Faculty and Staff

Maria Sagot

Title: Assistant Professor

Education:
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 2012.
B.S. Biology, Universidad de Costa Rica, 2004.

Area(s) of Specialty: Mammalogy, Ecology, Behavior

Research Interests:

Recent Publications:

Sagot, M., C. D. Phillips, R. D. Stevens, & R. J. Baker. 2013. Development and characterization of seventeen microsatellite loci for Peter's tent-roosting bat (Uroderma bilobatum). Conservation Genetics Resources.

Gillam, E., Chaverri, G., Montero, K., and Sagot, M. 2013. Social calls produced within and near the roost in two species of tent-making bats, Dermanura watsoni and Ectophylla alba. Plos One 0061731.

Sagot, M., B. Rodríguez-Herrera & R. Stevens. 2013. Macro and Microhabitat Associations of the Peter's Tent-Roosting Bat (Uroderma bilobatum): Human Induced Selection and Colonization? Biotropica 45: 511-519.

Sagot, M. 2012. Unravelling ecological effects on social behavior: insights from tent-roosting bats. Mastozoología Neotropical 19:193-194.

Sagot, M., & R. D. Stevens. 2011. The evolution of group stability and roost persistence: A case of study in tent-roosting bats. Biotropica 44: 90-97.

Sagot, M. 2004. The effects of the decline of bats. In: J. Szendeffy, D. Miller & L. Andrews (eds), CELOP. Boston University Editorial.

Sagot, M. 2003. Herpetofauna de mantillo comparando un bosque y un cacaotal en cinco años. (Longterm diversity study of leaf litter herpetofauna in forests and cacao plantations) In: F. Bolaños & J. Lobo (eds). Biología de Campo. Universidad de Costa Rica. Book chapter. 

Sagot, M. 2003. Área de corte y efecto en el flujo de agua por la lámina foliar en construcción de tiendas por parte de Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) en Carludovica sp (Effects of tent-making by Dermanura watsoni in the water flow of Carludovica sp. leaves). In: F. Bolaños & J. Lobo (eds). Biología de campo. Universidad de Costa Rica. Book chapter.

Rodríguez-H, B., S. Rodríguez, & M. Sagot. 2001. Tent use in Pentagonia donnell-smithii (Rubiaceae) by Vampyressa pusilla (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in Costa Rica. Bat Research News 42(2): 49.