My Ten most relevant publications are so far:

1) Hortal, J., Borges, P.A.V. & Gaspar, C. (2006). Evaluating the performance of species richness estimators: Sensitivity to sample grain size. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75: 274-287. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01048.x (IF2013: 4.726; Q1 Ecology) (Selected for the first number of Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1 (IF2013: 5.322; Q1 Ecology) (2009) (Number Citations before 2017: 239)

2) Cardoso, P., Erwin, T.L., Borges, P.A.V. & New, T.R. (2011). The seven impediments in invertebrate conservation and how to overcome them. Biological Conservation, 144: 2647-2655. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.07.024. (IF2013: 4.036; Q1 Ecology) (Number Citations before 2017: 144)

3) Borges, P.A.V. & Brown, V.K (1999). Effect of island geological age on the arthropod species richness of Azorean pastures. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 66: 373-410. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1999.tb01897.x (IF2013: 2.535; Q3 Evolutionary Biology) (Number Citations before 2017: 64)

4) Borges, P.A.V., Costa, A., Cunha, R., Gabriel, R., Gonçalves, V., Martins, A.F., Melo, I., Parente, M., Raposeiro, P., Rodrigues, P., Santos, R.S., Silva, L., Vieira, P. & Vieira, V. (Eds.) (2010). A list of the terrestrial and marine biota from the Azores. Princípia, Cascais, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-989-8131-75-1. (Number Citations before 2016: 85 in Google Schollar)

5) Patiño, J., Whittaker, R.J., Borges P.A.V., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Ah-Peng, C., Araújo, M., Ávila, S., Cardoso, P., Cornuault, J., Boer, E. de, Nascimento, Lea de, Gil, A., Gonzáalez, A., Gruner, D.S., Heleno, R., Hortal, J., Illera, J.C., Kaiser-Bunbury, C., Matthews, T., Papadopoulou, A., Pettorelli, N., Price, J., Santos, A.M.C., Steinbauer, M., Triantis, K.A., Valente, L., Vargas, P., Weigelt, P. & Emerson, B.C. (2017). A roadmap for island biology: 50 fundamental questions after 50 years of The Theory of Island Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography, 44: 963–983. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12986 (IF2015: 3,997; Q1 Ecology)

6) Borges, P.A.V., Lobo, J.M., Azevedo, E.B., Gaspar, C., Melo, C. & Nunes, L.V. (2006). Invasibility and species richness of island endemic arthropods: a general model of endemic vs. exotic species. Journal of Biogeography, 33: 169-187. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2005.01324.x (IF2013: 4.969; Q1 Ecology) (Number Citations before 2017: 59)

7) Borges, P.A.V. & Hortal, J. (2009). Time, area and isolation: Factors driving the diversification of Azorean arthropods. Journal of Biogeography 36: 178-191. Doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01980.x (IF2013: 4.969; Q1 Ecology) (J. Biogeography Editors Choice in January 2009) (Number Citations before 2017: 56)

8) Triantis, K.A., Borges, P.A.V., Ladle, R.J., Hortal, J., Cardoso, P., Gaspar, C., Dinis, F., Mendonça, E., Silveira, L.M.A.,  Gabriel, R., Melo, C., Santos, A.M.C., Amorim, I.R., Ribeiro, S.P., Serrano, A.R.M., Quartau, J.A. & Whittaker, R.J. (2010). Extinction debt on oceanic islands. Ecography, 33: 285-294. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06203.x. (IF2013: 4.207; Q1 Ecology) (Number Citations before 2017: 69)

9) Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Borges, P.A.V. & Carvalho, J.C. (2014). A new frontier in biodiversity inventory: a proposal for estimators of phylogenetic and functional diversity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5: 452–461. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12173 (IF2013: 5.322; Q1 Ecology) ( (Number Citations before 2017: 12)

10) Whittaker, R., Rigal, F., Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Terzopoulou, S., Casanoves, F., Pla, L., Guilhaumon, F., Ladle, R. & Triantis, K.A. (2014). Functional biogeography of oceanic islands and the scaling of functional diversity in the Azores. PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111: 13709–13714.  DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1218036111 (IF2013: 9.809; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (Number Citations before 2017: 25)


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