2020 – Actual

Ibarra Isassi, Javier & Handa, Ira & Arenas Clavijo, Anderson & Escobar, Selene & Armbrecht, Inge & Lessard, Jean-Philippe. (2021). Shade‐growing practices lessen the impact of coffee plantations on multiple dimensions of ant diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology. 10.1111/1365-2664.13842.

López-Dávila, A., Escobar-Ramírez, S., & Armbrecht, I. (2021). Nesting of arboreal ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in artificial substrates in coffee plantations in the Colombian Andes. Uniciencia, 35(2), 1-17.

Bautista Giraldo, Maria & Armbrecht, Inge & Vásquez Ordóñez, Aymer. (2020). The weevil Dynamis borassi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae) associated with native palms in forests and disturbed areas in Buenaventura, Colombia. 46. e7721. 10.25100/socolen.v46i2.7721.

Achury, R., Chacón de Ulloa, P., Arcila, Á., & Suarez, A. V. 2020. Habitat disturbance modifies dominance, coexistence, and competitive interactions in tropical ant communities. Ecological Entomology.

Cabra-García, J., & Hormiga, G. 2020. Exploring the impact of morphology, multiple sequence alignment and choice of optimality criteria in phylogenetic inference: a case study with the Neotropical orb-weaving spider genus Wagneriana (Araneae: Araneidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 188(4): 976-1151.

Duran-Bautista, E. H., Armbrecht, I., Acioli, A. N. S., Suárez, J. C., Romero, M., Quintero, M., & Lavelle, P. 2020. Termites as indicators of soil ecosystem services in transformed amazon landscapes. Ecological Indicators 117: 106550.

Escobar‐Ramírez, S., Tscharntke, T., Armbrecht, I., Torres, W., & Grass, I. 2020. Decrease in β‐diversity, but not in α‐diversity, of ants in intensively managed coffee plantations. Insect Conservation and Diversity.

Hopfe, C., Ospina-Jara, B., Scheibel, T., & Cabra-García, J. 2020. Ocrepeira klamt sp. n. (Araneae: Araneidae), a novel spider species from an Andean páramo in Colombia. Plos one, 15(8).

Jiménez‐Carmona, E., Herrera‐Rangel, J., Renjifo, L. M., & Armbrecht, I. 2020. Restoration of riparian forest corridors: eight years monitoring the diversity of soil ants in an Andean rural lanscape. Insect Conservation and Diversity 13: 384-392.

Harvey, J. A., Heinen, R., Armbrecht, I., Basset, Y., Baxter-Gilbert, J. H., Bezemer, T. M. et al. 2020. International scientists formulate a roadmap for insect conservation and recovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4(2): 174-176.

Ovalle, T.M., Vásquez-Ordóñez, A. A., Jimenez, J., Parsa, S., Cuellar, W. J. & Becerra, L. A. 2020. A simple PCR‑based method for the rapid and accurate identification of spider mites (Tetranychidae) on cassava. Scientific reports 10: 19496.

Santamaría, C., Lachaud, J. P., & Armbrecht, I. 2020. Effects of nest building by the dominant hunting ant, Ectatomma sp. 2 (E. ruidum complex), on Andean coffee plantations. Pedobiologia 79: 150626.

Torres-Domínguez, D. M., Arenas-Clavijo, A., Londoño-Sánchez, C., Armbrecht, I., & Montoya-Lerma, J. 2020. First report in South America of the ground beetle Mochtherus tetraspilotus (Macleay, 1825)(Carabidae, Lebiini, Pericalina). BioInvasions Records 9(1): 44-49.

Valencia-Giraldo, S. M., Castaño-Quintana, K., Giraldo-Echeverri, C., Armbrecht, I., & Montoya-Lerma, J. 2020. Refuse dumps in Atta cephalotes (Hymenoptera: Myrmicinae) nests as a source of native entomopathogens for biological control. Biocontrol Science and Technology 30(2): 132-142.

Vásquez-Ordóñez, A. A. 2020. Gustavo Kattan (1953-2020) y sus contribuciones a la entomología tropical: un tributo a su obra [Gustavo Kattan (1953-2020) and his Contributions to the Tropical Entomology: a Tribute to his Work]. Boletín del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle 7(2): 17-18.

Vásquez-Ordóñez, A. A.; B. L. Löhr & A. Marvaldi. 2020. Comparative Morphology of the Larvae of the Palm Weevils Dynamis Borassi (Fabricius) and Rhynchophorus Palmarum (L.) (Curculionidae: Dryophthorinae): Two Major Pests of Peach Palms in the Neotropics. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia: e202060(s.i.).27.


Vandermeer, J., Armbrecht, I., De la Mora, A., Ennis, K. K., Fitch, G., Gonthier, D. J. et al. 2019. The community ecology of herbivore regulation in an agroecosystem: Lessons from complex systems. BioScience 69(12): 974-996.

Urcuqui, D. M., Herrera-Rangel, J., Poteaux, C., & Armbrecht, I. 2019. Social structure of Gnamptogenys bisulca (Formicidae: Ectatomminae) in tropical forests. Insectes Sociaux 66(4): 569-580.

Pérez-Lachaud, G., Klompen, H., Poteaux, C., Santamaría, C., Armbrecht, I., Beugnon, G., & Lachaud, J. P. 2019. Context dependent life-history shift in Macrodinychus sellnicki mites attacking a native ant host in Colombia. Scientific reports 9: 8394

Rivera-Pedroza, L. F., Escobar, F., Philpott, S. M., & Armbrecht, I. 2019. The role of natural vegetation strips in sugarcane monocultures: Ant and bird functional diversity responses. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 284: 106603.

Jiménez-Carmona, E., I. Armbrecht, R. Quintero, J. Montoya & L. M. Constantino. 2019. Detección molecular de depredación de Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) por Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Biotecnología en el Sector Agropecuario y Agroindustrial 17 (1): 82-88. Ene-jun.2019.

Armbrecht, I., P. Chacón de Ulloa, J. Montoya-Lerma, L. F. Rivera, G. A. Zabala, R. García-Cárdenas, M. C. Gallego-Ropero, J. Herrera-Rangel, N. Henao-Gallego, C. Sanabria, R. A. Achury, C. Santamaría, S. Escobar-Ramírez & E. Jiménez-Carmona. 2019. Ecología de Formicidae. Capítulo 8. Ecología. Pág. 175-202 En F. Fernández, R. Guerrero & T. Delsinne (Editores) Hormigas de Colombia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Primera Edición. Editorial Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia.

Amaya-Hernández, Laura Marcela, Mera-Velasco, Yamid Arley, Gallego-Ropero, María Cristina, Montoya-Lerma, James, & Armbrecht, Inge. 2019. Herbivoría de Atta cephalotes (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) en parches de bosque seco tropical del suroccidente colombiano. Boletín Científico. Centro de Museos. Museo de Historia Natural 23(2): 171-189.

Escobar-Ramírez, S., Grass, I., Armbrecht, I., & Tscharntke, T. 2019. Biological control of the coffee berry borer: main natural enemies, control success, and landscape influence. Biological Control 136: 103992.


Arenas-Clavijo A. 2018. Escarabajos tigre (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle, Colombia. Boletín del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle 18: 32-45.

Arenas-Clavijo A, Armbrecht I. 2018. Gremios y diversidad de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) en tres usos del suelo de un paisaje cafetero del Cauca-Colombia. Revista de Biología Tropical 66: 48-57. DOI 10.15517/rbt.v66i1.30269

Arenas-Clavijo A, Armbrecht I. 2018. Soil ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in a coffee agroforestry landscape during a severe-drought period. Agroforestry Systems

Arenas-Clavijo A, González R. 2018. Carabidae (Coleoptera) del Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona, Cauca - Colombia: un informe preliminar. Boletín del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle 18: 13-21.

Ascuntar-Osnas O, Armbrecht I, Torres AM. 2018. Remoción de semillas por hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) en un gradiente borde - interior de un bosque seco. Boletín del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle 18: 1-11.

Burbano-Yandi CE, Loaiza-Piedrahita JD, Arenas-Clavijo A. 2018. Predation of glass frog (Anura: Centrolenidae) eggs by a ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Colombia. Phyllomedusa: Journal of Herpetology 17: 131-134.

Decaëns T, Martins MB, Feijoo A, Oszwald J, Dolédec S, Mathieu J, de Sartre X, Bonilla D, Brown G, Cuellar YA, Dubs F, Furtado IS, Gond V, Gordillo E, Le Clec’h S, Marichal R, Mitja D, Miranda I, Praxedes C, Rougerie R, Ruiz DH, Otero JT, Sanabria C, Velasquez A, Zarate LE, Lavelle P. 2018. Biodiversity loss along a gradient of deforestation in Amazonian agricultural landscapes. Conservation Biology 32: 1380-1391.

García-Cárdenas R, Montoya J, Armbrecht I. 2018. Ant diversity under three coverages in a Neotropical coffee landscape. Revista de Biología Tropical 66: 1373-1389. DOI 10.15517/rbt.v66i4.30610

Kondo, T., Rincón, D.F., Pérez-Álvarez, R., Vásquez Ordóñez, A.A., & González F., G. 2018. Capítulo 9. Uso de depredadores como agentes de control biológico para insectos plaga. In Cotes, A.M. (Ed.), Control biológico de fitopatógenos, insectos y ácaros. Volumen 1. Agentes de control biológico (pp. 486-543). Bogotá, Colombia: Agrosavia Editorial.

Meneses-R OE, Armbrecht I. 2018. Índice de intensificación agrícola y conservación vegetal en bosques y cafetales colombianos con diferentes estrategias de manejo. Caldasia 40:161-176.

Torres DM, Trevisan FW, Londoño C, Montoya J, Armbrecht I. 2018. Rediscovery of Omalodes (Omalodes) fassli Bickhardt, 1911 (Coleoptera: Histeridae) in Colombia and first report of the species on banana crops (Musa paradisiaca). Acta Zoológica Mexicana (nueva serie) 34: 1-5.


Arenas-Clavijo A. 2017. Primer registro de Notiobia (Notiobia) umbrifera Bates y redescubrimiento de Notiobia (Anisotarsus) praeclara Putzeys (Coleoptera: Carabidae) en Colombia. Boletín Científico. Centro de Museos. Museo de Historia Natural 21: 226-233.

Arenas-Clavijo A, Posso-Gómez CE. 2018. Carábidos (Coleoptera: Carabidae) del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia). Biota Colombiana 18: 267-273.

Galindo V, Calle Z, Chará J, Armbrecht I. 2017. Facilitation by pioneer shrubs for the ecological restoration of riparian forests in the Central Andes of Colombia. Restoration Ecology 25: 731-737.

Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SL, Lysenko I, De Palma A, et al. 2017. The database of the Predicts (Projecting responses of ecological diversity in changing terrestrial systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145-188.

Tapiador IR, Arenas A. 2017. Estado actual del conocimiento del género Oxytrechus Jeannel, 1927 (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Arquivos Entomolóxicos 17: 105-114.


Cultid-Medina CA, Escobar F. 2016. Assessing the ecological response of Dung beetles in an agricultural landscape using number of individuals and biomass in diversity measures. Environmental Entomology 45: 310-319.

Echeverría‐Londoño S, Newbold T, Hudson LN, Contu S, Hill SL, Lysenko I, et al. 2016. Modelling and projecting the response of local assemblage composition to land use change across Colombia. Diversity and Distributions 22: 1099-1111.

Gaitán L, Armbrecht I, Graefe S. 2016. Throughfall and soil properties in shaded and unshaded coffee plantations and a secondary forest: a case study from Southern Colombia. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 117: 309-321.

Lavelle P, Doledec S, de Sartre XA, Decaëns, T, Gond V, Grimaldi M, et al. 2016. Unsustainable landscapes of deforested Amazonia: An analysis of the relationships among landscapes and the social, economic and environmental profiles of farms at different ages following deforestation. Global Environmental Change 40: 137-155.

Sanabria C, Dubs F, Lavelle P, Fonte SJ, Barot S. 2016. Influence of regions, land uses and soil properties on termite and ant communities in agricultural landscapes of the Colombian Llanos. European Journal of Soil Biology 74: 81-92.

Sinisterra RM, Gallego MC, Armbrecht I. 2016. Hormigas asociadas a nectarios extraflorales de árboles de dos especies de Inga en cafetales de Cauca, Colombia. Acta Agronómica 65: 9-15.

Villada‐Bedoya S, Cultid‐Medina CA, Escobar F, Guevara R, Zurita G. 2017. Edge effects on dung beetle assemblages in an Andean mosaic of forest and coffee plantations. Biotropica 49: 195-205.


Arenas-Clavijo A, Corredor G, Armbrecht I. 2015. Hormigas y carábidos en cuatro ambientes del piedemonte del Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali, Colombia. Revista Colombiana de Entomología 41: 120-125.

Cultid-Medina CA, Martínez-Quintero BG, Escobar F, de Ulloa PC. 2015. Movement and population size of two dung beetle species in an Andean agricultural landscape dominated by sun-grown coffee. Journal of Insect Conservation 19: 617-626.

Gibb H, Sanders NJ, Dunn RR, Watson S, Photakis M, Abril S, et al. 2015. Climate mediates the effects of disturbance on ant assemblage structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282: 20150418.

Herrera-Rangel J, Jiménez-Carmona E, Armbrecht I. 2015. Monitoring the diversity of hunting ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on a fragmented and restored Andean landscape. Environmental Entomology 44: 1287-1298.

Lozano JD, Armbrecht I, Montoya JM. 2015. Hongos formadores de micorrizas arbusculares y su efecto sobre la estructura de los suelos en fincas con manejos agroecológicos e intensivos. Acta Agronómica 64: 289-296.

Löhr B, Vásquez-Ordóñez AA, Becerra LA. 2015. Rhynchophorus palmarum in disguise: undescribed polymorphism in the “black” palm weevil. PloS one 10: e0143210.

Parsa S, Hazzi NA, Chen Q, Lu F, Campo BVH, Yaninek JS, Vásquez-Ordóñez AA. 2015. Potential geographic distribution of two invasive cassava green mites. Experimental and Applied Acarology 65: 195-204.

Ramírez-Restrepo L, Cultid-Medina CA, MacGregor-Fors I. 2015. How many butterflies are there in a city of circa half a million people?. Sustainability 7: 8587-8597.

Vásquez-Ordóñez AA, Hazzi NA, Escobar-Prieto D, Paz-Jojoa D, Parsa S. 2015. A geographic distribution database of the Neotropical cassava whitefly complex (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) and their associated parasitoids and hyperparasitoids (Hymenoptera). ZooKeys 545: 75-87.

Publicaciones anteriores al 2015 pueden ser consultadas aquí