Papers in JCR-indexed journals

(*) indicates students under my supervision

Acrobat42. Abellán P, Tella JL, Carrete M, Cardador L, Anadón JD. 2017. Climate matching drives spread rate but not establishment success in recent unintentional bird introductions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114: 9385-9390.

Acrobat41. Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Aragón P, Varela S, Cabeza M. 2017. Matches and mismatches between conservation investments and biodiversity values in the European Union. Conservation Biology, DOI:10.1111/cobi.12977

Acrobat40. Abellan P, Ribera I. 2017. Using phylogenies to trace the geographical signal of diversification. Journal of Biogeography, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13035.

Acrobat39. Sánchez-Fernárdez D, Arribas P, Abellán P. 2016. Advances and links between ecological niche models and phylogeography. Frontiers of Biogeography 8(4): e32338.

Acrobat38. Zamora-Marín JM, Gutiérrez-Cánovas C, Abellán P, Millán A. 2016. The role of protected areas in representing aquatic biodiversity: a test using α, β and γ diversity of water beetles from the Segura river basin (SE Spain). Limnetica 35: 179-192.

Acrobat37. Abellán P, Carrete M, Anadón JD, Cardador L, Tella JL. 2016. Non-random patterns and temporal trends (1912-2012) in the transport, introduction and establishment of exotic birds in Spain and Portugal. Diversity and Distributions 22: 263-273.

Acrobat36. *Arribas P, Abellán P, Velasco J, Millán A. 2015.  Evolutionary ecology, biogeography and conservation of water beetles in Mediterranean saline ecosystems. Limnetica 34: 481-494.

Acrobat35. Sánchez-Fernández D, Millán A, Abellán P, Picazo F, Carbonell JA, Ribera I. 2015. Atlas of Iberian water beetles (ESACIB database). ZooKeys 520: 147-154.

Acrobat34. Aragón P, Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Varela S. 2015. Effects of temporal bias on the assessment of an ecological perturbation: A case study of the Prestige oil spill. Environmental Research Letters 10: 094006.

Acrobat33. *Guareschi S, Bilton DT, Velasco J, Millán A, Abellán P. 2015. How well do protected area networks support taxonomic and functional diversity in non-target taxa? The case of Iberian freshwaters. Biological Conservation 187: 134–144.

Acrobat32. Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D. 2015. A gap analysis comparing the effectiveness of Natura 2000 and national protected area networks in representing European amphibians and reptiles. Biodiversity and Conservation 24: 1377-1390.

Acrobat31. Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P. 2015. Using null models to identify under-represented species in protected areas: A case study using European amphibians and reptiles. Biological Conservation 184: 290–299.

30. *Guareschi S, Abellán P, Laini A, Green AJ, Sánchez-Zapata JA, Velasco J, Millán A. 2015. Cross-taxon Acrobatcongruence in wetlands: assessing the value of waterbirds as surrogates of macroinvertebrate biodiversity in Mediterranean Ramsar sites. Ecological Indicators 49: 204–215.

29. Abellán P, Svenning JC. 2104. Refugia within refugia– patterns in endemism and genetic divergence are linked Acrobatto Late Quaternary climate stability in the Iberian Peninsula. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 1328.

Acrobat28. *Arribas P, Andújar C, Abellán P, Velasco J, Millán A, Ribera I. 2014. Tempo and mode of the multiple origins of salinity tolerance in a water beetle lineage. Molecular Ecology 23: 360–373.

Acrobat27. Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D, Picazo F, Millán A, Lobo JM, Ribera I. 2013. Preserving the evolutionary history of freshwater biota in Iberian National Parks. Biological Conservation 162: 116–126.

Acrobat 26. Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Picazo F, Millán A, Ribera I, Lobo JM. 2013. Do protected areas represent species’ optimal climatic conditions. A test using Iberian water beetles. Diversity and Distributions 19: 1407–1417.

Acrobat 25. *Arribas P, Andújar C, Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Millán A. 2013. Integrative taxonomy and conservation of cryptic beetles in the Mediterranean region (Hydrophilidae). Zoologica Scripta 42: 182–200.

Acrobat 24. *Guareschi S, Gutiérrez–Cánovas C, Picazo F, Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Velasco J, Millán A. 2012. Aquatic macroinvertebrate biodiversity: patterns and surrogates in mountainous Spanish national parks. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 22: 598–615.

Acrobat 23. Abellán P, *Arribas P, Svenning JC. 2012. Geological habitat template overrides late Quaternary climate change as a determinant of range dynamics and phylogeography in some habitat–specialist water beetles. Journal of Biogeography, 39: 970–983.

Acrobat 22. *Arribas P, Abellán P, Velasco J, Bilton DT, Millán A, Sánchez-Fernández D. 2012. Evaluating drivers of vulnerability to climate change: a guide for insect conservation strategies. Global Change Biology,18: 2135–2146.

Acrobat 21. *Arribas P, Velasco J, Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D, Andújar C, Calosi P, Millán A, Ribera I, Bilton DT 2012. Dispersal ability rather than ecological tolerance drives differences in range size between lentic and lotic water beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Journal of Biogeography, 39: 984–994.

Acrobat 20. Sánchez-Fernández D, Lobo JM, Abellán P, Millán A. 2011. Environmental niche divergence between genetically distant lineages of an endangered water beetle. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 103, 891–903.

Acrobat 19. *Carbonell JA, Abellán P, Arribas P, Elder JF, Millán A. 2011. The Genus Aphelocheirus Westwood, 1833 (Hemiptera: Aphelocheiridae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 2771: 1–16.

Acrobat 18. Sánchez-Fernández D, Lobo JM, Abellán P, Millán A. 2011. How to identify future sampling areas when information is biased and scarce: an example using predictive models for species richness of Iberian water beetles. Journal for Nature Conservation 19: 54–59.

Acrobat 17. Abellán P, Benetti CJ, Angus RB, Ribera I. 2011.  A review of Quaternary range shifts in European aquatic Coleoptera. Global Ecology and Biogeography 20: 87–100.

Acrobat 16. *Carbonell JA, Gutiérrez–Cánovas C, Bruno D, Abellán P, Velasco J, Millán A. 2011. Ecological factors determining the distribution and assemblages of the aquatic hemiptera (Gerromorpha, Nepomorpha) in the Segura river basin (Spain). Limnetica 30: 57–70.

Acrobat 15. Millán A, Velasco J, Gutiérrez–Cánovas C, Arribas P, Picazo F, Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P. 2011. Mediterranean saline streams in southeast Spain: What do we know? Journal of Arid Environments 75: 1352–1359.

Acrobat14.  Abellán P, Ribera I. 2011. Geographic location and phylogeny are the main determinants of the size of the geographical range in aquatic beetles. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11:344.

Acrobat 13. Bennás N, Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Millán A. 2009. Analyse de la vulnérabilité des coléoptères aquatiques dans la rive sud méditerranéenne: cas du Rif Marocain. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 45: 309–320.

Acrobat 12. Abellán P, Millán A, Ribera I. 2009. Parallel habitat–driven differences in the phylogeographic structure of two independent lineages of Mediterranean saline water beetles. Molecular Ecology 18: 3885–3902.

Acrobat 11. Sánchez-Fernández D, Lobo JM, Abellán P, Ribera I, Millán A. 2008. Bias in freshwater biodiversity sampling: the case of Iberian water beetles. Diversity and Distributions 14: 754–762.

Acrobat 10. Sánchez-Fernández D, Bilton DT, Abellán P, Ribera I, Velasco J, Millán A. 2008. Are the endemic water beetles of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands effectively protected? Biological Conservation 141: 1612–1627.

Acrobat 9. Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D, Velasco J, Millán A. 2007. Effectiveness of protected area networks in representing freshwater biodiversity: the case of a Mediterranean river basin (SE Spain). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 17: 361–374.

Acrobat 8. Abellán P, Gómez–Zurita J, Millán A, Sánchez-Fernández D, Velasco J, Galián J, Ribera I. 2007. Conservation genetics in hypersaline inland waters: mitochondrial diversity and phylogeography of an endangered Iberian beetle (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae). Conservation Genetics 8: 79–88.

Acrobat 7. Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Mellado A,Velasco J, Millán A. 2006. Are water beetles good indicators of biodiversity in Mediterranean aquatic ecosystems? The case of the Segura river basin (SE Spain). Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 4507–4520.

Acrobat 6. Abellán P, Sanchéz–Fernández D, Millán A, Botella F, Sánchez-Zapata JA, Giménez A. 2006. Irrigation pools as macroinvertebrate habitat in a semi–arid agricultural landscape (SE Spain). Journal of Arid Environments 67: 255–269.

Acrobat 5. Abellán P, Bilton DT, Millán A, Sánchez-Fernández D, Ramsay PM. 2006. Can taxonomic distinctness assess anthropogenic impacts in inland waters? A case study from a Mediterranean river basin. Freshwater Biology 51: 1744–1756.

Acrobat4. Velasco J, Lloret J, Millán A, Marin A, Barahona J, Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D. 2006. Nutrient and particulate imputs into the Mar Menor lagoon from an intensive agricultural watershed. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 176: 255–269.

Acrobat3. Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D, Velasco J, Millán A. 2005. Conservation of freshwater biodiversity: a comparison of different area selection methods. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 3457–3474

Acrobat2. Abellán P, Sánchez-Fernández D, Velasco J, Millán A. 2005. Assessing conservation priorities for insects: status of water beetles in southeast Spain. Biological Conservation 121: 79–90.

Acrobat1. Sánchez-Fernández D, Abellán P, Velasco J, Millán A. 2004. Selecting areas to protect the biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems in a semiarid Mediterranean region using water beetles. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14: 465–479.

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