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2017

Alonso, C., R. Pérez, P. Bazaga, M. Medrano, and C. M. Herrera (2017) Within-plant variation in seed size and inflorescence fecundity is associated with epigenetic mosaicism in the shrub Lavandula latifolia (Lamiaceae). Annals of Botany, in press.

de Vega, C., R. Albaladejo, B. Guzmán, S. Steenhuisen, S. D. Johnson, C. M. Herrera, and M. A. Lachance (2017) Flowers as a reservoir of yeast diversity: description of Wickerhamiella nectarea f.a. sp. nov., and Wickerhamiella natalensis f.a. sp. nov. from South African flowers and pollinators, and transfer of related Candida species to the genus Wickerhamiella as new combinations. FEMS Yeast Research, in press. doi:10.1093/femsyr/fox054


 Herrera, C. M. (2017) Scavengers that fit beneath a microscope lens. Ecology, in press. doi:10.1002/ecy.1874 


 Herrera, C. M., M. Medrano, and P. Bazaga (2017) Epigenetic and genetic spatial structure of the perennial herb Helleborus foetidus: isolation by environment, isolation by distance, and functional trait divergence. American Journal of Botany 104, 1195-1204. 


Canto, A., C. M. Herrera, and R. Rodriguez (2017) Nectar-living yeasts of a tropical host plant community: Diversity and effects on community-wide floral nectar traits. PeerJ 5, e3517. doi:10.7717/peerj.3517.


Garrido, J. L., J. M. Alcántara, P. J. Rey, M. Medrano, J. Guitián, M. C. Castellanos, J. M. Bastida, R. Jaime, and C. M. Herrera (2017) Geographic genetic structure of Iberian columbines (Gen. Aquilegia). Plant Systematics and Evolution, in press. doi:10.1007/s00606-017-1428-5 

 

Herrera, C. M., and M. Medrano (2017) Pollination consequences of simulated intrafloral microbial warming in an early-blooming herb. Flora 232, 142-149.


2016

 

Herrera, C. M. (2016) Cincuenta años de investigación ecológica por y en la Estación Biológica de Doñana: una exploración bibliométrica. Pp. 61-77 in M. Ferrer (ed.), Doñana. 50 años de investigaciones científicas. Colección Anejos Arbor, CSIC, Madrid.

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2016) Genetic and epigenetic divergence between disturbed and undisturbed subpopulations of a Mediterranean shrub: a 20-year field experiment. Ecology and Evolution 6, 3832-3847.

 

Herrera, C. M., M. Medrano, and P. Bazaga (2016) Comparative spatial genetics and epigenetics of plant populations: heuristic value and a proof of concept. Molecular Ecology 25, 1653–1664.

 

Pozo, M. I., C. M. Herrera, M. A. Lachance, K. Verstrepen, B. Lievens, and H. Jacquemyn (2016) Species coexistence in simple microbial communities: unravelling the phenotypic landscape of co-occurring Metschnikowia species in floral nectar. Environmental Microbiology 18, 1850–1862.

Alonso, C., R. Pérez, P. Bazaga, M. Medrano, and C. M. Herrera (2016) MSAP markers and global cytosine methylation in plants: a literature survey and comparative analysis for a wild growing species. Molecular Ecology Resources 16, 80-90.

 

Alvarez-Perez, S., C. de Vega, M. I. Pozo, M. Lenaerts, A. Van Assche, C. M. Herrera, H. Jacquemyn, and B. Lievens (2016) Nectar yeasts of the Metschnikowia clade are highly susceptible to azole antifungals widely used in medicine and agriculture. FEMS Yeast Research 16, doi:10.1093/femsyr/fov115.

 

Castilla, A., C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2016) To be or not to be better pollinated: differences between sex morphs in marginal gynodioecious populations. American Journal of Botany 103, 388-395.


2015

Alonso, C., R. Pérez, P. Bazaga, and C. M. Herrera (2015) Global DNA cytosine methylation as an evolving trait: phylogenetic signal and correlated evolution with genome size in Angiosperms. Frontiers in Genetics. doi:10.3389/fgene.2015.00004

Castilla, A. C., C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2015) Sex-specific phenotypic selection and geographic variation in gender divergence in a gynodioecious shrub. Plant Biology 17, 186-193.

Canto, A., C. M. Herrera, I. M. García, M. García, and P. Bazaga (2015) Comparative effects of two species of floricolous Metschnikowia yeasts on nectar. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 72, e019.

Herrera, C. M., M. Medrano, and P. Bazaga (2015) Continuous within-plant variation as a source of intraspecific functional diversity: patterns, magnitude, and genetic correlates of leaf variability in Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). American Journal of Botany 102, 225-232.

Pozo, M. I., C. M. Herrera, W. van den Ende, K. Verstrepen, B. Lievens, and H. Jacquemyn (2015) The impact of nectar chemical features on phenotypic variation in two related nectar yeasts. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91, doi:10.1093/femsec/fiv055,

Vargas-Mendoza C. F., I. Ortegón-Campos, D. Marrufo, C. M. Herrera, and V. Parra-Tabla (2015) Genetic diversity, outcrossing rate and demographic history along a climatic gradient in the ruderal plant Ruellia nudiflora (Acanthaceae). Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 86, 508-520.


2014

 

Medrano, M., C. M. Herrera, and P. Bazaga (2014) Epigenetic variation predicts regional and local intraspecific functional diversity in a perennial herb. Molecular Ecology 23, 4926-4938.

 

Medrano, M., E. López-Perea, and C. M. Herrera (2014) Population genetics methods applied to a species delimitation problem: endemic trumpet daffodils (Narcissus section Pseudonarcissi) from the southern Iberian Peninsula. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175, 501-517.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Echoes in blogosphere:

Endemic daffodils and natural heritage

de Vega, C., B. Guzmán, S. L. Steenhuisen, S. D. Johnson, C. M. Herrera, and M. A. Lachance (2014). Metschnikowia drakensbergensis sp. nov. and Metschnikowia caudata sp. nov., two endemic yeasts associated with Protea flowers in South Africa. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 64, 3724-3732.

Alonso, C., R. Pérez, P. Bazaga, M. Medrano, and C. M. Herrera (2014). Individual variation in size and fecundity is correlated with differences in global DNA cytosine methylation in the perennial herb Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). American Journal of Botany 101, 1309-1313.

Pozo, M. I., C. M. Herrera, and C. Alonso (2014). Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of nectar-inhabiting yeasts: how different floral microenvironments arise in winter-blooming Helleborus foetidus. Fungal Ecology 11, 173-180.

Herrera, C. M. (2014) Population growth of the floricolous yeast Metschnikowia reukaufii: effects of nectar host, yeast genotype and host x genotype interaction. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 88, 250-257.

Herrera, C. M., M. Medrano, and P. Bazaga (2014) Variation in DNA methylation transmissibility, genetic heterogeneity and fecundity-related traits in natural populations of the perennial herb Helleborus foetidus. Molecular Ecology 23, 1085-1095.

Lenaerts, M., S. Álvarez-Pérez, C. de Vega, A. van Assche, S. Johnson, K. Willems, C. M. Herrera, H. Jacquemyn, and B. Lievens (2014) Rosenbergiella australoborealis sp. nov., Rosenbergiella collisarenosi sp. nov. and Rosenbergiella epipactidis sp. nov., three novel bacterial species isolated from floral nectar. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 37, 402-411.

Seino, M. M., C. de Vega, P. Bazaga, H. Jacquemyn, and C. M. Herrera (2014) Development and characterization of microsatellite loci for the primrose Primula vulgaris and successful cross-amplification in the congeneric P. elatior and P. veris. Conservation Genetics Resources 6, 653-655.

Herrera, C. M., M. I. Pozo, and P. Bazaga (2014) Nonrandom genotype distribution among floral hosts contributes to local and regional genetic diversity in the nectar living yeast Metschnikowia reukaufii. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87, 568-575.

de Vega, C., C. M. Herrera, and S. Dötterl (2014) Floral volatiles play a key role in specialized ant pollination. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16, 32-42.


2013

Álvarez-Pérez, S., C. de Vega, and C. M. Herrera (2013) Multilocus sequence analysis of nectar pseudomonads reveals high genetic diversity and contrasting recombination patterns. PLOS ONE 8, e75797.

Herrera, C. M., M. Medrano, and P. Bazaga (2013) Epigenetic differentiation persists after male gametogenesis in natural populations of the perennial herb Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). PLOS ONE 8, e70730.

Guzmán, B., M. A. Lachance, and C. M. Herrera (2013) Phylogenetic analysis of the angiosperm-floricolous insect-yeast association: have yeast and angiosperm lineages co-diversified ? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68, 161–175.

de Vega, C., and C. M. Herrera (2013) Microorganisms transported by ants induce changes in floral nectar composition of an ant-pollinated plant. American Journal of Botany 100, 792-800.

Echoes in blogosphere and media:

Just what makes that little old ant… change a flower's nectar content?

Ant pollination changes the sugar composition of floral nectar

Anche le formiche nel loro piccolo… fanno più dolce il nettare!

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2013) Epigenetic correlates of plant phenotypic plasticity: DNA methylation differs between prickly and nonprickly leaves in heterophyllous Ilex aquifolium (Aquifoliaceae) trees. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 171, 441-452.

Highlighted by The Linnean Society of London: Why is holly prickly?
Featured in National Geographic Daily News: Hollies get prickly for a reason

 

Helleborus foetidus and Bombus terrestris Herrera, C. M., M. I. Pozo, and M. Medrano (2013) Yeasts in nectar of an early-blooming herb: sought by bumble bees, detrimental to plant fecundity. Ecology 94, 273-279.

Photo Gallery:  Herrera, C. M., M. I. Pozo, and M. Medrano. 2013. Bumble bees prefer nectar containing yeasts. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 94,186–189. 

 

Álvarez-Pérez, S., and C. M. Herrera (2013) Composition, richness and non-random assembly of culturable bacterial–microfungal communities in floral nectar of Mediterranean plants. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 83, 685-699.

 

Álvarez-Pérez, S., B. Lievens, H. Jacquemyn, and C. M. Herrera (2013) Acinetobacter nectaris sp. nov. and Acinetobacter boissieri sp. nov., isolated from floral nectar of wild Mediterranean insect-pollinated plants. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63, 1532–1539.

 

Castilla, A. R., C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2013) Herbivory at marginal populations: consequences for maternal fitness and vegetative differentiation. Acta Oecologica 49, 32-38.

 

Parejo-Farnés, C., R. G. Albaladejo, C. M. Herrera, and A. Aparicio, in Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium et al. (2013) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers for Helianthemum cinereum subsp. rotundifolium (Cistaceae) using next-generation sequencing. Molecular Ecology Resources 13, 966-968.

 

Seino, M. M., C. de Vega, P. Bazaga, M. Medrano, and C. M. Herrera, in Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium et al. (2013) Development and characterization of microsatellite loci for the perennial herb Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 13, 341-343.   Manuscript with details here or here

 

Seino, M. M., C. de Vega, P. Bazaga, M. I. Pozo, and C. M. Herrera, in Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium et al. (2013) Development and characterization of microsatellite loci for the nectar-living yeast Metschnikowia reukaufii. Molecular Ecology Resources 13, 760-762.


2012

 

Alonso, C., C. M. Herrera, and T.-L. Ashman (2012) A piece of the puzzle: a method for comparing pollination quality and quantity across multiple species and reproductive events. New Phytologist 193, 532-542.

 

Álvarez-Pérez, S., C. M. Herrera, and C. de Vega (2012) Zooming-in on floral nectar: a first exploration of nectar-associated bacteria in wild plant communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 80, 591-602.

Featured in BiotecVisions 2012, July A1-A8.

Canto, A., and C. M. Herrera (2012) Micro-organisms behind the pollination scenes: microbial imprint on floral nectar sugar variation in a tropical plant community. Annals of Botany 110, 1173-1183.

 

Castilla, A. R., C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2012) Genetic structure of the shrub Daphne laureola across the Baetic Ranges, a Mediterranean glacial refugium and biodiversity hotspot. Plant Biology 14, 515-524.  

 

Castilla, A. R., T. Wiegand, C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2012) Disturbance-dependent spatial distribution of sexes in a gynodioecious understory shrub. Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 405-413. Supplementary material

 

de Vega, C., and C. M. Herrera (2012) Relationships among nectar-dwelling yeasts, flowers and ants: patterns and incidence on nectar traits. Oikos 121, 1878-1888.

 

de Vega, C., B. Guzmán, M. A. Lachance, S. L. Steenhuisen, S. D. Johnson, and C. M. Herrera (2012) Metschnikowia proteae sp. nov., a nectarivorous insect-associated yeast species from Africa. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62, 2538–2545.

 

Garrido, J. L., P. J. Rey, C. M. Herrera, and J. M. Ramírez (2012) Negative evidence of local adaptation to the establishment conditions in a perennial herb. Plant Ecology 213, 1555-1569.

 

Herrera, C. M. (2012) Genomic scan as a tool for assessing the genetic component of phenotypic variance in wild populations. Pages 315-329 in F. Pompanon and A. Bonin (eds), Data Production and Analysis in Population Genomics. Methods in Molecular Biology Series, Vol. 888. Humana Press, New York. Further information and book flyer.

 

Herrera, C. M., M. I. Pozo, and P. Bazaga (2012) Jack of all nectars, master of most: DNA methylation and the epigenetic basis of niche width in a flower-living yeast. Molecular Ecology 21, 2602-2616.

Commentary: Schrey, A., and C. L. Richards (2012) Within-genotype epigenetic variation enables broad niche width in a nectar living yeast. Molecular Ecology 21, 2559-2561.

Medrano, M., R. Requerey, J. D. Karron, and C. M. Herrera (2012) Herkogamy and mate diversity in the wild daffodil Narcissus longispathus: beyond the selfing-outcrossing paradigm in the evolution of mixed mating. Plant Biology 14, 801-810.

 

Ortegón-Campos, I., L. Abdala-Roberts, V. Parra-Tabla, J. C. Cervera, D. Marrufo-Zapata, and C. M. Herrera (2012) Influence of multiple factors on plant local adaptation: soil type and folivore effects in Ruellia nudiflora (Acanthaceae). Evolutionary Ecology 26, 545-558.

 

Pozo, M. I., M. A. Lachance, and C. M. Herrera (2012) Nectar yeasts of two southern Spanish plants: the roles of immigration and physiological traits in community assembly. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 80, 281-293.


2011

Herrera, C. M., M. I. Pozo, and P. Bazaga (2011) Clonality, genetic diversity and support for the diversifying selection hypothesis in natural populations of a flower-living yeast. Molecular Ecology 20, 4395-4407.

Commentary: Gerstein, A., and J. S. Moore (2011) Small is the new big: assessing the population structure of microorganisms. Molecular Ecology 20, 4385-4387.

Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (2011) Back-and-forth hermaphroditism: phylogenetic context of reproductive system evolution in subdioecious Daphne laureola. Evolution 65, 1680-1692. 

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2011) Untangling individual variation in natural populations: ecological, genetic and epigenetic correlates of long-term inequality in herbivory. Molecular Ecology 20, 1675-1688. Electronic supplementary material: Figure S1 Figure S2

Commentary: Bossdorf, O., and Y. Zhang (2011) A truly ecological epigenetics study. Molecular Ecology 20, 1572-1574.  

Herrera, C. M. (2011) Complex implications around a simple trait: ecological context determines the fecundity effects of corolla marcescence. American Journal of Botany 98, 812-818.

Canto, A., C. M. Herrera, I. M. García, R. Pérez, and M. Vaz (2011) Intraplant variation in nectar traits in Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae) as related to floral phase, environmental conditions and pollinator exposure. Flora 206, 668-675.

Castilla, A. R., C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2011) Exploring local borders of distribution in the shrub Daphne laureola: individual and populations traits. Acta Oecologica 37, 269-276.

de Vega, C., M. Arista, P. L. Ortiz, C. M. Herrera, and S. Talavera (2011) Endozoochory by beetles: a novel seed dispersal mechanism. Annals of Botany 107, 629-637.

Pozo, M. I., C. M. Herrera, and P. Bazaga (2011) Species richness of yeast communities in floral nectar of southern Spanish plants. Microbial Ecology 61, 82-91.

2010

Bastida, J. M., J. M. Alcántara, P. J. Rey, P. Vargas, and C. M. Herrera (2010) Extended phylogeny of Aquilegia: biogeographical and ecological patterns of two simultaneous, but contrasting radiations. Plant Systematics and Evolution 284, 171-185.

Herrera, C. M. (2010) Marcescent corollas as functional structures: effects on the fecundity of two insect-pollinated plants. Annals of Botany 106, 659-662.

Coverage in the media: 

         LabSpaces   Withering well can improve fertility

         ScienceDaily  Withering well can improve fertility

Herrera, C. M. (2010) The Mediterranean Region: Biological diversity in space and time. [Book review]. Quarterly Review of Biology 85, 497.

 

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2010) Epigenetic differentiation and relationship to adaptive genetic divergence in discrete populations of the violet Viola cazorlensis. New Phytologist 187, 867–876.

Commentary: Richards, C. L., O. Bossdorf, K. J. F. Verhoeven (2010) Understanding natural epigenetic variation. New Phytologist 187, 562-564.  

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Herrera, C. M., and R. Jovani (2010) Log-normal distribution of individual lifetime fecundity: insights from a 23-yr study. Ecology 91, 422-430. Digital Appendices and Supplement: Ecological Archives E091-031

Herrera, C. M., and M. I. Pozo (2010) Nectar yeasts warm the flowers of a winter-blooming plant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277, 1827-1834.

Featured in Annals of Botany's News in Botany section: Yeast aids winter bloomer

Coverage in the media:

The Scientist Yeast heaters krone.at Hefe-Pilz wärmt im Winter blühenden Nieswurz auf
New Scientist Stinky flower is kept warm by yeast partner Index.hu Erjesztéssel fűti magát egy virág
The New York Times Yeast makes temperatures rise, too LVZ online Pflanze nutzt Hefe-Ofen zum Heizen
Der Spiegel Stinkende Nieswurz lockt frierende Hummeln an NABU.de Immer ein warmes Plätzchen
Kew Magazine Central heating for hellebores derStandard.at Stinkende Nieswurz sorgt für Wärme
Sueddeutsche.de Wie der Nieswurz lockt  

Herrera, C. M., A. Canto, M. I. Pozo, and P. Bazaga (2010) Inhospitable sweetness: nectar filtering of pollinator-borne inocula leads to impoverished, phylogenetically clustered yeast communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277, 747-754.

Parra-Tabla, V., and C. M. Herrera (2010) Spatially inconsistent direct and indirect effects of herbivory on floral traits and pollination success in a tropical shrub. Oikos 119, 1344-1354.


2009

Herrera, C. M. (2009) Multiplicity in unity. Plant subindividual variation and interactions with animals. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA. 437 pp.

    Book synopsis

 

Reviews:

del-Val, E. 2012. Annals of Botany. doi:10.1093/aob/mcs279.

Harder, L. D. 2010. Variations on a theme - the ecology and evolution of within-plant diversity. Evolution 64, 2184-2187.

Shaw, A. J. 2010. Intra-individual variation. The Bryologist 113, 423-425.

Wardle, D. A. 2010. Subindividual plant trait variation matters. BioScience 60, 764-765.

Carrión, J. S. 2010. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 67, 203-204.

Raguso, R. A. 2011. Quarterly Review of Biology 86, 146-147.

Scogings, P. F. 2011. Austral Ecology 36, e22.

Abdala-Roberts, L., V. Parra-Tabla, L. Salinas-Peba, and C. M. Herrera (2009) Noncorrelated effects of seed predation and pollination on the perennial herb Ruellia nudiflora remain spatially consistent. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96, 800-807.

de Vega, C., C. M. Herrera, and S. D. Johnson (2009) Yeasts in floral nectar of some South African plants: quantification and associations with pollinator type. South African Journal of Botany 75: 798-806.

de Vega, C., M. Arista, P. L. Ortiz, C. M. Herrera, and S. Talavera (2009) The ant-pollination system of Cytinus hypocistis (Cytinaceae), a Mediterranean root holoparasite. Annals of Botany 103, 1065-1075.

Featured in ContentSelect Ann. Bot. 2009 103: iv, by J. A. Bryant

Garrido, J. L., P. J. Rey, and C. M. Herrera (2009) Influence of elaiosome on post-dispersal dynamics of an ant-dispersed plant. Acta Oecologica 35, 393-399.

Herrera, C. M. (2009) Evolución de las relaciones entre plantas y polinizadores: logros y deficiencias de la agenda darwiniana. Memorias de la Real Academia de Ciencias de Sevilla 9, 159-174.

Herrera, C. M. (2009) A comment on García et al. (2005, 2007) and related papers on mating patterns and gene dispersal in Prunus mahaleb. Molecular Ecology 18, 4533-4535. Electronic supplementary material, Appendix S1

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2009) Quantifying the genetic component of phenotypic variation in unpedigreed wild plants: tailoring genomic scan for within-population use. Molecular Ecology 18, 2602-2614.

Herrera, C. M., C. de Vega, A. Canto, and M. I. Pozo (2009) Yeasts in floral nectar: a quantitative survey. Annals of Botany 103, 1415-1423.

Ortegón-Campos, I., V. Parra-Tabla, L. Abdala-Roberts, and C. M. Herrera (2009) Local adaptation of Ruellia nudiflora (Acanthaceae) to biotic counterparts: complex scenarios revealed when two herbivore guilds are considered. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22, 2288-2297.

Pozo, M. I., C. de Vega, A. Canto, and C. M. Herrera (2009) Presence of yeasts in floral nectar is consistent with the hypothesis of microbial-mediated signaling in plant-pollinator interactions. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4, 1102-1104.


2008

 

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2008) Population-genomic approach reveals adaptive floral divergence in discrete populations of a hawk moth-pollinated violet. Molecular Ecology 17, 5378-5390.

 

Herrera, C. M., I. M. García, and R. Pérez (2008) Invisible floral larcenies: microbial communities degrade floral nectar of bumblebee-pollinated plants. Ecology 89, 2369-2376.

(cover photo at higher resolution)

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Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (2008) Site-specific features affect pollination success of a gynodioecious understory shrub in a gender-specific mode. Ecoscience 15, 358-365.

Canto, A., C. M. Herrera, M. Medrano, R. Pérez, and I. M. García (2008) Pollinator foraging modifies nectar sugar composition in Helleborus foetidus L. (Ranunculaceae): an experimental test. American Journal of Botany 95, 315-320.

Castellanos, M. C., M. Medrano, and C. M. Herrera (2008) Genetic and environmental effects on subindividual variation in seed traits in a European Aquilegia. Botany 86, 1125-1132.

Herrera, C. M., and P. Bazaga (2008) Adding a third dimension to the edge of a species' range: altitude and genetic structuring in mountainous landscapes. Heredity 100, 275-285.

Medrano, M., and C. M. Herrera (2008) Geographical structuring of genetic diversity across the whole distribution range of Narcissus longispathus, a habitat-specialist, Mediterranean narrow endemic. Annals of Botany 102, 183-194.


2007

Alonso, C., P. Mutikainen, and C. M. Herrera (2007) Ecological context of breeding system variation: sex, size and pollination in a (predominantly) gynodioecious shrub. Annals of Botany 100, 1547-1556.

Canto, A., R. Pérez, M. Medrano, M. C. Castellanos, and C. M. Herrera (2007) Intraplant variation in nectar sugar composition in two Aquilegia species (Ranunculaceae): contrasting patterns under field and greenhouse conditions. Annals of Botany 99, 653-660.

 

Garrido, J. L., P. J. Rey, and C. M. Herrera (2007) Regional and local variation in seedling emergence, mortality and recruitment of a perennial herb in Mediterranean mountain habitats. Plant Ecology 190, 109-121.


2006

 

Herrera, C. M., R. Pérez, and C. Alonso (2006) Extreme intraplant variation in nectar sugar composition in an insect-pollinated perennial herb. American Journal of Botany 93, 575-581.

 

Herrera, C. M., M. C. Castellanos, and M. Medrano (2006) Geographical context of floral evolution: towards an improved research programme in floral diversification. Pages 278-294 in L. D. Harder and S. C. H. Barrett (eds.), Ecology and evolution of flowers. Oxford University Press. Supplementary material: Appendix 15.1 | Appendix 15.2.

 

Medrano, M., M. C. Castellanos, and C. M. Herrera (2006) Comparative floral and vegetative differentiation between two Aquilegia taxa along a narrow contact zone. Plant Systematics and Evolution 262, 209-224.

 

Rey, P. J., C. M. Herrera, J. Guitián, X. Cerdá, A. M. Sánchez-Lafuente, M. Medrano, and J. L. Garrido (2006) The geographic mosaic in pre-dispersal interactions and selection on Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19, 21-34.

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2005

 

Cabezudo, B., S. Talavera, G. Blanca, C. Salazar, M. Cueto, B. Valdés, J. E. Hernández Bermejo, C. M. Herrera, C. Rodríguez Hiraldo, and D. Navas (2005) Lista roja de la flora vascular de Andalucía. Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Junta de Andalucía, Sevilla, 126 p. (very large file, 44.2 Mb)

 

Garrido, J. L., P. J. Rey, and C. M. Herrera (2005) Pre- and post-germination determinants of the spatial variation in recruitment in the perennial herb Helleborus foetidus L. (Ranunculaceae). Journal of Ecology 93, 60-66.

Garrido, J. L., P. J. Rey, and C. M. Herrera (2005) Fuentes de variación en el tamaño de semilla de la herbácea perenne Helleborus foetidus L. (Ranunculaceae). Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 62, 115-125.

Herrera, C. M. (2005) Plant generalization on pollinators: species property or local phenomenon ? American Journal of Botany 92, 13-20.

 

Herrera, C. M. (2005) Resolution of respect. Ramón Margalef (1919-2004). Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 86, 8-11. [Biographical item].

Herrera, C. M. (2005) Post-floral perianth functionality: contribution of persistent sepals to seed development in Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). American Journal of Botany 92, 1486-1491.

Medrano, M., C. Alonso, and C. M. Herrera (2005) Mating system, sex ratio, and persistence of females in the gynodioecious shrub Daphne laureola L. (Thymelaeaceae). Heredity 94, 37-43.

Medrano, M., C. M. Herrera, and S. C. H. Barrett (2005) Herkogamy and mating patterns in the self-compatible daffodil Narcissus longispathus. Annals of Botany 95, 1105-1111.

Sánchez-Lafuente, A. M., J. Guitián, M. Medrano, C. M. Herrera, P. J. Rey, and X. Cerdá (2005) Plant traits, environmental factors, and pollinator visitation in winter-flowering Helleborus foetidus L. (Ranunculaceae). Annals of Botany 96, 845–852.


2004

 

Alonso, C., J. L. Garrido, and C. M. Herrera (2004) Investigaciones sobre plantas y animales en las Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas. 25 años de estudios por el CSIC. Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Junta de Andalucía, Sevilla.

 

Barrett, S. C. H., W. W. Cole, and C. M. Herrera (2004) Mating patterns and genetic diversity in the wild daffodil Narcissus longispathus (Amaryllidaceae). Heredity 92, 459-465.

 

Herrera, C. M. (2004) Distribution ecology of pollen tubes: fine-grained, labile spatial mosaics in southern Spanish Lamiaceae. New Phytologist 161, 473-484.

 

Herrera, C. M. (2004) Ecología de los pájaros frugívoros ibéricos. Pages 127-153 in J. L. Tellería (Ed.), La ornitología hoy. Homenaje al Profesor Francisco Bernis. Editorial Complutense, Universidad Complutense, Madrid.

 

Fedriani, J. M., P. J. Rey, J. L. Garrido, J. Guitián, C. M. Herrera, M. Medrano, A. M. Sánchez-Lafuente, and X. Cerdá (2004) Geographical variation in the potential of mice to constrain an ant-seed dispersal mutualism. Oikos 105, 181-191.


2003

 

Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (2003) Developmental and spatial covariation of nutrients in growing leaves of Daphne laureola and their relationships with herbivory. New Phytologist 159, 645-656.

 

Guitián, J., M. Medrano, C. M. Herrera, and A. M. Sánchez-Lafuente (2003) Variation in the structural gender in the hermaphrodite Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae): within- and among-population patterns. Plant Systematics and Evolution 241, 139-151.


2002

 

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Herrera, C. M., and O. Pellmyr, editors (2002) Plant-Animal Interactions. An Evolutionary Approach. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

 

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A selection of reviews: American Journal of Botany, Ecology, Global Ecology & Biogeography, Plant Systematics & Evolution, Quarterly Review of Biology, Trends in Ecology & Evolution


Garrido, J. L., P. J. Rey, X. Cerdá, and C. M. Herrera (2002) Geographical variation in diaspore traits of an ant-dispersed plant (Helleborus foetidus): Are ant community composition and diaspore traits correlated? Journal of Ecology 90, 446-455.

Herrera, C. M. (2002) Seed dispersal by vertebrates. In C. M. Herrera & O. Pellmyr, eds. Plant-Animal Interactions. An Evolutionary Approach, pp. 185-208. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Herrera, C. M. (2002) Topsoil properties and seedling recruitment in Lavandula latifolia: stage-dependence and spatial decoupling of influential parameters. Oikos 97, 260-270.

Herrera, C. M. (2002) Correlated evolution of fruit and leaf size in bird-dispersed plants: species-level variance in fruit traits explained a bit further? Oikos 97, 426-432.

Herrera, C. M. (2002) What Darwin forgot to mention about orchids. [Book review]. Evolution 56, 856-858.

Herrera, C. M. (2002) Cincuenta años de ecología evolutiva. Crónica y logros de una reconciliación intelectual. Pages 83-95 in R. Hernández Tristán, L. Corral Mora, and F. Infante García-Pantaleón, eds. 50 años de Biología en España. Publ. Obra Social Cult. Cajasur, Córdoba, Spain.

Herrera, C. M. (2002) Censusing natural microgametophyte populations: variable spatial mosaics and extreme fine-graininess in winter-flowering Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). American Journal of Botany 89, 1570-1578.

Herrera, C. M., M. Medrano, P. J. Rey, A. M. Sánchez-Lafuente, M. B. García, J. Guitián, and A. J. Manzaneda (2002) Interaction of pollinators and herbivores on plant fitness suggests a pathway for correlated evolution of mutualism- and antagonism-related traits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 99, 16823-16828.

Herrera, C. M., X. Cerdá, M. B. García, J. Guitián, M. Medrano, P. Rey, and A. M. Sánchez-Lafuente (2002) Floral integration, phenotypic covariance structure and pollinator variation in bumblebee-pollinated Helleborus foetidus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 15, 108-121.


2001

Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (2001) Patterns made of patterns: variation and covariation of leaf nutrient concentrations within and between populations of Prunus mahaleb. New Phytologist 150, 629-640.

Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (2001) Neither vegetative nor reproductive advantages account for high frequency of male-steriles in Southern Spanish gynodioecious Daphne laureola (Thymelaeaceae). American Journal of Botany 88, 1016-1024.

Herrera, C. M. (2001) Deconstructing a floral phenotype: Do pollinators select for corolla integration in Lavandula latifolia ? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14, 574-584.  

"A compromise on floral traits"; highlights on the preceding paper by K. S. Brown in Science, Vol. 298, p. 45.

Herrera, C. M. (2001) Dispersión de semillas por animales en el Mediterráneo: ecología y evolución. In: R. Zamora and F. I. Pugnaire (Eds.), Ecosistemas Mediterráneos. Análisis Funcional, pp. 125-152. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas – Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre, Madrid.

Herrera, C. M., A. M. Sánchez-Lafuente, M. Medrano, J. Guitián, X. Cerdá, and P. Rey (2001) Geographical variation in autonomous self-pollination levels unrelated to pollinator service in Helleborus foetidus (Ranunculaceae). American Journal of Botany 88, 1025-1032.


2000

Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (2000) Seasonal variation in leaf characteristics and food selection by larval noctuids on an evergreen Mediterranean shrub. Acta Oecologica 21, 257-265.

Blanca, G., B. Cabezudo, J. E. Hernández-Bermejo, C. M. Herrera, J. Muñoz, and B. Valdés (2000) Libro rojo de la flora silvestre amenazada de Andalucía. II. Especies vulnerables. Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Junta de Andalucía, Sevilla, Spain. 375 p.

Herrera, C. M. (2000) Flower-to-seedling consequences of different pollination regimes in an insect-pollinated shrub. Ecology 81, 15-29.

Featured in the Editor's Choice: Highlights of the recent literature section of Science, Vol. 287, p. 935.

Herrera, C. M. (2000) Measuring the effects of pollinators and herbivores: evidence for non-additivity in a perennial herb. Ecology 81, 2170–2176.

Herrera, C. M. (2000) Individual differences in progeny viability in Lavandula latifolia: a long-term field study. Ecology 81, 3036-3047.


1999

Blanca, G., B. Cabezudo, J. E. Hernández-Bermejo, C. M. Herrera, J. Molero Mesa, J. Muñoz, and B. Valdés (1999) Libro rojo de la flora silvestre amenazada de Andalucía. I. Especies en peligro de extinción. Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Junta de Andalucía, Sevilla, Spain. 302 p.

Herrera, C. M. (1999) Elaboración de planes de conservación de especies amenazadas de la flora andaluza: Parque Natural de las Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas. In Consejería de Medio Ambiente (Ed.), Investigación y desarrollo medioambiental en Andalucía, pp. 29-33. Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Junta de Andalucía, Sevilla, Spain.


1998

Herrera, C. M., P. Jordano, J. Guitián, and A. Traveset (1998) Annual variability in seed production by woody plants and the masting concept: reassessment of principles and relationship to pollination and seed dispersal. American Naturalist, 152, 576-594.

Herrera, C. M. (1998) Long-term dynamics of Mediterranean frugivorous birds and fleshy fruits: a 12-year study. Ecological Monographs 68, 511-538.

"Fruit-seed disperser interactions: timely insights from a long-term perspective"; a comment on the preceding paper by Levey & Benkman in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol.14, p. 41.

Herrera C. M. (1998) Population-level estimates of interannual variability in seed production: What do they actually tell us? Oikos 82, 612-616.


1997

Herrera, C. M. (1997) Thermal biology and foraging responses of insect pollinators to the forest floor irradiance mosaic. Oikos 78, 601-611.

Featured in Nature: "Insect pollinators see the light", by P. D. Moore


1996

Alonso, C., and C. M. Herrera (1996) Variation in herbivory within and among plants of Daphne laureola (Thymelaeaceae): correlation with plant size and architecture. Journal of Ecology 84, 495-502.

Herrera, C. M. (1996) Floral traits and plant adaptation to insect pollinators: a devil's advocate approach. In D. G. Lloyd and S. C. H. Barrett (Eds.), Floral Biology, pp. 65-87. Chapman and Hall, New York.

Herrera, C. M. (1996) El papel de los carnívoros en la dispersión de semillas. In R. García-Perea, R. A. Baquero, R. Fernández-Salvador and J. Gisbert (Eds.), Carnívoros. Evolución, ecología y conservación, pp. 201-216. Museo Nacional Ciencias Naturales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid


1995

Herrera, C. M. (1995) Floral biology, microclimate, and pollination by ectothermic bees in an early-blooming herb. Ecology 76, 218-228.

Featured in The Washington Post The internal greenhouse effect of a daffodil

Herrera, C. M. (1995) Plant-vertebrate seed dispersal systems in the Mediterranean: ecological, evolutionary and historical determinants. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 26, 705-727.

Herrera, C. M. (1995) Microclimate and individual variation in pollinators: flowering plants are more than their flowers. Ecology 76, 1516-1524.

Jordano, P., and C. M. Herrera (1995) Shuffling the offspring: uncoupling and spatial discordance of multiple stages in vertebrate seed dispersal. Ecoscience 2, 230-237.


1994

Herrera, C. M. (1994) Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas. Flora y Fauna: un patrimonio biológico excepcional. Parques Naturales y Espacios Protegidos de Jaén, 19-35, España.

Herrera, C. M., P. Jordano, L. López-Soria, and J. A. Amat (1994) Recruitment of a mast-fruiting, bird-dispersed tree: bridging frugivore activity and seedling establishment. Ecological Monographs 64, 315-344.

Obeso, J. R., and C. M. Herrera (1994) Inter- and intraspecific variation in fruit traits in co-occurring vertebrate-dispersed plants. International Journal of Plant Science 155, 382-387.


1993

Herrera, C. M. (1993) La gestión de la diversidad biológica. In J. M. Naredo y F. Parra (Eds.), Hacia una ciencia de los recursos naturales, pp. 255-279. Siglo Veintiuno Editores, Madrid.

Herrera, C. M. (1993) Selection on floral morphology and environmental determinants of fecundity in a hawk moth-pollinated violet. Ecological Monographs 63, 251-275.

Herrera, C. M. (1993) Selection on complexity of corolla outline in a hawkmoth pollinated violet. Evolutionary Trends in Plants 7, 9-13.

Yela, J. L., and C. M. Herrera (1993) Seasonality and life cycles of woody plant-feeding noctuid moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Mediterranean habitats. Ecological Entomology 18, 259-269.


1992

Herrera, C. M. (1992) Activity pattern and thermal biology of a day-flying hawkmoth (Macroglossum stellatarum) under Mediterranean summer conditions. Ecological Entomology 17, 52-56.

Herrera, C. M. (1992) Individual flowering time and maternal fecundity in a summer-flowering Mediterranean shrub: making the right prediction for the wrong reason. Acta Oecologica 13, 13-24.

Herrera, C. M. (1992) Historical effects and sorting processes as explanations of contemporary ecological patterns: character syndromes in Mediterranean woody plants. American Naturalist 140, 421-446. (See also this little known 1984 forerunner )

This paper was awarded the President's Award of the American Society of Naturalists, presented to the best article published in the journal in 1992.

Herrera, C. M. (1992) Interspecific variation in fruit shape: allometry, phylogeny, and adaptation to dispersal agents. Ecology 73, 1832-1841.

Herrera, C. M. (1992) Mediterranean plant-bird seed dispersal systems: the roles of history and adaptation. Págs. 241-250 in C. A. Thanos, editor. Plant-animal interactions in Mediterranean-type ecosystems. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems. University of Athens, Athens, Grecia.

Herrera, C. M., E. Araque, and J. D. Sánchez (1992) Bibliografía sobre historia natural y geoeconómica del Parque Natural de las Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas. Agencia de Medio Ambiente, Junta de Andalucía, Jaén. 83 pp.


1991

Herrera, C. M. (1991) Dissecting factors responsible for individual variation in plant fecundidy. Ecology 72, 1436-1448.


1990

Herrera, C. M. (1990) The adaptedness of the floral phenotype in a relict endemic, hawkmoth-pollinated violet. 1. Reproductive correlates of floral variation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 40, 263-274.

Herrera, C. M. (1990) The adaptedness of the floral phenotype in a relict endemic, hawkmoth-pollinated violet. 2. Patterns of variation among disjunct populations. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 40, 275-291.

Herrera, C. M. (1990) Bumble bees feeding on non-plant food sources. Bee World 71, 67-69.

Herrera, C. M. (1990) Daily patterns of pollinator activity, differential pollinating effectiveness, and floral resource availability, in a summer-flowering Mediterranean shrub. Oikos 58, 277-288.

Herrera, C. M. (1990) Brood size reduction in Lavandula latifolia: a test of alternative hypotheses. Evolutionary Trends in Plants 4, 99-105.


1989

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Biología y ecología de Viola cazorlensis. II. Uso de sustratos, reproducción y consumo por los herbívoros. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 47, 125-138.

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Seed dispersal by animals: a role in angiosperm diversification? American Naturalist 133, 309-322.

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Pollinator abundance, morphology, and flower visitation rate: analysis of the 'quantity' component in a plant-pollinator system. Oecologia 80, 241-248.

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Frugivory and seed dispersal by carnivorous mammals, and associated fruit characteristics, in undisturbed Mediterranean habitats. Oikos 55, 250-262.

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Vertebrate frugivores and their interaction with invertebrate fruit predators: supporting evidence a Costa Rican dry forest. Oikos 54, 185-188.

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Temperate frugivory and seed dispersal. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 4, 90-91. (Book review)

Herrera, C. M. (1989) Dinàmica i funcionalitat dels ecosistemes terrestres: les relacions de mutualisme. In J. Terradas, N. Prat, A. Escarré y R. Margalef (Eds.), Història Natural dels Països Catalans. Vol. 14. Sistemes Naturals, pp. 197-203. Enciclopèdia Catalana, Barcelona.


1988

Herrera, C. M. (1988) The fruiting ecology of Osyris quadripartita: individual variation and evolutionary potential. Ecology 69, 233-249.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Plant size, spacing patterns, and host plant selection in Osyris quadripartita, a hemiparasitic dioecious shrub. Journal of Ecology 76, 995-1006.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Habitat-shaping, host plant use by a hemiparasitic shrub, and the importance of gut fellows. Oikos 51, 383-386.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Avian frugivory and seed dispersal in Mediterranean habitats: regional variation in plant-animal interaction. Pages 509-517 in H. Ouellet (Ed.), Acta XIX Congressus Internationalis Ornithologici, Vol. 1. Nat. Museum Nat. Sciences, Univ. Ottawa Press, Ottawa, Canada.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Biología y ecología de Viola cazorlensis. I. Variabilidad en caracteres florales. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 45, 233-246.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Variation in mutualisms: the spatio-temporal mosaic of a pollinator assemblage. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 35, 95-125.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Variaciones anuales en las poblaciones de pájaros frugívoros y su relación con la abundancia de frutos. Ardeola 35, 135-142.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) La invernada de aves en la Península Ibérica: cifras, biología y conservación. In J. L. Tellería y T. Santos (Eds.), Invernada de aves en la Península Ibérica, pp. 201-206. Sociedad Española de Ornitología, Madrid.

Herrera, C. M. (1988) Fauna y flora del Parque Natural de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas: presente y futuro de un patrimonio excepcional. Anuario del Adelantamiento de Cazorla 30, 78-86.


1987

Herrera, C. M. (1987) Components of pollinator 'quality': comparative analysis of a diverse insect assemblage. Oikos 50, 79-90.

Herrera, C. M. (1987) Vertebrate-dispersed plants of the Iberian Peninsula: a study of fruit characteristics. Ecological Monographs 57, 305-331.

Herrera, C. M. (1987) Distribución, ecología y conservación de Atropa baetica Willk. (Solanaceae) en la Sierra de Cazorla. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 43, 387-398.

Herrera, C. M. (1987) Componentes del flujo génico en Lavandula latifolia Medicus: polinización y dispersión de semillas. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 44, 49-61.


1986

Herrera, C. M. (1986) On the scaling of intestine length to body size in interspecific comparisons. Ornis Fennica 63, 50-51.

Herrera, C. M., R. C. Soriguer, and J. A. Amat (1986) Alimentación recíproca entre investigación y gestión en Cazorla: ejemplos y propuestas. Actas I Congr. Parques Naturales, Sevilla, pp. 161-165.

Herrera, C. M. (1986) Vertebrate-dispersed plants: Why they don't behave the way they should. In A. Estrada y T. H. Fleming (Eds.), Frugivores and seed dispersal, pp. 5-18. Junk, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.


1985

Amat, J. A., C. Díaz, C. M. Herrera, P. Jordano, J. R. Obeso, and R. C. Soriguer (1985) Criterios de valoración de zonas húmedas de importancia nacional y regional en función de las aves acuáticas. Monografías ICONA, Ministerio Agricultura, Madrid, 35, 1-78.

Herrera, C. M. (1985) Determinants of plant-animal coevolution: the case of mutualistic dispersal of seeds by vertebrates. Oikos 44, 132-141.

Herrera, C. M. (1985) Predispersal reproductive biology of female Osyris quadripartita (Santalaceae), a hemiparasitic dioecious shrub of Mediterranean scrublands. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 90, 113-127.

Herrera, C. M. (1985) Aposematic insects as six-legged fruits: incidental short-circuiting of their defense by frugivorous birds. American Naturalist 126, 286-293.

Herrera, C. M. (1985) Habitat-consumer interaction in frugivorous birds. In M. L. Cody (Ed.), Habitat selection in birds, pp. 341-365. Academic Press, New York.

Herrera, C. M. (1985) Grass/grazer radiations: an interpretation of silica-body diversity. Oikos 45, 446-447.


1984

Herrera, C. M. (1984) Tipos morfológicos y funcionales en plantas leñosas del matorral mediterráneo del sur de España. Studia Oecologica 5, 7-34.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) Selective pressures on fruit seediness: differential predation of fly larvae on the fruits of Berberis hispanica. Oikos42, 166-170.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) Avian interference of insect frugivory: an exploration into the plant-bird-fruit pest evolutionary triad. Oikos 42, 203-210.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) A study of avian frugivores, bird-dispersed plants, and their interaction in Mediterranean scrublands. Ecological Monographs 54, 1-23.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) Adaptation to frugivory of Mediterranean avian seed dispersers. Ecology 65, 609-617.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) Significance of ants in the diet of insectivorous birds in southern Spanish Mediterranean habitats. Ardeola 30, 77-81.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) Seed dispersal and fitness determinants in wild rose: combined effects of hawthorn, birds, mice, and browsing ungulates. Oecologia (Berlin) 63, 386-393.

Herrera, C. M. (1984) The annual cycle of Osyris quadripartita, a hemiparasitic dioecious shrub of Mediterranean scrublands. Journal of Ecology 72, 1065-1078.

Herrera, C. M., J. Herrera, and X. Espadaler (1984) Nectar thievery by ants from southern Spanish insect-pollinated flowers. Insectes Sociaux 31, 142-154.


1983

Herrera, C. M., and R. C. Soriguer (1983) Intra- and inter-floral heterogeneity of nectar production in Helleborus foetidus L. (Ranunculaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 86, 253-260.

Herrera, C. M. (1983) Coevolución de plantas y frugívoros: la invernada mediterránea de algunos passeriformes. Alytes 1, 177-190.


1982

Herrera, C. M. (1982) Defense of ripe fruits from pests: its significance in relation to plant-disperser interactions. American Naturalist 120, 218-241.

Herrera, C. M. (1982) Some comments on Stiles' paper on bird-disseminated fruits. American Naturalist 120, 819-822.

Herrera, C. M. (1982) Breeding systems and dispersal-related maternal reproductive effort of southern Spanish bird-dispersed plants. Evolution 36, 1299-1314.

Herrera, C. M. (1982) Reply to Bawa. Evolution 36, 1325-1326.

Herrera, C. M. (1982) Grasses, grazers, mutualism, and coevolution: a comment. Oikos 38, 254-258.

Herrera, C. M. (1982) Seasonal variation in the quality of fruits and diffuse coevolution between plants and avian dispersers. Ecology 63, 773-785.

Jaksic, F. M., R. L. Seib, and C. M. Herrera (1982) Predation by the Barn Owl (Tyto alba) in Mediterranean habitats of Chile, Spain and California: a comparative approach. American Midland Naturalist 107, 151-162.


1981

Herrera, C. M. (1981) Fruit variation and competition for dispersers in natural populations of Smilax aspera. Oikos 36, 51-58.

Herrera,C.M. (1981) Fruit food of Robins wintering in southern Spanish Mediterranean scrubland. Bird Study 28, 115-122.

Herrera, C. M. (1981) Are tropical fruits more rewarding to dispersers than temperate ones ? American Naturalist 118, 896-907.

Herrera, C. M. (1981) Combination rules among western European Parus species. Ornis Scandinavica 12, 140-147.

Herrera, C. M. (1981) Organización temporal en las comunidades de aves. Doñana Acta Vertebrata 8, 79-101.

Herrera, C. M. (1981) Datos sobre la dieta frugívora del Mirlo (Turdus merula) en dos localidades del sur de España. Doñana Acta Vertebrata 8, 306-310.

Herrera, C. M., and P. Jordano (1981) Prunus mahaleb and birds: the high-efficiency seed dispersal system of a temperate fruiting tree. Ecological Monographs 51, 203-218.

Jordano, P., and C. M. Herrera (1981) The frugivorous diet of Blackcap populations Sylvia atricapilla wintering in southern Spain. Ibis 123, 502-507.


Before 1981 (a selection)

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Herrera, C. M., and F. M. Jaksic (1980) Feeding ecology of the Barn Owl in central Chile and southern Spain: a comparative study. Auk 97, 760-767.

Herrera, C. M. (1979) Ecological aspects of heterospecific flocks formation in a Mediterranean passerine bird community. Oikos 33, 85-96.

Herrera, C. M. (1978) On the breeding distribution pattern of European migrant birds: MacArthur's theme re-examined. Auk 95, 496-509.

Herrera, C. M. (1978) Ecological correlates of residence and non-residence in a Mediterranean passerine bird community. Journal of Animal Ecology 47, 871-890.

Herrera, C. M. (1978) Niche-shift in the genus Parus in southern Spain. Ibis 120: 236-240.

Herrera, C. M. (1978) Datos sobre la dieta invernal del Colirrojo Tizón (Phoenicurus ochruros) en encinares de Andalucía occidental. Doñana Acta Vertebrata 5, 61-71.

Herrera, C. M. (1977) Ecología alimenticia del Petirrojo (Erithacus rubecula) durante su invernada en encinares del sur de España. Doñana Acta Vertebrata 4, 35-59.

Herrera, C. M., and F. Hiraldo (1976) Food-niche and trophic relationships among European owls. Ornis Scandinavica 7, 29-41.

Herrera, C. M. (1976) A trophic diversity index for presence-absence food data. Oecologia 25, 187-191.

Herrera, C. M. (1974) Trophic diversity of the Barn Owl Tyto alba in continental western Europe. Ornis Scandinavica 5, 181-191.

Herrera, C. M., and. A. Ramírez (1974). Food of bee-eaters in southern Spain. British Birds 67, 158-164.


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