BOOK CHAPTERS

Botto-Mahan C, Correa JP & Quiroga N. Biología de las vinchucas silvestres: Mepraia spinolai, Mepraia gajardoi y Mepraia parapatrica. In “Enfermedad de Chagas en Chile”. M Canals (ed.). (under review)

Medel R, Botto-Mahan C & González A. 2015. Ecología evolutiva de interacciones. In “1983-2013 treinta años de investigación en ciencias ecológicas: desde el trabajo de campo a la teoría”. V Montecino, R Bustamante & J Orlando (eds.). Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile. Pp. 181-197.

Medel R, González-Browne C & Botto-Mahan C. 2014. Flower complexity and fractality: implications for plant-pollinator interactions. In “Frontiers in Ecology, Evolution and Complexity”. M Benitez, O Miramontes & A Valiente-Banuet (eds.). EditoraC3, CopIt-arXives. Pp. 31-37. 

Botto-Mahan C. 2012. Darwin y la Enfermedad de Chagas a la luz del conocimiento actual. In “Darwin y la evolución: avances en la Universidad de Chile”. A Veloso & A Spotorno (eds.). Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile. Pp. 335-356.

Botto-Mahan C & Acuña M. 2008. Hemípteros hematófagos. In “Zoología Médica II: Invertebrados”. M Canals & PE Cattan (eds.). Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile. Pp. 285-299.


PUBLICATIONS LAST 5 YEARS (Complete CV here)

Quiroga N, Muñoz MI, Pérez-Espinoza S, Penna M & Botto-Mahan C. 2019. Stridulation in the wild kissing bug Mepraia spinolai: description of the stridulatory organ and vibratory disturbance signal. Bioacoustics 29: 00-00.

McCabe A, Yañez F, Pinto R, López A, Ortiz S, Muñoz-San Martin C, Botto-Mahan C & Solari A. 2019. Survivorship of wild caught Mepraia spinolai nymphs: the effect of seasonality and Trypanosoma cruzi infection after feeding and fasting in the laboratory. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution 71: 197-204.

Ihle-Soto C, Costoya E, Correa JP, Bacigalupo A, Cornejo-Villar B, Estadella V, Solari A, Ortiz S, Hernández HJ, Botto-Mahan C, Gorla DE & Cattan PE. 2019. Spatio-temporal characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi infection and discrete typing units infecting hosts and vectors from non-domestic foci of Central Chile. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13: e7170.

Yáñez-Meza A, Landaeta-Aqueveque C, Quiroga N & Botto-Mahan C. 2019. Helminth infection in three native rodent species from a semiarid-Mediterranean ecosystem. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitoloy 28: 119-125.

Sandoval-Rodríguez A, Rojo G, López A, Ortiz S, Saavedra M, Botto-Mahan C, Cattan PE & Solari A. 2019. Comparing vector competence of Mepraia gajardoi and Triatoma infestans by genotyping Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units present in naturally infected Octodon degus. Acta Tropica 190: 119-122.

Cares RA, Sáez C, Medel R, Valiente-Banuet A & Botto-Mahan C. 2018. Frugivory and seed dispersal in the endemic cactus Eulychnia acida: extending the anachronism hypothesis to the Chilean Mediterranean ecosystem. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 91: 9.

Yañez-Meza A, Moreno L & Botto-Mahan C. 2018. Ectoparasites of the endemic rodent Abrocoma bennetti (Hystricomorpha: Abrocomidae) from semiarid Chile. Gayana 82: 93-96.

Botto-Mahan C, Campos V & Medel R. 2017. Sex-dependent infection causes non-additive effects on of kissing bug fecundity. Ecology & Evolution 7: 3552-3557. 

Rojo G, Sandoval-Rodríguez A, López A, Ortiz S, Correa JP, Saavedra M, Botto-Mahan C, Cattan PE & Solari A. 2017. Within-host temporal fluctuations of Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units: the case of the wild reservoir rodent Octodon degus. Parasites & Vectors 10: 380.

Correa JP, Bacigalupo A, Botto-Mahan C, Bucarey S, Cattan PE, García de Cortázar R, Landaeta-Aqueveque C & Ramírez-Estrada J. 2017. First report of natural infection with Leptospira spp in Degu (Octodon degus) and Darwin’s Pericote (Phyllotis darwini) in Mediterranean Chile. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53: 677-680.

Campos-Soto R, Panzera F, Pita S, Lages C, Solari A & Botto-Mahan C. 2016. Experimental crosses between Mepraia gajardoi and M. spinolai and hybrid chromosome analyses reveal the occurrence of several isolation mechanisms. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution 45: 205-212. 

Donoso MI, Cares RA, Fontúrbel F, Oda E, Ramírez PA & Botto-Mahan C. 2016. Temporal fluctuation in shrub species preferences by two native rodents: the effect of infection status on habitat use. Austral Ecology 41: 512-518. 

Campos-Soto R, Ortiz S, Córdova I, Bruneau N, Botto-Mahan C & Solari A. 2016. Interactions between Trypanosoma cruzi the Chagas disease parasite and naturally infected wild Mepraia vectors of Chile. Vector-borne & Zoonotic Diseases 16: 165-171. 

Botto-Mahan C, Correa JP, Bacigalupo A, Campos-Soto R, Cattan PE & Solari A. 2015. Ecology of the endemic sylvatic triatomines of Chile. Parasitología Latinoamericana 64: 12-19.

Correa JP, Bacigalupo A, Fontúrbel F, Oda E, Cattan PE, Solari A & Botto-Mahan C. 2015. Spatial distribution of an infectious disease in a native small mammal community. The Science of Nature 102: 51. 

Botto-Mahan C, Rojo G, Sandoval-Rodríguez A, Peña F, Ortiz S & Solari A. 2015. Temporal variation in Trypanosoma cruzi lineages in the native rodent Octodon degus in semiarid Chile. Acta Tropica 151: 178-181. 

González MF, Yáñez-Meza A, Cares RA, Welbourn C & Botto-Mahan C. 2015. First record of acari from the genus Leptus on the endemic triatomine Mepraia spinolai (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). International Journal of Acarology 41: 393-394.

Jiménez C, Fontúrbel F, Oda E, Ramírez P & Botto-Mahan C. 2015. Parasitic infection alters rodent movement in a semiarid ecosystem. Mammalian Biology 80: 255-259.

Fontúrbel FE, Candia AB, Salazar DA, Malebrán J, González-Browne C & Botto-Mahan C. 2014. How forest marsupials are affected by habitat degradation and fragmentation? A meta-analysis. Naturwissenschaften 101: 599-602.

Egaña C, Vergara F, Campos R, Ortiz S, Botto-Mahan C & Solari A. 2014. Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Mepraia gajardoi and Mepraia spinolai: the effect of feeding nymphs from the field. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 91: 534-536 

Lucero FA, Botto-Mahan C, Medel R & Fontúrbel FE. 2014. New insights on the mistletoe Tristerix aphyllus (Loranthaceae): interaction with diurnal and nocturnal frugivorous species. Gayana Botanica 71: 270-272.

Oda E, Solari A & Botto-Mahan C. 2014. Effects of mammal host diversity and density in the infection level of a sylvatic kissing bug. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 28: 384-390.

Fontúrbel FE, Candia AB & Botto-Mahan C. 2014. Nocturnal activity patterns of the monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides) in native and exotic habitats. Journal of Mammalogy 95: 1199-1206. 

Landaeta-Aqueveque C, Notarnicola J, Correa JP, Yáñez-Meza AP, Henríquez AL, Cattan PE, Botto-Mahan C & Torres-Pérez F. 2014. First record of Litomosoides pardinasi (Nematoda, Onchocercidae) in native and exotic rodents from Chile. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 85: 1032-1037.