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Journal of Avian Biology

RODRÍGUEZ, A., RODRÍGUEZ, B., MONTELONGO, T., GARCIA-PORTA, J., PIPA, T., CARTY, M., DANIELSEN, J., SILVA, C., GERALDES, P., MEDINA, F.M. & ILLERA, J.C. In Press

Cryptic differentiation in the Manx Shearwater hinders the identification of a new endemic subspecies

Journal of Avian Biology DOI: 10.1111/jav.02633

Vertebrate Zoology

PÄCKERT, M., BADER-BLUKOTT, M., KÜNZELMANN, B., SUN, Y-H., HSU, Y-C., KEHLMAIER, C., ALBRECHT, F., ILLERA, J.C. & MARTENS, J. 2020

A revised phylogeny of nuthatches (Aves, Passeriformes, Sitta) reveals insight in intra- and interspecific diversification patterns in the Palearctic

Vertebrate Zoology 70 (2): 241-262

Ardeola

ILLERA, J.C., RAMÍREZ, A., ACOSTA, L., POLYPATHELLIS, K. & PÉREZ-TRIS, J. 2020

Maternal genetic structure shows an incipient differentiation in the Canary Islands chiffchaff (Phylloscopus canariensis)

Ardeola 67(2): 401-414

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eLife

DELMORE, K.E., ILLERA, J.C., PÉREZ-TRIS, J., SEGELBACHER, G., LUGO RAMOS, J.S., DURIEUX, G., ISHIGOHOKA, J. & LIEDVOGEL, M. 2020

The evolutionary history and genomics of European blackcap migration.

eLife 9:e54462

PlosOne

ALBRECHT, F., HERING, J., FUCHS, E., ILLERA, J.C., IHLOW, F., SHANNON, T.J., COLLINSON, J.M., WINK, M., MARTENS, J. & PÄCKERT, M. 2020

Phylogeny of the Eurasian Wren Nannus troglodytes(Aves: Passeriformes: Troglodytidae) reveals deep and complex diversification patterns of Ibero-Maghrebian and Cyrenaican populations.

PlosOne 15(3): e0230151

Nature

VALENTE, L., PHILLIMORE, A.B., MELO, M., WARREN, B.H., CLEGG, S.M., HAVENSTEIN, K., TIEDEMANN, R., ILLERA, J.C., THÉBAUD, C., ASCHENBACH, T. & ETIENNE, R.S. 2020

A simple dynamic model explains island bird diversity worldwide

Nature 579: 92-96

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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

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