Publications in JCR-indexed Journals

Manuscripts submitted

55) Paulo A.V. Borges, Pedro Cardoso, Robert J. Whittaker, Holger Kreft, Brent C. Emerson, Artur Gil, Rosemary G. Gillespie, Thomas J. Matthews, Ana M.C. Santos, Manuel J. Steinbauer, Christoph Thébaud, Claudine Ah-Peng, Isabel R. Amorim, Sílvia Calvo Aranda, Ana Moura Arroz,, Jose Manuel Azevedo, Mário Boieiro, Luís Borda-de-Água, José Carlos Carvalho, Rui B. Elias, Simone Fattorini, José Maria Fernández-Palacios, Margarita Florencio,, Juana M. González-Mancebo, Lawrence R. Heaney, Joaquin Hortal, Christoph Kueffer, Benoit Lequette, José Luis-Martin Esquivel, Heriberto López, José Marcelino, Rui Nunes, Pedro Oromí, Jairo Patiño, Antonio J. Pérez, Carla Rego,, Sérvio P. Ribeiro,, François Rigal, Pedro Rodrigues, Andrew J. Rominger, Margarida Santos-Reis, Hanno Schaefer, Cecília Sérgio, Artur R. M. Serrano, Manuela Sim-Sim, P.J. Stephenson, António O. Soares, Dominique Strasberg, Alain Vanderporten, Virgílio Vieira & Rosalina Gabriel. Islands in focus: a call for long-term coordinated survey and monitoring of forest biota across islands. Journal of Applied Ecology, under review

54) Jairo Patiño, Robert J. Whittaker, Paulo A.V. Borges, Jose M. Fernández-Palacios, Claudine Ah-Peng, Miguel Araújo, Sergio Ávila, Pedro Cardoso, Josselin Cornuault, Erik J. de Boer, Lea de Nascimento, Artur Gil, Aarón González-Castro, Daniel S. Gruner, Ruben Heleno, Joaquín Hortal, Juan Carlos Illera, Christopher Kaiser-Bunbury, Tom Matthews, Anna Papadopoulou, Nathalie Pettorelli, Jonathan Price, Ana M. C. Santos, Manuel J. Steinbauer, Kostas A. Triantis, Luis Valente, Pablo Vargas, Patrick Weigelt and Brent C. Emerson. A roadmap for island biology: 50 fundamental questions after 50 years of The Theory of Island Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography, under review

53) Dirkse GM, Nieuwkoop JAW, Vanderpoorten A, Losada-Lima A, González-Mancebo JM, Patiño J, van Melick HMH, Bruggeman-Nannenga MA, Holyoak DT, Sotiaux A, Hernández-Hernández R, Rodríguez-Romero A. Distribution and taxonomy of noteworthy bryophytes new to Macaronesia. Cryptogamie, Bryologie, under review

52) Désamoré A, Laenen B, Patino J, Vanderpoorten A. Variation of sexual systems does not affect patterns of genetic structure and diversity in bryophytes, under review

Manuscripts published

• 2016

51) García-Olivares V, López H, Patiño J, Alvarez N, Machado A, Carecido JC, Soler V, Emerson BC. Evidence for mega-landslides as drivers of island colonisation. Journal of Biogeography, accepted, in press

50) Patiño J*, Hedenäs L*, Dirkse GM, Ignatov MS, Papp B, Müller F, González-Mancebo JM, Vanderpoorten A. Species delimitation in the recalcitrant moss genus Rhynchostegiella (Brachytheciaceae). Taxon, accepted, in press [* shared first authorship]

49) Wang J, Hamburg A, Vanderpoorten A, Patiño JEvidence for a latitudinal diversity gradient in liverworts and hornworts. Journal of Biogeography, accepted, in press

48) Norhazrina N, Patiño J, Hedenäs L, Wang J, Vanderpoorten A. Molecular circumscription of the moss genus Pelekium (Thuidiaceae). Journal of Bryology, accepted, in press

47) Patiño J, Wang J, Renner M, Gradstein SR, Laenen B, Devos N, Shaw JA, Vanderpoorten A. 2017. Range size heritability and diversification patterns in the liverwort genus Radula. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106:73–85

46) Patiño J*, Desamore A*, Mardulyn P, Laenen B, Zanatta F, Vanderpoorten A. High migration rates shape the postglacial history of amphi-Atlantic bryophytes. Molecular Ecology, 25, 5568-5584 [* shared first authorship]

45) Norhazrina N, Wang J, Hamburg A, Laurens Geffert J, Mute J, Gradstein SR, Baselga A, Vanderpoorten A*, Patiño J*. Tropical moss and liverwort floras: a homogeneous assemblage of highly mobile species? Insights from their spatial patterns of beta diversity. Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society, doi:10.1111/boj.12495 [* shared co-supervision]

44) Norhazrina N, Vanderpoorten A, Hedenäs L, Patiño J. 2016.What are the evolutionary mechanisms explaining the balanced species richness patterns across tropical mosses? Insights from the phylogeny of the pantropical genus Pelekium. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 105:139-45

43) Patiño J*, Mateo RG*, Muñoz J, González-Mancebo JM, Sim-Sim M, Aranda SC, Dirkse, G, Gabriel R, Borges P, Vanderpoorten A. 2016. Climate change threats to the endemic bryophyte diversity in Macaronesia. Scientific Reports 6: 29156   [* shared first authorship]

42) Rodríguez-Romero A, Mariano Hernández, Patiño J, Werner O, González-Mancebo JM. 2016. Characterization of ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for the threatened island moss Grimmia curviseta (Bryophyta). Journal of Bryology, dos: /10.1080/03736687.2016.1183331

41) Zanatta F, Patiño J, Lebeau F, Massillon M, Hylander K, de Haan M, Ballings P, Degreef J, Vanderpoorten A. 2016. Measuring spore settling velocity for an improved assessment of dispersal rates in mosses. Annals of Botany, accepted, 118: 197-206

40) Laenen B, Machac A, Gradstein RS, Shaw B, Patiño J, Désamoré A, Goffinet B, Cox CJ, Vanderpoorten A, Shaw AJ. 2016 Increased diversification rates follow shifts to bisexuality in liverworts. New Phytologist 210:1121-1129

39) Patiño J, Goffinet B, Sim-Sim M, Vanderpoorten A. 2016. Is the sword moss (Bryoxiphium) a preglacial Tertiary relict? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 96:200-206

38) Laenen B, Machac A, Gradstein RS, Shaw B, Patiño J, Désamoré A, Goffinet B, Cox CJ, Vanderpoorten A, Shaw AJ. 2016. Geographical range in liverworts: does sex really matter? Journal of Biogeography 43:627-635

• 2015

37) Williams B, Schaefer H, Menezes de Sequeira M, J. Reyes-Betancort A, Patiño J, Carine MA. 2015. Are there any widespread endemic flowering plants in Macaronesia? Phylogeography of Ranunculus cortusifolius (Ranunculaceae). American Journal of Botany, accepted, in press

36) Malombe, I., Matheka KW, Pócs T, Patiño J. 2015. The ecological response of epiphyllous bryophytes to human-induced edges in secondary afromontane forests in Tahita Hills. Journal of Bryology, accepted, in press

35) Pisa S, Vanderpoorten A, Patiño J, Werner O, González-Mancebo JM, Ros RM. 2015. How to define nativeness in vagile organisms: lessons from the cosmopolitan moss Bryum argenteum on the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands). Plant Biology 17:1057–1065

34) Patiño J, Carine M, Mardulyn P, Devos N, Mateo RG, González-Mancebo JM, Shaw JA, Vanderpoorten A. 2015. Approximate Bayesian Computation reveals the crucial role of oceanic islands for the assembly of continental biodiversity. Systematic Biology 64:579-589 (Journal Cover)

33) Patiño J, Vanderpoorten A. 2015. Macaronesia is a departure gate of anagenetic speciation in the moss genus Rhynchostegiella. Journal of Biogeography 42:2122–2130

32) Vanderpoorten A., Patiño J, Dirkse, GM, Hedenäs L. 2015. Early divergence of an Azores endemic species in the moss genus Rhynchostegiella. Phytotaxa 210

31) Patiño J, Vanderpoorten A. 2015. How to define nativeness in organisms with high dispersal capacities? A comment on Essl et al. Journal of Biogeography 42:1360–1362

30) Draper I, Hedenäs L, Stech M, Patiño J, Werner O, González-Mancebo JM, Sim-Sim M, Lopes T & Ros RM. 2015. How many species of Isothecium (Lembophyllaceae, Bryophyta) are there in Macaronesia? A survey using integrative taxonomy. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 177:418–438

29) Patiño J, Solymos P, Carine M, Vanderpoorten A. 2015. Island floras are not necessarily more species-poor than continental ones. Journal of Biogeography 42:8-10


28) Pisa S, Biersma EM, Convey P, Patiño J, Vanderpoorten A, Werner O, Ros RM. 2014. The cosmopolitan moss Bryum argenteum in Antarctica: recent colonisation or in situ survival? Polar Biology 37:1469-1477

27) Laenen B, Shaw B, Schneider H, Goffinet B, Paradis E, Désamoré A, Heinrichs J, Villarreal JC, Gradstein SR, McDaniel SF, Long DG, Forrest LL, Hollingsworth ML, Crandall-Stotler B, Davis EC, Engel J, Von Konrat M, Cooper ED, Patiño J, Cymon C, Vanderpoorten A, Shaw AJ. 2014. Extant diversity of bryophytes emerged from successive post-Mesozoic diversification bursts. Nature Communications 5: 5134

26) Aranda SC, Gabriel R, Borges PAV, Santos AMC, de Azevedo EB, Patiño J, Hortal J, Lobo JM. 2014. Geographical, temporal and environmental determinants of bryophyte species richness in the Macaronesian islands. PLoS ONE 8; 9(7):e101786

25) Aranda SC, Gradstein SR, Patiño J, Laenen B, Désamoré A, Vanderpoorten A. 2014. Phylogeny, classification and species delimitation in the liverwort genus OdontoschismaTaxon 63:1008-1025

24) Patiño J, Weigelt P, Guilhaumon F, Kreft H, Triantis KA, Naranjo-Cigala A, Sólymos P, Vanderpoorten A. 2014. Differences in species–area relationships among the major lineages of land plants: a macroecological perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23:1275–1283

23) Hedenäs L, Désamoré A, Laenen B, Papp B, Quandt D, González-Mancebo JM, Patiño J, Vanderpoorten A, Stech M. 2014. Three species for the price of one within the moss Homalothecium sericeum s.l. Taxon 63:249-257

22) Vanderpoorten A, Mateo RG, Sim-Sim M, Ruas S, Dirkse G, Gabriel R, Borges PAV, González-Mancebo JM, Calvo Aranda S, Patiño J. 2014. How do Macaronesian bryophytes respond to climate change? Silva Lusitania, No:1-13

21) Patiño J, Carine M, Fernández-Palacios J, Otto R, Schaefer H, Vanderpoorten A. 2014. The anagenetic world of spore-producing plants. New Phytologist 201:305-311


20) Patiño J, Devos N, Vanderpoorten A, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Renner M. 2013. The identity of Radula carringtonii Jack. Journal of Bryology 35:314-316

19) Renner M, Devos N, Patiño J, Brown E, Orme A, Elgy M, Wilson T, Gray L, von Konrat M. 2013. Integrative taxonomy resolves the cryptic and pseudo-cryptic Radula buccinifera complex (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida), including two reinstated and five new species. PhytoKeys 27: 1-113

18) Patiño J, Bisang I, Hedenäs L, Dirkse G, Bjarnason ÁH, Ah-Peng C, Vanderpoorten A. 2013. Baker’s law and the island syndromes in bryophytes. Journal of Ecology 101:1245–1255 (Journal Cover)

17) Patiño J, Medina R, Vanderpoorten A, González-Mancebo JM, Werner O, Devos N, Mateo RG, Lara F, Ros RM. 2013. Origin and fate of the single-island endemic moss Orthotrichum handiense. Journal of Biogeography 40:857-868 (Journal Cover)

16) Patiño J, Guilhaumon F, Whittaker RJ, Triantis KA, Gradstein SR, Hedenäs L, González- Mancebo JM, Vanderpoorten A. 2013. Accounting for data heterogeneity in patterns of biodiversity: an application of linear mixed effect models to the oceanic island biogeography of spore-producing plants. Ecography 36:904-913


15) González-Mancebo JM, Dirkse GM, Patiño J, Romaguera F, Werner O, Ros RM, Martín JL. 2012. Applying the IUCN Red List criteria to small-sized plants on oceanic islands: conservation implications for threatened bryophytes in the Canary Islands. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:3613-3636


14) Draper I, González–Mancebo JM, Werner O, Patiño J, Ros RM. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships between the mosses Exsertotheca intermedia from Macaronesian islands and Neckera baetica from southern glacial refugia of the Iberian Peninsula. Annals of Botanical Fennici 48:133–141

13) Patiño J, González–Mancebo JM. 2011. Exploring the effect of host tree identity on epiphyte bryophyte communities in different Canarian subtropical cloud forests. Plant Ecology 212:433–449

12) Stech M, Werner O, González–Mancebo JM, Patiño J, Sim–Sim M, Fontinha S, Hildebrandt I, Ros RM. 2011. Phylogenetic inference in Leucodon Schwägr. subg. Leucodon (Leucodontaceae, Bryophyta) in the North Atlantic region. Taxon 60:79–88


11) González–Mancebo JM, Patiño J, Rodríguez–Romero A, Werner O, Ros RM. 2010. Gymnostomiella genus (Pottiaceae) revisited: new insights revealed by a morphometric analysis. Nova Hedwigia 138:69–83

10) Patiño J, Werner O, González-Mancebo JM. 2010. Impact of forest disturbance on the late successional moss Isothecium myosuroides: local-scale variations of genetic diversity and population structure. Journal of Bryology 32:220–231

9) Patiño J, Hylander K, González-Mancebo JM. 2010. Effect of forest clear-cutting on subtropical bryophyte communities in waterfalls, on dripping walls, and along streams. Ecological Applications 20:1648–1663

8) González-Mancebo JM, Draper I, Lara F, Marrero JD, Muñoz J, Patiño J, Romaguera F & Vanderpoorten A. Amendments to the bryophyte flora of the Cape Verde and Canary Islands. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 30:433-441


7) Patiño J, JM González–Mancebo, JM Fernández–Palacios, JR Arévalo, A Bermúdez. 2009. Short-term effects of clear-cutting on the biomass and richness of epiphytic bryophytes in managed subtropical cloud forests. Annals of Forest Science 66:609-623

6) González-Mancebo JM, Patiño J, Werner O, Gabriel RM, Ros RM. 2009 Distribution patterns of Leucodon species in Macaronesia, with special reference to the Canary Islands. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 30:185-197

5) Werner O, Patiño J, González-Mancebo JM, Ros RM. 2009. The taxonomic status and the geographic relationships of the Macaronesian endemic moss Fissidens luisieri based on sequence data. The Bryologist 112:315-324

4) Patiño J, González-Mancebo JM, Fernández-Palacios JM. 2009. Epiphytic bryophytes in Canarian subtropical montane cloud forests: the importance of the time since disturbance and host identity. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39:48-63


3) González–Mancebo JM, Romaguera F, Ros RM, Patiño J, Werner O. The bryophyte flora of the Canary Islands: update of the species list, and island distribution patterns in the context of the Macaronesian Region. Cryptogamic, Bryologie 29:315-357


2) Werner O, Patiño J, González-Mancebo JM, Ros RM. 2007. The taxonomic status of Platyhypnidium torrenticola based on ITS sequence data. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 28:187-195

1) Bermúdez A, Fernández-Palacios JM, González-Mancebo JM, Patiño J, Arévalo JR, Otto R, & Delgado JD. Floristic and structural recovery of a laurel forest community after clear cutting: A 60 years chronosequence on La Palma (Canary Islands). Annals of Forest Science 64:109-119