Scientific Publications

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Genes

ILLERA, J.C., ARENAS, M., LÓPEZ-SÁNCHEZ, C., OBESO, J.R. & LAIOLO, P. 2019

Gradual dispersal events shape the genetic structure in an alpine flightless grasshopper

Genes 10:590

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Applications in Plant Sciences

GARCÍA-VERDUGO, C., ILLERA, J.C. & TRAVESET, A. 2019

Characterization of microsatellite markers for the endangered Daphne rodriguezii (Thymelaeaceae) and related species.

Applications in Plant Sciences 7( 7): e11274

Journal of Biogeography

GARCÍA-VERDUGO, C., CAUJAPÉ-CASTELLS, J., ILLERA, J.C., MAIRAL, M., PATIÑO, J., REYES-BETANCORT, J.A. 2019

Pleistocene extinctions as drivers of biogeographical patterns on the easternmost Canary Islands.

Journal of Biogeography 46: 845–859

Journal of Biogeography

PATO, J., ILLERA, J.C., OBESO, J.R. & LAIOLO, P. 2019

The roles of geography and environment in driving divergence among isolated populations in mountaintops.

Journal of Biogeography 46: 784-795

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Ecology and Evolution

APFELBECK, B., BONER, W., FLINKS, H., GRIFFITHS, K., ILLERA, J.C., MORTEGA, K.G., SISSON, Z., SMIDDY, P., HAUSSMANN, M. & HELM, B. 2019

Divergent patterns of telomere shortening in tropical compared to temperate stonechats.

Ecology and Evolution 9: 511–521

Journal of Avian Biology

ILLERA, J.C., RANDO J.C., RODRIGUEZ-EXPOSITO, E., HERNÁNDEZ, M., CLARAMUNT, S. & MARTÍN, A. 2018

Acoustic, genetic, and morphological analyses of the Canarian common chaffinch complex Fringilla coelebs ssp. reveals cryptic diversification.

Journal of Avian Biology DOI: 10.1111/jav.01885

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Ethology

BOMBIERI, G., FASCIOLO, A., PENTERIANI, V., ILLERA, J.C., CHAMBERLAIN, D.E. & DELGADO, M.M. 2018

Disentangling the effect of genetic and environmental factors on movement behaviours.

Ethology 124: 139–148

PlosOne

ILLERA, J.C., LÓPEZ, G., GARCÍA-PADILLA, L. & MORENO, A. 2017

Factors governing the prevalence and richness of avian haemosporidian communities within and between temperate mountains.

PlosOne 12(9): e0184587

BMC Evolutionary Biology

APFELBECK, B., HELM, B., ILLERA, J.C., MORTEGA, K.G., SMIDDY, P. & EVANS, N. 2017

Baseline and stress-induced levels of corticosterone in male and female Afrotropical and European temperate stonechats during breeding.

BMC Evolutionary Biology 17:114

Current Biology

VALENTE, L., ILLERA, J.C., HAVENSTEIN, K., PALLIEN, T., ETIENNE, R.S. & TIEDEMANN, R. 2017

Macroevolutionary dynamics in Atlantic island avifaunas support MacArthur & Wilson’s equilibrium prediction.

Current Biology 27: 1660-1666

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BMC Evolutionary Biology

APFELBECK, B., MORTEGA, K.G., FLINKS, H., ILLERA, J.C. & HELM, B. 2017

Testosterone, territorial response, and song in seasonally breeding tropical and temperate stonechats.

BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 101

Molecular Ecology

VAN DOREN, B.M., CAMPAGNA, L., HELM, B., ILLERA, J.C., LOVETTE, I.J. & LIEDVOGEL, M. 2017

Correlated patterns of genetic diversity and differentiation across an avian family.

Molecular Ecology 26: 3982–3997

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Journal of Biogeography

PATIÑO, J., WHITTAKER, R.J., BORGES, P.A.V., FERNÁNDEZ-PALACIOS, J.M., CLAUDINE AH-PENG, C.A. ARAÚJO, M., ÁVILA, S., CARDOSO, P., CORNUAULT, J., DE BOER, E.J., DE NASCIMENTO, L., GIL, A., GONZÁLEZ-CASTRO, A., ILLERA, J.C., KAISER-BUNBURY, C., ET AL. 2017

A roadmap for island biology: 50 fundamental questions after 50 years of The Theory of Island Biogeography.

Journal of Biogeography 44: 963-983

International Journal of Parasitology

PADILLA, D.P., ILLERA, J.C., GONZALEZ-QUEVEDO, C., VILLALBA, M. & RICHARDSON, D.S. 2017

Factors affecting the distribution of haemosporidian parasites within an oceanic island.

International Journal of Parasitology 47: 225-235

Global Ecology and Biogeography

LAIOLO, P., SEOANE, J., OBESO, J.R. & ILLERA, J.C. 2017

Ecological divergence among young lineages favours sympatry, but convergence among old ones allows coexistence in syntopy.

Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 601-608

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Ardeola

ILLERA, J.C., SPURGIN, L.G., RODRIGUEZ-EXPOSITO, E., NOGALES, M. & RANDO, J.C. 2016

What are we learning on speciation and extinction from the Canary Islands?

Ardeola 63: 15-33

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Proceedings of the Royal Society

LAIOLO, P., SEOANE, J., ILLERA, J.C., BASTIANELLI, G., CARRASCAL, L.M. & OBESO, J.R. 2015

The evolutionary convergence of avian lifestyles and their constrained co-evolution with species’ ecological niche.

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 282: 20151808

Molecular Ecology

GONZALEZ-QUEVEDO, C., SPURGIN, L.G., ILLERA, J.C. & RICHARDSON, D. S. 2015

Drift, not selection, shapes toll-like receptor variation among oceanic island populations.

Molecular Ecology 24: 5852-5863

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Journal of Biogeography

ILLERA, J.C., FERNÁNDEZ-ÁLVAREZ, A., HERNÁNDEZ-FLORES, C.F. & FORONDA, P. 2015

Unforeseen biogeographical patterns in a multiple parasite system in Macaronesia.

Journal of Biogeography 42: 1858–1870

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Molecular Ecology

STERVANDER, M., ILLERA, J.C., KVIST, L., BARBOSA, P., KEEHNEN, N.P., PRUISSCHER, P., BENSCH, S. & HANSSON, B. 2015

Disentangling the complex evolutionary history of the western Palearctic blue tits (Cyanistes spp.) – Phylogenomic analyses reveal species radiation by multiple colonisation events and subsequent isolation.

Molecular Ecology 24: 2477-2494

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