Rodriguez-Pérez J, Jiménez-Navarro G, Silva B, Barreiro S, Melguizo-Ruiz N, Moreira F, Vasconcelos S, Morgado R, Herrera JM (submitted) A countrywide network modeling approach reveals the impact of landscape simplification on biocontrol services provided by birds and bats.

Parejo-Farnés C, Aguilar R, Herrera JM, Aparicio A, González-Albaladejo R (2020) Habitat fragmentation effects on frugivore and seed dispersal of Pistacia lentiscus across two contrasting fruiting seasons. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 000, 000-000

Galantinho A, Herrera JM, Eufrázio S, Silva C, Carvalho F, Alpizar-Jara R, Mira A (2020) Road verges ensure connectivity for small mammals: a case study with wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) in agro-silvo-pastoral systems. Journal of Environmental Management 258, 110033

Morgado R, Santana J, Porto M, Sánchez-Oliver J, Reino L, Herrera JM, Rego F, Beja P, Moreira F (2019) A Mediterranean silent spring? The effects of olive farming intensification on breeding bird assemblages. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment 288, 106694

Costa A, Silva B, Jiménez-Navarro G, Barreiro S, Melguizo-Ruiz N, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Vasconcelos S, Beja P, Moreira F, Herrera JM (2019) Structural simplification compromises the potential of common insectivorous bats to provide biocontrol services against the major olive pest Prays oleae. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment 287, 106708

Moreira F, Herrera JM, Beja P (2019) Making olive oil sustainable. Science 365 (6456), 873

Herrera JM, Barreiro S, Melguizo-Ruiz N, Rivera V, Silva B, Jiménez-Navarro G, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Muñoz-Rojas J, Sánchez AR (2019) ibagreco2018: 1st Iberian Meeting on Agroecological Research. Ecosistemas 28, 123-124 (in Spanish with English summary)

Herrera JM, Ploquin E, Rasmont P, Obeso JR (2018) Climatic niche breadth determines the response of bumblebees (Bombus spp.) to climate warming in mountain areas of north-western Iberian peninsula. Journal of Insect Conservation 22, 771-779

Trillo A, Herrera JM, Vilà M (2018) Managed bumble bees increase flower visitation but not fruit weight in polytunnel strawberry crops. Basic and Applied Ecology 30, 32-40

Rodríguez-Pérez J, Herrera JM, Arizaga, J (2018) Mature non-native plantations complement native forests in bird communities: canopy and understory effects on avian habitat preferences. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research 91: 177-184

Herrera JM, Alagador D, Salgueiro P, Mira A (2018) A distribution-oriented approach to support landscape connectivity for ecologically bird species. PLoS ONE 13(4): e0194848

Costa P, Medinas D, Silva B, Mira A, Guiomar N, Sales-Baptista E, Ferraz de Oliveira MI, Herrera JM (2018) Cattle-driven fine-scale forest disturbance alters ensemble composition and activity levels of insectivorous bats in Mediterranean wood pastures. Agroforestry Systems 93, 1687-1699

Obeso JR, Herrera JM (2018) Pollinators and climate change. Ecosistemas 27, 52-59 (in Spanish with English summary)

Herrera JM, Costa P, Encarnaçao C, Salgueiro P, Medinas D, Mira A (2016) Generalities of vertebrate responses to landscape composition and configuration gradients in a highly heterogeneous Mediterranean region. Journal of Biogeography 43, 1203-1214

Herrera JM, Teixeira I, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Mira A (2015) Landscape structure shapes carnivore-mediated seed dispersal kernels in heterogeneous landscapes Landscape Ecology 31, 731-743

Herrera JM, Costa P, Medinas D, Marques J. Tiago, Mira A (2015) Community composition and activity levels of insectivorous bats in Mediterranean olive orchards. Animal Conservation 18, 557-566

Martínez D, García D, Herrera JM (2014) Consistency and reciprocity in indirect interactions between trees mediated by frugivorous birds. Oikos 123: 414-422

Herrera JM, Ploquin E, Rodriguez-Pérez J, Obeso JR (2014) Determining habitat suitability of a mountain bumblebee fauna: a baseline approach for testing the impact of climate change on species distribution and abundance. Journal of Biogeography 41, 700-712

Ploquin E, Herrera JM, Obeso JR (2013) Bumblebee community homogenization after uphill shifts in a montane area of northern Spain. Oecologia 173, 1649-166

Herrera JM (2011) Plant regeneration processes in fragmented secondary-growth forests in the Cantabrian Range (Asturias, NW Spain). Ecosistemas 20, 170-176 (in Spanish with English summary) (Awarded as the best thesis summary 2011)

Morales JM, García D, Martínez D, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Herrera JM (2013) Frugivore behavioural details matter for seed dispersal: a Multi-Species Model for Cantabrian thrushes and trees. PLoS ONE (6):e65216. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065216

Herrera JM, Doblas-Miranda E (2013) Land-cover change effects on trophic interactions: current knowledge and future challenges in research and conservation. Basic and Applied Ecology 14, 1-11

García D, Martínez D, Herrera JM, Morales JM (2012) Functional heterogeneity in a plant-frugivore assemblage enhances seed dispersal resilience to habitat loss. Ecography 35, 001-012

Herrera JM (2012) Matrix habitats and biodiversity conservation: from ecological theory to management actions. Ecosistemas 2-3, 21-34 (in Spanish with English summary)

Herrera JM, Morales JM, García D (2011) Differential effects of fruit availability and habitat cover for frugivore-mediated seed dispersal in a heterogeneous landscape. Journal of Ecology 99, 1100-1107

Herrera JM, García D, Martínez D, Valdés A (2011) Regional vs. local effects of habitat loss and fragmentation on two plant-animal interactions. Ecography 34, 606-615

Herrera JM, García D, Morales JM (2010) Matrix effects on plant-frugivore and plant-predator interactions in forest fragments. Landscape Ecology 26, 125-135

Herrera JM,, García D (2010) Effects of forest fragmentation on seed rain and seedling establishment in ornithochorous plants. Conservation Biology 24, 1089-1098

Herrera JM, García D (2009) The role of remnant trees in seed dispersal through the matrix: being alone is not always so sad. Biological Conservation 142, 149-158

Sánchez-Piñero F, Aalbu R, Herrera JM (2009) Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of the Khnifiss Lagoon National Park (South Morocco). Journal of African Entomology 17, 106-109

Herrera JM, Sánchez-Piñero F (2007) Morphological description of the Akidini Morica hybrida Charpentier 1825. Annales Zoologicci 57, 403-408

Herrera JM, Sánchez-Piñero F (2004) Description of the last larval stage of Heliotaurus ruficollis Fabricius 1871 (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae). Annales Zoologicci 54, 729-734


AEET (2019) Medidas para la Conservación de la Biodiversidad de los Polinizadores Silvestres en la Península Ibérica. Link:

Herrera JM, Rivera V, Barreiro S, Silva B, Jiménez-Navarro G, Melguizo N (2018) Los murciélagos del Parque Natural Bahía de Cádiz. Revista de la Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural 12, 83-88 (in Spanish with English summary).

Rodríguez-Pérez J, Arizaga J, Herrera JM (2016) Estudio de la diversidad de avifauna en el ZEC Artikutza y su relación con el hábitat forestal. Informe Técnico. Donostiako Udala. Ayto. San Sebastián.

Herrera JM, García D (2009) The state of the conservation of bird-disperser thrushes in Spain. Quercus 274, 14-21 (In Spanish)


Melguizo-Ruiz N, Jiménez-Navarro G, Rivera-Girón V, Barreiro S, Silva B, Herrera JM (Eds) (2018) Book of Abstracts – I Iberian Meeting on Agroecological Research – Establishing the ecological basis for sustainable agriculture, Évora, Portugal. ISBN 978-989-8550-72-9

García D, Chacoff NP, Herrera JM, Amico GC (2009) The spatial scale of plant-animal interactions. In: Plant-animal interactions and Biodiversity conservation. pp: 133-156. Editorial Universitaria, Santiago, Chile, CYTED. (In Spanish)

Herrera JM, García D (2008) Can we distinguish accumulative patterns in scale changes? A study case with plant-animal interactions. In: Introduction to the analysis of spatial data in Ecology and Earth sciences: methods and applications. pp: 605-616. URJC-AEET-CAM. (In Spanish)

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