Publications

Geipel I, Amin B, Page RA, Halfwerk W (2019) Does bat response to traffic noise support the misleading cue hypothesis? Behav Ecol : arz148. Link to Article

Geipel I, Steckel J, Tschapka M, Vanderelst D, Schnitzler H-U, Kalko EKV, Peremans H, Simon R. (2019) Bats actively use leaves as specular reflectors to detect acoustically camouflaged prey. Curr. Biol. Link to Article

Geipel I, Smeekes MJ, Halfwerk W, Page RA (2019) Noise as an informational cue for decision-making: the sound of rain delays bat emergence. J. Exp. Biol. 222(3): jeb192005. Link to Article

Highlighted Article featured by C. Gilman (2019) Bats tune in to the sound of rain (Inside JEB, J. Exp. Biol. 222: jeb199083. Link to Article)

Laurijssen D, Verreycken E, Geipel I, Daems W, Peremans H, Steckel J (2018) Low-cost synchronization of high-speed audio and video recordings in bio-acoustic experiments. J. Exp. Biol. 221(4). Link to Article

Halfwerk W, Smit J, Loning H, Lea A, Geipel I, Ellers J, Ryan M (2017) Environmental conditions limit attractiveness of a complex sexual signal in the túngara frog. Nat. Commun. 8:1891. Link to Article

Gomes DG, Page RA, Geipel I, Taylor RC, Ryan MJ, Halfwerk W (2016) Bats perceptually weight prey cues across sensory systems when hunting in noise. Science 353(6305), pp 1277–1280. Link to Article

Vanderelst D, Lee Y-F, Geipel I, Kalko EKV, Kuo Y-M, Peremans H (2013) The noseleaf of Rhinolophus formosae focuses the Frequency Modulated (FM) component of the calls. Front Physiol 4:191. Link to Article

Geipel I, Kalko EKV, Wallmeyer K, Knörnschild M (2013) Postweaning maternal food provisioning in a bat with a complex hunting strategy. Animal Behaviour 85(6), pp 1435–1441. Link to Article

Geipel I, Jung K, Kalko EKV (2013) Perception of silent and motionless prey on vegetation by echolocation in the gleaning bat Micronycteris microtis. Proc R Soc B 280(1754): 20122830. Link to Article

Featured as Dispatch by G. Jones: Sensory Biology: Listening in the Dark for Echoes from Silent and Stationary Prey (Current Biology, 23, pp R249–R251. Link to Article)

Santana SE, Geipel I, Dumont ER, Kalka MB, Kalko EKV (2011) All you can eat: high performance capacity and plasticity in the common big-eared bat, Micronycteris microtis (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). PLoS ONE 6(12): e28584. Link to Article

Geipel I, Mangold M, Kalko EKV (2011) Living down the tube: roosting conditions and behavioural adaptations of Spix’s Disk-Winged bat Thyroptera tricolor. Ecotropica 17, p 125 (Abstract)

Vanderelst D, De Mey F, Peremans H, Geipel I, Kalko EKV, Firzlaff U (2010) What noseleaves do for FM bats depends on their degree of sensorial specialization. PLoS ONE 5(8): e11893. Link to Article

Geipel I, Kalko EKV (2009) Finding the needle in a hay stack: capture performance of the Common Big-Eared Bat Micronycteris microtis – an ecological perspective -. Ecotropica 15, p 52 (Abstract)