Publications of Dina K. N. Dechmann

Journal Article (67)

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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Comparative studies of brain evolution: A critical insight from the Chiroptera. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 84 (1), pp. 161 - 172 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Santana , S. E.; Dumont , E. R.: Roost making in bats – adaptations for excavating active termite nests. Journal of Mammalogy 90 (6), pp. 1461 - 1468 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kerth, G.: My home is your castle: Roost making is sexually selected in the bat Lophostoma silvicolum. Journal of Mammalogy 89 (6), pp. 1379 - 1390 (2008)
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Voigt, C. C. V.; Capps, K. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Michener , R. H.; Kunz, T. H.: Nutrition or detoxification: Why bats visit mineral licks of the Amazonian rainforest. PLoS One 3 (4), e2001 (2008)
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Amrein, I.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Winter, Y.; Lipp, H.-P.: Absent or low rate of adult neurogenesis in the hippocampus of bats (Chiroptera). PLoS One 2 (5), e455 (2007)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kalko, E. K. V.; Kerth, G.: All-offspring dispersal in a tropical mammal with resource defense polygyny. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 (8), pp. 1219 - 1228 (2007)
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Voigt, C. C. V.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Bender, J.; Rinehart, B. J.; Michener , R. H.; Kunz, T. H.: Mineral licks attract neotropical seed-dispersing bats. International Journal of Ecology 2007, 34212 (2007)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.; Vonhof , M. J.: Matching morphology and diet in the disc-winged bat, Thyroptera tricolor (Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 87 (5), pp. 1013 - 1019 (2006)
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Kalko, E. K. V.; Ueberschaer , K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Roost structure, modification, and availability in the white-throated, round-eared bat, Lophostoma silvicolum (Phyllostomidae) living in active termite nests. Biotropica 38 (3), pp. 398 - 404 (2006)
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Lang, A. B.; Kalko, E. K. V.; Römer, H.; Bockholdt , C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Activity levels of bats and katydids in relation to the lunar cycle. Oecologia 146 (4), pp. 659 - 666 (2006)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kalko, E. K. V.; König, B.; Kerth, G.: Mating system of a Neotropical roost making bat: The white-throated round-eared bat, Lophostoma silvicolum. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58 (3), pp. 316 - 325 (2005)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Studying communication in bats. Invited review. Cognition, brain, behavior: an interdisciplinary journal 9, pp. 479 - 496 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Adaptation of brain regions to habitat complexity: A comparative analysis in bats (Chiroptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272 (1559), pp. 172 - 186 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Seid, M. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Bigger is not always better: When brains get smaller. Biology Letters 1 (3), pp. 283 - 286 (2005)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kalko, E. K. V.; Kerth, G.: Ecology of an exceptional roost: Energetic benefits could explain why the bat Lophostoma silvicolum roosts in active termite nests. Evolutionary Ecology Research 7, pp. 1037 - 1050 (2004)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Garbely, E.; Kerth, G.; Garner , T. W. G.: Highly polymorphic microsatellites for the study of the round-eared bat, Tonatia silvicola (d’ Orbigny). Conservation Genetics 3 (4), pp. 455 - 458 (2002)
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Pape, T. D.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Vonhof , M. J.: A new species of Sarcofarthiopsis Hall (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) living in roosts of Spix’s disk-winged bat Thyroptera tricolor Spix (Chiroptera) in Costa Rica. Journal of Natural History 36 (8), pp. 991 - 998 (2002)

Book Chapter (1)

Book Chapter
Kerth, G.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Field based observations and experimental field studies of bat behaviour. In: Ecological and behavioral methods for the study of bats, pp. 393 - 406 (Eds. Kunz, T. H.; Parsons, S.). John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore (2009)

Book Review (1)

Book Review
Sack, L.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Design of paradise. Review of "A Magic Web" by Egbert Giles Leigh, Jr and Christian Ziegler. Oxford University Press 2003. 292pp. Nature 424 (6945), p. 132 - 132 (2003)
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