Scientific papers

Alarcón, R.; Hernández-Plaza, E.; Navarrete, L.; Sánchez, M. J.; Escudero, A.; Hernanz, J. L.; Sánchez-Girón, V.; Sánchez, A. M. (2018). Effects of no-tillage and non-inversion tillage on weed community diversity and crop yield over nine years in a Mediterranean cereal-legume cropland. Soil and Tillage Research 179: 54-62.

Arroyo, A. I.; Pueyo, Y.; Giner, M. L.; Foronda, A.; Sánchez-Navarrete, P.; Saiz, H.; Alados, C. L. (2018). Evidence for chemical interference effect of an allelopathic plant on neighboring plant species: A field study. PLoS ONE 13:  e0193421.

Bennett, J. M.; Calosi, P.; Clusella-Trullas, S.; Martínez, B.; Sunday, J.; Algar, A. C.; Araújo, M. B.; Hawkins, B. A.; Keith, S.; Kühn, I.; Rahbek, C.; Rodríguez, L.; Singer, A.; Villalobos, F.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; Morales-Castilla, I. (2018). GlobTherm, a global database on thermal tolerances for aquatic and terrestrial organisms. Scientific Data 5: 180022.

Cayuela, L.; Granzow-de la Cerda, I.; Méndez, M. (2018). The state of European research in tropical biology. Biotropica 50: 202-207.

Cano-Díaz, C.; Mateo, P.; Muñoz-Martín, M. A.; Maestre, F. T. (2018). Diversity of biocrust-forming cyanobacteria in a semiarid gypsiferous site from Central Spain. Journal of Arid Environments 151: 83-89.

Concostrina-Zubiri, L.; Martínez, I.; Escudero, A. (2018). Lichen-biocrust diversity in a fragmented dryland: fine scale factors are better predictors than landscape structure. Science of the Total Environment 628-629: 882-892.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Oliverio, A. M.; Brewer, T. E.; Benavent-González, A.; Eldridge, D. J.; Bardgett, R. D.; Maestre, F. T.; Singh, B. K.; Fierer, N. (2018). A global atlas of the dominant bacteria found in soil. Science 359: 320-325.

Djukic, I.; … Maestre, F. T.; …;  Ochoa, V.;… Tóth, Z. [311 authors] (2018). Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment 628-629: 1369-1394.

Duarte, L.; Viejo, R. M. (2018). Environmental and phenotypic heterogeneity of populations at the trailing range-edge of the habitat-forming macroalga Fucus serratus. Marine Environmental Research 136: 16-26.

Franco, J. N.; Tuya, F.; Bertocci, I.; Rodríguez, L.; Martínez, B.; Sousa-Pinto, I.; Arenas, F. (2018). The ‘golden kelp’ Laminaria ochroleuca under global change: Integrating multiple eco‐physiological responses with species distribution models. Journal of Ecology 106: 47-58.

Gaitán, J. J.; Bran, D. E.; Oliva, G. E.; Aguiar, M. R.; Buono, G. G.; Ferrante, D.; Nakamatsu, V.; Ciari, G.; Salomone, J. M.; Massara, V.; García Martínez, G.; Maestre, F. T. (2018). Aridity and overgrazing have convergent effects on ecosystem structure and functioning in Patagonian rangelands. Land Degradation and Development 29: 210-218.

García-Fernández, A.Iriondo, J. M.; de Haro Reyes, B.; Escudero, A. (2018). Resistance of an edaphic-island specialist to anthropogenic-driven fragmentation. AoB Plants 10: plx072.

García Llamas, P.; Calvo, L.; De la Cruz, M.; Suárez-Seoane, S. (2018). Landscape heterogeneity as a surrogate of biodiversity in mountain systems: what is the most appropriate spatial analytical unit? Ecological Indicators 85: 285-294.

Giménez-Benavides, L.; Escudero, A.; García-Camacho, R.; García-Fernández, A.; Iriondo, J. M.; Lara-Romero, C.; Morente, J. (2018). How does climate change affect regeneration of Mediterranean high-mountain plants? An integration and synthesis of current knowledge. Plant Biology 20 (suppl.): 50-62.

Herrera, P.; Kottke, I.; Molina, M. C.; Méndez, M.; Suárez, J. P. (2018). Generalism in the interaction of Tulasnellaceae mycobionts with orchids characterizes a biodiversity hotspot in the tropical Andes of Southern Ecuador. Mycoscience 59: 38-48.

Iriondo, J. M.; Milla, R.; Volis, S.; Rubio de Casas, R. (2018). Reproductive traits and evolutionary divergence between Mediterranean crops and their wild relatives. Plant Biology 20 (suppl.): 78-88.

Jara-Guerrero, A. K.; Escribano-Ávila, G.; Espinosa, C.; de la Cruz, M.Méndez, M. (2018). Deer as the last megafauna dispersing seeds in Neotropical dry forests: the role of fruit and seed traits. Biotropica 50: 169-177.

Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y.; Liancourt, P.; Götzenberger, L.; de Bello, F.; Altman, J.; Brozova, V.; Chlumska, Z.; Dvorsky, M.; Capkova, K.; Kopecky, M.; Rehakova, K.; Riha, P.; Leps, J.; Dolezal, J. (2018). A multi-scale approach reveals random phylogenetic patterns at the edge of vascular plant life. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 30: 22-30.

Li, Y.; Shipley, B.; Price, J. N.; Dantas, V. L.; Tamme, R.; Westoby, M.; Siefert, A.; Schamp, B. S.; Spasojevic, M. J.;  Jung, V.; Laughlin, D. C.; Richardson, S. J.; Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y.; Schöb, C.; Gazol, A.; Prentice, H. C.; Gross, N.; Overton, J.; Cianciaruso, M. V.; Louault, F.; Kamiyama, C.; Nakashizuka, T.; Hikosaka, K.; Sasaki, T.; Katabuchi, M.; Dussault, C. F.; Gaucherand, S.; Chen, N.; Vandewalle, M.; Batalha, M. A. (2018). Habitat filtering determines the functional niche occupancy of plant communities worldwide. Journal of Ecology 106: 1001-1009.

Manning, P.; van der Plas, F.; Soliveres, S.; Allan, E.; Maestre, F. T.; Mace, G.; Whittingham, M. J.; Fischer, M. (2018). Redefining ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 427-436.

Martín-Robles, N.; Lehmann, A.; Seco, A.; Aroca, R.; Rillig, M. C.; Milla, R. (2018). Impacts of domestication on the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis of 27 crop species. New Phytologist 218: 322-334.

Morales-Barbero, J.; Martínez, P. A.; Ferrer-Castán, D.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2018). Quaternary refugia are associated with higher speciation rates in mammalian faunas of the Western Palaearctic. Ecography 41: 607-621.

Ochoa‐Hueso, R.; Eldridge, D. J.; Delgado‐Baquerizo, M.; Soliveres, S.; Bowker, M. A.; Gross, N.; Le Bagousse‐Pinguet, Y.; Quero, J. L.; García‐Gómez, M.; Valencia, E.; Arredondo, T.; Beinticinco, L.; Bran, D.; Cea, A.;  Coaguila, D.; Dougill, A. J.; Espinosa, C. I.; Gaitán, J.; Guuroh, R. T.; Guzmán, E.; Gutiérrez, J. R.; Hernández, R. M.; Huber‐Sannwald, E.; Jeffries, T.; Linstädter, A.; Mau, R. L.; Monerris, J.; Prina, A.; Pucheta, E.; Stavi, I.; Thomas, A. D.; Zaady, E.; Singh, B. K.;  Maestre, F. T. (2018). Soil fungal abundance and plant functional traits drive fertile island formation in global drylands. Journal of Ecology 106: 242–253.

Pérez-Portela, R.; Bumford, A.; Coffman, B.; Wedelich, S.; Davenport, M.; Fogg, A.; Swenarton, M. K.; Coleman, F.; Johnston, M. A.; Crawford, D. L.; Oleksiak, M. F. (2018). Genetic homogeneity of the invasive lionfish across the Northwestern Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico based on Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. Scientific Reports 8: 5062.

Pfeifer, M.; Gonsamo, A.; Woodgate, W.; Cayuela, L.; Marshall, A. R.; Ledo, A.; Paine, T. C. E.; Marchant, R.; Burt, A.; Calders, K.; Courtney-Mustaphi, C.; Cuni-Sánchez, A.; Deere, N. J.; Denu, D.; González de Tánago, J.; Hayward, R.; Lau, A.; Macía, M. J.; Olivier, P. I.; Pellikka, P.; Seki, H.; Shirima, D.; Trevithick, R.; Wedeux, B.; Wheeler, C.; Munishi, P. K. T.; Martin, T.; Mustari, A.; Platts, P. J. (2018). Tropical forest canopies and their relationships with climate and disturbance: results from a global dataset of consistent field-based measurements. Forest Ecosystems 5: 7.

Quintanilla, L. G.; Pías, B. (2018). Convergence in leaf phenology traits of two understorey ferns in the northwestern Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Plant Ecology 11: 92-102.

Ramirez, K. S.; Knight, C. G.; de Hollander, M.; Brearley, F. Q.; Constantinides, B.; Cotton, A.; Creer, S.; Crowther, T. W.; Davison, J.; Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Dorrepaal, E.; Elliott, D. R.; Fox, G.; Griffiths, R. I.; Hale, C.; Hartman, K.; Houlden, A.; Jones, D. L.; Krab, E. J.; Maestre, F. T.; McGuire, K. L.; Monteux, S.; Orr, C. H.; van der Putten, W. H.; Roberts, I. S.; Robinson, D. A.; Rocca, J. D.; Rowntree, J.; Schlaeppi, K.; Shepherd, M.; Singh, B. K.; Straathof, A. L.; Bhatnagar, J. M.; Thion, C.; van der Heijden, M. G. A.; de Vries, F. T. (2018). Detecting macroecological patterns in bacterial communities across independent studies of global soils. Nature Microbiology 3: 189-196.

Ramón, P.; Velázquez, E.;  Escudero, A.; De la Cruz, M. (2018). Environmental heterogeneity blurs the signature of dispersal syndromes on spatial patterns of woody species in a moist tropical forest. PLoS ONE 13: e0192341.

Rubalcaba, J. G.; Polo, V. (2018). Sex differences in early determinants of lifetime reproductive success in a polygynous bird: should mothers adjust offspring sex ratios? The Auk 135: 400-408.

Rubio Teso, M. L.; Torres Llamas, E.; Parra-Quijano, M.; de la Rosa, L.; Fajardo, J.; Iriondo, J. M. (2018). National inventory and prioritization of crop wild relatives in Spain. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 65: 1237–1253.

Santamaría, S.; Sánchez, A. M.López-Angulo, J.; Ornosa, C.; Mola, I.; Escudero, A. (2018). Landscape effects on pollination networks in Mediterranean gypsum islands. Plant Biology 20 (suppl.): 184-194.

Alados, C. L.; Saiz, H.; Gartzia, M.; Nuche, P.; Escós, J.; Navarro, T.; Pueyo, Y. (2017). Plant-plant interactions scale up to produce vegetation spatial patterns: the influence of long- and short-term process. Ecosphere 8: e01915.

Almagro, M.; Martínez-López, J.; Maestre, F. T.; Rey, A. (2017). The contribution of photodegradation to litter decomposition in semiarid Mediterranean grasslands depends on its interaction with local humidity conditions, litter quality and position. Ecosystems 20: 527–542.

Alors, D.; Grande, F.; Cubas, P.; Crespo, A.; Schmitt, I.; Molina, M. C.; Divakar, P. K. (2017). Panmixia and dispersal from the Mediterranean Basin to Macaronesian Islands of a macrolichen species. Scientific Reports 7: 40879.

Álvarez-Dávila, E.; Cayuela, L.; González-Caro, S.; Aldana, A. M.; Stevenson, P.; Phillips, O.; Peñuela, M. C.; von Hildebrand, P.; Jiménez, E.; Melo, O.; Londoño-Vega, A. C.; Mendoza, I.; Velasquez, O.; Fernández, F.; Velasquez-Rua, C.; Sema, M.; Rey-Benayas, J. M. (2017). Forest biomass density across large climate gradients in Northern South America is related to water availability but not with temperature. PLoS ONE 12: e0171072.

Arenas, J. M.; Escudero, A.; Mola, I.; Casado, M. A.(2017). The influence of site factors and proximity of adjacent vegetation on tree regeneration into roadslopes. Ecological Engineering 101: 120-129.

Arenas, J. M.; Escudero, A.; Mola, I.; Casado, M. A. (2017). Roadsides: an opportunity for biodiversity conservation. Applied Vegetation Science 20: 527-537.

Bastias, C. C.; Fortunel, C.; Valladares, F.; Baraloto, C.; Benavides, R.; Cornwell, W.; Markesteijn, L.; de Oliveira, A. A.; Sansevero, J. B. B.; Vaz, M. C.; Kraft, N. J. B. (2017). Intraspecific leaf trait variability along a boreal-to-tropical community diversity gradient. PLoS ONE 12: e0172495.

Berdugo, M.; Kéfi, S.; Soliveres, S.; Maestre, F.T. (2017). Vegetation spatial patterns identify alternative multifunctionality states in global drylands. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 3.

Bowler, D. E.; Hof, C.; Haase, P.; Kröncke, I.; Schweiger, O.; Adrian, R.; Baert, L.; Bauer, H.-G.; Blick, T.; Brooker, R. W.; Dekoninck, W.; Domisch, S.; Eckmann, R.; Hendrickx, F.; Hickler, T.; Klotz, S.; Kraberg, A.; Kühn, I.; Matesanz, S.; Meschede, A.; Neumann, H.; O’Hara, R.; Russell, D. J.; Sell, A. F.; Sonnewald, M.; Stoll, S.; Sundermann, A.; Tackenberg, O.; Türkay, M.; Valladares, F.; van Herk, K.; van Klink, R.; Vermeulen, R.; Voigtländer, K.; Wagner, R.; Welk, E.; Wiemers, M.; Wiltshire, K. H.; Böhning-Gaese, K. (2017). Cross-realm assessment of climate change impacts on species’ abundance trends. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 0067.

Cardós, J. L. H.; Aragón, G.; Martínez, I. (2017). A species on a tightrope: Establishment limitations of an endangered lichen in a fragmented Mediterranean landscape. American Journal of Botany 104: 527-537.

Chacón-Labella, J.; de la Cruz, M.; Escudero, A. (2017). Evidences for a stochastic geometry of biodiversity: the effects species abundances, richness and intraspecific clustering. Journal of Ecology 105: 382–390.

de Carvalho, R. C.; Catalá, M.; Branquinho, C.; da Silva, J. M.; Barreno, E. (2017). Dehydration rate determines the degree of membrane damage and desiccation tolerance in bryophytes. Physiologia Plantarum 159: 277-289.

de la Cruz, M.; Quintana-Ascencio, P. F.; Cayuela, L.; Espinosa, C. I.; Escudero, A. (2017). Comment on “The extent of forest in dryland biomes”. Science 358: eaao0369.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Bissett, A.; Eldridge, D. J.; Maestre, F. T.; He, J.-Z.; Wang, J.-T.; Liu, Y.-R.; Singh, B. K.; Fierer, N. (2017). Palaeoclimate explains a unique proportion of the global variation in soil bacterial communities. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 1339–1347.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Eldridge, D. J.; Ochoa, V.; Gozalo, B.; Singh, B. K.; Maestre, F. T. (2017). Soil food webs drive the resistance of ecosystem multifunctionality to global change in drylands across the globe. Ecology Letters 20: 1295–1305.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Eldridge, D. J.; Maestre, F. T.; Karunaratne, S. B.; Trivedi, P.; Hengl, T.; Reich, P. B.; Singh, B. K. (2017). Climate legacies drive global soil carbon stocks in terrestrial ecosystems. Science Advances 3: e1602008.

Doblas-Miranda, E.; Alonso, R.; Arnan, X.; Bermejo, V.; Brotons, L.; de las Heras, J.; Estiarte, M.; Hódar, J. A.; Llorens, P.; Lloret, F.; López-Serrano, F. R.; Martínez-Vilalta, J.; Moya, D.; Peñuelas, J.; Pino, J.; Rodrigo, A.; Roura-Pascual, N.; Valladares, F.; Vilà, M.; Zamora, R.; Retana, J. (2017). A review of the combination among global change factors in forests, shrublands and pastures of the Mediterranean gregion: beyond drought effects. Global and Planetary Change 148: 42-54.

Escribano-Rocafort, A. G.; Ventre-Lespiaucq, A. B.; Granado-Yela, C.; Delgado, J. A.; Rubio de Casas, R.; Escudero, A.; Balaguer, L. (2017). Variance of light-related leaf traits across spatial and temporal scales in the Mediterranean evergreen Olea europaea L. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 28: 28-35.

Escribano-Rocafort, A. G.; Ventre-Lespiaucq, A. B.; Granado-Yela, C.; Rubio de Casas, R.; Delgado, J. A.; Escudero, A.; Balaguer, L. (2017). Intraindividual variation in light-related functional traits: magnitude and structure of leaf trait variability across global scales in Olea europaea trees. Trees 31: 1505-1517.

Fernández, P.; Gutiérrez, D.; Jordano, D.; Fernández Haeger, J. (2017). Water availability drives habitat quality for the butterfly Plebejus argus in a Mediterranean sand dune landscape. Journal of Insect Conservation 21: 873-883.

Finér, L.; Domisch, T.; Muhie Dawud, S.; Raulund-Rasmussen, K.; Verterdal, L.; Bouriaud, O.; Bruelheide, H.; Jaroszewicz, B.; Selvi, F.; Valladares, F. (2017). Conifer proportion explains fine root biomass more than tree species diversity and site factors in major European forest types. Forest Ecology and Management 406: 330-350.

Frese, L.; Lorenz Bülow, L.; Nachtigall, M.; Rubio-Teso, M. L.; Duarte, M. C.; Rey, E.; Iriondo, J. M. (2017). Genetic diversity of Patellifolia patellaris from the Iberian Peninsula, a crop wild relative of cultivated beets. Euphytica 213: 187.

Funk, J. L.;Nguyen, M. A.; Standish, R. J.; Stock, W. D.; Valladares, F. (2017). Global resource acquisition patterns of invasive and native plant species do not hold at the regional scale in Mediterranean type ecosystems. Biological Invasions 19: 1143-1151.

García, R. M.; Parra-Quijano, M.; Iriondo, J. M. (2017). Identification of ecogeographical gaps in the Spanish Aegilops collections with potential tolerance to drought and salinity. PeerJ 5: e3494.

García, R. M.; Parra-Quijano, M.; Iriondo, J. M. (2017). A multi-species collecting strategy for crop wild relatives based on complementary areas with a high-density of ecogeographical gaps. Crop Science 57: 1059–1069.

García-Algarra, J.; Pastor, J. M.; Iriondo, J. M.; Galeano, J. (2017). Ranking of critical species to preserve the functionality of mutualistic networks using the k-core decomposition. PeerJ 5: e3321.

García-Cervigón, A, Velázquez, E.;Wiegand, T.; Escudero, A.; Olano, T. (2017). Colonization in Mediterranean old fields: the role of dispersion and plant-plant interactions. Journal of Vegetation Science 28: 627-638.

García-Corral, L. S.; Holding, J. M.; Carrillo-de-Albornoz, P.; Steckbauer, A.; Pérez-Lorenzo, M.; Navarro, N.; Serret, P.; Duarte, C. M.; Agustí, S. (2017). Effects of UVB radiation on net community production in the upper global ocean. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 54-64.

García-Fernández, A.; Vitales, D.; Pellicer J.; Garnatje,.T.; Valles, J. (2017). Phylogeographic insights into Artemisia crithmifolia (Asteraceae) reveal several areas of the Iberian Atlantic coast as refugia for genetic diversity. Plant Systematics and Evolution 303: 509-519.

García-Fernández, A.; Iriondo, J. M.; de Haro Reyes, B.; Escudero, A. (2017). Resistance of an edaphic-island specialist to anthropogenic-driven fragmentation. AoB PLANTS 10:  plx072.

García-Palacios, P.; Shaw, E. A.; Wall, D. H.; Hättenschwiler, S. (2017). Contrasting mass-ratio vs. niche complementarity effects on litter C and N loss during decomposition along a regional climatic gradient. Journal of Ecology 105: 968-978.

Gil-Sánchez, J. M.; Herrera-Sánchez, F. J.; Álvarez, B.; Arredondo, Á.; Bautista, J.; Cancio, I.; Castillo, S.; Díaz-Portero, M. A.; de Lucas, J.; McCain, E.; Pérez, J.; Rodríguez-Siles, J.; Sáez, J. M.; Martínez-Valderrama, J.; Valenzuela, G.; Qninba, A.; Virgós, E. (2017). Evaluating methods for surveying the Endangered Cuvier’s gazelle Gazella cuvieri in arid landscapes. Oryx 51: 648-655.

Gómez González, N. E.; Cabas, I.; Montero, J.; García Alcázar, A.; Mulero, V.; García Ayala, A. (2017). Histamine and mast cell activator compound 48/80 are safe but inefficient systemic adjuvants for gilthead seabream vaccination. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 72: 1-8.

González, Y.; Aragón, G.; Benitez, A.; Prieto, M. (2017). Changes in soil cryptogamic communities in tropical Ecuadorean páramos. Community Ecology 18: 11-20.

González, Y.; Aragón, G.; Burgaz, A. R.; Prieto, M. (2017). Records of terricolous lichens from páramos of southern Ecuador. Mycotaxon 132: 153-175.

González-Alonso, S.; Merino, L. M.; Esteban, S.; de Alda, M. L.; Barceló, D.; Durán, J. J.; López-Martínez, J.; Aceña, J.; Pérez, S.; Mastroianni, N.; Silva, A.; Catalá, M.; Valcárcel, Y. (2017). Occurrence of pharmaceutical, recreational and psychotropic drug residues in surface water on the northern Antarctic Peninsula region. Environmental Pollution 229: 241-254.

Granado-Yela, C.; Balaguer, L.;Cayuela, L.; Méndez, M. (2017). Relative role of resource competition, architectural constraints and inhibition by the apical flower in the unusual positional effects on flower sex in an andromonoecious tree. American Journal of Botany 104: 608-615.

Gross, N.; Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y.; Liancourt, P.; Berdugo, M.; Gotelli, N. J.; Maestre, F. T. (2017). Functional trait diversity maximizes ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 0132.

Hernández-Hernández, R. M.; Roldán, A.; Caravaca, F.; Rodriguez-Caballero, G.; Torres, M. P.; Maestre, F. T.; Alguacil, M. M. (2017). Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal assemblages in biological crusts from a Neotropical savanna are not related to the dominant perennial Trachypogon cover. Science of the Total Environment 575: 1203–1210.

Kell, S. P.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Brehm, J. M.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N. (2017). Broadening the base, narrowing the task: prioritizing crop wild relative taxa for conservation action. Crop Science 57: 1042–1058.

Lázaro-Nogal, A.; Matesanz, S.; García-Fernández, A.; Traveset, A.; Valladares, F. (2017). Population size, center–periphery, and seed dispersers’ effects on the genetic diversity and population structure of the Mediterranean relict shrub Cneorum tricoccon. Ecology and Evolution 7: 7231-7242.

Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y.; Gross, N.; Maestre, F. T.; Maire, V.; de Bello, F.; Fonseca, C.; Kattge, J.; Valencia, E.; Leps, J.; Liancourt, P. (2017). Testing the environmental filtering concept in global drylands. Journal of Ecology 105: 1058–1069.

Martínez, A.; Larrañaga, A.; Pérez, J.; Casado, C.; Casas, J. J.; González, J. M.; Menéndez, M.; Mollá, S.; Pozo, J. (2017). Climate modulates the magnitude of the effects of flow regulation on leaf-litter decomposition. Aquatic Sciences 79: 507.

Martinez, P. A.; Jacobina, U. P.; Fernandes, R. V.; Brito, C.; Penone, C.; Amado, T. F.; Bidau, C. J. (2017). A comparative study on karyotypic diversification rate in mammals. Heredity 118: 366-373.

Matesanz, S.; Teso, M. L.; García, A.; Escudero, A. (2017). Habitat fragmentation differentially affects genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity and survival in populations of a gypsum endemic. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 843.

Meira-Neto, J. A. A.; Tolentino, G. S.; Silva, M. C. N. A.; Neri, A. V.; Gastauer, M.; Valladares, F. (2017). Functional antagonism between nitrogen-fixing leguminous trees and calcicole-drought-tolerant trees in the Cerrado. Acta Botanica Brasilica 31: 11-18.

Méndez, M.; de Jaime, C.; Alcántara, M. A. (2017). Habitat description and interannual variation in abundance and phenology of the endangered beetle Lucanus cervus L. (Coleoptera) using citizen science monitoring. Journal of Insect Conservation 21: 907-915.

Merinero, S.; Aragón, G.; Martínez, I. (2017). Intraspecific life history variation in contrasting habitats: Insights from an obligate symbiotic organism. American Journal of Botany 104: 1099-1107.

Merinero, S.; Méndez, M.; Aragón, G.; Martínez, I. (2017). Variation in the reproductive strategy of a lichenized fungus along a climatic gradient. Annals of Botany 120: 63-70.

Milla, R.; Matesanz, S. (2017). Growing larger with domestication: a matter of physiology, morphology or allocation? Plant Biology 19: 475-483.

Milla, R.; García-Palacios, P.; Matesanz, S. (2017). Looking at past domestication to secure ecosystem services of future croplands. Journal of Ecology 105: 885-889.

Miranda, A.; Altamirano, A.; Cayuela, L.; Lara, A.; González, M. (2017). Native forest loss in the Chilean biodiversity hotspot: revealing the evidence. Regional Environmental Change 17: 285-297.

Molla, S.; Casas, J. J.; Menéndez, M.; Basaguren, A.; Casado, C.; Descals, E.; González, J. M.; Larrañaga, A.; Luisi, M.; Martínez, A.; Mendoza-Lera, C.; Moya, O.; Pérez, O.; Riera, T. Roblas, N.; Pozo, J. (2017). Leaf-litter breakdown as an indicator of the impacts by flow regulation in headwater streams: Responses across climatic regions. Ecological Indicators 73: 11-22.

Moreno Traba, H.; Domínguez-Morueco, N.; Barreno, E.; Catalá, M. (2017). Lichen microalgae are sensitive to environmental concentrations of atrazine. Journal of Environmental Science and Health B 52: 223-228.

Olalla-Tárraga, M. A.; González-Suárez, M.; Bernardo-Madrid, R.; Revilla, E.; Villalobos, F. (2017). Contrasting evidence of phylogenetic trophic niche conservatism in mammals worldwide. Journal of Biogeography 44: 99-110.

Otálora, M. A. G.; Aragón, G.; Martínez, I.; Wedin, M. (2017). Species delimitation and phylogeography of the Pectenia species-complex: A misunderstood case of species-pairs in lichenized fungi, where reproduction mode does not delimit lineages. Fungal Biology 121: 222-233.

Peco, B.; Rivera, D.; García-Palacios, P.; Jauregui, B. M. (2017). Is manure an alternative to topsoil in road embankment restoration? PLoS ONE 12: e0174622.

Pertierra, L. R.; Aragón, P.; Shaw, J. D.; Bergstrom, D. M.; Terauds, A.; Olalla-Tárraga, M. A. (2017). Global thermal niche models of two European grasses show high invasion risks in Antarctica. Global Change Biology 23: 2863-2873.

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Benavides, R.; Rabasa, S. G.; Granda, E.; Escudero, A.; Hódar, J. A.; Martínez-Vilalta, J.; Rincón, A. M.; Zamora, R.; Valladares, F. (2013). Direct and indirect effects of climate on demography and early growth of Pinus sylvestris at the rear edge: changing roles of biotic and abiotic factors. PLoS ONE 8: e59824.

Bowker, M. B.; Eldridge, D. J.; Val, J.; Soliveres, S. (2013). Dual ecosystem engineering of hydrological functioning in patterned landscapes from micro- to macro-scale. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry 61: 14-22.

Bowker, M. B.; Maestre, F. T.; Mau, R. L. (2013). Diversity and patch-size distributions of biological soil crusts regulate dryland ecosystem multifunctionality. Ecosystems 16: 923-933.

Cacabelos, E.; Olabarria ,C.; Viejo, R. M.; Rubal, M.; Veiga, P.; Incera, M.; Gestoso, I; Vaz-Pinto, F.; Mejía, A.; Engelen, A. H.; Arenas, F.(2013). Invasion ofSargassum muticum in intertidal rockpools: patterns along the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Marine Environmental Research 90: 18-26.

Casas, J. J.; Larrañaga, A.; Menéndez, M.; Pozo, J.; Basaguren, A.; Martínez, A.; Pérez, J.; González, J. M.; Mollá,S.; Casado, C.; Descals, E.; Roblas, N.; López-González, J. A.; Valenzuela, J. L. (2013). Leaf litter decomposition of native and introduced tree species of contrasting quality in headwater streams: How does the regional setting matter? Science of the Total Environment 458-460: 197-208.

Catalá, M.; Gasulla, F.; Pradas del Real, A. E.; García-Breijo, F.; Reig-Armiñana, J. (2013). The organic air pollutant cumene hydroperoxide interferes with NO antioxidant role in rehydrating lichen. Environmental Pollution 179: 277-284.

Concostrina-Zubiri, L.; Huber-Sannwald, E.; Martínez, I.; Flores Flores, J. L.; Escudero, A. (2013). Biological soil crusts greatly contribute to small-scale soil heterogeneity along a grazing gradient. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 64: 28-36.

de Hierro, L. G. L.; Moleón, M.; Lupiáñez, D. G.; Virgós, E.; Jiménez, R. (2013). Positive and negative unintended human-induced effects on Iberian mole abundance at the edge of its distribution area. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 78: 276-282.

Del-Prado, R.; Blanco, O.; Lumbsch, H. T.; Divakar, P. K.; Elix, J. A.; Molina, M. C.; Crespo, A. (2013). Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of the lichen-forming fungal genus Flavoparmelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Taxon 62: 928-939.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Covelo, F.; Maestre, F. T.; Gallardo, A. (2013). Biological soil crusts affect small-scale spatial patterns of inorganic N in a semiarid Mediterranean steppe. Journal of Arid Environments 91: 147-150.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Gallardo, A.; Wallenstein, M. D.; Maestre, F. T. (2013). Vascular plants mediate the effects of aridity and soil properties on ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85: 273-282.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Maestre, F. T.; Gallardo, A. (2013). Biological soil crusts increase the resistance of soil nitrogen dynamics to changes in temperatures in a semi-arid ecosystem. Plant and Soil 366: 35-47.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Maestre F. T.; Rodríguez, J. G. P.; Gallardo, A.(2013). Biological soil crusts promote N accumulation in response to dew events in dryland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 62: 22-27.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Maestre F. T.; Gallardo, A.; Quero, J. L.; Ochoa, V.; García-Gómez, M.; Escolar, C.; García-Palacios, P.; Berdugo, M.; Valencia, E.; Gozalo, B.; Noumi, Z.; Derak, M.; Wallenstein, M. (2013). Aridity modulates N availability in arid and semiarid Mediterranean grasslands. PLoS ONE 8: e59807.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Maestre, F. T.; Gallardo, A.; Bowker, M. A.; Wallenstein, M. D.; Quero, J. L.; Ochoa, V.; Gozalo, B.; García-Gómez, M.; Soliveres, S.; García-Palacios, P.; Berdugo, M.; Valencia, E.; Escolar, C.; Arredondo, T.; Barraza-Zepeda, C.; Bran, D.; Carreira, J. A.; Chaieb, M.; Conceiçгo, A. A.; Derak, M.; Eldridge, D. J.; Escudero, A.; Espinosa, C. I.; Gaitán, J.; Gatica, M. G.; Gómez-González, S.; Guzmán, E.; Gutiérrez, J. R.; Florentino, A.; Hepper, E.; Hernández, R. M.; Huber-Sannwald, E.; Jankju, M.; Liu, J.; Mau, R. L.; Miriti, M.; Monerris, J.; Naseri, K.; Noumi, Z.; Polo, V.; Prina, A.; Pucheta, E.; Ramírez, E.; Ramírez-Collantes, D. A.; Romгo, R.; Tighe, M.; Torres, D.; Torres-Díaz, C.; Ungar, E. D.; Val, J.; Wamiti, W.; Wang, D.; Zaady, E. (2013). Decoupling of soil nutrient cycles as a function ofaridity in global drylands. Nature 504: 672-676.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Morillas, L.; Maestre, F. T.; Gallardo, A. (2013). Biocrusts control the nitrogen dynamics and microbial functional diversity of semi-arid soils in response to nutrient additions. Plant and Soil 372: 643-654.

Duarte, L.; Viejo, R. M.; Martínez, B.; deCastro, M.; Gómez-Gesteira, M.; Gallardo, T. (2013). Range shifts of two macroalgae in North Spain and the link with trends in sea surface temperature. Acta Oecologica 51: 1-10.

Eens, M.; Jaspers, V. L. B.; van den Steen, E.; Bateson, M.; Carere, C.; Clergeau, P.; Costantini, D.; Dolenec, Z.; Elliott, J. E.; Flux, J.; Gwinner, H.; Halbrouk, R. S.; Heeb, P.; Mazgajski, T. D.; Moksnes, A.; Polo, V.; Soler, J. J.; Sinclair, R.; Veiga, J. P.; Williams, T. D.; Covaci, A.; Pinxten, R. (2013). Can starlings eggs be useful as a biomonitoring tool to study organohalognated contaminants on a worldwide scale? Environmental International 51: 141-149.

Eldridge, D. J.; Soliveres, S.; Bowker, M. A.; Val, J. (2013). Grazing moderates the effects of shrub cover on ecosystem functions in a shrub-encroached woodland. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1028-1038.

Escribano-Ávila, G.; Pettorelli, N.; Virgós, E.; Lara-Romero, C.; Lozano, J.; Barja, I.; Cuadra, F. S.; Puerta, M. (2013).Testing cort-fitness and cort-adaptation hypotheses in a habitat suitability gradient for roe deer. Acta Oecologica 53: 38-48.

Escribano-Ávila, G.; Sanz-Pérez, V.; Pías, B.; Virgós, E.; Escudero, A.; Valladares, F. (2013). Spanish juniper gain expansion opportunities by counting on a functionally diverse dispersal assemblage community. Ecology and Evolution 3: 3751–3763.

Espinosa, C. I.; Luzuriaga, A. L.; de laCruz, M.; Montero, M.; Escudero, A. (2013). Co-occurring grazing and climate stressors have different effects on the total seed bank when compared to the persistent seed bank. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 1098-1107.

Esteban, S.; Fernández Rodríguez, J.; Díaz López,G.; Núñez, M.; Valcárcel, Y.; Catalá, M. (2013). New microbioassays based on biomarkers are more sensitive to fluvial water micropollution than standard testing methods. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 93: 52-59.

Feito, R.; Valcárcel, Y.; Catalá, M. (2013). Preliminar data suggest that venlafaxine environmental concentrations could be very toxic to plants. Chemosphere 90: 2065-2069.

Gaitán, J. J.; Bran, D.; Oliva, G.; Ciari, G.; Nakamatsu, V.; Salomone, J.; Ferrante, D.; Buono, G.; Massara, V.; Humano, G.; Celdrán, D.; Opazo, W.; Maestre, F. T. (2013). Evaluating the performance of multiple remote sensing indices to predict the spatial variability of ecosystem structure and functioning in Patagonian steppes. Ecological Indicators 34: 181-191.

García-Fernández, A.;Iriondo, J. M.; Bartels, D.; Escudero, A. (2013). Water stress response in a high-mountain plant across an altitudinal gradient. Response to artificial drying until drought-induced death in different elevation populations of a high-mountain plant. Plant Biology 15 suppl: 93-100.

García-Fernández, A.;Iriondo, J. M.;Escudero, A.; Fuertes Aguilar, J.; Nieto Feliner, G. (2013). Genetic patterns of habitat fragmentation and past climate-change effects in the Mediterranean high-mountain plant Armeria caespitosa (Plumbaginaceae). American Journal of Botany 100: 1641-1650.

García-Palacios, P.; Maestre, F. T.; Milla, R. (2013). Community-aggregated plant traits interact with soil nutrient heterogeneity to determine ecosystem functioning. Plant Soil 364: 119-129.

García-Palacios, P.; Maestre, F. T.; Kattge, J.; Wall, D. H. (2013). Climate and litter quality differently modulate the effects of soil fauna on litter decomposition across biomes. Ecology Letters 16: 1045-1053.

García-Palacios, P.; Milla, R.; Álvaro-Sánchez, M.; Martín-Robles, N.; Maestro, M. (2013). Application of a high-throughput laboratory method to assess litter decomposition rates in multiple-species experiments. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57: 929-932.

García-Palacios, P.; Milla, R.; Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Martín-Robles, N.; Álvaro-Sánchez, M.; Wall, D. H. (2013). Side-effects of plant domestication: ecosystem impacts of changes in litter quality. NewPhytologist 198: 504-513.

Giménez-Benavides, L.; Milla, R. (2013). Comparative germination ecology of two altitudinal vicariant Saxifraga species endemic to the North of Spain. Plant Biology 15: 593-600.

González, J. M.; Mollá S.; Roblas, N.; Descals, E.; Moya, O.; Casado, C. (2013). Small dams decrease leaf litter breakdown rates in Mediterranean mountain streams. Hydrobiologia 712: 117-128.

Granado-Yela, C.; Balaguer, L.; García-Verdugo, C.; Carrillo, K.; Méndez, M. (2013). Triving at the limit: differential reproductive performance in range-edge populations of a Mediterranean sclerophyll (Olea europaea). Acta Oecologica 52: 29-37.

Ganda, E.; Camarero, J. J.; Gimeno, T. E.; Martínez-Fernández, J.; Valladares, F. (2013). Intensity and timing of warming and drought differentially affect growth patterns of co-occurring Mediterranean tree species. European Journal of Forest Research 132: 469-480.

Gross, N.; Bцrger, L.;Soriano-Morales, S. I.; Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y.; Quero, J. L.; García-Gómez, M.; Valencia-Gómez, E.; Maestre, F. T. (2013). Uncovering multi-scale effects of aridityand biotic interactions on the functional structure of Mediterranean shrublands. Journal of Ecology 101: 637-649.

Gutiérrez, D.; Harcourt, J.; Díez, S. B.; Gutiérrez Illán, J.; Wilson, R. J. (2013). Models of presence–absence estimate abundance as well as (or even better than) models of abundance: the case of the butterflyParnassius apollo. Landscape Ecology 28: 401-413.

Jiménez-Alfaro, B.; Iriondo, J. M. (2013). Population dynamics of Aster pyrenaeus Desf.; a threatened species of temperate forest edges: A view of meso- and micro-scales. Plant Biosystems 148: 645-654.

Laskurain, N. A.; Aldezabal, A.; Olano, J. M.; Loidi, J.; Escudero, A. (2013). Domestic ungulates may delay the replacement of pioneer species with late succession forest species in a birch-beech secondary forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 320-331.

Lázaro-Nogal, A.; Forner, A.; Traveset, A.; Valladares, F. (2013). Contrasting water strategies of two Mediterranean shrubs of limited distribution: uncertain future under a drier climate. Tree Physiology 33: 1284-1295.

Lozano, J.; Casanovas, J. C.; Virgós, E.; Zorrilla, J. M. (2013). The competitor release effect applied to carnivore species: how red foxes can increase in numbers when persecuted. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 36: 37-46.

Lozano, J.; Virgós, E.; Cabezas-Díaz, S. (2013). Monitoring European wildcat Felis silvestris populations using scat surveys in central Spain: are population trends related to wild rabbit dynamics or to landscape features?  Zoological Studies 52: 16.

Maestre, F. T.; Escolar, C.; Ladrón deGuevara, M.; Quero, J. L.; Lázaro, R.; Delgado-Baquerizo, M.; Ochoa, V.; Berdugo, M.; Gozalo, B.; Gallardo, A. (2013). Changes in biocrust cover drive carbon cycle responses to climate change in drylands. Global Change Biology 19: 3835–3847.

Matesanz, S.; Sultan,S. E. (2013). High-performance genotypes in an introduced plant: insights to future invasiveness. Ecology 94: 2464-2474.

Milla, R.; de Diego-Vico, N.; Martín-Robles, N. (2013). Shifts in stomatal traits following the domestication of plant species. Journal of Experimental Botany 64: 3137-3146.

Molina, M. C.; Divakar, P. K.; Zhang, N.;González, N.; Struwe, L. (2013). Non-developing ascospores found in apothecia of asexually reproducing lichen-forming fungi. International Microbiology 16: 145-155.

Ochoa-Hueso, C. R.; Maestre, F. T.; de losRíos, A.; Valea, S.; Theobald, M. R.; Vivanco, M. G.; Manrique, E.; Bowker, M. A. (2013). Nitrogen deposition alters nitrogen cycling and reduces soil carbon content in low-productivity semiarid Mediterranean ecosystems. Environmental Pollution 179: 185-193.

Olabarria, C.; Arenas, F.; Viejo, R. M.; Gestoso, I.; Vaz-Pinto, F.; Incera, M.; Rubal, M.; Cacabelos, E.; Veiga, P.; Sobrino, C. (2013). Response of macroalgal assemblages from rockpools to climate change: effects of persistent increase in temperature and CO2. Oikos 122: 1065-1079.

Otálora, M. A. G.; Aragón, G.; Martínez, I.; Wedin, M. (2013). Cardinal characters on a slippery slope – A re-evaluation of phylogeny, character evolution, and evolutionary rates in the jelly lichens (Collemataceaes. str). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 185-198.

Otálora, M. A. G.; Salvador, C.; Martínez, I.; Aragón, G. (2013). Does the reproductive strategy affect the transmission and genetic diversity of bionts in cyanolichens? A case study using two closely related species. Microbial Ecology 65: 517-530.

Piñeiro, J.; Maestre, F. T.; Bartolomé, L.; Valdecantos, A. (2013). Ecotechnology as a tool for restoring degraded drylands: a meta-analysis of field experiments. Ecological Engineering 61: 133-144.

Quero, J. L.; Maestre, F. T.; Ochoa, V.; García-Gómez, M.; Delgado-Baquerizo, M. (2013). On the importance of shrub encroachment by sprouters, climate, species richness and anthropic factors for ecosystem multifunctionality in semi-arid Mediterranean ecosystems. Ecosystems 16: 1248–1261.

Rabasa, S. G.; Granda, E.; Benavides, R.; Kunstler, G.; Espelta, J. M., Ogaya, R.; Peñuelas, J.; Scherer-Lorenzen, M.; Gil, W.; Grodzki, W.; Ambrozy S.; Bergh, J.; Hódar, J. A.; Zamora, R.; Valladares, F. (2013). Disparity in elevational shifts of European trees in response to recent climate warming. Global Change Biology 19: 2490–2499.

Riofrío, L.; Cruz, D.; Torres, E.; de la Cruz, M.; Iriondo, J. M.; Suárez, J. P. (2013). Mycorrhizal preferences and fine spatial structure of epiphytic orchid Epidendrum rhopalostele. American Journal of Botany 100: 2339–2348.

Rodríguez-Caballero, E.; Cantón, Y.; Chamizo, S.; Lázaro, R.; Escudero, A. (2013). Soil loss and runoff in semiarid ecosystems: a complex interaction between Biological Soil Crusts, micro-topography and hydrological drivers. Ecosystems 16: 529-546.

Rodríguez-Gil, J. L.; San Sebastián Sauto, J.; González Alonso, S.; Sánchez Sánchez, P.; Valcárcel, Y.; Catalá, M. (2013). Development of cost-effective strategies for environmental monitoring of irrigated areas in Mediterranean regions: traditional and new approaches in achanging world. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 181: 41-49.

Rubio-Salcedo, M.; Martínez, I.; Carreño, F.; Escudero, A. (2013). Poor effectiveness of theNatura 2000 network protecting Mediterranean lichen species. Journal forNature Conservation 21: 1-9.

Santamaría, L.; Díaz, M.; Valladares, F. (2013). Dark clouds over Spanish Science. Science 340: 1292.

Santos-Del-Blanco, L.; Bonser, S. P.; Valladares, F.; Chambel, M. R.; Climent, J. (2013). Plasticity in reproduction and growth among 52 range-wide populations of a Mediterranean conifer: adaptive responses to environmental stress. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 1912-1924

Simarro, R.; González, N.; Bautista, L. F.; Molina, M. C. (2013). Biodegradation of high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by a wood degrading bacterial consortium at low temperatures. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 83: 438-449.

Simarro, R.; Gonzalez, N.; Bautista, L. F.; Molina,M. C. (2013). Assessment ofthe efficiency of in situ bioremediation techniques in a creosote polluted soil: Change in bacterial community. Journal of Hazardous Materials 262: 158-167.

Soliveres, S.; García-Palacios, P.; Maestre, F. T.; Escudero, A.; Valladares, F. (2013). Changes in rainfall amount and frequency do not affect the outcome of the interaction between the shrub Retama sphaerocarpa and its neighbouring grasses in two contrasted semiarid communities. Journal of Arid Environments 91: 104-112.

Teixido, A. L.; Valladares, F. (2013). Large and abundant flowers increase indirect costs of corollas: a study of coflowering sympatric Mediterranean species of contrasting flower size. Oecologia 173: 73–81.

Valcárcel, Y.; González Alonso, S.; Catalá, M.; Rodríguez-Gil, J. L.; Castaño, A.; Criado-Álvarez, J. J.; Mirón, I.; Montero, J. C. (2013). Seasonal variation of pharmaceutically active compounds in surface (Tagus River) and tap water(Central Spain). Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20: 1396-1412.

Veiga, J. P.; Wamiti, W.; Polo, V.; Muchai M. (2013). Interphyletic relationships in the use of nesting cavities: mutualism, competition and amensalism among hymenopterans and vertebrates. Naturwissennschaften 100: 827-834.

Veiga, J. P.; Polo, V.; Arenas, M.; Sánchez, S. (2013). Nest intrusion in relation to breeding status in the spotless starling. Behaviour 150: 153-156.

Veiga, J. P.; Wamiti, W.; Polo, V.; Muchai, M. (2013). Interaction between distant taxa in the use of tree cavities in African ecosystems: a study using nest-boxes. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29: 187-197.

Werth, S.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M.; Scheidegger, C. (2013). Lichenicolous fungi show population subdivision by host species but do not share population history with their hosts. Fungal Biology 117: 71-84.

Zolfaghari, R.; Fayyaz, P.; Nazari, M.; Valladares, F. (2013). Interactive effects of seed size and drought stress on growth and allocation of Quercus brantii Lindl. seedlings from two provenances. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 37: 361-368.

Book chapters

Wilson, R. J.; Gutiérrez Illán, J.; Gutiérrez, D. (2015). Cambios experimentados por los lepidópteros de la Sierra de Guadarrama entre los periodos 1967-1973 y 2004-2005. In: Herrero, A.; Zavala, M. A. (eds.) Los bosques y la biodiversidad frente al cambio climático: impactos, vulnerabilidad y adaptación en España: 185-197. Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Madrid.