32. – Conti L. et al. 2022. Functional traits trade-offs define plant population stability worldwide (

31. – Rueda M, González-Suarez M, Revilla, E. 2021. Global biogeographical regions reveal a signal of past human impacts (bioRxiv 586313v2)

30. – Madrigal-González J. et al. 2023. Global patterns of tree density are contingent upon local determinants in the world’s natural forests (Communications Biology,

29. – Gaia Sperandii M. et al. 2022. LOTVS: a global collection of permanent vegetation plots (Journal of Vegetation Science,

28. – Madrigal-González J. et al. 2020. Climate reverses causality in the diversity-abundance relationship across the main World’s forest biomes. Nature Communications 11, Article number: 5635   PDF

27. – Valencia E. et al. 2020. Global drivers of plant community stability in natural ecosystems: synchrony matters more than species richness. PNAS

26. – Valencia E. et al. 2020. Directional trends in species composition over time can lead to a widespread overemphasis of year-to-year asynchrony. Journal of Vegetation Science

25. – Bernardo-Madrid R, Calatayud J, González-Suarez M, Rosvall M, Lucas PM, Rueda M, Antonelli A,  Revilla E. 2019. Human activity is altering the world’s zoogeographical regions. Ecology Letters 22: 1297-1305   DOI: 10.1111/ele.13321

24. – Koerner SE, et al. 2018. Change in dominance determines herbivore effects on plant biodiversity. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 1925-1932

23. – Rueda M, Godoy O, Hawkins BA. 2018. Trait syndromes among North American trees are evolutionarily conserved and show adaptive value over broad geographic scales. Ecography 41: 540-550  PDF

22. – Šímová I*, Rueda M*, Hawkins BA. 2017. Stress from cold and drought as drivers of functional trait spectra in North American forest assemblages. Ecology and Evolution (DOI:10.1002/ece3.3297)  PDF     *Equal contribution

geb12568-toc-0001-m21. – Rueda M, Godoy O, Hawkins BA. 2017. Spatial and evolutionary parallelism between shade and drought tolerance explains the distributions of conifers in the conterminous United States.
Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 31-42    PDF         Front-Cover

20. – Godoy O, Rueda M. 2016. El uso de inventarios forestales para entender la evolución, el mantenimiento, y el funcionamiento de la diversidad de especies. Ecosistemas 25: 80-87   PDF

19. – Rueda M, Sanz-JCM, Morales-Castilla I, Albuquerque FS, Ferrero M, Rodríguez MÁ. 2015. Detecting fragmentation extinction thresholds for forest understory plant species in Peninsular Spain. Plos ONE: 0126424       PDF

18. – Godoy O, Rueda M, Hawkins BA. 2015. Functional determinants of forest recruitment over broad scales. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 192-202   PDF

17. – Hawkins BA, Rueda M, Rangel TF, Field R, Diniz-Filho JA. 2014. Community phylogenetic at the biogeographical scale: cold tolerance, niche conservatism and the structure of North American forests. Journal of Biogeography 41: 23-38     PDF

16. – Rueda M, Rodríguez MÁ, Hawkins BA. 2013. Identifying global zoogeographical regions: lessons from Wallace. Journal of Biogeography 40: 2215-2225     PDF

15. – Rueda M,  Hawkins BA, Morales-Castilla I, Vidanes RM, Ferrero M, Rodríguez MÁ. 2013. Does fragmentation increase extinction thresholds? A European-wide test with seven forest birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 1282-1292     PDF

14. – Rueda M, Rebollo S, García-Salgado G. 2013. Contrasting impacts of different-sized herbivores on species richness of Mediterranean annual pastures differing in primary productivity. Oecologia 172: 449-459     PDF

13. – Albuquerque FS, Assunção-Albuquerque MJT, Gálvez-Bravo L, Cayuela L, Rueda M. Rey-Benayas JM. 2011. Identification of critical areas for mammal conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest biosphere reserve. Natureza & Conservação (Brazilian Journal for Nature Conservation) 9: 73-78     PDF

12. – Albuquerque FS, Castro-Díez P, Rueda M, Hawkins BA, Rodríguez MÁ. 2011. Relationships of climate, residence time, and biogeographical origin with the ranges sizes and species richness patterns of exotic plants in Great Britain. Plant Ecology 212: 1901-1911 PDF

11. – Rueda M, Rodríguez MÁ, Hawkins BA. 2010. Towards a biogeographic regionalisation of the European biota. Journal of Biogeography 37: 2067-2076   PDF

10. – Rueda M, Rebollo S, Rodríguez MÁ. 2010. Habitat productivity influences root mass vertical distribution in grazed Mediterranean ecosystems. Acta Oecologica 36: 377-382 PDF

9. – Montoya D, Albuquerque D, Rueda M, Rodríguez MÁ. 2010. Species’ response patterns to habitat fragmentation: do trees support the extinction threshold hypothesis. Oikos 119: 1335-1343   PDF

8. – Albuquerque FS, Rueda M. 2010. Forest loss and fragmentation effects on woody plant species richness in Great Britain. Forest Ecology and Management 260: 472-479   PDF

7. – Zafra-Calvo N, Lobo JM, Albuquerque FS, Cabezas F, Espigares T, Olalla-Tárraga MÁ, Pérez del Val J, Rueda M, Velayos M, Rodríguez MÁ. 2010. Deriving species richness, endemism, and threatened species patterns from incomplete distribution data in the Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Natureza & Conservação (Brazilian Journal for Nature Conservation) 8: 27-33    PDF

6. – Rueda M, Rebollo S, Gálvez-Bravo L. 2009. Response to Delibes-Mateos et al.: Pellet size matters. Acta Oecologica 35: 485-487   PDF

5. – Bini LM, et al. 2009. Coefficients shifts in geographical ecology: an empirical evidence of spatial an non-spatial regression. Ecography 32: 193-204   PDF

4. – Terribile LC, Olalla-Tárraga MÁ, Morales-Castilla I, Rueda M, Vidanes RM, Rodríguez MÁ, Diniz-Filho JAF. 2009. Global richness patterns of venomous snakes reveal contrasting influences of ecology and history in two different clades. Oecologia 159: 617-626    PDF

3. – Rueda M, Rebollo S, Gálvez-Bravo, L. 2008. Age and season determine European rabbit habitat use in Mediterranean ecosystems. Acta Oecologica 34: 266-273   PDF

2. – Hawkins BA, Rueda M, Rodríguez MÁ. 2008. What do range maps and surveys tell us about diversity patterns? Folia Geobotanica 43: 345-355    PDF

1. – Rueda M, Rebollo S, Gálvez-Bravo L, Escudero A. 2008. Habitat use by large and small herbivores in a fluctuating Mediterranean ecosystem: implications of seasonal changes. Journal of Arid Environments 72: 1698-1708    PDF

– Books Chapters and other publications:

Gálvez-Bravo L,  López-Pintor A, De Miguel JM, Alonso G, Rueda M, Rebollo S, Gómez-Sal A. 2008. Ecosystem engineering effects of European rabbits in a Mediterranean habitat. In Lagomorph Biology, 125-139. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.    PDF

Rueda M. 2006. Selección de hábitat por herbívoros de diferente tamaño y sus efectos sobre la vegetación: el papel del conejo europeo (Oryctolagus cuniculus) en ecosistemas de dehesa. PhD thesis   PDF