Asterisks indicate student co-authors. Daggers indicate equal first authors.

Baer, C. S., C. Martínez*, B. Mora*, and C. Garcia-Robledo. In preparation. Experimental heating causes taxonomic and functional shifts in rolled-leaf invertebrate communities.

Baer, C. S. and R. J. Marquis. In preparation. Trading spaces: changing shelters changes predation of Urbanus dorantes and U. proteus caterpillars (Hesperiidae).

Garcia-Robledo, C.†, C. S. Baer†, K. Lippert*, and V. Sarathy*. In review. Evolutionary history, not the ectotherm temperature-rule size explains size variation of tropical insects along elevational gradients. Functional Ecology.

Baer, C. S., and R. J. Marquis. Accepted. Between predators and parasitoids: complex interactions among shelter traits, predation, and parasitism in a shelter-building caterpillar community. Functional Ecology.

Baer, C. S. 2019. Field guide to the common shelter-building caterpillars of Palo Verde National Park, Costa Rica. PDF

Garcia-Robledo, C., E. K. Kuprewicz, C. S. Baer, E. Clifton, G. Hernandez, D. L. Wagner. Accepted. The Erwin Equation of Biodiversity: from little steps to quantum leaps in the discovery of tropical diversity. Biotropica.

Baer, C. S., D. Dierick, and C. Garcia-Robledo. In press. Portable heaters for microhabitat heating experiments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Baer, C. S. 2018. Shelter building and extrafloral nectar exploitation by a member of the Aristotelia corallina species complex (Gelechiidae) on Costa Rican acacias. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 72:44-52. PDF  

Marquis, R. J., D. Salazar, C. S. Baer, J. Reinhardt, G. Priest, and K. Barnett. 2016. Ode to Ehrlich and Raven, or how herbivorous insects might drive plant speciation. Ecology 97:2939-2951. PDF

Baer, C. S. and R. J. Marquis. 2014. Native leaf-tying caterpillars influence host plant use by the invasive Asiatic oak weevil through ecosystem engineering.  Ecology 95:1472-1478. PDF

Wang, G. H., R. J. Marquis, and C.S. Baer. 2012.  Both host plant and ecosystem engineer identity influence leaf-tie impacts on the arthropod community of QuercusEcology 93:2186-2197. PDF


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