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Neuropsychological Test Performance in Cognitively Normal Spanish-speaking Nonagenarians with Little Education
To find associations of age, sex, and education with neuropsychological test performance in cognitively normal Spanish-speaking Costa Rican nonagenarians with little education; to provide norms; and to compare their ...
Acoustic courtship songs in males of the fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) associated with geography, mass rearing and courtship success
(Rev. Biol. Trop. 57 (Suppl. 1): 257-265. Epub 2009 November 30., 2009-11-30)
The Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) has been used successfully to control or eradicate fruit flies. The commonly observed inferiority of mass-reared males, compared with wild males, when they are paired with wild females, ...
Inventario de las macroalgas dulceacuícolas y marinas de Costa Rica
Contiene un listado sobre los diferentes grupos de algas, sobre todo las macro algas de agua dulce y marinas para aumentar la lista de especies de algas de Costa Rica.
Copulatory dialogue: female spiders sing during copulation to influence male genitalic movements
(Animal Behaviour, 2006, 72, 413-421, 2006)
Female behaviour during copulation that could function as communication with the male is probably more common than previously appreciated, but its functional significance remains little studied. Stridulation during copulation ...
Male courtship behavior in Ceratitis Capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) that have received aromatherapy with ginger root oil
(Florida Entomologist 90(1), 175-179, March 2007, 2007-03)
The results of previous studies that showed that exposing mass-reared male Mediterranean fruit flies Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) to ginger root oil (“aromatherapy”) increases the likelihood of mating with wild females ...
Abundancia, biomasa y floración de Thalassia testudinum (Hydrocharitaceae) en el Parque Nacional Cahuita, Caribe de Costa Rica
Tesis de Licenciatura en Biología con Énfasis en Botánica
Tesis publicada en: Rev. Biol. Trop. (Int. J. Trop. Biol. ISSN-0034-7744) Vol. 56 (Suppl. 4): 175-189, December 2008. Entre agosto 2003 y agosto 2006 se estudiaron tres sitios representativos del Parque Nacional Cahuita ...
Nephila clavipes spiders (Araneae: Nephilidae) keep track of captured prey counts: testing for a sense of numerosity in an orb-weaver
(Animal Cognition DOI 10.1007/s10071-014-0801-9, 2014-08-28)
Nephila clavipes golden orb-web spiders accumulate prey larders on their webs and search for them if they are removed from their web. Spiders that lose larger larders (i.e., spiders that lose larders consisting of more ...
Sounds in Melipona costaricensis (Apidae: Meliponini): effect of sugar concentration and nectar source distance
(Apidologie 33 (2002) 375–388, 2002)
The principal finding presented here is that Melipona costaricensis produces sounds that vary significantly in relation to varying sugar concentrations. Several components of the sounds produced, during the bees’stay ...
Variation in the intermittent buzzing songs of male medflies (diptera: tephritidae) associated with geography, mass-rearing, and courtship success
(Florida Entomologist 85(1) March 2002, 2002-03)
Varios aspectos de los patrones temporales de los sonidos del zumbido intermitente producido durante el cortejo pre-copulatório de los machos de la mosca del Mediterráneo variaron entre moscas silvestres de Costa Rica, ...
The countries and languages that dominate biological research at the beginning of the 21st century
(Revista de Biolología Tropical 53 (1-2): 283-294, 2005, 2005)
Traditionally, studies of scientific productivity are biased in two ways: they are based on Current Contents, an index centered in British and American journals, and they seldom correct for population size, ...