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Rodrigues, J. F. M.; Olalla?Tárraga, M. A.; Iverson, J. B.; Akre, T. S. B.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F. (En prensa). Time and environment explain the current richness distribution of non?marine turtles worldwide. EcographyDOI: 10.1111/ecog.02649

Morales-Barbero, J.; Martínez, P. A.; Ferrer-Castán, D.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (En prensa). Quaternary refugia are associated with higher speciation rates in mammalian faunas of the Western Palaearctic. Ecography. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02647

Año 2017

Martinez, P.A.; Jacobina, U.P.; Fernandes, R. V; Brito, C.; Penone, C.; Amado, T.F.; Fonseca, C.R.; Bidau, C.J. (2017) A comparative study on karyotypic diversification rate in mammals. Heredity 118: 366–373. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2016.110

Rubalcaba, J. G.; Fuentes, D.; Veiga, J. P., Polo, V (2017). Nest decoration as social signals by males and females: greenery and feathers in starling colonies. Behavioral Ecology. 28: 1369–1375. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arx101


Rubalcaba, J. G.; Veiga, J. P.; Polo, V. (2017). Is offspring dispersal related to male mating status? An experiment with the facultatively polygynous spotless starling. Journal of Avian Biology. 48: 203–208. DOI: 10.1111/jav.00974


Torres-Romero, E. J.; Varela, S.; Fisher, J. T.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2017). The relationship between mammal faunas and climatic instability since the Last Glacial Maximum: A Nearctic vs. Western Palearctic comparison. Acta Oecologica 82: 10-15.


Pertierra, L. R.; Hughes, K. A.; Vega, G. C.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2017). High resolution spatial mapping of human footprint across Antarctica and its implications for the strategic conservation of avifauna. PLoS ONE 12: e0168280.

Vega, G. C.; Pertierra, L. R.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2017). MERRAclim, a high-resolution global dataset of remotely sensed bioclimatic variables for ecological modelling. Nature Scientific Data 4: 170078. doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.78

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; González-Suárez, M.; Bernardo-Madrid, R.; Revilla, E.; Villalobos, F. (2017). Contrasting evidence of phylogenetic trophic niche conservatism in mammals worldwide. Journal of Biogeography 44: 99-110. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12823

Pertierra, L. R.; Aragón, P.; Shaw, J. D.; Bergstrom, D. M.; Terauds, A.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2017). Global thermal niche models of two European grasses show high invasion risks in Antarctica. Global Change Biology 23: 2863-2873. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13596

Villalobos F.; Olalla-Tárraga M. A.; Cianciaruso M. V.; Rangel T. F.; Diniz-Filho J. A. F. (2017). Global patterns of mammalian co-occurrence: phylogenetic and body size structure within species ranges. Journal of Biogeography 44: 136-146. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12826

Villalobos, F.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Vieira, C. M.; Mazzei, N. D.; Bini, L. M. (2017). Spatial dimension of body size evolution in Pterosauria: Bergmann’s rule does not drive Cope’s rule. Evolutionary Ecology Research 18: 169-186.

Pertierra L.R., Lara F., Benayas J., Lewis-Smith R. & Hughes K.A. (2017) Conflicting science requirements impact on rare moss conservation measures. Antarctic Science

Pertierra L.R., Hughes K.A., Tejedo P., Enriquez N., Jose Lucianez M. & Benayas J. (2017) Eradication of the non-native Poa pratensis colony at Cierva Point, Antarctica: A case study of international cooperation and practical management in an area under multi-party governance. Environmental Science & Policy 69, 50-6.

Blanco-Portela N., Benayas J., Pertierra L.R. & Lozano R. (2017) Towards the integration of sustainability in Higher Eeducation Institutions: A review of drivers of and barriers to organisational change and their comparison against those found of companies. Journal of Cleaner Production 166, 563-78.

Santamans A.C., Boluda R., Picazo A., Gil C., Ramos-Miras J., Tejedo P., Pertierra L.R., Benayas J. & Camacho A. (2017) Soil features in rookeries of Antarctic penguins reveal sea to land biotransport of chemical pollutants. PloS one 12: e0181901. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0181901

Año 2016

Santana, D.J.; Magalhães, F. de M.; São Pedro, V. de A.; Mângia, S.; Amado, T.F.; Garda, A.A. (2016) Calls and tadpoles of the species of Pseudis (Anura, Hylidae, Pseudae). Herpetological Journal 26: 141–150.

Rubalcaba, J. G.; Polo, V.; Maia, R.; Rubenstein, D. R.; Veiga, J. P. (2016). Sexual and natural selection in the evolution of extended phenotypes: the use of green nesting material in starlings. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29: 1585–1592. (abstract). (full pdf). DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12893

Pertierra, L. R.; Baker, M.; Howard, C.; Vega, G. C.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Scott, J. (2016). Assessing the invasive risk of two non-native Agrostis species on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island. Polar Biology 39: 2361-2371.

Gutiérrez-Pesquera, L. M.; Tejedo, M.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Duarte, H.; Nicieza, A.; Solé, M. (2016). Testing the climate variability hypothesis in thermal tolerance limits of tropical and temperate tadpoles. Journal of Biogeography 43: 1166-1178. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12700

Torres-Romero, E. J.; Morales-Castilla, I.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2016). Bergmann’s rule in the oceans? Temperature strongly correlates with global interspecific patterns of body size in marine mammals. Global Ecology & Biogeography 25: 1206-1215. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12476

Tejedo P., Benayas J., Cajiao D., Albertos B., Lara F., Pertierra L.R., Andres-Abellan M., Wic C., Jose Lucianez M., Enriquez N., Justel A. & Reck G.K. (2016) Assessing environmental conditions of Antarctic footpaths to support management decisions. Journal of Environmental Management 177, 320-30.

Hughes K.A. & Pertierra L.R. (2016) Evaluation of non-native species policy development and implementation within the Antarctic Treaty area. Biological Conservation 200, 149-59.

Peden J., Tin T., Pertierra L.R., Tejedo P. & Benayas J. (2016) Perceptions of the Antarctic wilderness: Views from emerging adults in Spain and the United States. Polar Record 52, 541-52.

Año 2015

Mercês, E.A.; Magalhães, F.M.; Amado, T.F.; Juncá, F.A.; Garda, A.A. (2015) Tadpole of Leptodactylus oreomantis Carvalho, Leite & Pezzuti 2013 (Anura, Leptodactylidae). Zootaxa 3911: 589–592. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3911.4.8.

Martinez, P.A.; Zurano, J.P.; Amado, T.F.; Penone, C.; Betancur-R, R.; Bidau, C.J.; & Jacobina, U.P. (2015) Chromosomal diversity in tropical reef fishes is related to body size and depth range. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 93: 1–4.

Polo, V.; Rubalcaba, J. G.; Veiga, J. P. (2015). Green plants in the nest reduce offspring recruitment rates in the spotless starling. Behavioral Ecology. 26: 1131–1137. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arv056

Levréro, F.; Carrete-Vega, G.; Herbert, A.; Lawabi, I.; Courtiol, A.; Willaume, E.; Kappeler, P. M.; Charpentier, M. J. E. (2015). Social shaping of voices does not impair phenotype matching of kinship in mandrills. Nature Communications 6: 7609. doi:10.1038/ncomms8609

Olalla-Tárraga, M. Á.; Torres-Romero, E. J.; Amado, T. F.; Martinez, P. A. (2015). Phylogenetic path analysis reveals the importance of niche-related biological traits on geographic range size in mammals. Global Change Biology 21: 3194-3196. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12971

Torres-Romero, E. J.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2015). Untangling human and environmental effects on geographical gradients of mammal species richness: a global and regional evaluation. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 851-860. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12313

Tejedo P., Gutierrez B., Pertierra L.R. & Benayas J. (2015) Analysis of published scientific research from Deception Island, South Shetland Islands. Antarctic Science 27, 134-49.

Molina-Montenegro M.A., Pertierra L.R., Razeto-Barry P., Diaz J., Finot V.L. & Torres-Diaz C. (2015) A recolonization record of the invasive Poa annua in Paradise Bay, Antarctic Peninsula: modeling of the potential spreading risk. Polar Biology 38, 1091-6. A recolonization record of the invasive Poa annua in Paradise Bay, Antarctic Peninsula: modeling of the potential spreading risk. doi:10.1007/s00300-015-1668-1

Hughes K.A., Pertierra L.R., Molina-Montenegro M.A. & Convey P. (2015) Biological invasions in terrestrial Antarctica: what is the current status and can we respond? Biodiversity and Conservation 24, 1031-55. doi:10.1007/s10531-015-0896-6

Año 2014 y anteriores

Piednoël, M.; Carrete-Vega, G.; Renner, S. S. (2013). Characterization of the LTR retrotransposon repertoire of a plant clade of six diploid and one tetraploid species. Plant Journal 75: 699–709. DOI:10.1111/tpj.12233

Magalhães, F.D.M.; Garda, A.A.; Amado, T.F.; de Sá, R.O. (2013) The Tadpole of Leptodactylus caatingae Heyer & Juncá, 2003 (Anura: Leptodactylidae): External Morphology, Internal Anatomy, and Natural History. South American Journal of Herpetology 8: 203–210.

Pertierra L.R., Lara F., Tejedo P., Quesada A. & Benayas J. (2013) Rapid denudation processes in cryptogamic communities from Maritime Antarctica subjected to human trampling. Antarctic Science 25, 318-28.

Pertierra L.R., Lara F., Benayas J. & Hughes K.A. (2013) Poa pratensis L., current status of the longest-established non-native vascular plant in the Antarctic. Polar Biology 36, 1473-81. DOI:10.1007/s00300-013-1367-8

Pertierra L.R., Hughes K.A., Benayas J., Justel A. & Quesada A. (2013) Environmental management of a scientific field camp in Maritime Antarctica: reconciling research impacts with conservation goals in remote ice-free areas. Antarctic Science 25, 307-17.

Pertierra L.R. & Hughes K.A. (2013) Management of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas: permitting, visitation and information exchange practices. Antarctic Science 25, 553-64.

Hughes K.A., Pertierra L.R. & Walton D.W.H. (2013) Area protection in Antarctica: How can conservation and scientific research goals be managed compatibly? Environmental Science & Policy 31, 120-32.

Benayas J., Pertierra L.R., Tejedo P., Lara F., Bermudez O., Hughes K.A. & Quesada A. (2013) A review of scientific research trends within ASPA No. 126 Byers Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 25, 128-45.

Barbosa A., De Mas E., Benzal J., Diaz J.I., Motas M., Jerez S., Pertierra L.R., Benayas J., Justel A., Lauzurica P., Javier Garcia-Pena F. & Serrano T. (2013) Pollution and physiological variability in gentoo penguins at two rookeries with different levels of human visitation. Antarctic Science 25, 329-38.

Tejedo P., Pertierra L.R., Benayas J., Convey P., Justel A. & Quesada A. (2012) Trampling on maritime Antarctica: can soil ecosystems be effectively protected through existing codes of conduct? Polar Research 31

Ellis L.T., Alegro A., Bansal P., Nath V., Cykowska B., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R., Dulin M.V., Erzberger P., Garcia C., Sergio C., Claro D., Stow S., Hedderson T.A., Hodgetts N.G., Hugonnot V., Kucera J., Lara F., Pertierra L.R., Lebouvier M., Liepina L., Mezaka A., Strazdina L., Madzule L., Reriha I., Mazooji A., Natcheva R., Phephu N., Philippov D.A., Plasek V., Cihal L., Pocs T., Porley R.D., Sabovljevic M., Salimpour F., Motlagh M.B., Sharifnia F., Darzikolaei S.A., Schaefer-Verwimp A., Segota V., Shaw A.J., Sim-Sim M., Sollman P., Spitale D., Hoelzer A., Stebel A., Vana J., van Rooy J. & Voncina G. (2012) New national and regional bryophyte records, 32. Journal of Bryology 34, 231-46.

Carrete Vega, G.; Wiens, J. J. (2012). Why are there so few fish in the sea? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 2323–2329. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0075

Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Bini, L. M.; Rangel, T. F.; Morales-Castilla, I.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Hawkins, B. A. (2012). On the selection of phylogenetic eigenvectors for ecological analyses. Ecography 35: 239-249. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.06949.x

Morales-Castilla, I.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Purvis, A.; Hawkins, B. A.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2012). The imprint of Cenozoic migrations and evolutionary history on the biogeographic gradient of body size in New World mammals. The American Naturalist 180: 246-256. doi: 10.1086/666608

Whitton, F. J. S.; Purvis, A.; Orme, C. D. L.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2012). Understanding global patterns in amphibian geographic range size: does Rapoport rule? Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 179-190. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00660.x

Albuquerque, F. S.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Montoya, D.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2011). Environmental determinants of woody and herb plant species richness patterns in Great Britain. Ecoscience 18: 394-401.

Morales-Castilla, I.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Bini, L. M.; de Marco Jr., P.; Hawkins, B. A.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2011). Niche conservatism and species richness patterns of squamate reptiles in eastern and southern Africa. Austral Ecology 36: 550-558. DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02186.x

Olalla-Tárraga M. A. (2011). “Nullius in Bergmann” or the pluralistic approach to ecogeographical rules: a reply to Watt et al. (2010). Oikos 120: 1441-1444. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19319.x

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; McInnes, L.; Bini, L. M.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Fritz, S. A.; Hawkins, B. A.; Hortal, J.; Orme, C. D. L.; Rahbek, C.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Purvis, A. (2011). Climatic niche conservatism and the evolutionary dynamics in species’ range boundaries: congruence across mammals and amphibians globally. Journal of Biogeography 38: 2237-2247. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02570.x

Aragón, P.; Lobo, J. M.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2010). The contribution of contemporary climate to ectothermic and endothermic vertebrate distributions in a glacial refuge. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 40-49. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2009.00488.x

Aragón, P.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Lobo J. M. (2010). Predicted impact of climate change on threatened terrestrial vertebrates in central Spain highlights differences between endotherms and ectotherms. Animal Conservation 13: 363-373. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2009.00343.x

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Bini, L. M.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2010). Cross-species and assemblage-based approaches to Bergmann’s rule and the biogeography of body size in Plethodon salamanders of Eastern North America. Ecography 33: 362-368. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06244.x

Zafra-Calvo, N.; Lobo, J. M.; de Albuquerque, F. S.; Cabezas, F.; Espigares, T.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Pérez del Val, J.; Rueda, M.; Velayos, M.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2010). Deriving species richness, endemism and threatened species patterns from incomplete data in the Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Natureza & Conservação 8: 27-33.

Bini, L. M.; Diniz-Filho, J. L. F.; Rangel, T. F. L. V. B.; Akre, T. S. B.; Albaladejo, R. G.; Albuquerque, F. S.; Aparicio, A.; Araújo, M. B.; Baselga, A.; Beck, K.; Bellocq, M. I.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Borges, P. A. V.; Castro-Parga, I.; Chey, V. K.; Chown, S. L.; de Marco Jr. P.; Dobkin, D. S.; Ferrer-Castán, D.; Field, R.; Filloy, J.; Fleishman, E.; Gómez, J. F.; Hortal, J.; Iverson, J. B.; Kerr, J. T.; Kissling, W. D.; Kitching, I. J.; León-Cortés, J. L.; Lobo, J. M.; Montoya, D.; Morales-Castilla, I.; Moreno, J. C.; Oberdorff, T.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Pausas, J. G.; Qian, H.; Rahbek, C.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Rueda, M.; Ruggiero, A.; Sackmann, P.; Sanders, N. J.; Terribile, L. C.; Vetaas, O. R.; Hawkins, B. A. (2009). Coefficient shifts in geographical ecology: an empirical evaluation of spatial and non-spatial regression. Ecography 32: 193-204. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2009.05717.x

Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Bini L. M.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Cardillo, M.; Nabout, J. C.; Hortal, J.; Hawkins, B. A. (2009). Climate history, human impacts and global body size of Carnivora at multiple evolutionary scales. Journal of Biogeography 36: 2222-2236. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02163.x

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Bastos, R. P.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2009). Geographic body size gradients in tropical regions: Water deficit and anuran body size in the Brazilian Cerrado. Ecography 32: 581-590. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2008.05632.x

Terribile, L.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2009). Ecological and evolutionary components of body size geographic variation of venomous snakes at global scale. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98: 94-109. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01262.x

Terribile, L.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Morales-Castilla, I.; Rueda, M.; Vidanes, R.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F. (2009). Global richness patterns of venomous snakes reveal contrasting influences of ecology and history in two different clades. Oecologia 159: 617-629. doi:10.1007/s00442-008-1244-2

Aparicio, A.; Albaladejo, R. G.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Carrillo, L. F.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2008). Dispersal potentials determine responses of woody plant species richness to environmental factors in fragmented Mediterranean landscapes. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 2894-2906.

Aubad, J.; Aragón, P.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2008). Illegal logging, landscape structure and the variation of tree species richness across North Andean forest remnants. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 1892-1899.

Rodríguez, M. A.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Hawkins, B. A. (2008). Bergmann’s rule and the geography of mammal body size in the Western Hemisphere. Global Ecology and Biogeography 17: 274-283. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00363.x

Hawkins, B. A.; Albuquerque, F. S.; Araújo, M. B.; Beck, J.; Bini, L. M.; Cabrero-Sañudo, F. J.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.; Ferrer-Castán, D.; Field, R.; Gómez, J. F.; Hortal, J.; Kerr, J. T.; Kitching, I. J.; León-Cortés, J. L.; Lobo, J. M.; Montoya, D.; Moreno, J. C.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Pausas, J. G.; Qian, H.; Rahbek, C.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Sanders, N. J.; Williams, P. (2007). A global evaluation of Metabolic Theory as an explanation for terrestrial species richness gradients. Ecology 88: 1877-1888. DOI: 10.1890/06-1444.1

Hawkins, B. A.; Montoya, D.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Zavala, M. A. (2007). Global models for predicting woody plant richness from climate: development and evaluation: comment. Ecology 88: 255-259. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2007)88[255:GMFPWP]2.0.CO;2

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Rodríguez, M. A. (2007). Energy and interspecific body size patterns of amphibian faunas in Europe and North America: anurans follow Bergmann’s rule, urodeles its converse. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16: 606-617. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00309.x

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Rodríguez, M. A.; Hawkins, B. A. (2006). Broad-scale body size patterns in squamate reptiles of Europe and North America. Journal of Biogeography 33: 781-793. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2006.01435.x

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2006). A conceptual framework to assess sustainability in urban ecological systems. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 13: 1-15.


Pertierra L.R., Tejedo P. & Benayas J. (2014) Historical Developments, Drivers of Change and Future Scenarios for Human Activities on Deception Island. In: Antarctic Futures: Human Engagement with the Antarctic Environment (eds. by Tin T, Liggett D, Maher PT & Lamers M), pp. 193-211. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht. DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-6582-5_8. ISBN:978-94-007-6582-5

Tejedo P., Pertierra L.R. & Benayas J. (2014) Trampling the Antarctic: Consequences of Pedestrian Traffic on Antarctic Soils. In: Antarctic Futures: Human Engagement with the Antarctic Environment (eds. by Tin T, Liggett D, Maher PT & Lamers M), pp. 139-61. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht. DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-6582-5_6. ISBN: 978-94-007-6582-5

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