution 33: 931-940.

     

  • Boinski, S. 1979. Wet season cebid interspecific contacts in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 1 No. 2. University of Texas at Austin.

    Boinski, S. 1985. Status of the squirrel monkey Saimiri oerstedi in Costa Rica. Primate Conservation 6: 15-16.

    Boinski, S. 1986. The ecology of squirrel monkeys in Costa Rica. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Boinski, S. 1987. Birth synchrony in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri oerstedi): A strategy to reduce neonatal predation. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 21: 393-400.

    Boinski, S. 1987. Habitat use by squirrel monkeys (Saimiri oerstedi) in Costa Rica. Folia primatol. 49: 151-167.

    Boinski, S. 1987. Mating patterns in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri oerstedi): Implications for seasonal sexual dimorphism. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 21: 13-21.

    Boinski, S. 1988. Sex differences in the foraging behavior of squirrel monekys in a seasonal habitat. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 23: 177-186.

    Boinski, S. & Fowler, N. L. 1989. Seasonal patterns in a tropical lowland forest. Biotropica 21: 223-233.

    Boinski, S. & Fragaszy, D. M. 1989. The ontogeny of foraging in squirrel monkeys, Saimiri oerstedi. Anim. Behav. 37.

    Boinski, S. & Newman, J. D. 1988. Preliminary observations on squirrel monkeys (Saimiri oerstedi) vocalizations in Costa Rica. Am. J. Primatol. 14: 329-343.

    Boinski, S. & Scott, P. E. 1988. Associations of birds with monkeys in Costa Rica. Biotropica 20: 136-143.

    Boinski, S. & Timm, R. M. 1985. Predation by squirrel monkeys and double-toothed kites on tent-making bats. Am. J. Primatol. 9: 121-128.

    Chai, P. 1986. Field observations and feeding experiments on the responses of rufous-tailed jacamars (Galbula ruficauda) to freeflying butterflies in a tropical rainforest. Biological Journal of Linnean Society 29: 161-189.

    Chai, P. 1987. Patterns of prey selection by an insectivorous bird on butterflies in a tropical rainforest. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Chai, P. 1988. Wing coloration of free-flying neotropical butterflies as a signal learned by a specialized predator. Biotropica 20: 20-30.

    Chai, P. 1990. Relationships between visual characteristics of rainforest butterflies and responses of a specialized insectivorous bird. Pp. 31-60 in Wicksten, M. (eds.). Adaptive Coloration in Invertebrates. Galveston, Texas A & M University Sea Grant College Program.

    Chai, P. & Srygley, R. B. 1986. Associations of flight pattern and thermal biology of butterflies to their palatability. Am. Zool. 26: 98 Abstract.

    Chai, P. & Srygley, R. B. 1990. Predation and the flight, morphology, and temperature of neotropical rainforest butterflies. Am. Nat. 135: 748-765.

    Chloe, J. C. & Timm, R. M. 1985. Roosting site selection by Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) on Anthurium ravenii (Araceae) in Costa Rica. J. Tropical Ecol. 1: 241-247.

    Colwell, R. K. 1985. A bite to remember. Natural History 4: 2-8.
    Condon, M. A. & Gilbert, L. E. 1988. Sex expression of Gurania and Psiguria (Cucurbitaceae): Neotropical vines that change sex. Amer. J. Bot. 75: 875-884.

    Condon, M. A. & Gilbert, L. E. 1990. Reproductive biology and natural history of neotropical vines Gurania and Psiguria. Pp. 150-166 in Bates, D., R. W. Robinson, & C. Jeffrey (eds.). Biology and Utilization of the Cucurbitaceae. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press.

    Constanz, G. D., Bussing, W. A., & Saul, W. G. 1981. Freshwater fishes of Corcovado National Park, Costa Ric. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 133: 15-19.

    Deinert, E.I., J.T. Longino, and L. E. Gilbert. 1994. Mate competition in butterflies. Nature 370:23-24.

     

  • Delprete, P. 1991. Results of the collecting expedition at Sirena Station (Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica). Vol. 3 No. 9. University of Texas at Austin.

    DeVries, P. 1978. An annotated list of the butterflies of Parque Nacional Corcovado during the dry season. Brenesia 14-15:47-56.

    DeVries, P. 1987. Butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history. Princeton, Princeton University Press.

    DeVries, P. J. 1983. Checklist of butterflies. Pp. 654-678 in Janzen, D. H. (eds.). Costa Rican Natural History. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. DeVries, P. J. 1986. Hostplant records and natural history notes on Costa Rican butterflies (Papilonidae, Pieridae and Nyymphalidae). J. Res. Lep. 24: 290-333.

    DeVries, P. J., Kitching, I. J., & Vane-Wright, R. I. 1985. The systematic position of Antirrhea and Caerois, with comments on the classification of the Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera). Syst. Ent. 10: 11-32.

     

  • Dixon, M. T. 1991. A survey of the bat community of Sirena, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 3 No. 6. University of Texas at Austin.

    Dixon, M. T. & Ammerman, L. K. 1991. A survey of the bat community of Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Abstract No. The University of Texas at Austin.

    Duckett, C. N. 1987. The natural history of an undescribed Neotropical flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticinae), and its relationship to oviposition in the butterfly, Heliconius hewitsoni, and to other local alticines. M.A. Thesis, The University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Duckett, C. N. 1987. A practical key to the Passiflora-associated Alticinae of Sirena and some Co-mimics. Vol. 2 No. 5. University of Texas at Austin.

    Duckett, C. N. 1989. Natural history of Pedilia sp. A and its interactions with other herbivores of Passiflora pittieri. Entomography 6: 381-389.

     

  • Gastreich, K. R. 1991. The nonpollinating wasps of Ficus insipida at Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 3 No. 8. University of Texas at Austin.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1980. Food web organization and the conservation of neotropical diversity. Pp. 11-33 in Soule, M. & B. Wilcox (eds.). Conservation Biology. Sunderland, Sinauer.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1982. The coevolution of a butterfly and a vine. Sci. Am. 247: 110-121.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1982. Contributions of research on neotropical butterflies to ecology. In (ed.), Congreso Latinoamericano de Entomologia, Maracay, Venezuela:

    Gilbert, L. E. 1982. Oviposition by two Heliconius species: Comments on a paper by Dr. A. Young. New York Entomological Society 90: 115-116.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1983. Anguria and Gurania (Rain-Forest Cucumber). Pp. 190-191 in Janzen, D. H. (eds.). Costa Rican Natural History. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1984. The biology of butterfly communities. Pp. 41-54 in Vane-Wright, R. & P. Ackery (eds.). The Biology of Butterflies. New York, Academic Press.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1991. Biodiversity of a Central American Heliconius community: Pattern, process, and problems. Pp. 403-427 in Price, P. W., T. M. Lewinsohn, G. W. Fernandes, & W. W. Benson. (eds.). Plant-Animal Interactions: Evolutionary Ecology in Tropical and Temperate Regions. New York, Wiley.

    Gilbert, L. E. 1993. An evolutionary food web and its relationship to tropical biodiversity. In Animal-Plant Interactions in Tropical Environments (eds.) W. Bartholott, C.M. Naumann, K. Schmidt-Loske, and K.-L. Schuchmann. pp. 17-28. Bonn:Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig.

    Gilbert, L. E. Manuscript. A new twist in the interaction of moths and spiders: The case of Eudulophasia (Geometridae, Edulini).

    Gilbert, L. E., Forrest, H. S., Schultz, T. D., & Harvey, D. J. 1988. Correlations of ultrastructure and pigmentation suggest how genes control development of wing scales of Heliconius butterflies. J. Res. Lepidoptera 26: 141-160.

    Gilbert, L.E. 1995. Heliconius "Longwing"--The Ultimate Rainforest Butterflies. American Butterflies.

    Gill, F. B. 1987. Ecological fitting: use of floral nectar in Heliconia stilesii Daniels by three species of hermit hummingbirds. Condor 89: 779-787.

    Gill, F. B. 1988. Effects of nectar removal on nectar accumulation in flowers of Heliconia imbricata (Heliconiaceae). Biotropica 20: 169-171.

    Gill, F. B. 1988. Trapline foraging by hermit hummingbirds: competition for an undefended, renewable resource. Ecology 69: 1933-1942.

    Gill, F. B., Mack, A. L., & Ray, R. T. 1982. Competition between hermit hummingbirds Phaethorninae and insects for nectar in a Costa Rican rain forest. Ibis 124: 44-49.

     

  • Gray, J. 1980. Colonization of Passiflora vines by adult flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Alticinae) in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 1 No. 7. University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Greig, N. 1984. The biology and distribution of the Piper community at Parque Nacional Corcovado. Vol. 1 No. 17. University of Texas at Austin.

    Greig, N. 1991. Ecology of co-occurring species of neotropical Piper (Piperaceae): Distribution, reproductive biology, and seed predation. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Greig, N. & DeVries, P. J. 1986. Observations on the diurnal gregarious roosting of Ocalaria sp. (Noctuidae) in Costa Rica. J. Lep. Soc. 40: 124-126.

     

  • Guda, N. 1994. Interspecific interactions in a neotropical anuran community. Course Report.
    Herwitz, S. R. 1977. The regeneration of selected tropical wet forest tree species in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley.

    Hillman, P. E. 1969. Habitat specificity in three sympatric species of Ameiva (Reptilia: Teiidae). Ecology 50: 476-481.

    Horvitz, C. C. 1991. Light environments, stage structures and dispersal syndromes of Costa Rican Marantaceae. Pages 463-485. In. C. Huxley and Cutler. (eds.) Ant-plant interactions. Oxford University Press. Oxford.

    Horvitz, C. C. and J. LeCorff. 1993. Spatial scale and dipersion pattern of ant- and bird-dispersed herbs in two tropical lowland rain forests. Vegetatio 107/108: 351-362. In T.H. Fleming and A. Estrada (eds.). Frugivory and seed dispersal: evolutionary and ecological aspects. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Belgium.

    Huston, M. and L.E. Gilbert In press. Ecosystem function of biodiversity: consumers and secondary production. in Diversity and Processes in Tropical Forest Ecosystems. G.H. Orians, R. Dirzo, and J.H. Cushman (eds.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

     

  • Johnson, S. 1994. Interactions of White-Faced Capuchins (Cebus capucinus) with Sympatric Primates. Course Report.

    Kernan, C. N. 1992. Epiphyte and canopy ecology in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Kernan, K. 1988. Trees of Sirena Trails. Vol. 2 No. 13. University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Kernan, K., Delprete, P., Gilbert, L. E., Greig, N., & Westcott, D. 1986-93. Plants of Corcovado Park. No. University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Kish, M. M. 1988. Pupal mating in Heliconius in Corcovado, Costa Rica. Vol. 2 No. 10. University of Texas at Austin.

    Lanza, J. 1988. Ant preferences for Passiflora nectar mimics that contain amino acids. Biotropica 20: 341-344.

    Lee, C. S., McCool, B. A., Moore, J. L., Hillis, D. M., & Gilbert, L. E. 1992. Phylogenetic study of heliconiine butterflies based on morphology and restriction analysis of ribosomal RNA genes. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 106: 17-31.

    Lemon, W.C. 1991. Foraging behavior of a guild of Neotropical vultures. Wilson Bull. 103: 698-702.

    Longino, J. T. 1984. Shoots, parasitoids, and ants as forces in the population dynamics of Heliconius hewitsoni in Costa Rica. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Longino, J. T. 1986. A negative correlation between growth and rainfall in a tropical liana. Biotropica 18: 195-200.

    Longino, J. T. Manuscript. Behavior, distribution, and species richness of ants attracted to extrafloral nectaries of a Neotropical liana.

    Longino, J. T. Manuscript. The population dynamics of Heliconius hewitsoni in a Costa Rican rainforest.

    Lyons, J. & Schneider, D. W. Submitted. Factors influencing fish distribution and diversity in a small coastal river in southwestern Costa Rica. Hydrobiol.

    Mallet, J. 1984. Population structure and evolution of Heliconius butterflies. Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

    Mallet, J. 1986. Dispersal and gene flow in a butterfly with home range behavior: Heliconius erato (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Oecol. 68: 210-217.

    Mallet, J. 1986. Gregarious roosting and home range in Heliconius butterflies. National Geographic Research 2: 198-251.

    Mallet, J. & Longino, J. T. 1982. Hostplant records and descriptions of juvenile stages for two rare species of Eueides (Nymphalidae). J. Lep. Soc. 36: 136-144.

    Mallet, J., Longino, J. T., Murawski, D., Murawski, A., & Simpson de Gamboa, A. 1987. Handling effects in Heliconius: where do all the butterflies go? J. Anim. Ecol. 56: 377-386.

    Mallett, J. and L.E. Gilbert. 1995. Why are there so many mimicry rings? Correlations between habitat, behaviour, and mimicry in Heliconius butterflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

    Marcotullio, P. J. & Gill, F. B. 1985. Use of time and space by chestnut-backed antbirds. Condor 87: 187-191.

    Marden, J. H. & Chai., P. 1991. Aerial predation and butterfly design: how palatability, mimicry, and the need for evasive flight constrain mass allocation. Am. Naturalist 138: 15-36.

     

  • Medina, M. C. 1992. Vertical stratification of Heliconiinae (Nymphalidae) in Sirena, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 3 No. 18. University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Meredith, C. 1989. Polyspecific associations of white-faced monkeys (Cebus capucinus) with double-toothed kites (Harpagus bidentatus), agoutis (Dasyprocta punctata), and peccaries (Tayassu spp.) (Proposal derived from 1989 course project.). Vol. 2 No. 15. University of Texas at Austin.

    Miakado, M., Meinwald, J., & Gilbert, L. E. 1989. (R) - (Z,E) - 9,11-octadecadien-13-olide: An intriguing lactone from Heliconius pachinus (Lepidoptera). Experientia 45: 1006-1008.

    Miakado, M., Meinwald, J., & Gilbert, L. E. Submitted. Z-9-Heneicosene, n-Heneicosane and Z-9-Tricosene: Possible pheromones for Heliconius ismenius (Lepidoptera).

    Mitchell, P. & Schaefer, C. W. 1983. Food plants of the Coreoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 76: 591-615.

     

  • Mojica, C. L. 1991. An introduction to Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora and other poeciliids of Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 3 No. 10. University of Texas at Austin.

    Murawski, D. A. 1986. Pollination ecology of a Costa Rican population of Psiguria warscewiczii in relation to foraging behavior of Heliconius butterflies. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

    Murawski, D. A. 1987. Floral resource variation, pollinator response, and potential pollen flow in Psiguria warscewiczii. Ecology 68: 1273-1282.

    Murawski, D. A. & Gilbert, L. E. 1986. Pollen flow in Psiguria warscewiczii: A comparison of Heliconius butterflies and hummingbirds. Oecologia 68: 161-167.

    Nijhout, H. F., Wray, G. A., & Gilbert, L. E. 1990. An analysis of the phenotypic effects of certain color pattern genes in Heliconius (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 40: 357-372.

    O'Daniel, D. 1987. Seed dispersal and seed predation in two species of Calathea (Marantaceae) in a Costa Rican rainforest. M.A. Thesis, The University of Texas at Austin.

    O'Daniel, D. 19?? Observations of seed dispersal and seed predation in two species of Calathea in a Costa Rican rainforest with descriptions of foraging behavior or avian visitors. Brenesia.

    Odum, P. 1983. Observations on the natural history of two species of Eurybia, ant associated riodinid butterflies in Corcovado Park, Costa Rica. Vol. 1 No. 16. University of Texas at Austin.

     

  • Oliveira, E. G. 1991. Orientation of migrating Urania fulgens at La Sirena, Parque National Corcovado, Costa Rica. Vol. 3 No. 14. University of Texas at Austin.

    Perry, G. 1995. The evolutionary ecology of lizard foraging: A comparative study. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Texas at Austin.

    Perry, G. 1999. The evolution of search modes: Ecological versus phylogenetic perspectives. Am. Naturalist 153:98-109.

     

  • Phillips, P. 1985. Sirena area land use history. Vol. 2 No. 1. University of Texas at Austin.

    Phillips, P. 1989. The relationship of successional and primary tropical rain forests to color infrared photography. M.A. Thesis, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Ray, T. 1980. Syngonium oduberi (Araceae): A new species from the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. Aroideana 3: 128-129.

    Richards, P. & Williamson, G. B. 1975. Treefalls and patterns of understory species in a wet lowland tropical forest. Ecology 56: 1226-1229.

    Schneider, D. W. & Frost, R. M. 1986. Massive upstream migrations by a tropical neritid snail. Hydrobiologia 137: 153-157.

    Smiley, J. 1985. Are chemical barriers necessary for evolution of butterfly-plant associations? Oecologia 65: 580-583.

    Smiley, J. & Gilbert, L. E. Manuscript. Habitat segregation in coexisting mimicry complexes.

    Smiley, J. T. 1978. The host plant ecology of Heliconius butterflies in Northeastern Costa Rica. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Smiley, J. T. 1978. Plant chemistry and the evolution of host specificity: New evidence from Heliconius and Passiflora. Sci. 201: 745-747.

    Smiley, J. T. 1985. Heliconius caterpillar mortality during establishment on plants with and without attending ants. Ecol. 66: 845-849.

    Smiley, J. T. & Wisdom, C. S. 1985. Determinants of growth rate on chemically heterogeneous host plants by specialist insects. Biochem. Systematics and Ecol. 13: 305-312.

    Snow, A. A. 1982. Pollination intensity and potential seed set in Passiflora vitifolia. Oecologia 55: 231-237.

    Srygley, R. B. 1991. The associations of palatability with flight, morphology, and thermal biology of Neotropical butterflies. Ph. D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.

    Srygley, R. B. In press. Associations of mimicry and palatability with the flight-related morphology of heliconiine butterflies and their minics. Evolution.

    Srygley, R. B. & Chai, P. 1990. Flight morphology of Neotropical butterflies: palatability and distribution of mass to the thorax and abdomen. Oecologia 84: 491-499.

    Srygley, R. B. & Chai, P. 1990. Predation and the elevation of thoracic temperature in brightly-colored, neotropical butterflies. Am. Nat. 135: 766-787.

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