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

24.- Ren, G., R.G. Mateo,  A. Guisan, E. Conti, and N. Salamin. (Submitted). Species divergence and maintenance of species cohesion of three closely related Primula species in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Journal of Biogeography.


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

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

21.- 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.

20.- Ren, G., R.G. Mateo, T. Suchan, N. Alvarez, A. Guisan, J. Liu, E. Conti, and 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.


19.- 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, and A. Vanderpoorten. 2016. Climate threat on the Macaronesian endemic bryophyte flora. Scientific Reports 6: 29156 (*Co-first authors). Open Access.

18.- 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, and A. Vanderpoorten. 2016. The mossy North: an inverse latitudinal diversity gradient in European bryophytes. Scientific Reports 6: 25546. Open Access.


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

16.- Moreno-Amat, E., R.G. Mateo, D. Nieto-Lugilde, N. Morueta-Holme, J.-C. Svenning, and 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.

15.- Patiño, J., M. Carine, P. Mardulyn, N. Devos, R.G. Mateo, J.M. González-Mancebo, A.J. Shaw, and 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.

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


13.- 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.


12.- Mateo, R.G., M. de la Estrella, Á.M. Felicísimo, J. Muñoz, and 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.

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

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


9.- 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.

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

7.- Désamoré, A., B. Laenen, M. Stech, B. Papp, L. Hedenäs, R.G. Mateo, and 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.

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


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


4.- Mateo, R.G., Á.M. Felicísimo, and 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.

3.- Mateo, R.G., T.B. Croat, Á.M. Felicísimo, and 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.


2.- Sanz-Elorza, M., R.G. Mateo, and 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.


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