In the works

[10] Camacho, L. F., Avilés, L. Consequences of macroecological gradients in biotic interactions: evidence from predation and mutualism in prey communities.

[9] Camacho, L. F., Lessard, J. P., Avilés, L. Partner supply and demand mediate macroecological gradients in the outcome of ant-hemipteran mutualistic associations.

[8] Camacho, L. F., Avilés, L. Prey may establish mutualistic interactions with their would-be predators as a mechanism to avoid becoming their meal.

[7] Camacho, L. F., Avilés, L. Resource exchange and partner recognition mediate mutualistic interactions between prey and their would-be predators. In revision in Biology Letters.


[6] Camacho, L. F., Barragán, G., Espinoza, S. Landscape light pollution interacts with habitat loss and fragmentation to affect insect populations. In revision in Biological Conservation.


[5] Hoenle, P. H., Lattke, J. E., Donoso, D. A., Beeren, C., Heethoff, M., Schmelzle, S., Argoti, A., Camacho, L. F., Ströbel, B., Blüthgen, N. (2020) Odontomachus davidsoni sp. nov. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), a new conspicuous trap-jaw ant from Ecuador. ZooKeys, 948: 75–105.

[4] Camacho, L. F., Avilés, L. (2019) Decreasing predator density and activity explains declining predation of insect prey along elevational gradients. The American Naturalist, 194: 334-343.

[3] Camacho, L. F., Chávez, P., Tirira, D. (2018) Elevation and wind exposure shape the habitat preferences of the Andean cottontail Sylvilagus andinus. Mammalian Biology, 94: 1-3.

[2] Camacho, L., F., Flórez-V, C., Evangelista, O. (2017) Notes on the genus Sakakibarella Creão-Duarte with description of three new species (Membracidae: Membracinae: Hoplophorionini). Zootaxa, 4231: 90-107.

[1] Camacho, L. F., Keil, C., Dangles, O. (2014) Factors influencing egg parasitism in sub-social insects: insights from the treehopper Alchisme grossa (Auchenorrhyncha, Membracidae). Ecological Entomology, 39: 58-65.