Island Biodiversity, Biogeography & Conservation - IBBC

Past Publications

Note: Before 2015 we were affiliated to CITA-A (Azorean Biodiversity Group)


2014 - By at least one integrated member (n= 28)

Aranda, S.C., Gabriel, R., Borges, P.A.V., Santos, A.M.C., Azevedo, E.B., Patiño, J., Hortal, J. & Lobo, J.M. (2014) Geographical, temporal and environmental determinants of bryophyte species richness in the Macaronesian islands. PlosOne9(7), e101786. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0101786 (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) ( (P0434)

Aranda, S.C., Gradstein, S.R., Patiño, J., Laenen, B., Désamoré, A. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2014) Phylogeny, classification and species delimitation in the liverwort genus Odontoschisma (Cephaloziaceae). Taxon, 63,1008-1025. (IF: 3,051) DOI:10.12705/635.12 (IF2013: 3,051; Q1 Plant Sciences) (P0647)

Ávila, M., Nunes, D., Machado, L. & Barreiros, J.P. (2014) Notes on the feeding habits of Gaidropsarus guttatus (Collett, 1890) from Faial Island, Azores, NE Atlantic, PT. Cybium – International Journal of Ichthyology38, 77-80. (IF2013: 0,726; Q4 Zoology) (P0512)

Barreiros, J.P. & Guerreiro, O. (2014) Notes on a plastic debris collar on a juvenile Pagellus acarne (Perciformes: Sparidae) from Terceira Island, Azores, NE Atlantic. Bothalia44, 1-5. (IF2013: 0,412; Q4 Plant Sciences) (P0608)

Barreiros, J.P. &Raykov, V.S.(2014) Lethal lesions and amputation caused by plastic debris and fishing gear on the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758). Three case reports from Terceira Island, Azores (NE Atlantic). Marine Pollution Bulletin86, 518–522. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.07.020 (IF2013: 2,793; Q1 Environmental Sciences) (P0615)

Barreiros, J.P.,Gadig, O.B.F. & Haddad, V.Jr. (2014) An unprovoked attack by a blue shark Prionace glauca (Chondrichthyes, Carcharhinidae) on a spear fisherman in Terceira Island, Azores, NE Atlantic. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine25, 371-372. DOI:10.1016/j.wem.2014.03.014 (IF2013: 0,79; Q4 Public, Environmental & Occupational Health) (P0598)

BarreirosJ.P., Vieira, R.P. & Machado, L.(2014) First record of Alosa fallax (Lacépède, 1803) (Teleostei: Clupeiformes: Clupeidae) in the Azores Archipelago, Portugal (NE Atlantic). Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg Journal64, 18-23. (IF2013: 0,031; Q4 Horticulture) (P0574)

Borges, P.A.V., Guerreiro, O., Ponte, N.B., Borges, A., Ferreira, F., Ferreira, M.T., Nunes, L., Marcos, R.S., Arroz, A., Scheffrahn, R.H. &Myles, TG.(2014) Cryptotermes brevis (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) in the Azores: Lessons after 2 yr of monitoring in the archipelago. Journal of Insect Science14(172), 1-7. DOI:10.1093/jisesa/ieu034 (IF2013: 0,921; Q3 Entomology)  ( (P0438)

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) ( (P0552)

Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Carvalho, J.C., Fortelius, M., Borges, P.A.V., Podani, J.&Schmera, D. (2014) Partitioning taxon, phylogenetic and functional beta diversity into replacement and richness difference components. Journal of Biogeography, 41, 749–761. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12239 (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0492)

Crespo, L.C., Bosmans, R., Cardoso, P. & Borges, P.A.V. (2014) On three endemic species of the linyphiid spider genus Canariphantes Wunderlich, 1992 (Araneae, Linyphiidae) from the Azores archipelago. Zootaxa, 3841,403–417. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.3841.3.5 (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) ( (P0416)

Crespo, L.C., Silva, I., Borges, P.A.V. & Cardoso, P. (2014) Assessing the conservation status of the strict endemic Desertas wolf spider, Hogna ingens (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal for Nature Conservation, 22, 516-524. DOI:10.1016/j.jnc.2014.08.005 (IF2013: 1,833; Q3 Ecology) ( (P0490)

De Araújo, M.E., Lunardon-Branco, M.J., Verani, J.R., Branco, J.O., Barreiros, J.P. & Christoffersen M.L. (2014) A trophic analysis for target species of macrobenthos in a subtropical coastal community: A taxa relationship essay. Vie & Millieu,64, 35-46.(IF2013: 0,5; Q4 Ecology) (P0578)

Elias, R.B. & Dias, E. (2014) The recognition of infraspecific taxa in Juniperus brevifolia (Cupressaceae). Phytotaxa, 188: 241-250. (IF2013: 1,376; Q2 Plant Sciences) (P0599)

Florencio, M., Serrano, L., Siljestrom, P., Fernandez-Zamudio, R., García-Murillo, P., Díaz-Paniagua, C. (2014) The influence of geomorphological, hydrological and soil features on the composition of aquatic flora and fauna within a temporary pond network. Limnetica33, 327-340. (IF2013: 0,776; Q4 Marine & Freshwater Biology) (P0644)

Guerreiro, O., Cardoso, P., Ferreira, J.M., Ferreira, M.T. & Borges, P.A.V. (2014) Potential distribution and cost estimation of the damage caused by Cryptotermes brevis (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) in the Azores. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107, 1554-1562. DOI:10.1603/EC13501 (IF2013: 1,605; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0439)

Hathaway, J.J.M., Garcia, M.G., Moya, M., Spilde, M.N., Stone, F.D., Dapkevicius, M.L.N.E., Amorim, I., Gabriel, R., Borges, P.A.V., Northup, D.E. (2014) Comparison of Bacterial Diversity in Azorean and Hawaiian Lava Cave Microbial Mats. Geomicrobiology Journal, 31, 205-220.  DOI:10.1080/01490451.2013.777491 (IF2013: 1,804; Q2 Environmental Sciences) ( (P0406)

Machado L.F., Nunes, D., Ávila, M., Vieira, R.P. & Barreiros J.P. (2014) Feeding strategy and trophic ontogeny in Scorpaena maderensis (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae) from Azores, NE Atlantic. Cybium38, 163-171.  (IF2013: 0,726; Q4 Zoology) (P0576)

Marcelino, J.A.P., Weber, E., Silva, L.,Garcia, P.V. & Soares, A.O.(2014)Expedient metrics to discriminate plant communities across gradients of anthropogenic disturbance. Environmental Management54, 1121-1130. DOI:10.1007/s00267-014-0321-z (IF2013: 1,648; Q2 Environmental Sciences) (P0473)

Matthews, T.J. & Whittaker, R.J. (2014) Neutral theory and the species abundance distribution: recent developments and prospects for unifying niche and neutral perspectives. Ecology and Evolution4, 2263-2277.DOI:10.1002/ece3.1092(IF2013: 1,658; Q3 Ecology) (P0611)

Matthews, T.J., Borges, P.A.V. & Whittaker, R.J. (2014) Multimodal species-abundance distributions: a deconstruction approach reveals the processes behind the pattern. Oikos, 123, 533–544.DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00829.x (IF2013: 3,559; Q1 Ecology) (P0504)

Matthews, T.J.,Borregaard,M.K., Ugland, K., Borges, P.A.V., Rigal, F., Cardoso, P. & Whittaker, R.J. (2014) The gambin model provides a superior fit to species abundance distributions with a single free parameter: evidence, implementation and interpretation. Ecography37, 1002–1011. DOI:10.1111/ecog.00861 (IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology) (P0535)

Matthews, T.J., Cottee-Jones, H.E. & Whittaker, R.J. (2014) Habitat fragmentation and the species–area relationship: a focus on total species richness obscures the impact of habitat loss on habitat specialists. Diversity and Distributions20, 1136-1146. DOI:10.1111/ddi.12227 (IF2013: 5,469; Q1 Ecology) (P0646)

Matthews, T.J., Steinbauer, M.J., Tzirkalli, E., Triantis, K.A. & Whittaker, R.J. (2014) Thresholds and the species–area relationship: a synthetic analysis of habitat island datasets. Journal of Biogeography41, 1018-1028. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12286(IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0565)

Melo, C.D., Walker, C., Rodriguez-Echeverria, S., Borges, P.A.V. & Freitas, H. (2014)Species composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi differ in semi-natural and intensively pastures in an isolated oceanic island (Terceira, Azores). Symbiosis64, 73-85. DOI:10.1007/s13199-014-0303-1. (IF2013: 0,941; Q4 Microbiology) ( (P0411)

Rodrigues, A.S., Silva, S.E., Marabuto, E., Silva, D.N., Wilson, M.R., Thompson, V., Yurtsever, S., Halkka, A., Borges, P.A.V., Quartau, J.A., Paulo, O.S., Seabra, S.G. (2014) New mitochondrial and nuclear evidences support recent demographic expansion and an atypical phylogeographic pattern in the spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (Hemiptera, Aphrophoridae). PlosOne, 9(6), e98375. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0098375 (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) ( (P0455)

Stenøien, H.K., Hassel, K., Segreto, R., Gabriel, R., Karlin, E.F., Shaw, A.J. & Flatberg, K.I (2014) High morphological diversity in remote island populations of the peat moss Sphagnum palustre: glacial refugium, adaptive radiation or just plasticity? The Bryologist117, 95-109. DOI:10.1639/0007-2745-117.2.095 (IF2013: 0,728; Q3 Plant Sciences) (P0539)

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) ( (P0440)

2014 - By Associate Research Fellows only (n= 20)

Carvalho, J.C. & Cardoso, P. (2014) Drivers of beta diversity in Macaronesian spiders in relation to dispersal ability. Journal of Biogeography41, 1859–1870. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12348 (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0586)

Dapporto, L., Fattorini, S., Voda, R., Dinca, V. & Vila, R. (2014) Biogeography of western Mediterranean butterflies: combining turnover and nestedness components of faunal dissimilarity. Journal of Biogeography, 41, 1639–1650.DOI:10.1111/jbi.12315   (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology)(P0600)

Di Giulio, A., Fattorini, S., Moore, W., Robertson, J. & Maurizi, E.(2014) Form, function and evolutionary significance of stridulatory organs in ant nest beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Paussini). European Journal of Entomology111(5), 692–702.  DOI:10.14411/eje.2014.083 (IF2013: 1,076; Q2 Entomology) (P0625)

Fattorini, S. & Salvati, L. (2014) Tenebrionid beetles as proxy indicators of climate aridity in a Mediterranean area. Ecological Indicators38, 256–261. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.11.019 (IF2013: 3,23; Q1 Environmental Sciences) (P0561)

Fattorini, S. (2014) Relations between Species Rarity, Vulnerability, and Range Contraction for a Beetle Group in a Densely Populated Region in the Mediterranean Biodiversity Hotspot. Conservation Biology, 28, 169-176. DOI:10.1111/cobi.12157 (IF2013: 4,32; Q1 Ecology) (P0553)

Fattorini, S. (2014) Tenebrionid beetle distributional patterns in Italy: multiple colonization trajectories in a biogeographical crossroad. Insect Conservation and Diversity7, 144-160. DOI:10.1111/icad.12042 (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0520)

Fattorini, S.(2014)Disentangling the effects of available area, mid-domain constraints, and species environmental tolerance on the altitudinal distribution of tenebrionid beetles in a Mediterranean area. Biodiversity and Conservation16, 2531-2538. DOI:10.1007/s10531-014-0738-y (IF2013: 2,065; Q2 Ecology) (P0622)

Fattorini, S.(2014) Island biogeography of urban insects: Tenebrionid beetles from Rome tell a different story. Journal of Insect Conservation18, 729-735. DOI:10.1007/s10841-014-9681-1 (IF2013: 1,789; Q1 Entomology) (P0623)

Fattorini, S. (2014) Urban biodiversity hotspots are not related to the structure of green spaces: a case study of tenebrionid beetles from Rome, Italy. Urban Ecosystems17, 1033-1045.  DOI:10.1007/s11252-014-0375-y (IF2013: 1,740; Q3 Ecology) (P0643)

Fattorini, S., Monaco, R. Lo, Giulio, A.Di & Ulrich W. (2014) Climatic correlates of body size in European tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution14, 215-224.DOI:10.1007/s13127-013-0164-0 (IF2013: 3,365; Q2 Evolutionary Biology) (P0575)

Halley, J.M., Sgardeli V. & Triantis, K.A. (2014) Extinction debt and the species-area relationship: a neutral perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography23, 113-123. DOI:10.1111/geb.12098 (IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) (P0442)

Patiño, J., Carine, M., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Otto, R., Schaefer, H. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2014) The anagenetic world of spore-producing land plants. New Phytologist, 201, 305-311. DOI:10.1111/nph.12480 (IF2013: 6,373; Q1 Plant Sciences) (P0573)

Patiño, J., Weigelt, P., Guilhaumon, F., Kreft, H., Triantis, K.A., Naranjo-Cigala, A., Solymos, P., & Vanderpoorten, A. (2014) Differences in species-area relationships among the major lineages of land plants: a macroecological perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23, 1275–1283.DOI:10.1111/geb.12230 (IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) (P0637)

Strona, G. & Fattorini, S. (2014) A few good reasons why species-area relationships do not work for parasites. BioMed Research International, 2014, 1-5. DOI:10.1155/2014/271680 Article ID271680 (IF2013: 2,706; Q2 Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology) (P0627)

Strona, G. & Fattorini, S. (2014) On the methods to assess significance in nestedness analyses. Theory in Biosciences133, 179-186. DOI:10.1007/s12064-014-0203-1 (IF2013: 1,078; Q3 Biology) (P0626)

Strona, G. & Fattorini, S. (2014) Parasitic worms: how many really? International Journal for Parasitology44, 269-272. DOI:10.1016/ j.ijpara.2014.01.002 (IF2013: 3,404; Q1 Parasitology) (P0629)

Strona, G., Galli, P., Seveso, D., Montano, S. & Fattorini, S. (2014) Nestedness for Dummies (NeD): a user friendly web interface for exploratory nestedness analysis. Journal of Statistical Software59, 1-9. (IF2013: 3,801; Q1 Statistics & Probability) (P0628)

Strona, G., Montano, S., Severo, D., Galli, P. & Fattorini, S. (2014) Identification of Monogenea made easier: a new statistical procedure for an automatic selection of diagnostic linear measures in closely related species. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research52, 95-99. DOI:10.1111/jzs.12050 (IF2013: 1,919; Q1 Zoology) (P0563)

Strona, G., Nappo, D., Boccacci, F., Fattorini, S. & San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2014) An unbiased procedure to randomize presence–absence data matrices with fixed row and column totals. Nature Communications5, 4114. DOI:10.1038/ncomms5114(IF2013: 10,742; Q1 Multidisciplinary Science) (P0624)

Sujarwo, W., Arinasa, I.B.K., Salomone, F., Caneva, G. & Fattorini, S. (2014) Cultural Erosion of Balinese Indigenous Knowledge of Food and Nutraceutical Plants. Economic Botany, 68, 426-437. DOI:10.1007/s12231-014-9288-1 (IF 2013: 0,772; Q3 Plant Sciences) (P0671)

2013 - By at least one integrated member (n=19)

Aranda, S.C., Gabriel, R., Borges, P.A.V., Santos, A.M.C.Hortal, J., Baselga, A. & Lobo, J.M. (2013) How do different dispersal modes shape the species–area relationship? Evidence for between-group coherence in the Macaronesian flora. Global Ecology and Biogeography22, 483-493 DOI:10.1111/geb.12008 (IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) (P0002)

Boieiro, M., Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Aguiar, C.A.S., Rego, C., Faria e Silva, I., Amorim, I., Pereira, F., Azevedo, E.B., Borges, P.A.V. & Serrano, A.R.M. (2013) Spatial factors play a major role as determinants of endemic ground-beetle assemblages in Madeiran Laurisilva. PlosOne, 8(5), e64591. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0064591 (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0460)

Borges, I., Hemptinne, J-L. & Soares, A.O. (2013) Contrasting population growth parameters of the aphidophagous Scymnus nubilus and the coccidophagous Nephus reunioniBioControl58, 351-357. DOI:10.1007/s10526-012-9490-y (IF2013: 2,253; Q1 Entomology) (P0465)

Cameron, R.A.D., Triantis, K.A., Parent, C.E., Guilhaumon, F., Alonso, M.R., Ibáñez, M., Martins, A.M.F., Ladle, R.J. & Whittaker, R.J. (2013) Snails on oceanic islands: testing the general dynamic model of oceanic island biogeography using linear mixed effect models. Journal of Biogeography, 40, 117-130. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02781.x(IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0006)

Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Fattorini, S., Terzopoulou, S.& Borges, P.A.V. (2013) Integrating Landscape Disturbance and Indicator Species in Conservation Studies. PLoS ONE8, e63294. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0063294 (IF2013: 3.534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0467)

Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Schmera, D. & Podani, J.(2013)Measuring fractions of beta diversity and their relationships to nestedness: a theoretical and empirical comparison of novel approaches. Oikos122, 825–834. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20980.x. (IF2013: 3,559; Q1 Ecology) (P0418)

Condini, M.V., Seyboth, E., Vieira, J.P., Varela, A.S., BarreirosJ.P., Favaro, L.F.& Garcia, A.M.  (2013) First record of the dusky grouper Epinephelus marginatus (Actinopterygii: Epinephelidae) undergoing sexual transition in the South Western Atlantic, Brazil. Hidrobiologica,23, 448-451. (IF2013: 0,352; Q4 Marine & Freshwater Biology) (P0408)

Crespo, L.C., Bosmans, R., Cardoso, P. & Borges, P.A.V. (2013) On the endemic spider species of the genus Savigniorrhipis Wunderlich, 1992 (Araneae: Linyphiidae) in the Azores (Portugal), with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 3745, 330-342.DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.3745.3.2(IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) (P0415)

Ellis, L.T., Asthana, A.K., Gupta, R., Nath, V., Sahu, V., Bednarek-Ochyra, H., Ochyra, R., Cykowska, B., Aranda, S.C., Fischer, E., Gabriel, R., Gorski, P., Gremmen, N., Hespanhol, H., Kurbatova, L.E., Smith, R.I.L., Long, D.G., Bell, D., Mogro, F., Sergio, C., Garcia, C.A., Stow, S., Martins, A., Smith, V.R., Vana, J. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2013) New national and regional bryophyte records, 34.  Journal of Bryology, 35, 62-70. DOI:10.1179/1743282012Y.0000000042(IF2013: 1,225; Q3 Plant Sciences) (P0500)

Ellis, L.T., Aranda, S.C.,  Asthana, A.K., Bansal, P., Nath, V., Sahu, V., Bayliss, J., Asthana, G., Srivastava, S., Yadav, S., Brugués, M., Cano, M.J., Dulin, M.V., Fudali, E., Fuertes, E., Gabriel, R., Pereira, F., Silva, J.A.F.,  Gradstein, S.R., Hájková, P., Hájek, M.,  Heras, P., Infante, M., Lebouvier, M., Marka, J.,  Newsham, K.K., Ochyra, R., Pantović, J., Sabovljević, M.S., Phephu, N., van Rooy, J., Philippov, D.A.,  Porley, R.D., Puche, F., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., Sérgio, C.,  Smith, V.R., Ştefănuţ, S., Váňa, J. &  Wigginton M.J. (2013) New national and regional bryophyte records, 37.Journal of Bryology35, 290-305. DOI:10.1179/1743282013Y.0000000073 (IF2013: 1,225; Q3 Plant Sciences) (P0572)

Florencio, M., Cardoso, P., Lobo, J.M., Azevedo, E.B. & Borges, P.A.V. (2013) Arthropod assemblage homogenisation in oceanic islands: the role of exotic and indigenous species under landscape disturbance. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 1450-1460.DOI:10.1111/ddi.12121 (IF2013: 5,469; Q1 Ecology) (P0457)

Florencio, M., Gómez-Rodríguez, C., Serrano, L. & Díaz-Paniagua, C. (2013) Competitive exclusion and habitat segregation in seasonal macroinvertebrate assemblages in temporary ponds. Freshwater Science32, 650-662. DOI:10.1899/12-105.1 (IF2013: 1,423; Q3 Ecology) (P0497)

Hortal, J., Carrascal, L.M., Triantis, K.A., Thébault, E., Meiri, S. & Sfenthourakis, S. (2013) Species richness can decrease with altitude, but not with habitat diversity. PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences110, E2149–E2150.DOI:10.1073/pnas.1301663110(IF2013: 9,809; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0496)

Kotsakiozi, P., Rigal, F., Valakos, E. & Parmakelis, A. (2013) Disentangling the effects of intra-species variability, phylogeny, space and climate on the evolution of shell morphology in Greek endemic land snails of the genus CodringtoniaBiological Journal of the Linnean Society110, 796–813. DOI:10.1111/bij.12169 (IF2013: 2,535; Q3 Evolutionary Biology) (P0526)

Marcelino, J.A.P., Silva, L., Garcia, P., Webber, E. & Soares, A.O. (2013) Using species spectra to evaluate plant community conservation value along a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance. Environmental Monitoring and Assessement185, 6221-6233.DOI:10.1007/s10661-012-3019-9) (IF2013: 1,679; Q2 Environmental Sciences) (P0013)

Parmakelis, A., Balanika, K., Terzopoulou, S., Rigal, F., Beasley, R.R., Jones, K.L., Lance, S.L., Whittaker, R.J., Triantis, K.A. & Borges, P.A.V. (2013)Development of 28 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the endemic Azorean spider Sancus acoreensis (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Conservation Genetics Resources, 5, 1133-1134. DOI:10.1007/s12686-013-9976-7(IF2013: 1,136; Q3 Biodiversity and Conservation) (P0503)

Rigal, F., Whittaker, R.J., Triantis, K.A. & Borges, P.A.V. (2013) Integration of non-indigenous species within the interspecific abundance-occupancy relationship. Acta Oecologica, 48, 69-75. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2013.02.003(IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology) (P0016)

Ros, R.M., Mazimpaka, V., Abou-Salama, U., Aleffi, M., Blockeel, T.L., Brugués, M., Cros, R.M., Dia, M.G., Dirkse, G.M., Draper, I., Saadawi, W. El, Erdağ, A., Ganeva, A., Gabriel, R., González-Mancebo, J.M., Granger, C., Herrnstadt, I., Hugonnot, V., Khalil, K., Kürschner, H., Losada-Lima, A., Luís, L., Mifsud, S., Privitera, M., Refai, M.S., Sabovljević, M., Sérgio, C., Shabbara, H., Sim-Sim, M., Sotiaux, A., Tacchi, R., Vanderpoorten, A. & Werner, O. (2013) Mosses of the Mediterranean, an annotated checklist. Cryptogamie Bryologie, 34, 99-283. DOI:10.782/cryb.v34.iss2.2013.99(IF2013: 1,5; Q2 Plant Sciences) (P0419)

Serrano, A.R.M., Amorim, I.R. & Borges, P.A.V. (2013) A New Species of Tarphius Erichson, 1845 (Coleoptera: Zopheridae) from North Africa and Notes on an Iberian Species. Zootaxa, 3613, 493-500. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.3613.5.5 (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) ( (P0413)

2013 - By Associate Research Fellows only (n = 15)

Dapporto, L., Ramazzotti, M., Fattorini, S., Talavera, G., Vila, R. & Dennis, R.L.H. (2013) Recluster: an unbiased clustering procedure for beta-diversity turnover. Ecography36, 1070–1075. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00444.x) (IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology) (P0519)

Fattorini, S. (2013) Regional Insect Inventories Require Long Time, Extensive Spatial Sampling and Good Will. PLoS ONE8, e62118. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0501)

Fattorini, S. & Di Giulio, A. (2013) Should we correct rarity measures for body size to evaluate arthropod vulnerability? Insights from Mediterranean tenebrionid beetles. Biodiversity and Conservation, 22, 2805-2819.DOI:10.1007/s10531-013-0556-7 (IF2013: 2,065; Q2 Ecology) (P0554)

Fattorini, S. (2013) Faunistic knowledge and insect species loss in an urban area: the tenebrionid beetles of Rome. Journal of Insect Conservation, 17, 637-643. DOI:10.1007/s10841-013-9569-5  (IF2013: 1,789; Q1 Entomology) (P0509)

Fattorini, S. (2013) Species ecological preferences predict extinction risk in urban tenebrionid beetle guilds. Animal Biology63, 93-106. DOI:10.1163/15707563-00002396 (IF2013: 0,614; Q4 Zoology)(P0449)

Fattorini, S., Monaco, R. Lo., Giulio, A.Di & Ulrich W. (2013) Latitudinal trends in body length distributions of European darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae). Acta Oecologica53, 88-94. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2013.09.006(IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology) (P0562)

Fattorini, S., Sciotti, A., Tratzi, P. & Di Giulio, A. (2013) Species distribution, ecology, abundance, body size and phylogeny originate interrelated rarity patterns at regional scale. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 51, 279-286.DOI:10.1111/jzs.12026(IF2013: 1,919; Q1 Zoology) (P0508)

Mateo, R.G., Vanderpoorten, A., Munoz, J., Laenen, B. & Desamore, A. (2013) Modeling Species Distributions from Heterogeneous Data for the Biogeographic Regionalization of the European Bryophyte Flora. PLoS ONE8(2), e55648. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0055648 (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0488)

Patiño, J., Bisang, I., Hedenäs, L., Dirkse, G., Bjarnason, A.H., Ah-Peng, C. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2013). Baker´s law and the island síndromes in bryophytes. Journal of Ecology101, 1245-1255. DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.12136) (IF2013: 5,694; Q1 Ecology) (P0477)

Patiño, J., Guilhaumon, F., Whittaker, R.J., Triantis, K.A., Gradstein, S.R., Hedenäs, L., González-Mancebo, J.M. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2013) Accounting for data heterogeneity in patterns of biodiversity: an application of linear mixed effect models to the oceanic island biogeography of spore-producing plants. Ecography, 36,904-913.DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.00020.x(IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology) (P0448)

Patiño, J., Medina, R., Vanderpoorten, A., González-Mancebo, J.M., Werner, O., Devos, N., Mateo, R.G., Lara F. & Ros, R.M. (2013) Origin and fate of the single-island endemic moss Orthotrichum handiense. Journal of Biogeography, 40, 857-868. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12051(IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology)(P0476)

Radea, C., Parmakelis, A.,  Mourikis, T. & Triantis, K.A.  (2013) Isimerope, a new genus of Hydrobiidae (Caenogastropoda: Rissooidea) from Greece. Journal of Molluscan Studies79, 168-176.  DOI:10.1093/mollus/eyt010  (IF2013: 1,495; Q2 Zoology) (P0505)

Strona, G., Stefani, F. & Fattorini, S. (2013) Fish parasites unravel the paradox of missing coextinctions. Nature Communications4(1718), 1-5. DOI:10.1038/ncomms2723(IF2013: 10,742; Q1 Multidisciplinary Science) (P0507)

Strona, G., Stefani, F., Galli, P. & Fattorini, S. (2013) A protocol to compare nestedness among submatrices. Population Ecology55, 227-239. DOI:10.1007/s10144-012-0343-4 (IF2013: 1,7; Q3 Ecology) (P0461)

Ulrich, W. & Fattorini, S. (2013) Longitudinal gradients in the phylogenetic community structure of European Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) do not coincide with the major routes of postglacial colonization. Ecography36, 1106-1116. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00188.x (IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology)(P0506)

2012 - By at least one integrated member (n = 27)

Amorim, I., Emerson, B.C, Borges, P.A.V. & Wayne, R.K. (2012) Phylogeography and molecular phylogeny of Macaronesian island Tarphius (Coleoptera: Zopheridae): why so few species in the Azores? Journal of Biogeography, 39, 1583–1595. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02721.x(IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0001)

Austin, J.W., Szalanski, A., Myles, T.M., Borges, P.A.V., Nunes, L. & Scheffrahn, R.H. (2012) First record of Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from Terceira Island (Azores, Portugal). Florida Entomologist95, 196-198. DOI:10.1653/024.095.0131 (IF2013: 1,056; Q2 Entomology) ( (P0410)

Boieiro, M., Rego, C., Serrano, A.R.M. & Espadaler, X. (2012) Seed production and pre-dispersal reproductive losses in the narrow endemic Euphorbia pedroi (Euphorbiaceae). Plant Ecology, 213, 581-590.DOI:10.1007/s11258-012-0023-7 (IF2013: 1,64; Q2 Plant Sciences) ( (P0003)

Borda-de-Água, L., Borges, P.A.V., Hubbell, S. & Pereira, H.(2012) Spatial scaling of species abundance distributions. Ecography, 35, 549-556. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07128.x (IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0020)

Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Amorim, I., Pereira, F., Constância, J.P., Nunes, J.C., Barcelos, P., Costa, P., Gabriel, R. & Dapkevicius, M.L. (2012) Volcanic Caves: Priorities for Conserving the Azorean Endemic Troglobiont Species. International Journal of Speleology, 41, 101-112. DOI:10.5038/1827-806X.41.1.11 (IF2013: 1,275; Q3 Geosciences, Multidisciplinary) ( (P0004)

Calabria, G., Dolgova, O., Rego, C., Castañeda, L., Rezende, E., Balanya, J., Pascual, M., Sørensen, J., Loeschcke, V. & Santos, M. (2012) Hsp70 protein levels and thermotolerance in Drosophila subobscura: a reassessment of the thermal co-adaptation hypothesis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25, 691-700. DOI:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02463 (IF2013: 3,483; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0005)

Cardoso, P. (2012) Habitats Directive species lists: urgent need of revision. Insect Conservation and Diversity5, 169-174. DOI:10.1111/j.17524598.2011.00140.x (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0021)

Cardoso, P. (2012) Diversity and community assembly patterns of epigean vs. troglobiont spiders in the Iberian Peninsula. International Journal of Speleology41, 83-94. DOI:10.5038/1827-806X.41.1.9. (IF2013: 1,275; Q3 Geosciences, Multidisciplinary) (P0045)

Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Triantis, K., Ferrández, M.A.& Martín, J.L. (2012) The under-representation and misrepresentation of invertebrates in the IUCN Red List. Biological Conservation, 149, 147-148. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2012.02.011 (IF2013: 4,036; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0407)

Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P. & Gomes, P. (2012) Determining the relative roles of species replacement and species richness differences in generating beta-diversity patterns. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21, 760-771DOI:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00694.x) (IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) (P0022)

Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Crespo, L.C., Henriques, S., Carvalho, R. & Gomes, P. (2011) Determinants of spider species richness in coastal dunes along a gradient of mediterraneity. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 5, 127-137. DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2011.00139.x (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0023)

Costa, H., Aranda, S.C., Lourenço, P., Medeiros, V., Azevedo, E.B. & Silva, L.(2012) Predicting successful replacement of forest invaders by native species using species distribution models: The case of Pittosporum undulatum and Morella faya in the AzoresForest Ecology and Managment, 34, 31-38. DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2012.05.022 (IF2013: 2,667; Q1 Forestry) (P0431)

Fattorini, S. & Borges, P.A.V. (2012) Biogeographical kinetics on an island volcano (Capelinhos, Azores): fast colonization rates and dominance of arthropod exotic species.  Insect Conservation and Diversity5,358-366. DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2011.00169.x (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0025)

Fattorini, S. & Borges, P.A.V. (2012) Species-area relationships underestimate extinction rates. Acta Oecologica, 40, 27-30. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2012.02.006(IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology) ( (P0008)

Fattorini, S., Cardoso, P., Rigal, F. & Borges, P.A.V. (2012) Use of Arthropod Rarity for Area Prioritisation: Insights from the Azorean Islands. PLoS ONE7(3),e33995. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0033995(IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) ( (P0009)

Feest, A. & Cardoso, P. (2012) The comparison of site spider “biodiversity quality” in Portuguese protected areas. Ecological Indicators, 14, 229-235. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.08.015. (IF2013: 3,23; Q1 Environmental Sciences) (P0034)

Ferreira, M.T., Borges, P.A.V. & Scheffrahn, R.H. (2012) Attraction of alates of Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) to different light wavelengths in South Florida and the Azores. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105, 2213-2215. DOI:10.1603/EC12240(IF2013: 1,605; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0428)

Grez, A.A., Viera, B. & Soares, A.O. (2012) Biotic interactions between Eriopis connexa and Hippodamia variegata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a native and an exotic species associated with alfalfa fields in Chile. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 142, 36-44. DOI10.1111/j.1570-7458.2011.01202.x. (IF2013: 1,711; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0011)

Mortillaro, J-M., Rigal, F., Rybarczyk, H., Bernardes, M., Abril, G. & Meziane, T.  (2012) Particulate organic matter distribution along the lower Amazon river: addressing aquatic ecology concepts using fatty acids. PLoS ONE7(9), e46141. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0046141. (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0014)

Pekár, S., Šmerda. J., Hrušková, M., Šedo, O., Muster, C., Cardoso, P., Zdráhal, Z., Korenko, S., Bureš, P., Líznarová, E. & Sentenská, L. (2012) Prey-race seems to drive diversification of ant-eating spiders. Journal of Animal Ecology81, 838-848. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01957.x (IF2013: 4,726; Q1 Ecology) (P0015)

Serrano, AR.M., Aguiar, C.A.S., Boieiro, M., Borges, P.A.V., Rego, C., Amorim, I.R., Ribeiro, S.P. & Pereira, F. (2012) Synonymy of Orthomus susanae Serrano & Borges, 2009 with Orthomus annae (Donabauer, 2008). Zootaxa, 3219, 67-68.(IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) ( (P0236)

Triantis, K., Hortal, J., Amorim, I., Cardoso, P., Santos, A.M.C., Gabriel, R. & Borges, P.A.V. (2012) Resolving the Azorean knot: a response to Carine & Schaefer (2010) Journal of Biogeography, 39, 1179-1184. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02623.x(IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0032)

Triantis, K.A & Sfenthourakis, S. (2012) Island biogeography is not a single-variable discipline: the small island effect debate. Diversity and Distributions, 18, 92-96. DOI:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00812.x(IF2013: 5,469; Q1 Ecology)(

Triantis, K.A., Guilhaumon, F. & Whittaker, R.J. (2012) The island species–area relationship: biology and statistics. Journal of Biogeography, 39, 215-231. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02652.x (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0033)

Vardinoyannis, K., Demetropoulos, S., Mylonas, M., Triantis, K.A., Makris, C., Georgiou, G., Wiktor, A., Demetropoulos, A. (2012) Terrestrial slugs (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) in the NATURA 2000 areas of Cyprus island. ZooKeys174, 63-77. DOI:10.3897/zookeys.174.2474 (IF2013: 0,917; Q3 Zoology) (P0447)

Vieira, V. (2012) Primeira citação de Utetheisa pulchella (Linnaeus, 1758) para a ilha de São Miguel, Açores (Portugal) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).SHILAP Revista de Lepidopterologia,40(157), 107-112.(IF2013: 0,304; Q4 Entomology) (P0412)

Whittaker, R.J. & Triantis, K.A. (2012) The species–area relationship: an exploration of that “most general, yet protean pattern”. Journal of Biogeography, 39, 623-626. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02692.x (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (

2012 - By Associate Research Fellows only (n=14)

Baiocchi, S., Fattorini, S., Bonavita, P. & Vigna Taglianti, A. (2012) Patterns of beta diversity in riparian ground beetle assemblages (Coleoptera Carabidae): A case study in the River Aniene (Central Italy). Italian Journal of Zoology79, 136-150. DOI:10.1080/11250003.2011.621071 (IF2013: 0,865; Q3 Zoology) (P0019)

Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P.,  Didham, R.K.,  Guilhaumon, F., Missa, O., Novotny, V., Ødegaard, F. , Roslin,T.,  Schmidl, J., Tishechkin, A.K.,  Winchester, N.N., Roubik, D.W., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Barrios, H., Bridle, J.R., Castaño-Meneses, G.,  Corbara, B., Curletti, G.,  Duarte da Rocha, W., Bakker, Domir De,  Delabie, J.H.C., Dejean, A., Fagan, L.L.,  Floren, A.,  Kitching, R.L., Medianero, E., Miller, S.E, Oliveira, E.G., Orivel, J., Pollet, M., Rapp, Ribeiro, S.P., Roisin, Y., Schmidt, J.B., Sørensen, L. & Leponce, M. (2012) Arthropod diversity in a tropical forest. Science338, 1481-1484. DOI:10.1126/science.1226727 (IF2013: 31,477; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0470)

Carine, M.A., Jones, K., Moura, M., Belo Maciel, M.G., Rumsey, F.J. & Schaefer, H. (2012) Putting biogeography's cart back behind taxonomy's horse: a response to Triantis et al. Journal of Biogeography39, 1184-1187. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02736.x (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (

Désamoré, A., Laenen, B., Stech, M., Papp, B, Hedenäs, L., Mateo, R. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2012) How do temperate bryophytes face the challenge of a changing environment? Lessons from the past and predictions for the future. Global Change Biology18, 2915-2924. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02752.x (IF2013: 8,224; Q1 Ecology) (P0432)

Fattorini, S. & Baselga, A.(2012) Species richness and turnover patterns in European tenebrionid beetles. Insect Conservation and Diversity5, 331-345. DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2011.00164.x (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0024)

Fattorini, S. & Ulrich, W. (2012) Drivers of species richness in European Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera). Acta Oecologica, 40, 27-30. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2012.05.003. (IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology)(P0425)

Fattorini, S. & Ulrich, W. (2012) Spatial distributions of European Tenebrionidae point to multiple postglacial colonization trajectories.Biological Journal of the Linnean Society,105, 318-329. DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01797.x (IF2013: 2,535; Q3 Evolutionary Biology) (P0027)

Fattorini, S., Dennis, R.L.H. & Cook, L.M. (2012) Use of cross-taxon congruence for hotspot identification at regional scale. PLoS ONE, 7(6), e40018. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0040018. (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences)(P0426)

Fattorini, S., Maurizi, E. & Giulio, A. Di (2012) Tackling the taxonomic impediment: a global assessment for the ant-nest beetle diversity (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Paussini). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 105, 330-339DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01810.x(IF2013: 2,535; Q3 Evolutionary Biology) (P0026)

Fattorini, S., Santoro, R., Maurizi, E., Acosta, A.T.R. & Giulio, A. Di (2012) Environmental tuning of an insect ensemble: the tenebrionid beetles inhabiting a Mediterranean coastal dune zonation. Comptes rendus Biologie, 335, 708-711. DOI:10.1016/j.crvi.2012.09.009(IF2013: 1,681; Q2 Biology) (P0462)

Guilhaumon, F., Basset, A., Barbone, E. & Mouillot, D. (2012) Species-area relationships as a tool for the conservation of benthic invertebrates in Italian coastal lagoons. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 114, 50-58DOI:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.12.001(IF2013: 2,253; Q2 Marine & Freshwater Biology) (P0012)

Guilhaumon, F., Krasnov B.R., Poulin, R., Shenbrot, G.I. & Mouillot, D. (2012) Latitudinal mismatches between the components of mammal-flea interaction networks. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21, 725-731.DOI:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00714.x(IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) (P0028)

Jiménez-Valverde, A. (2012) Insights into the area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUC) as a discrimination measure in species distribution modelling. Global Ecology and Biogeography,21, 498-507.DOI:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00683.x (IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) (P0029)

Strona, G., Galli, P., Montano, S., Seveso, D. & Fattorini, S. (2012) Global-scale relationships between colonization ability and range size in marine and freshwater fish. PLoS ONE, 11, e49465. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0049465 (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0466)

2011 - By at least one integrated member (n=30)

Aranda, S.C. & Lobo, J.M. (2011) How well does presence-only-based species distribution modelling predict assemblage diversity? A case study of the Tenerife floraEcography, 34, 31-38. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06134.x. (IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology) (P0036)

Aranda, S.C., Gabriel, R., Borges, P.A.V., Azevedo, E.B.& Lobo, J.M. (2011) Designing a survey protocol to overcome the Wallacean shortfall: a working guide using bryophyte distribution data on Terceira Island (Azores). The Bryologist, 114, 611-624. DOI:10.1639/0007-2745-114.3.611. (IF2013: 0,728; Q3 Plant Sciences) ( (P0038)

Augustinos, A.A., Santos-Garcia, D., Dionyssopoulou, E., Moreira, M., Papapanagiotou, A., Scarvelas, M., Doudoumis, V., Ramos, S., Franquinho, A.M., Borges, P.A.V., Khadem, M., Latorre, A., Tsiamis, G. & Bourtzis, K. (2011) Detection and characterization of Wolbachiainfections in natural populations of aphids: is the hidden diversity fully unraveled? PLoS ONE6, e28695. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0028695. (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) ( (P0018)

Borges, I., Soares, A.O., Magro, A. & Hemptinne, J-L. (2011) Prey availability in time and space is a driving force in life history evolution of predatory insects. Evolutionary Ecology, 25, 1307-1319. DOI:10.1007/s10682-011-9481-y (IF2013: 2,372; Q2 Ecology) ( (P0039)

Cabral, S., Soares, A.O. & Garcia, P. (2011)Voracity of Coccinella undecimpunctata: effects of insecticides when foraging in a plant/prey system. Journal of Pest Science, 84, 373-379. DOI:10.1007/s10340-011-0373-2. (IF2013: 2,664; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0040)

Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Triantis, K., Fernández, M.A.& Martín, J.L. (2011) Adapting the IUCN red listing criteria for invertebrates. Biological Conservation, 144, 2432-2440. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.06.020. (IF2013: 4,036; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0042)

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) ( (P0043)

Cardoso, P., Pekár, S., Jocqué, R. & Coddington, J.A. (2011) Global patterns of guild composition and functional diversity of spiders. PLoS ONE6, e21710 -DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0021710. (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) (P0041)

Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Crespo, L.C., Henriques, S., Carvalho, R. & Gomes, P. (2011) Determinants of beta diversity of spiders in coastal dunes along a gradient of mediterraneity. Diversity and Distributions, 17, 225-234. DOI:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2010.00731.x (IF2013: 5,469; Q1 Ecology) (P0044)

Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Crespo, L.C., Henriques, S., Carvalho, R. & Gomes, P. (2011) Biogeographic patterns of spiders in coastal dunes along a gradient of mediterraneity. Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 873-894. DOI:10.1007/s10531-011-0001-8. (IF2013: 2,065; Q2 Ecology) (P0046)

Chiarucci, A., Bacaro, G., Triantis, K.A., Fernández-Palacios, J.M. (2011)Biogeographical determinants of pteridophytes and spermatophytes on oceanic archipelagos. Systematics and Biodiversity9, 191-201. DOI:10.1080/14772000.2011.603381. (IF2013: 2,153; Q2 Biodiversity Conservation) (P0047)

Elias, R.B., Dias, E. & Pereira, F. (2011) Disturbance, regeneration and the spatial pattern of tree species in Azorean mountain forests. Community Ecology, 12, 23-30. DOI:11.1556/ComEc.12.2011.1.4. (IF2013: 1,2; Q3 Ecology) ( (P0050)

Ellis, L.T., Bednarek-Ochyra, H., Ochyra, R., Aranda, S.C., Colotti, M.T., Schiavone, M.M., Dulin, M.V., Erzberger, P., Ezer, T., Kara, R., Gabriel, R., Hedenas, L., Holyoak, D.T., Odor, P., Papp, B., Sabovljevic, M., Seppelt, R.D., Smith, V.R., Sotiaux, A., Szurdoki, E., Vanderpoorten, A., Van Rooy, J. & Zarnowiec, J. (2011) New national and regional bryophyte records, 26. Journal of Bryology33, 66-73. DOI:10.1179/1743282010Y.0000000014. ( (IF2013: 1,225; Q3 Plant Sciences) (P0037)

Evans, E.W., Soares, A.O. & Yasuda, H.(2011) Invasions by ladybugs, ladybirds, and other predatory Coleoptera. BioControl, 56, 597-611. DOI:10.1007/s10526-011-9374-6. (IF2013: 2,253; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0051)

Ferreira, M.T. & Scheffrahn, R.H. (2011) Light attraction and subsequent colonization behaviors of alates and dealates of the West Indian drywood termite (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae). Florida Entomologist, 94, 131-136. DOI:10.1653/024.094.0202. (IF2013: 1,056; Q2 Entomology) (P0057)

Gaspar, C., Gaston, K.J., Borges, P.A.V. & Cardoso, P. (2011) Selection of priority areas for arthropod conservation in the Azores archipelago. Journal of Insect Conservation, 15, 671–684. DOI:10.1007/s10841-010-9365-4. (IF2013: 1,789; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0059)

Kagiampaki, A., Triantis, K.A., Vardinoyannis, K. & Mylonas, M. (2011) Factors affecting plant species richness and endemism in the South Aegean (Greece). Journal of Biological Research16, 282-295. (IF2013: 1,041; Q3 Biology) (P0064)

Lorenzo-Carballa, M.O., Beatty, C.D., Haitlinger, R., Valdecasas, A.G., Utzeri, C., Vieira, V. & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2011) Larval aquatic and terrestrial mites infesting parthenogenetic Ischnura hastata (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) from the Azores islands. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 54, 225-241. DOI:10.1007/s10493-011-9437-5. (IF2013: 1.821; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0065)

Meijer, S.S., Whittaker, R.J. & Borges, P.A.V. (2011) The effects of land-use change on arthropod richness and abundance on Santa Maria Island (Azores): unmanaged plantations favour endemic beetles. Journal of Insect Conservation, 15, 505-522. DOI:10.1007/s10841-010-9330-2. (IF2013: 1,789; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0066)

Pasquino,A.F., Vaske-Júnior, T., Gadig, O.B.F. & Barreiros, J.P. (2011) Notes on the feeding habits of the skate Rioraja agassizi (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae) of southeastern Brazil. Cybium - International Journal of Ichthyology35, 105-109. (IF2013: 0,726; Q4 Zoology) (P0067)

Pekár, S., Cardoso, P., Barriga, J. & Carvalho, J.C. (2011) Update to the zodariid spider fauna of the Iberian Peninsula and Madeira (Araneae: Zodariidae). Zootaxa, 2814, 19-32. (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) (P0068)

Pereira, J.N., Neves, V.C., Prieto, R., Silva, M.A., Cascão, I., Oliveira, C., Cruz, M.J., Medeiros, J.V., Barreiros, J.P., Porteiro, F.M. & Clarke, D. (2011) Diet of mid-Atlantic Sowerby’s beaked whales Mesoplondon bidens. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 58, 1084-1090. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr.2011.08.004. (IF2013: 2,825; Q1 Oceanography) (P0069)

Reboleira, A.S.P.S., Borges, P.A.V., Gonçalves, F., Serrano, A.R.M. & Oromí, P. (2011) The subterranean fauna of a biodiversity hotspot region - Portugal: an overview and its conservation. International Journal of Speleology, 40, 23-37. DOI:10.5038/1827-806X.40.1.4. (IF2013: 1,275; Q3 Geosciences, Multidisciplinary) ( (P0070)

Rumeu, B., Caujapé-Castells, J., Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Jaén-Molina, R., Nogales, M., Elias, R.B. & Vargas, P. (2011) The Colonization History of Juniperus brevifolia (Cupressaceae) in the Azores Islands. PLoS ONE, 6(11),e27697. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0027697. (IF2013: 3,534; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences) ( (P0072)

Rumeu, B., Elias, R.B., Padilla, D.P., Melo, C. & Nogales, M. (2011) Differential seed dispersal systems of endemic junipers in two oceanic Macaronesian archipelagos: the influence of biogeographic and biological characteristics. Plant Ecology, 212, 911-921. DOI:10.1007/s11258-010-9875-x. (IF2013: 1,64; Q2 Forestry) ( (P0071)

Santos, A.M.C., Besnard, G. & Quicke, D.L.J. (2011) Applying DNA barcoding for the study of geographical variation in host-parasitoid interactions. Molecular Ecology Resources11, 46-59. DOI:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02889.x. (IF2013: 5,626; Q1 Ecology) (P0074)

Santos, A.M.C., Fontaine, C., Quicke, D., Borges, P.A.V. & Hortal, J. (2011) Are island and mainland biotas different? Richness and level of generalism in parasitoids of a microlepidopteran in Macaronesia. Oikos, 120, 1256-1262.DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.19404.x(IF2013: 3,559; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0075)

Santos, A.M.C., Quicke, D. (2011) Large-scale diversity patterns of parasitoid insects. Entomological Science, 14, 371-382. DOI:10.1111/j.1479-8298.2011.00481.x. (IF2013: 1,116; Q2 Entomology) (P0073)

Santos, A.M.C., Quicke, D., Borges, P.A.V. & Hortal, J. (2011) Species pool structure determines the level of generalism of island parasitoid faunas. Journal of Biogeography38, 1657-1667. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02521.x. (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0076)

Silva, L., Elias, R.B., Moura, M., Meimberg, H. & Dias, E. (2011) Genetic variability and differentiation among populations of the Azorean endemic gymnosperm Juniperus brevifolia: Baseline information for a conservation and restoration perspective. Biochemical Genetics, 49, 715-734. DOI:10.1007/s10528-011-9445-5. (IF2013: 0,882; Q4 Genetics & Heredity) ( (P0079)

2011 - By Associate Research Fellows only (n=10)

Albouy, C., Guilhaumon, F., Villéger, S., Mouchet, M., Mercier, L., Culioli, J.M., Tomasini, J.A., Le Loc'h, F. & Mouillot, D. (2011) Predicting trophic guild and diet overlap from functional ecomorphological traits: opportunities and limitations for fish ecology. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 436, 17-28. DOI:10.3354/meps09240. (IF2013: 2,64; Q2 Ecology) (P0035)

Dennis, R.L.H., Dapporto, L., Fattorini S. & Cook, L.M. (2011) The generalism-specialism debate: the part played by generalists in the life and death of species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 104, 725-737. DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01789.x. (IF2013: 2,535; Q3 Evolutionary Biology) (P0049)

Fattorini, S. (2011) Biogeography of tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on the circumsicilian islands (Italy, Sicily): Multiple biogeographical patterns require multiple explanations. European Journal of Entomology, 108, 659-672. (IF2013: 1,076; Q2 Entomology) (P0055)

Fattorini, S. (2011) Influence of island geography, age and landscape on species composition in different animal groups. Journal of Biogeography38, 1318–1329. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02486.x. (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0053)

Fattorini, S. (2011) Insect extinction by urbanization: a long term study in Rome. Biological Conservation, 144, 370-375. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2010.09.014. (IF2013: 4,036; Q1 Ecology) (P0052)

Fattorini, S. (2011) Insect rarity, extinction and conservation in urban Rome (Italy): a 120-year-long study of tenebrionid beetles. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 4, 307-315. DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2010.00129.x. (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0054)

Fattorini, S., Dennis, R.L.H. & Cook, L.M.(2011) Conserving organisms over large regions requires multi-taxa indicators: One taxon’s diversity-vacant area is another taxon’s diversity zone. Biological Conservation, 144, 1690-1701. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.03.002. (IF2013: 4,036; Q1 Ecology) (P0056)

Schaefer, H., Carine, M.A. &Rumsey, F., (2011) From European priority species to invasive weed: Marsilea azorica (Marsileaceae) is a misidentified alien. Systematic Botany, 36,845-853. DOI:0.1600/036364411X604868.(IF2013: 1,106; Q3 Plant Sciences) (P0031)

Schaefer, H., Hardy, O.J., Silva, L.,Barracloug, T.G. & Savolainen, V. (2011) Testing Darwin´s naturalization hypothesis in the Azores. Ecology Letters, 14, 389-396. DOI:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01600.x (IF2013: 13,042; Q1 Ecology) (P0077)

Schaefer, H., Moura, M., Maciel, M.G.B.,Silva, L.,Rumsey, F. & Carine, M.A.(2011) The Linnean shortfall in oceanic island biogeography: a case study in the Azores. Journal of Biogeography, 38,1345-1355DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02494.x. (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0078)

2010 - By at least one integrated member (n=15)

Aranda, S.C., Gabriel, R., Borges, P.A.V. Lobo, J.M. (2010) Assessing the completeness of bryophyte inventories: an oceanic island as a case study (Azores: Terceira). Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2469-2484. DOI:10.1007/s10531-010-9854-5. (IF2013: 2,065; Q2 Ecology) ( (P0117)

Borges, P.A.V., Gabriel, R., Arroz, A., Costa, A., Cunha, R., Silva, L., Mendonça, E. Martins, A.F., Reis, F. & Cardoso, P. (2010) The Azorean Biodiversity Portal: an internet database for regional biodiversity outreach. Systematics and Biodiversity, 8, 423-434. DOI:10.1080/14772000.2010.514306. (IF2013: 2,153; Q2 Biodiversity and Conservation) ( (P0118)

Bosmans, R., Cardoso, P. & Crespo, L.C. (2010) A review of the Linyphiid spiders of Portugal, with the description of six new species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Zootaxa2473, 1-67. ISSN 1175-5334 (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) (P0119)

Cardoso, P. & Almeida, A.P.G. (2010) Envenenamento por aranhas em Portugal. Verdade ou Mito? Acta Médica Portuguesa, 23, 33-38. (IF2013: 0,281; Q4 Medicine) (P0191)

Cardoso, P. & Morano, E. (2010) The Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa, 2495, 1-52. ISSN 1175-5334. (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) (P0121)

Cardoso, P., Arnedo, M., Triantis, K.A. & Borges, P.A.V. (2010)Drivers of diversity in Macaronesian spiders and the role of species extinctions.Journal of Biogeography37, 1034-1046. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02264.x. (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0120) 

Dolgova, O.,  Rego, C.,  Calabria, G.,  Balanyà, J.,  Pascual, M.,  Rezende E. L. &  Santos, M. (2010) Genetic constraints for thermal coadaptation in Drosophila subobscura. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10(363), 1-16. DOI:10.1186/1471-2148-10-363. (IF2013: 3,407; Q2 Evolutionary Biology) (P0122)

Gaspar, C., Gaston, K.J. & Borges, P.A.V. (2010) Arthropods as surrogates of diversity at different spatial scales. Biological Conservation143, 1287–1294. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2010.03.007. (IF2013: 4,036; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0124)

Hortal, J., Borges, P.A.V., Jiménez-Valverde, A., Azevedo, E.B. & Silva, L. (2010) Assessing the areas under risk of invasion within islands through potential distribution modelling: the case of Pittosporum undulatum in São Miguel, Azores. Journal for Nature Conservation, 18, 247-257. DOI:10.1016/j.jnc.2009.11.002. (IF2013: 1,833; Q3 Ecology) ( (P0125)

Hrusková-Martisová, M., Pekár, S. & Cardoso, P. (2010) Natural history of the Iberian solifuge Gluvia dorsalis (Solifuges, Daesiidae). Journal of Arachnology, 38, 466-474. (IF2013: 0,975; Q2 Entomology) (P0123)

Martín, J.L., Cardoso, P., Arechavaleta, M., Borges, P.A.V, Faria, B.F., Abreu, C., Aguiar, A.F., Carvalho, J.A., Costa, A.C., Cunha, R.T., Gabriel, R., Jardim, R., Lobo, C., Martins, A.M.F., Oliveira, P., Rodrigues, P., Silva, L., Teixeira, D., Amorim, I.R., Fernandes, F., Homem, N., Martins, B., Martins, M. & Mendonça, E. (2010) Using taxonomically unbiased criteria to prioritize resource allocation for oceanic island species conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 1659-1682. DOI:10.1007/s10531-010-9795-z. (IF2013: 2,065; Q2 Ecology) ( (P0126)

Nunes, L., Gaju, M., Krecek, J., Ferreira, M.T. & Bach de Roca, C. (2010) First records of urban invasive Cryptotermes brevis (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) in continental Spain and Portugal. Journal of Applied Entomology134, 637-640. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0418.2009.01490.x. (IF2013: 1,701; Q1 Entomology) (P0127)

Santos, A.M.C., Jones, O.R., Quicke, D. & Hortal, J. (2010) Assessing the reliability of biodiversity databases: identifying evenly inventoried island parasitoid faunas (Hymenoptera: Braconidae and Ichneumonoidae) wordwide. Insect Conservation and Diversity3, 72-82. DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2010.00079.x. (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0128)

Santos, A.M.C., Whittaker, R.J., Triantis, K.A., Borges, P.A.V., Jones, O.R., Quicke, D. & Hortal, J. (2010) Are species-area relationships from entire archipelagos congruent with those of their constituent islands? Global Ecology and Biogeography, 19, 527-540. DOI:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00536.x. (IF2013: 7,242; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0129)

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) ( (P0130)

2009 - By at least one integrated member (n=17)

Bini, L.M., Diniz-Filho, J.A.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, J., Bellocq, M.I., Böhning-Gaese, K., Borges, P.A.V., Castro-Parga, I., Chey, V-K., Chown, S.L., Marco, 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.Á., Pausas, J.G., Qian, H., Rahbek, C., Rodríguez, M.Á., Rueda, M., Ruggiero, A., Sackmann, P., Sanders, N.J., Terribile, L.C., Vetaas, O.K. & 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 (IF2013: 4,207; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0163)

Bolzern, A., Crespo, L.C. & Cardoso, P. (2009) Two new Tegenaria species (Araneae: Agelenidae) from Portugal. Zootaxa,2068, 47-58. (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) (P0164)

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) ( (P0165)

Borges, P.A.V.Hortal, J.Gabriel. R. Homem, N. (2009) Would species richness estimators change the observed species area relationship? Acta Oecologica, 35, 149-156. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2008.09.003 (IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology) ( (P0166)

Cardoso, P. & Scharff, N. (2009) First record of the spider family Symphytognathidae in Europe and description of Anapistula ataecina sp. n. (Araneae). Zootaxa2246, 45-57. (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) (P0170)

Cardoso, P. (2009) Standardization and optimization of arthropod inventories – the case of Iberian spiders. Biodiversity and Conservation, 18, 3949-3962. DOI:10.1007/s10531-009-9690-7 (IF2013: 2,065; Q2 Ecology) (P0167)

Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V. & Veech, J.A. (2009) Testing the performance of beta diversity measures based on incidence data: the robustness to undersampling. Diversity and Distributions, 15, 1081-1090. DOI:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2009.00607.x  (IF2013: 5,469; Q1 Ecology) ( (P0168)

Cardoso, P., Henriques, S.S., Gaspar, C., Crespo, L.C., Carvalho, R., Schmidt, J.B., Sousa, P. & Szűts, T. (2009) Species richness and composition assessment of spiders in a Mediterranean scrubland. Journal of Insect Conservation13, 45-55. DOI:10.1007/s10841-007-9116-3 (IF2013: 3,483; Q1 Ecology) (P0171)

Cardoso, P., Lobo, J.M., Aranda, S.C., Dinis, F., Gaspar, C. & Borges, P.A.V. (2009) A spatial scale assessment of habitat effects on arthropod communities of an oceanic island. Acta Oecologica, 35: 590-597. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2009.05.005 (IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology) ( (P0169)

Gonzalez-Mancebo, J., Patiño, J., Werner, O., Gabriel, R. & Rós, R. M. (2009) Distribution pattern of Leucodon species in Macaronesia, with special reference to the Canary Islands. Cryptogamie- Bryology, 30, 185-197. (IF2013: 1,5; Q2 Plant Sciences) ( (P0173)

Hortal, J.Borges, P.A.V. & Gaspar, C. (2006-2009) Evaluating the performance of species richness estimators: Sensitivity to sample grain size. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75,274-287. (IF4,841) (Selected for the first number of Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 1 (2009) DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01048.x (Virtual Issue) (IF5,924)

Hortal, J., Triantis, K.A., Meiri, S., Thébault, E. and Sfenthourakis, S. (2009) Island species richness increases with habitat diversity. American Naturalist, 174, E205-E217. DOI:10.1086/645085 (IF2013: 4,454; Q1 Ecology) (P0175)

Jiménez-Valverde, A.Diniz, F., Azevedo, E.B. & Borges, P.A.V. (2009) Species distribution models do not account for abundance: the case of arthropods in Terceira Island. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 46, 451-464. (IF2013: 1,03; Q4 Ecology) ( (P0176)

Pires A.E., Amorim I.R., Ginja C., Gomes M., Godinho I., Simões F., Oom M., Petrucci-Fonseca F., Matos J. & Bruford, M.W. (2009) Molecular structure in peripheral dog breeds: portuguese native breeds as a case study. Animal Genetics, 40, 383-392. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01849.x (IF2013: 2,21; Q1 Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science) (P0178)

Rodrigues, M., Fernandes, C., Palomares, R., Amorim, I.R., Bruford, M. & Santos-Reis, M. (2009) Isolation and characterization of 11 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9, 1205-1208. DOI:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02624.x (IF2013: 5,626; Q1 Ecology) (P0179)

Serrano, AR.M., Aguiar, C.A.S., Boieiro, M., Borges, P.A.V., Rego, C., Amorim, I.R.Ribeiro, S.P. Pereira, F. (2009) A new species of Orthomus Chaudoir, 1838 (Coleoptera Carabidae) from Madeira Island (Macaronesia) and notes on related species. Zootaxa, 1972, 20–34.(IF: 0.974) (IF2013: 1,06; Q2 Zoology) ( (P0180)

Triantis, K.A., Parmakelis, A. & Cameron, R.A.D. (2009) Understanding fragmentation: snails show the way. Journal of Biogeography, 36, 2021-2022. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02211.x (IF2013: 4,969; Q1 Ecology) (P0181)

Werner, O., Patiño, J., Gonzalez-Mancebo, J., Gabriel, R. & Rós, R. M. (2009) The taxonomic status and the geographical relationships of the Macaronesian endemic moss Fissidens luisieri (Fissidentaceae) based on DNA sequence data. The Bryologist, 112, 315-324. DOI:bryo-112-02-13.3d. (IF2013: 0,728; Q3 Plant Sciences) ( (P0182)

2008 - By at least one integrated member (n=6)

Borges, P.A.V. & Wunderlich, J. (2008) Spider biodiversity patterns and their conservation in the Azorean archipelago, with description of new taxa. Systematics and Biodiversity, 6, 249-282. DOI:10.1017/S1477200008002648. (IF2013: 2,153; Q2 Biodiversity and Conservation) ( (P0203)

Cardoso, P., Gaspar, C., Pereira, L.C., Silva, I., Henriques, S.S., Silva, R.R. & Sousa, P. (2008) Assessing spider species richness and composition in Mediterranean cork oak forests. Acta Oecologica, 33, 114-127. DOI:10.1016/j.actao.2007.10.003 (IF2013: 1,841; Q3 Ecology) (P0204)

Cardoso, P., Scharff, N., Gaspar, C., Henriques, S.S., Carvalho, R., Castro, P.H., Schmidt, J.B., Silva, I., Szüts, T., Castro, A. & Crespo, L.C. (2008) Rapid biodiversity assessment of spiders (Araneae) using semi-quantitative sampling: a case study in a Mediterranean forest. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 1, 71-84. DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2007.00008.x (IF2013: 1,937; Q1 Entomology) (P0205)

Soares, A.O., Borges, I., Borges, P.A.V., Labrie, G. & Lucas, E. (2008) Harmonia axyridis; What will stop the invader? BioControl53, 127-145. DOI:10.1007/s10526-007-9141-x (IF2013: 2,253; Q1 Entomology) ( (P0206)

Stech, M., Sim-Sim, M., Esquível, G., Fontinha, S., Tangney, R., Lobo, C., Gabriel, R. & Quandt, D. (2008) Explaining the "anomalous" distribution of Echinodium Jur. (Bryopsida): independent evolution in Macaronesia and Australasia. Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 8, 282-292. DOI:10.1016/j.ode.2008.02.001. (IF2013: 3,365; Q2 Evolutionary Biology) ( (P0207)

Triantis, K.A., Nogués-Bravo, D., Hortal, J., Borges, P.A.V., Adsersen, H., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Araújo, M.B. & Whittaker, R.J. (2008) Measurements of area and the (island) species–area relationship: new directions for an old pattern. Oikos117, 1555-1559. DOI:10.1111/j.2008.0030-1299.16808.x (IF2013: 3,559; Q1 Ecology) (P0208)