Yves Basset

Publications

Books

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L. (eds) 2003. Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. Cambridge University Press, xvi + 474 pp.

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Lewis, O.T. 2003. Book review: Arthropods of tropical forests: spatio-temporal dynamics and resource use in the canopy. Journal of Insect Conservation, 7, 187-188.
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Longino, J.T. 2004. Arthropods of the tropical canopy (and elsewhere). Ecology 85, 1170-1171.
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Rejmánek, M. 2004. Book review: Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. Plant Science Bulletin, 50, 16-17.
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Raine, N. 2005. Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. Animal Conservation, 8, 347.
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Davis, AJ. 2006. Reaching for the skies: rainforest entomology aims high. Journal of Biogeography, 33, 191-192.
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Aiello, A. 2006. Book review. Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. European Journal of Entomology, 103, 253-254.
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img Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & Wright, S.J. (eds) 2003. Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City, 196 pp.
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Roslin, T. 2003. Not so quiet on the high frontier. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18, 376-379.
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Articles in journals or books

Didham, R.K., Edwards, O.R.. Leather, S.R. & Basset, Y. 2013. Arthropod diversity and the future of all-taxa inventories. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 6, 1-4.
Merckx, T., Huertas, B., Basset, Y. & Thomas, J. 2013. A global perspective on conserving butterflies and moths and their habitats. In Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 (eds D.W. MacDonald & K. Willis), in press. Wiley Publications.
Hamilton, A.J., Novotny, V., Waters, E.K., Basset, Y., Benke, K.K., Grimbacher, P.S., Miller, S.E., Samuelson, G.A., Weiblen, G.D., Yen, J.D.L. & Stork, N.E 2013. Estimating global arthropod species richness: refining probabilistic models using probabilty bound analysis. Oecologia , 171, 357-365.

Science, December 14, 2012

Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P., Didham, R.K., Guilhaumon, F., Missa, O., Novotny, V., Ødegaard, F., Roslin, T., Schmidl, J., Tishechkin, A.K., Winchester, N.N., Roubik,D.W., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Barrios, H.,  Bridle, J.R., Castaño-Meneses, G., Corbara, B., Curletti, G., Duarte da Rocha, W., De Bakker,D., Delabie, J.H.C., Dejean, A., Fagan, L.L., Floren, A., Kitching, R.L., Medianero, E., Miller, S.E., de Oliveira, E.G., Orivel, J., Pollet, M., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S.P., Roisin, Y., Schmidt, J.B., Sørensen, L., & Leponce, M. Arthropod diversity in a tropical forest. Science, 338, 1481-1484. [This article made the cover of Science on the 14 December 2012]
Basset, Y., Eastwood, R., Sam, L., Lohman, D.J., Novotny, V., Treuer, T., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D., Pierce, N.E., Bunyavejchewin, S., Sakchoowong, W., Kongnoo, P. & Osorio-Arenas, M.A. 2012. Cross-continental comparisons of butterfly assemblages in rainforests: implications for biological monitoring. Insect Conservation and Diversity , DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2012.00205.x
Novotny, V., Weiblen, G.D., Miller, S.E. & Basset, Y. 2012. The role of paraecologists in 21st century tropical forest research. In Methods in Forest Canopy Research (eds M.D. Lowman, T. Schowalter & J. Franklin), pp. 154-157. University of California Press, Berkeley.
Leponce, M., Corbara, B. & Basset, Y. 2012. IBISCA – a collaborative programme to study the diversity and distribution of forest arthropods. In Methods in Forest Canopy Research (eds M.D. Lowman, T. Schowalter & J. Franklin), pp. 34-39. University of California Press, Berkeley.
Novotny; V., Miller, S.E., Hrcek, J., Baje, L., Basset, Y., Lewis, O.T., Stewart, A.J.A. & Weiblen, G.D. 2012. Insects on Plants: explaining the paradox of low diversity within specialist herbivore guilds. The American Naturalist , 179 , 351-362.
Hamilton, A.J., Basset, Y., Benke, K.K., Grimbacher, P.S., Miller, S.E., Novotný, V., Samuelson, G.A., Stork, N.E., Weiblen,G.D & Yen, J.D.L. 2011. Correction. The American Naturalist, 177, 544-545.

Basset, Y., Eastwood, R., Sam, L., Lohman, D.J., Novotny, V., Treuer, T., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D., Pierce, N.E., Bunyavejchewin, S., Sakchoowong, W., Kongnoo, P. & Osorio-Arenas, M.A. 2011. Comparison of rainforest butterfly assemblages across three biogeographical regions using standardized protocols. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 44, 17-28.

Leather, S.R., Didham, R.K. & Basset, Y. 2011. Insect Conservation and Diversity – making an impact. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 4, 1.

Leponce, M. & Basset, Y. 2010. Mégadiversité des arthropodes des canopées. Biofutur 315, 30-33.

Leponce, M., Meyer, C., Häuser, C., Bouchet, P., Delabie, J., Weigt, L. & Basset, Y. 2010. Challenges and solutions for planning and implementing large-scale biotic inventories. In: Eymann, J., Degreef, Häuser, C., Monje, J.C., Samyn, Y. & VandenSpiegel, D. (eds), Manual on eld recording techniques and protocols for All Taxa Biodiversity Inventories and Monitoring. Abc Taxa, 8 (1), 18-48. [on-line here]
Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Baje, L., Balagawi, S., Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Craft, K.J., Dem F., Drew, R.A.I., Hulcr, J., Leps, J., Lewis, O.T., Pokon, R., Stewart, A.J.A. & Weiblen, G.D. 2010. Guild-specific patterns of species richness and host specialization in plant-herbivore food webs from a tropical forest. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 1193-1203.
Hamilton, A.J., Basset, Y., Benke, K.K., Grimbacher, P.S., Miller, S.E., Novotny, V., Samuelson, G.A., Stork, N.E., Weiblen, G.D. & Yen, G.D.L. 2010. Quantifying uncertainty in estimation of tropical arthropod species richness. The American Naturalist, 176, 90-95.
Gnezdilov, V.M, Bonfils, J., Aberlenc, H.-P. & Basset, Y. 2010 Review of the Neotropical genus Oronoqua Fennah, 1947 (Insecta, Hemiptera, Issidae, Issinae). Zoosystema, 32, 247-257.
Didham, R.K., Basset, Y. & Leather, S.R. 2010. Research needs in insect conservation and diversity. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 3. 1-4.
Basset, Y., Hawkins, B.A. & Leather, S.R. 2009. Visions for Insect Conservation and Diversity: Spanning the gap between practice and theory. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 2, 1-4. [on-line here]

Missa, O., Basset, Y, Alonso A., Miller, S.E., Curletti, G., De Meyer, M., Eardley, C., Mansell, M.W. & Wagner, T. 2009. Monitoring arthropods in a tropical landscape: relative effects of sampling methods and habitat types on trap catches. Journal of Insect Conservation, 13, 103-118. [on-line here]

Basset, Y., Missa, O., Alonso A., Miller, S.E., Curletti, G., De Meyer, M., Eardley, C., Lewis, O.T., Mansell, M.W., Novotny, V. & Wagner, T. 2008. Faunal turnover of arthropod assemblages along a wide gradient of disturbance in Gabon. African Entomology, 16, 47-59. [on-line here]

Basset, Y. 2008. Ecologia globale: interazioni insetto/pianta nelle foreste pluviali tropicali, 42-46. In: Curletti, G. & Giacobino, E. (eds) Insecta, scienza e arte tra forme e colori. Cataloghi del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino, pp. 42-46. Eventi & Progetti, Torino. [Global ecology: insect-plant interactions in tropical rainforests. Translated from English to Italian by A. Grassini].
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Basset, Y., Missa, O., Alonso A., Miller, S.E., Curletti, G., De Meyer, M., Eardley, C., Lewis, O.T., Mansell, M.W., Novotny, V. & Wagner, T. 2008. Changes in arthropod assemblages along a wide gradient of disturbance in Gabon. Conservation Biology, 22, 1552-1563. [on-line here]
Basset, Y., Basset, Y., Missa, O., Alonso A., Miller, S.E., Curletti, G., De Meyer, M., Eardley, C., Lewis, O.T., Mansell, M.W., Novotny, V. & Wagner, T. 2008. Choice of metrics for studying arthropod responses to habitat disturbance: one example from Gabon. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 1, 55-66. [on-line here]
Leather, S.R., Basset, Y. & Hawkins, B.A. 2008. Insect conservation: finding the way forward. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 1, 67-69. [on-line here]
Leather, S.R., Basset, Y. & Hawkins, B.A. 2008. Insect Conservation and Diversity - a new journal for the Royal Entomological Society. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 1, 1. [on-line here]
Basset, Y., Corbara, B., Barrios, H., Cuénoud, P., Leponce, M., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Bito, D., Bridle, J.R., Castaño-Meneses, G., Cizek, L., Cornejo, A., Curletti, G., Delabie, J.H.C., Dejean, A., Didham, R.K., Dufrêne, M., Fagan, L.L., Floren, A., Frame, D.M., Hallé, F., Hardy, O.J., Hernandez, A., Kitching, R.L., Lewinsohn, T.M., Lewis, O.T., Manumbor, M., Medianero, E., Missa, O., Mitchell, A.W., Mogia, M., Novotny, V., Oliveira, E.G. de, Ødegaard, F., Orivel, J., Ozanne, C.M.P., Pascal, O., Pinzón, S., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S.P., Roisin, Y., Roslin, T., Roubik, D.W., Samaniego, M., Schmidl, J., Sørensen, L.L., Tishechkin, A., Van Osselaer, C. & Winchester, N.N. 2007. IBISCA-Panama, a large-scale study of arthropod beta-diversity and vertical stratification in a lowland rainforest: rationale, description of study sites and field methodology. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique- Entomologie, 77, 39-69.
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Ribeiro, S.P. & Basset, Y. 2007. Gall-forming and free-feeding herbivory along vertical gradients in a lowland tropical rainforest: the importance of leaf sclerophylly. Ecography, 30, 663-672.
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Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Hulcr, J., Drew, R.A.I., Basset, Y., Janda, M., Setliff, G.P., Darrow, K., Stewart, A.J.A, Auga, J., Isua, B., Molem, K., Manumbor, M., Tamtiai, E., Mogia, M. & Weiblen, G.D. 2007. Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests. Nature, 448, 692-695.
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Medianero, E., Castano-Meneses, G., Tishechkin, A., Basset, Y., Barrios, H, Ødegaard, F., Cline, A.R. & Bail, J. 2007. Influence of local illumination and plant composition on the spatial and seasonal distribution of litter-dwelling arthropods in a tropical forest. Pedobiologia, 51, 131-145.
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Novotny, V., Drozd, P., Miller, S.E., Kulfan, M., Janda, M., Basset, Y. & Weiblen, G.D. 2007. Response to comment on "Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests?" Science, 315, 1666c.
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Lewis, O.T. & Basset, Y. 2007. Insect Conservation in Tropical Forests. In: Stewart, A.J.A., New, T.R. & Lewis, O.T. (eds.) Insect Conservation Biology, pp. 34-56. The Royal Entomological Society and CABI, Wallingford.
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Corbara, B., Basset, Y. & Barrios, H. 2006. IBISCA: a large-scale study of arthropod mega-diversity in a neotropical rainforest. In: Tropical Biodiversity: Science, Data, Conservation. Proceedings of the 3rd GBIF Science Symposium, Brussels, 18-19 April 2005 (eds H. Segers, P. Desmet & E. Baus), pp. 61-64. Belgian Biodiversity Platform, Brussels.
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Castaño-Meneses, G., Basset, Y., Winchester, N. & Barrios, H. 2006. Colémbolos (Hexapoda: Collembola) del dosel en la selva tropical de San Lorenzo, Provincia de Colón, Panamá. Entomología mexicana, 5, 486-490.
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Novotny, V., Drozd, P., Miller, S.E., Kulfan, M., Janda, M., Basset, Y. & Weiblen, G.D. 2006. Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests? Science, 313, 1115-1118.
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Curletti, G., Aberlenc, H.-P. & Basset, Y. 2006. Progetto IBISCA in Panama: considerazioni sul genere Agrilus Curtis, 1825. Rivista Piemontese di Storia Naturale, 27, 339-348.
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Weiblen, G., Webb, C.O., Novotny, V., Basset, Y. & Miller, S.E. 2006. Phylogenetic dispersion of host use in a tropical insect herbivore community. Ecology, 87 Supplement, S62-S75.
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Basset, Y. & Leponce, M. 2005. IBISCA: Towards a Census of Canopy Life. What's Up? The Newsletter of the International Canopy Network, 12(1): 1-2.
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Lewinsohn, T.M., Novotny, V & Basset, Y. 2005. Insects on plants: diversity of herbivore assemblages revisited. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 36, 597-620.
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Corbara, B., Basset, Y. & Barrios, H. 2005. IBISCA: a large-scale study of arthropod mega-diversity in a neotropical rainforest. In: Tropical Biodiversity: Science, Data, Conservation. Abstract Volume. 3rd GBIF Science Symposium, 18-19 April 2005, Brussels, Belgium (ed by H. Segers), pp. 31-32. Belgian Clearing-House to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences & Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Brussels.
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Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Darrow, K., Kaupa, B., Kua, J. & Weiblen, G.D. 2005. An altitudinal comparison of caterpillar (Lepidoptera) assemblages on Ficus trees in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Biogeography, 32, 1303-1314.
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Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. 2005. Host specificity of insect herbivores in tropical forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 272, 1083-1090.
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Charles, E. & Basset, Y. 2005. Stratification of leaf beetle assemblages (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in two forest types in Panama. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 21, 329-336.
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Basset, Y., Springate, N.D. & Charles, E. 2005. Folivorous insects in the rain forests of the Guianas. Tropical Forests of the Guiana Shield. Ancient Forests in a Modern World (ed D.S. Hammond), pp. 295-320. CABI Publishing, Wallingford.
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Basset, Y. 2004. Moving the Parque Natural Metropolitano Canopy Crane in Panama: a survey targeting canopy biologists. What’s Up? The Newsletter of the International Canopy Network, 11(1): 4.
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Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Leps, J., Bito, D., Janda, M., Hulcr, J., Basset Y., Damas, K. & Weiblen, G.D. 2004. No tree is an island : a plant-caterpillar food web in the New Guinea rainforest. Ecology Letters, 7, 1090-1100.
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Springate, N.D. & Basset, Y. 2004. IBISCA 2003-2005, Panama: progress report. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society, 35, 21-23.
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Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Kitching, R., Laidlaw, M., Drozd, P. & Cizek, L. 2004. Local species richness of leaf-chewing insects feeding on woody plants from one hectare of a lowland rainforest? Conservation Biology, 18, 227-237.
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Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D. & Missa, O. 2004. Conservation and biological monitoring of tropical forests: the role of parataxonomists. Journal of Applied Ecology, 41, 163-174.
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Basset, Y., Mavoungou, J.F., Mikissa, J. B., Missa, O., Miller, S.E., Kitching, R.L. & Alonso, A. 2004 Discriminatory power of different arthropod data sets for the biological monitoring of anthropogenic disturbance in tropical forests. Biodiversity and Conservation, 13, 709-732.
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Basset, Y., Wright, S.J. & Stork, N.E. 2003. Conclusion: the future of the International Canopy Crane Network. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 175-182. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Basset, Y., Kitajima, K. & Wright, S.J. 2003. The International Canopy Crane Network: key findings in canopy science. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 159-174. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Wright, S.J., Horlyck, V., Basset, Y., et al. 2003. Tropical Canopy Biology Program, Republic of Panama. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 138-158. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Basset, Y., Horlyck, V., Wright, S.J. & Stork, N.E. 2003. The International Canopy Crane Network - Preamble. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 63-66. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. & Wright, S.J. 2003. The study of forest canopies: policy and science. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 57-62. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. & Wright, S.J. 2003. The conservation of forest canopies: policy and science. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 37-56. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. & Wright, S.J. 2003. Forest canopies and their importance. In: Y. Basset, Y. Horlyck, V. & S.J. Wright (eds) Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network, pp. 27-36. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and UNEP, Panama City.
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Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Cizek, L., Leps, J., Janda, M., Basset, Y., Weiblen, G.D. & Darrow, K. 2003. Colonizing aliens: caterpillars (Lepidoptera) feeding on Piper aduncum and P. umbellatum in rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Ecological Entomology, 28, 704-716.
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Miller, S.E., Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. 2003. Studies on New Guinea moths. 1. Introduction (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 105, 1035-1043.
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Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. & Kitching, R.L. 2003. Herbivore communities and their food resources. In: Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R.L. Kitching (eds) Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy, pp. 40-53. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L. 2003. Conclusion: arthropods, forest types and interpretable patterns. In: Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R.L. Kitching (eds) Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy, pp. 394-406. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L. 2003. Methodological advances and limitations in canopy entomology. In: Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R.L. Kitching (eds) Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy, pp. 7-16. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L. 2003. Canopy entomology, an expanding field of natural sciences. In: Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R.L. Kitching (eds) Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy, pp. 4-6. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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Basset, Y., Hammond, P.M., Barrios, H., Holloway, J.D. & Miller, S.E. 2003. Vertical stratification of arthropod assemblages. In: Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R.L. Kitching (eds) Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy, pp. 17-27. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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Basset, Y., Aberlenc, H.-P., Barrios, H. & Curletti, G. 2003. Diel activity of arthropods. In: Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R.L. Kitching (eds) Arthropods of Tropical Forests. Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy, pp. 304-314. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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Kitching, R., Basset, Y., Ozanne, C. & Winchester, N. 2002. Canopy knockdown techniques for sampling canopy arthropod fauna. In: A.W. Mitchell, K. Secoy & T. Jackson (eds) The Global Canopy Handbook. Techniques of Access and Study in the Forest Roof. Global Canopy Programme, Oxford, 134-139.
Basset, Y. 2002. Training parataxonomists to survey tropical forest canopies. In: A.W. Mitchell, K. Secoy & T. Jackson (eds) The Global Canopy Handbook. Techniques of Access and Study in the Forest Roof. Global Canopy Programme, Oxford, 215-218.
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Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Drozd, P., Darrow, K. & Leps, J. 2002. Predictably simple: communities of caterpillars (Lepidoptera) feeding on rainforest trees in Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 269, 2337-2344.
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Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D., Bremer, B., Cizek, L. & Drozd, P. (2002) Low host specificity of herbivorous insects in a tropical forest. Nature 416, 841-844.
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Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E. Drozd, P., & Cizek, L. 2002. Host specialisation of leaf-chewing insects in a New Guinean rain forest. Journal of Animal Ecology 71, 400-412.
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Miller S.E., Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. 2002. Case studies of arthropod diversity and distribution. In: R.L. Chazdon & T.C. Whitmore (eds) Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 407-413.
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Basset, Y. 2001. Rain forests. In: R. Robinson (ed) Plant Sciences, Vol. 4. Macmillan Reference USA, New York, 4-12.
Basset, Y. 2001. Rain forest canopy. In: R. Robinson (ed) Plant Sciences, Vol. 4. Macmillan Reference USA, New York, 1-4.
Basset, Y., Charles, E.L., Hammond, D.S. & Brown, V.K. 2001. Short-term effects of canopy openness on insect herbivores in a rain forest in Guyana. Journal of Applied Ecology 38, 1045-1058.
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Basset, Y. 2001. Communities of insect herbivores foraging on mature trees vs. seedlings of Pourouma bicolor (Cecropiaceae) in Panama. Oecologia 129, 253-260.
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Basset Y., Aberlenc H.-P., Barrios H., Curletti G., Béranger J.-M., Vesco J.-P., Causse P., Haug A., Hennion A.-S., Lesobre L., Marques F. & O'Meara R. 2001. Stratification and diel activity of arthropods in a lowland rain forest in Gabon. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 72, 585-607.
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Lepš, J. Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. 2001. Effect of habitat and successional optimum of host plants on the composition of their herbivorous communities: leaf-chewing insects on shrubs and trees in New Guinea. Journal of Ecology 89, 186-199.
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Basset Y. 2001. Invertebrates in the canopy of tropical rain forests: how much do we really know? Plant Ecology 153, 87-107.
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Curletti G., Aberlenc H.-P., Barrios H., Basset Y., Béranger J.-M., Vesco J.-P., Causse P., Haug A., Hennion A.-S., Lesobre L., Marques F. & O'Meara R. 2000. Considérations sur les Agrilus (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) recueillis en Foret des Abeilles au Gabon au cours de l' expédition du Radeau des Cimes en 1999. In: F. Hallé (ed) Biologie d'une canopée de foret tropicale - IV. Rapport de la mission du radeau des cimes a la Makandé, foret des Abeilles, Gabon, Janvier-Mars 1999. Pro-Natura International & Opération Canopée, Paris, 40-48.
Basset Y., Aberlenc H.-P., Barrios H., Curletti G., Béranger J.-M., Vesco J.-P., Causse P., Haug A., Hennion A.-S., Lesobre L., Marques F. & O'Meara R. 2000. Stratification and diel activity of arthropods foraging within the upper canopy and understorey of a rain forest at La Makandé, Gabon. In: F. Hallé (ed) Biologie d'une canopée de foret tropicale - IV. Rapport de la mission du radeau des cimes a la Makandé, foret des Abeilles, Gabon, Janvier-Mars 1999. Pro-Natura International & Opération Canopée, Paris, 26-39.
Basset, Y. & Charles, E. 2000. An annotated list of insect herbivores foraging on the seedlings of five forest trees in Guyana. Anais da Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil 29, 433-452.
Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Pyle, R. 2000. Quantifying biodiversity: Experience with parataxonomists and digital photography in New Guinea and Guyana. BioScience 50, 899-908.
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Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2000) Rare species in communities of tropical insect herbivores: pondering the mystery of singletons. Oikos 89, 564-572.
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Basset, Y. 2000. Insect herbivores foraging on seedlings in an unlogged rain forest in Guyana: spatial and temporal considerations. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 35, 115-129.
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Burckhardt, D. & Basset, Y. 2000. Systematics, biology and evolution of the jumping plant-lice (Hemiptera, Psylloidea) associated with Schinus (Anacardiaceae). Journal of Natural History 34, 57-155.
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Basset, Y. 1999. Diversity and abundance of insect herbivores collected on Castanopsis acuminatissima (Fagaceae) in New Guinea: relationships with leaf production and surrounding vegetation. European Journal of Entomology 96, 381-391.
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Novotny, V. and Basset, Y. 1999. Body size and host plant specialisation: a relationship from a community of herbivorous insects from New Guinea. Journal of Tropical Ecology 15, 315-328.
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Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. 1999. Species richness of insects herbivores on Ficus spp. in Papua New Guinea. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 67, 477-499.
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Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Auga, J., Boen, W., Dal, C., Drozd, P., Kasbal, M. Isua, B., Kutil, R., Manumbor, M. & Molem, K. 1999. Predation risk for herbivorous insects on tropical vegetation: a search for enemy-free space and time. Australian Journal of Ecology 24, 477-483.
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Basset, Y., Charles, E.L. & Novotny, V. 1999. Insect herbivores on parent trees and conspecific seedlings in a Guyana rain forest. Selbyana 20, 146-158.

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Samuelson, G.A. & Miller, S.E. 1999. Host use by chrysomelid beetles feeding on Ficus (Moraceae) and Euphorbiaceae in New Guinea. In Advances in Chrysomelidae Biology 1 (ed. M. Cox), pp. 343-360. Backhuys Publishers, Leyden.
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Basset, Y. 1999. Diversity and abundance of insect herbivores foraging on seedlings in a rain forest in Guyana. Ecological Entomology 24, 245-259.
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Basset, Y. & Charles, E. 1998. Insect fauna differences between mature rain forest trees and their seedlings: an example from Guyana. Abstract. Selbyana 19, 268.

Adis, J., Basset, Y., Floren, A., Hammond, P.M. & Linsenmair, K.E. (1998) Canopy fogging of an overstorey tree - Recommendations for standardization. Ecotropica 4, 93-97.
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Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Springate, N.D. (1998) Assessing the impact of forest disturbance on tropical invertebrates: some comments. Journal of Applied Ecology 35, 461-466.
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Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (1998) Seasonality of sap-sucking insects (Auchenorrhyncha, Hemiptera) feeding on Ficus (Moraceae) in a lowland rain forest in Papua New Guinea. Oecologia 115, 514-522.
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Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Allison, A., Samuelson, G.A. & Orsak, L.J. (1997) The diversity of tropical insect herbivores: an approach to collaborative international research in Papua New Guinea. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Taxonomy and Biodiversity Conservation in the East Asia (eds B.H. Lee, J.C. Choe & H.Y. Han), pp. 112-125. Korean Institute for Biodiversity Research of Chonbuk National University, Chonju.
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Basset, Y., Novotny, V. & Weiblen, G. (1997) Ficus: a resource for arthropods in the tropics, with particular reference to New Guinea. In Forests and Insects: 18th Symposium of the Royal Entomological Society (eds A. Watt, N.E. Stork & M. Hunter), pp. 341-361. Chapman & Hall, London.
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Basset, Y., Springate, N.D., Aberlenc, H.-P. & Delvare, G. (1997) A review of methods for sampling arthropods in tree canopies. In: Canopy Arthropods (eds N.E. Stork, J.A. Adis & R.K. Didham), pp. 27-52. Chapman & Hall, London.
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Basset, Y. (1997) Species - abundance and body size relationships in insect herbivores associated with New Guinea forest trees, with particular reference to insect host-specificity. In: Canopy Arthropods (eds N.E. Stork, J.A. Adis & R.K. Didham), pp. 237-264. Chapman & Hall, London.
Basset, Y., Samuelson, G.A., Allison, A. & Miller, S.E. (1996) How many host-specific insect species feed on a species of tropical tree? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 59, 201-216.
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Basset, Y. & Samuelson, G.A. (1996) Ecological characteristics of an arboreal community of Chrysomelidae in Papua New Guinea. In: Chrysomelidae Biology. Volume 2: Ecological Studies (eds P.H.A. Jolivet & M.L. Cox), pp. 243-262. SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam.
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Dal, C. & Basset, Y. (1996) Leaf chewing insects feeding on figs (Ficus spp.) in the Madang area: methods and faunal composition [abstract]. Science in New Guinea 21, 141.

Basset, Y. & Orsak, L. (1996) The all-taxa biological inventory in Costa Rica: an example for Papua New Guinea? [abstract]. Science in New Guinea 21, 141.

Basset, Y. (1996) Leaf chewing insects feeding on figs (Ficus spp.) in the Madang area: species richness and host specificity [abstract]. Science in New Guinea 21, 140-141.

Basset, Y. (1996) Local communities of arboreal herbivores in Papua New Guinea: predictors of insect variables. Ecology 77, 1906-1919.
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Basset, Y., Samuelson, G.A. & Miller, S.E. (1996) Similarities and contrasts in the local insect faunas associated with ten forest tree species of New Guinea. Pacific Science 50, 157-183.
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Springate, N.D. & Basset, Y. (1996) Diel activity of arboreal arthropods associated with Papua New Guinean trees. Journal of Natural History 30, 101-112.
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Basset, Y. (1995) Arthropod predator-prey ratios on vegetation at Wau, Papua New Guinea. Science in New Guinea 21, 103-112.

Cowie, R.H., Nishida, G.M., Basset, Y. & Gon, S.M. III (1995) Patterns of land snail distribution in a montane habitat on the island of Hawaii. Malacologia 36, 155-169.

Basset, Y., Springate, N.D. & Samuelson, G.A. (1994) Feeding habits and range of body size: a case study in Papua New Guinea using arboreal leaf-beetles and weevils (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 67, 347-361.

Basset, Y. & Höft, R. (1994) Can apparent leaf damage in tropical trees be predicted by herbivore load or host-related variables? A case study in Papua New Guinea. Selbyana 15, 3-13.
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Basset, Y. (1994) Palatability of tree foliage to chewing insects: a comparison between a temperate and a tropical site. Acta Oecologica 15, 181-191.
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Basset, Y. & Höft, R. (1994) Can apparent leaf damage in tropical trees be predicted by herbivore load or host-related variables? A case study in Papua New Guinea (abstract). Science in New Guinea 20, 3-4.

Basset, Y. & Höft, R. (1993) Can apparent leaf damage in tropical trees be predicted by herbivore load or host-related variables? A case study in Papua New Guinea. In Proceedings of the Biological Society of New Guinea, 1993 (ed R. Höft), pp. 93-95, Wau Ecology Institute, Wau, Papua New Guinea.

Basset, Y. (1993) Patterns in the organisation of the arthropod community associated with an Australian rainforest tree: how distinct from elsewhere? Selbyana 14, 13-15.

Basset, Y. (1993) Arthropod species-diversity and component communities in the rainforest canopy: lessons from the study of an Australian tree. Tropical Zoology, Special Issue 1, 19-30.

Basset, Y. & Springate, N.D. (1992) Diel activity of arboreal arthropods associated with a rainforest tree. Journal of Natural History 26, 947-952.
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Basset, Y., Favaro A., Springate, N.D. & Battisti, A. (1992) Observations on the relative effectiveness of Scolytus mutistriatus (Marsham) and Scolytus pygmaeus (Fabricius) as vectors of the Dutch elm disease. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 65, 61-67.
Basset, Y. & Burckhardt, D. (1992) Abundance, species richness, host utilization and host specificity of insect folivores from a woodland site, with particular reference to host architecture. Revue suisse de Zoologie 99, 771-791.

Basset, Y. & Arthington, A.H. (1992) The arthropod community associated with an Australian rainforest tree: abundance of component taxa, species richness and guild structure. Australian Journal of Ecology 17, 89-98.
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Basset, Y., Aberlenc, H.-P. & Delvare, G. (1992) Abondance, diversité et stratification verticale de l'entomofaune d'une foret tropicale humide africaine. In: F. Hallé & O. Pascal (eds) Biologie dune canopée de foret équatoriale - II. Rapport de Mission: Radeau des cimes octobre novembre 1991, Réserve de Campo, Cameroun. Fondation Elf, Paris, pp. 45-52.

Basset, Y., Aberlenc, H.-P. & Delvare, G. (1992) Abundance and stratification of foliage arthropods in a lowland rain forest of Cameroon. Ecological Entomology 17, 310-318.
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Basset, Y. (1992) Activité et distribution spatiale de l'entomofaune mobile associée a un arbre des forets humides d'Australie. Vie et Milieu 42, 253-262.
Basset, Y. (1992) Synecology and aggregation patterns of arboreal arthropods associated with an overstorey rainforest tree in Australia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 8, 317-327.
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Basset, Y. (1992) Host specificity of arboreal and free-living insect herbivores in rain forests. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 47, 115-133.
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Basset, Y. (1992) Influence of leaf traits on the spatial distribution of arboreal arthropods within an overstorey rainforest tree. Ecological Entomology 17, 8-16.
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Basset, Y. & Kitching, R.L. (1991) Species number, species abundance and body length of arboreal arthropods associated with an Australian rainforest tree. Ecological Entomology 16, 391-402.

Basset, Y. (1991) Leaf production of an overstorey rainforest tree and its effects on the temporal distribution of associated insect herbivores. Oecologia 88, 211-219.
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Basset, Y. (1991) The spatial distribution of leaf damage, galls and mines within an Australian rainforest tree. Biotropica 23: 271-281.
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Basset, Y. (1991) Influence of leaf traits on the spatial distribution of insect herbivores associated with an overstorey rainforest tree. Oecologia 87, 388-393.
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Basset, Y. (1991) The seasonality of arboreal arthropods foraging within an Australian rainforest tree. Ecological Entomology 16, 265-278.

Basset, Y. (1991) The taxonomic composition of the arthropod fauna associated with an Australian rainforest tree. Australian Journal of Zoology 39, 171-190.
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Basset, Y. (1990) The arboreal fauna of the rainforest tree Argyrodendron actinophyllum as sampled with restricted canopy fogging: Composition of the fauna. The Entomologist 109, 173-183.

Basset, Y. (1988) A composite interception trap for sampling arthropods in tree canopies. Journal of the Australian entomological Society 27, 213-219.
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Basset, Y. (1988) Notes sur quelques insectes phytophages associés au pin a crochet, Pinus mugo Turra. Bulletin de la Société neuchâteloise de Sciences naturelles 111, 55-60.
Basset, Y. (1986) Aspects de la répartition des peuplements d'arthropodes sur le tronc, sous les écorces et le bois mort de Pinus mugo Turra. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 59, 349-364.
Basset, Y. (1985) Aspects de la répartition des peuplements d'arthropodes dans les couronnes de Pinus mugo Turra. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 58, 263-274.

Basset, Y. (1985) Les peuplements d'arthropodes sur Pinus mugo Turra dans les tourbieres du Haut-Jura neuchâtelois. Bulletin de la Société neuchâteloise de Sciences naturelles 108, 63-76.

Basset, Y. (1985) Comparaison de quelques méthodes de piégeage de la faune dendrobie. Bulletin Romand d'Entomologie 3, 1-14.