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Dr. Joaquín Goyret

University of Tennessee at Martin, USA

Assistant Professor

Email: jgoyret@utm.edu


2009 Ph.D., Cornell University

2002 Licentiate, University of Buenos Aires, Biological Sciences


  1. Contreras HL, Goyret J, von Arx, M, Pierce CT, Bronstein JL, Raguso RA and Davidowitz G (2013) The effect of ambient humidity on the foraging behavior of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 199(11):1053-1063. DOI: 10.1007/s00359-013-0829-3
  2. von Arx M, Goyret J, Davidowitz G and Raguso, RA (2012) Floral humidity as a reliable sensory cue for profitability assessment by nectar-foraging hawkmoths. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109:9471-9476. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1121624109 (Featured in Phys.org)
  3. Goyret J and Kelber, A (2012) Chromatic signals control proboscis movements during hovering flight in the hummingbird hawkmoth Macroglossum stellatarum. PLoS One, 7:e34629. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034629
  4. Goyret J and Kelber, A (2011) How does a diurnal hawkmoth find nectar? Differences in sensory control with a nocturnal relative. Behavioral Ecology, 22:976-984. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arr078
  5. Goyret J (2010) Look and touch: multimodal sensory control of flower inspection movements by Manduca sexta. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 213:3676-3682. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.045831 (Cover article)
  6. Goyret J, Kelber A, Pfaff M, and Raguso RA (2009) Flexible responses to visual and olfactory stimuli by foraging Manduca sexta: larval nutrition affects adult behavior. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 276:2739-2745. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0456
  7. Goyret J, Markwell PM and Raguso RA (2008) Context- and scale-dependent effects of floral CO2 in foraging Manduca sexta. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 105 (12):4565-4570. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0708629105 (Featured in BioScience Magazine)
  8. Goyret J, Pfaff M, Raguso RA and Kelber A (2008) Why do Manduca sexta feed from white flowers? Innate and learnt colour preferences in a hawkmoth. Naturwissenschaften, 95:569-576. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-008-0350-7
  9. Goyret J (2008) The breath of a flower: CO2 adds another channel - and then some - to plantpollinator interactions. Communicative and Integrative Biology 1(1):66-68
  10. Goyret J, Markwell P and Raguso RA (2007) The effect of decoupling olfactory and visual stimuli on the foraging behavior of Manduca sexta. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 210: 1398-1405. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02752. (Featured in Inside JEB)
  11. Goyret J and Raguso RA (2006) The role of mechanoreception in flower handling efficiency and learning by Manduca sexta. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 209: 1585-1593. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02169 (Featured in Inside JEB and CornellCast)
  12. Goyret J and Farina WM (2005) Non-random nectar unloading interactions between foragers and their receivers in the honeybee hive. Naturwissenschaften, 92: 440-443. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-005-0016-7
  13. Goyret J and Farina WM (2005) Trophallactic chains in honeybees: a quantitative approach of the nectar circulation amongst workers. Apidologie, 36: 595-600. DOI: 10.1051/apido:2005050
  14. Goyret J, Farina WM (2003) Descriptive study of the antennation during unloading by forager honeybees. Insectes Sociaux, 50 (3): 274-278. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-003-0678-0

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