35.- Fajardo, J., R.G. Mateo, A.M. Felicísimo, J.L. Fernández-Alonso, B. Enquist, P. Vargas, J. Muñoz. Abiotic mechanisms of long-distance dispersal responsible for the origin of Galápagos biota. Global Ecology and Biogeography.


34.- Mateo, R.G., A. Gastón, M.J. Aroca-Fernández, O. Broennimann, A. Guisan, S. Saura, J.I. García-Viñas. Applied niche modelling aimed at local forest conservation measures. Journal of Vegetation Science.

33.-  Fajardo, J., J. Lessmann, C. Devenish, E. Bonaccorso, F Rojas-Runjaic, H. Rojas, M. Lentino, Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz, R.G. Mateo. Effectiveness of protected area networks in representing tropical biodiversity has increased with recent expansions. Conservation Letters.




32.- Scherrer, D., M. D’Amen, R.F. Fernandes, R.G. Mateo, A. Guisan. How to best threshold and validate stacked species assemblages? Community optimisation might hold the answer. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.  Accepted. Request PDF.

31.- Ren, G., R.G. Mateo,  A. Guisan, E. Conti, and N. Salamin. 2018. Species divergence and maintenance of species cohesion of three closely related Primula species in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Journal of Biogeography. Accepted. Request PDF.

30.- Mateo, R.G., A. Gastón, M.J. Aroca-Fernández, J.I. García-Viñas, S. Saura. 2018. Optimization of forest sampling strategies for woody plant species distribution modelling at the landscape scale. Forest Ecology and Management 410: 104-113. Request PDF.

29.- D’Amen, M.*, R.G. Mateo* , J. Pottier, W. Thuiller, L. Maiorano, A. Dubuis, L. Pellissier, C. Ndiribe, N. Salamin, A. Guisan. 2018. Improving spatial predictions of taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity. Journal of Ecology 106: 76–86. (*Co-first authors). Request PDF.


28.- Mateo, R.G., K. Mokany, A. Guisan. 2017. Biodiversity models: what if unsaturation is the rule?. 2017. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 556-566. Open Access.

27.- Di Cola, V., O. Broennimann, B. Petitpierre, F. Breiner, M. D’Amen, C. Randin, R. Engler, J. Pottier, D. Pio, A. Dubuis, L. Pellissier, R.G. Mateo, W. Hordijk, N. Salamin, A. Guisan. 2017. ecospat: an R package to support spatial analyses and modelling of species niches and distributions. Ecography 40: 774–787. Request PDF.

26.- Ren, G., R.G. Mateo, T. Suchan, N. Alvarez, A. Guisan, J. Liu, E. Conti, N. Salamin. 2017. Genetic consequences of Quaternary climatic oscillations in the Himalayas: new insights based on RAD sequencing. New Phytologist 213: 1500–1512. Request PDF.


25.- Patiño, J.*, R.G. Mateo*, F. Zanatta, A. Marquet, S. Aranda, P. Borges, G. Dirkse, R. Gabriel, J.M. Gonzalez-Mancebo, A. Guisan, J. Muñoz, S. Ruas, M. Sim-Sim, A. Vanderpoorten. 2016. Climate threat on the Macaronesian endemic bryophyte flora. Scientific Reports 6: 29156 (*Co-first authors). Open Access.

24.- Mateo, R.G., O. Broennimann, S. Normand, B. Petitpierre, M.B. Araújo, J.-C. Svenning, A. Baselga, M. Luoto, F. Fernández, V. Gómez-Rubio, J. Muñoz, G.M. Suarez, B. Laenen, A. Désamoré, A. Guisan, A. Vanderpoorten. 2016. The mossy North: an inverse latitudinal diversity gradient in European bryophytes. Scientific Reports 6: 25546. Open Access.


23.- Hespanhol, H., K. Cezón, Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz, R.G. Mateo. 2015. How to describe species richness patterns for bryophyte conservation. Ecology and Evolution 5: 5443–5455. Open Access.

22.- Moreno-Amat, E., R.G. Mateo, D. Nieto-Lugilde, N. Morueta-Holme, J.-C. Svenning, I. García-Amorena. 2015. Impact of model complexity on cross-temporal transferability in Maxent species distribution models: An assessment using paleobotanical data. Ecological Modelling 312: 308-317. Request PDF.

21.- Patiño, J., M. Carine, P. Mardulyn, N. Devos, R.G. Mateo, J.M. González-Mancebo, A.J. Shaw, A. Vanderpoorten. 2015. Approximate Bayesian computation reveals the crucial role of oceanic islands for the assembly of continental biodiversity. Systematic biology 64: 579-589. Request PDF.

20.- Mateo, R.G., O. Broennimann, B. Petitpierre, J. Muñoz, J. van Rooy, B. Laenen, A. Guisan, A. Vanderpoorten. 2015. What is the potential of spread in invasive bryophytes? Ecography 38: 480-487. Request PDF.


19.- Varela, S., R.G. Mateo, R. García-Valdés, F. Fernández-González. 2014. Macroecología y ecoinformática: sesgos, errores y predicciones en el modelado de distribuciones. Ecosistemas 23: 46-53. Open Access.

18.- Vanderpoorten, A., R.G. Mateo, M. Sim-Sim, S. Ruas, G.M. Dirkse, R. Gabriel, P.A.V. Borges, J.M. González-Mancebo, S. Calvo, J. Patiño. 2014. The moss Homalothecium mandonii as a model for assessing bryophyte response to climate change in Macaronesia. Silva Lusitana Nº Especial: 1-13.


17.- Mateo, R.G., M. de la Estrella, Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz, A. Guisan. 2013. A new spin on a compositionalist predictive modelling framework for conservation planning: A tropical case study in Ecuador. Biological Conservation 160: 150-161. Request PDF.

16.- Mateo, R.G., A. Vanderpoorten, J. Muñoz, B. Laenen, A. Désamoré. 2013. Modeling species distributions from heterogeneous data for the biogeographic regionalization of the European bryophyte flora. PLoS ONE 8: e55648. Open Access.

15.- Patiño, J., R. Medina, A. Vanderpoorten, J.M. González-Mancebo, O. Werner, N. Devos, R.G. Mateo, F. Lara, R.M. Ros. 2013. Origin and fate of the single-island endemic moss Orthotrichum handiense. Journal of Biogeography 40: 857-868. Request PDF.


14.- de la Estrella, M., R.G. Mateo, J.J. Wieringa, B. Mackinder, J. Muñoz. 2012. Legume diversity patterns in West Central Africa: influence of species biology on distribution models. PLoS ONE 7: e41526. Open Access.

13.- Désamoré, A., B. Laenen, M. Stech, B. Papp, L. Hedenäs, R.G. Mateo, A. Vanderpoorten. 2012. How do temperate bryophytes face the challenge of a changing environment? Lessons from the past and predictions for the future. Global Change Biology 18: 2915-2924. Request PDF.

12.- Mateo, R.G., Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Pottier, A. Guisan, J. Muñoz. 2012. Do stacked species distribution models reflect altitudinal diversity patterns? PLoS ONE 7: e32586. Open Access.

11.- Mateo, R.G., Á.M. Felícisimo, and J. Muñoz. 2012. Modelos de distribución de especies y su potencialidad como recurso educativo interdisciplinar. Reduca 5: 137-150. Open Access.

10.- Felicísimo, Á.M., J. Muñoz, R.G. Mateo, C. Villalba. 2012. Vulnerabilidad de la flora y vegetación españolas ante el cambio climático. Ecosistemas 21: 1-6. Open Access.


9.- Mateo, R.G., Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz. 2011. Species distributions models: A synthetic revision. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 84: 217-240. Open Access.

8.- Felicísimo, Á.M., J. Muñoz, C. Villalba, R.G. Mateo. 2011. Impactos del cambio climático sobre la flora española. Conservación Vegetal: 15: 6-10. Request PDF.


7.- Mateo, R.G., Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz. 2010. Effects of the number of presences on reliability and stability of MARS species distribution models: the importance of regional niche variation and ecological heterogeneity. Journal of Vegetation Science 21: 908-922. Request PDF.

6.- Mateo, R.G., T.B. Croat, Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz. 2010. Profile or group discriminative techniques? Generating reliable species distribution models using pseudo-absences and target-group absences from natural history collections. Diversity and Distributions 16: 84-94. Request PDF.

5.- Morales, C. R.G. Mateo. 2010. Simethis Mattiazzi (Vandelli) G. López & C.E. Jarvis, nueva especie para la flora de Castilla-La Mancha (España). Acta Botanica Malacitana 35: 128-130. Request PDF.


4.- Sanz-Elorza, M., R.G. Mateo, F.G. Bernardo. 2009. The historical role of agriculture and gardening in the introduction of alien plants in the western Mediterranean. Plant Ecology 202: 247-256. Request PDF.


3.- Felicísimo, Á.M., A. Gómez-Muñoz, J. Muñoz, T. Delgado, R.G. Mateo. 2007. Impacto del cambio climático en la biodiversidad: el caso de Ecuador. Mapping 115: 73-76. Request PDF.

2.- González Mancebo, J.M., B. Albertos, A. Barrón, K. Cezón, R.M. Cros, I. Draper, B. Estébanez, R. Garilleti, T. Hallingbäck, R. Hernández Maqueda, F. Lara, A. Losada Lima, R.G. Mateo, V. Mazimpaka, J. Muñoz, R. Medina, N.G. Medina, J. Patiño, F. Puche, S. Rams, R.M. Ros Espín, E. Ruiz. 2007. Bryophytes collected by the Spanish Bryological Society during a field trip at La Gomera (Canary Islands). Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Briología 30-31: 43-52.


1.- Mateo, R.G., S. Pajarón. 2004. Some plants of chorologyc interest in the Sierra de San Vicente area (Toledo, Spain). Botanica Complutensis 115: 79-83. Open Access.