El IER cuenta con una intensa producción científica, que se refleja en las publicaciones que sus integrantes realizan en distintas revistas especializadas nacionales y extranjeras de gran prestigio, muchas de estas publicaciones se las pueden ver y descargar en las dos Redes Sociales para científicos más importantes:






Actualizados al 06-09-2021


Benavidez A, Ordano M, Schliserman P. 2021. What is the level of fruit infestation by pulp-feeding insects? An overview of their meaning and measurement. European Journal of Horticultural Science.



Cocimano MA, Nanni AS, Izquierdo AE. 2021. Co-building knowledge on human-puma conflict: A case study in a village of the Argentine Puna ecoregion. Human Dimensions of Wildlife.

Nanni AS, Giordano AJ, Nielsen CK, Lucherini M. 2021. Forest proportion and proximity to large forest patches are important for native mammal conservation in Dry Chaco agroecosystems. Animal Conservation.

Vergara-Tabares DL, Blendinger PG, Tello A, Peluc SI, Tecco PA. 2021. Fleshy-fruited invasive shrubs indirectly increase native tree seed dispersal. Oikos




Areta JI, Depino EA, Núñez Montellano MG, Moschione FN. 2021. The enigmatic Rothschild's Swift (Cypseloides rothschildi): Natural history, distribution, and seasonality. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132:690-702.

Areta JI, Mangini G, Gandoy FA, Pearman M. 2021. Notes on the nesting of the Rough-legged Tyrannulet (Phyllomyias burmeisteri): phylogenetic comments and taxonomic tracking of natural history data. Ornitología Neotropical 32:56-61. 

Areta JI, Salvador SA, Gandoy FA, Bridge ES, Gorleri FC, Pegan TM, Gulson-Castillo ER, Hobson KA, Winkler DW. 2021. Rapid adjustments of migration and life history in hemisphere-switching cliff swallows. Current Biology 31:2914-2919.E2.

Atencio NO, Vidal-Russell R, Chacoff N, Amico GC. 2021. Host range dynamics at different scales: host use by a hemiparasite across its geographical distribution. Plant Biology 23:612-620.

Ayup MM, Gärtner P, Agosto-Rivera JL, Marendy P, de Souza P, Galindo-Cardona A. 2021. Analysis of honeybee drone activity during the mating season in Northwestern Argentina. Insects 12(6):566.

Blundo C, Malizia A, Malizia LR, Lichstein JW. 2021. Forest biomass stocks and dynamics across the subtropical Andes. Biotropica 53:170-178.

Ceballos SJ, Blundo C, Malizia A, Osinaga Acosta O, Carilla J. 2021. Dynamics of tree mortality in subtropical montane forests of Northwestern Argentina. Forest Ecology and Management 497:119528.

Chiappero MF, Vaieretti MV, Izquierdo AE. 2021. A baseline soil survey of two peatlands associated with a lithium-rich salt flat in the Argentine Puna: physico-chemical characteristics, carbon storage and biota. Mires and Peat 27:16. DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2020.OMB.StA.2126

Cordero MN, Nanni AS, Tisone J, Grau HR. 2021. Riqueza y frecuencia de mamíferos medianos-grandes vinculadas al uso turístico/recreativo, y la percepción del visitante en un área protegida periurbana de las yungas de Tucumán. Mastozoología Neotropical 28:e0512.

De Marzo T, Pflugmacher D, Baumann M, Lambin EE, Gasparri I, Kuemmerle T. 2021. Characterizing forest disturbances across the Argentine Dry Chaco based on Landsat time series. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 98:102310.

Dehling DM, Bender IMA, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Muñoz MC, Neuschulz EL, Quitián M, Saavedra F, Santillán V, Schleuning M, Stouffer DB. 2021. Specialists and generalists fulfil important and complementary functional roles in ecological processes. Functional Ecology 35:1810-1821.

Duboscq-Carra VG, Fernandez RD, Haubrock PJ, Dimarco RD, Angulo E, Ballesteros-Mejia L, Diagne C, Courchamp F, Nuñez MA. 2021. Economic impact of invasive alien species in Argentina: a first national synthesis. In: Zenni RD, McDermott S, García-Berthou E, Essl F (Eds) The economic costs of biological invasions around the world. NeoBiota 67:329-348.

Duque A, Peña MA, Cuesta F, González-Caro S, Kennedy P, Phillips OL, Calderón-Loor M, Blundo C, Carilla J, Cayola L, Farfán-Ríos W, Fuentes A, Grau R, Homeier J, Loza-Rivera MI, Malhi Y, Malizia A, Malizia L, Martínez-Villa JA, Myers JA, Osinaga-Acosta O, Peralvo M, Pinto E, Saatchi S, Silman M, Tello JS, Terán-Valdez A, Feeley KJ. 2021. Mature Andean forests as globally important carbon sinks and future carbon refuges. Nature Communications 12:2138., Blundo C, Carilla J, Grau R, Malizia A, Malizia L, Osinaga-Acosta O, et al. (551 authors). 2021. Taking the pulse of Earth's tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots. Biological Conservation 260:108849.

García ME, Reyes NJ, Espeche ML, Ordano M, Lamelas C, Forciniti JD, Soulé Gómez ML. 2021. Strong seasonal effects and long-term weather-related factors drive the temporal variability of airborne pollen in the atmosphere of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. GRANA 60:372-385. Doi: 10.1080/00173134.2021.1880629

García-Díaz P, Cassey P, Norbury G, Lambin X, Montti L, Pizarro JC, Powell PA, et al. 2021. Management policies for invasive alien species: addressing the impacts rather than the species. BioScience 71:174-185.

Geria Reines M, Chacoff N, Sosa A, Galindo-Cardona A. 2021. Using a sentinel colony of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) to assess pesticides and food sources. Acta Zoológica Lilloana 65: 182-188.

González MV, Ceballos SJ. 2021. Las epífitas vasculares en un ambiente urbano están influidas por características del arbolado, el clima y las fuentes de propágulos. Ecología Austral 31:357-371.

Grau HR, Foguet J. 2021. El legado de la urbanización europea en el cono sur sudamericano: Una aproximación a la historia de las teleconexiones sobre la ecología del territorio. Ecología Austral 31:114-128.

Jimenez YG, Aráoz E, Grau HR, Paolini L. 2021. Linking forest transition, plant invasion and forest succession theories: socioeconomic drivers and composition of new subtropical Andean forests. Landscape Ecology 36:1161–1176.

Kauffman MJ, et al. (92 authors, including Ovejero RJA). 2021. Mapping out a future for ungulate migrations. Science 372:566-569. DOI: 10.1126/science.abf0998

Luft Albarracin E, Virla EG, Ordano M. 2021. Influence of the site of oviposition on the level of egg parasitism in the corn leafhopper, Dalbulus maidis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 93:e20190686.

Montti L, Velazco SJE, Travis JMJ, Grau HR. 2021. Predicting current and future global distribution of invasive Ligustrum lucidum W.T. Aiton: Assessing emerging risks to biodiversity hotspots. Diversty and Distribution 27:1568-1583.

Núñez Montellano MG, Zelaya PV, Blendinger PG. 2021. Anvil use for seed consumption by the White-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes cactorum during summer season with diverse resource availability. Journal of Ornithology 162:669-676.

Ojeda V, Schaaf A, Altamirano T, Bonaparte B, Bragagnolo L, Chazarreta L, Cockle K, Dias R, Di Sallo F, Ibarra T, Ippi S, Jauregui A, Jiménez J, Lammertink M, López F, Núñez Montellano MG, de la Peña M, Rivera L, Vivanco C, Santillán M, Soto GE, Vergara P, Wynia A, Politi N. 2021. Latitude does not influence cavity entrance orientation of South American avian excavators. Ornithology 138:ukaa064.

Palacio FX, Cataudela JF, Montalti D, Ordano M. 2021. Do frugivores exert selection on fruiting phenology? Potential scenarios across three plant populations of a Neotropical vine, Passifora caerulea. Evolutionary Ecology 35:555-574.

Panebianco A, Gregorio PF, Ovejero R, Marozzi A, Ruiz Blanco M, Leggieri LR, Taraborelli PA, Carmanchahi PD. 2021. Male aggressiveness in a polygynous ungulate varies with social and ecological context. Ethology 127:68-82.

Piquer-Rodríguez M, Gasparri NI, Zarbá L, Aráoz E, Grau HR. 2021. Land systems’ asymmetries across transnational ecoregions in South America. Sustainability Science 16:1519–1538. 

Plaza Behr MC, Pérez C, Goya J, Arturi M. 2021. Supervivencia y crecimiento de Celtis tala Gillies ex Planch en la rehabilitación ecológica de canteras de conchilla abandonadas. Ecología Austral 31:251-260. 

Ramírez-Mejía AF, Echeverry-Galvis M, Sánchez F. 2021. Activity and habitat use by understory birds in a native Andean forest and a eucalypt plantation. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132:721-729.

Resasco J, Chacoff NP, Vázquez DP. 2021. Plant–pollinator interactions between generalists persist over time and space. Ecology 102:e03359. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3359

Rojas TN, Bruzzone OA, Zampini IC, Isla MI, Blendinger PG. 2021. A combination of rules governs fruit trait preference by frugivorous bat and bird species: nutrients, defence and size. Animal Behaviour 176:111-123.

Rudel TK, Meyfroidt P, Chadzon R, Bongers F, Sloan S, Grau HR, van Holt T. 2021. Response to Withering the coloniality of the forest transition? Ambio 50:1765-1766.

Ruggera RA, Rojas TN, Salas MG, Gomez MD, Blendinger PG. 2021. Seed germination of fleshy fruits handled by non-gulper birds. Acta Oecologica 111:103746.

Seibold S et al. (63 authors, including Aragón R, Fernández RD). 2021. The contribution of insects to global forest deadwood decomposition. Nature 597:77–81.

Semper-Pascual A, Burton C, Baumann M, Decarre J, Gavier-Pizarro G, Gómez-Valencia B, Macchi L, Mastrangelo ME, Pötzschner F, Zelaya PV, Kuemmerle T. 2021. How do habitat amount and habitat fragmentation drive time-delayed responses of biodiversity to land-use change? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288:20202466. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2466

Shahgedanova M, Adler C, Gebrekirstos A, Grau HR, Huggel C, Marchant R, Pepin N, Vanacker V, Viviroli D, Vuille M. 2021. Mountain observatories: status and prospects for enhancing and connecting a global community. Mountain Research and Development 41(2):A1-A15. 

Thomas O, Mangini G, Gualinga J. 2021. Sleeping site fidelity in three neotropical species of herpetofauna. Herpetological Bulletin 155:8-11. 

Varela O, Ordano M, Toledo G, Lizardo G, Rotger S, Montero A, Cisneros MC. 2021. Diversity and density of the desert seed bank: Interplays between cacti and nurse shrub species. Journal of Arid Environments 191:104536.


Adler C, Balsiger J, Grêt-Regamey A, Heinimann A, Huggel C, Weingartner R, Alcántara-Ayala I, Gebrekirstos A, Grau HR, Jimenez Zamora E, Marchant R, Mark B, Marshall S, Morin S, Shahgedanova M, Singh Shrestha M, Xu J. 2020. Making connections for our changing mountains: future directions for the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI). Mountain Research and Development 40:1-6. DOI:

Aizen MA, Arbetman MP, Chacoff NP, Chalcoff VR, Feinsinger P, Garibaldi LA, Harder LD, Morales CL, Sáez A, Vanbergen AJ. 2020. Chapter 2 - Invasive bees and their impact on agriculture. Bohan DA, Vanbergen AJ, eds. Advances in Ecological Research 63:49-92. DOI:

Amado De Santis AA, Chacoff NP. 2020. Urbanization affects composition but not richness of flower visitors in the Yungas of Argentina. Neotropical Entomology 49:568-577. DOI: 10.1007/s13744-020-00772-z

Andraca-Gómez G, Lombaert E, Ordano M, Pérez-Ishiwara R, Boege K, Domínguez CA, Fornoni J. 2020. Local dispersal pathways during the invasion of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum, within North America and the Caribbean. Scientific Reports 10:11012. DOI:

Butsic V, Kuemmerle T, Pallud L, Helmstedt K, Macchi L, Potts MD. 2020. Aligning biodiversity conservation and agricultural production in heterogeneous landscapes. Ecological Applications 30:e02057. DOI: 10.1002/eap.2057

Cavigliasso P, Phifer CC, Adams EM, Flaspohler D, Gennari GP, Licata JA, Chacoff NP. 2020. Spatio-temporal dynamics of landscape use by the bumblebee Bombus pauloensis (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and its relationship with pollen provisioning. PLoS ONE 15:e0216190. DOI:

Ceballos SJ. 2020. Vascular epiphyte communities in secondary and mature forests of a subtropical montane area. Acta Oecologica 105:103571. DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2020.103571

Ceballos SJ, Jiménez Y, Fernández R. 2020. Estructura en función de la edad de los bosques de Gleditsia triacanthos en el valle de La Sala (Tucumán, Argentina). Ecología Austral 30:251-259.

Ceballos SJ, Malizia A, Chacoff N. 2020. Alternative pathways of liana communities in the forests of northwestern Argentina. Biotropica 52:533-540. DOI:

Cuesta F, Tovar C, Llambí LD, William D. Gosling WD, Halloy S, Carilla J, Muriel P, Meneses RI, Beck S, Ulloa Ulloa C, Yager K, Aguirre N, Viñas P, Jácome J, Suárez‐Duque D, Buytaert W, Pauli H. 2020. Thermal niche traits of high alpine plant species and communities across the tropical Andes and their vulnerability to global warming. Journal of Biogeography 47:408-420. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13759

Dehling DM, Peralta G, Bender IMA, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Muñoz M, Neuschulz EL, Quitián M, Saavedra F, Santillán V, Schleuning M, Stouffer DB. 2020. Similar composition of functional roles in Andean seed-dispersal networks, despite high species and interaction turnover. Ecology 101:e03028. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3028

Donoso I, Sorensen MC, Blendinger PG, Kissling WD, Neuschulz EL, Mueller T, Schleuning MS. 2020. Downsizing of animal communities triggers stronger functional than structural losses in seed-dispersal networks. Nature Communication 11, 1582. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15438-y

Fernández PD, Baumann M, Baldi G, Banegas R, Bravo S, Gasparri NI, Lucherini M, Marinaro S, Nanni AS, Nasca J, Tessi T, Grau HR. 2020. Grasslands and open savannas of the Dry Chaco. Pp. 562-576 in MI Goldstein & DA DellaSala (eds.), Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.12094-9

Fernández PD, Kuemmerle T, Baumann M, Grau HR, Nasca JA, Radrizzani A, Gasparri NI. 2020. Understanding the distribution of cattle production systems in the South American Chaco. Journal of Land Use Science 15:52-68. DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2020.1720843

Feinsinger P, Ventosa Rodriguez I, Izquierdo AE, Buzato S. 2020. The Inquiry Cycle and Applied Inquiry Cycle: integrated frameworks for field studies in the environmental sciences. Biosciences 70:1065-1081. DOI:

Fernández PD, de Waroux YP, Jobbágy EG, Loto DE, Gasparri NI. 2020. A hard-to-keep promise: Vegetation use and aboveground carbon storage in silvopastures of the Dry Chaco. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 303:107117. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.107117

Fernandez RD, Ceballos SJ, Aragón R, Malizia A, Montti L, Withworth-Hulse JI, Castro-Díez P, Grau HR. 2020. A global review of Ligustrum Lucidum (OLEACEAE) invasion. Botanical Review 86:93-118. DOI:

Galindo-Cardona A, Scannapieco AC, Russo R, Escalante K, Geria M, Lepori N, Ayup MM, Muntaabski I, Liendo MC, Landi M, Giray T, Monmany-Garzia AC. 2020. The role of environmental variables as mediators of Varroa destructor parasitism and genetic diversity at honey bee (Apis mellifera) drone congregation areas. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8, 394.

Gobbi B, Van Rompaey A, Loto G, Gasparri I, Vanacker V. 2020. Comparing forest structural attributes derived from UAV-based point clouds with conventional forest inventories in the Dry Chaco. Remote Sensing 12:4005. DOI:

Grau HR, Aráoz E, Navarro CJ, Nanni AS, Malizia A. 2020. Pathways of megaherbivore rewilding transitions: typologies from an Andean gradient. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 8, 19. DOI:

Izquierdo AE, Carilla J, Nieto C, Osinaga Acosta O, Martin E, Grau HR, Reynaga MC. 2020. Multi-taxon patterns from high Andean peatlands: assessing climatic and landscape variables. Community Ecology 21:317-332. DOI:

Lambin X, Burslem D, Caplat P, Cornulier T, Damasceno G, Fasola L, Fidelis A, García-Díaz P, Langdon B, Linardaki E, Moyano J, Montti L, Nuñez MA, Palmer SCF, Pauchard A, Phimister E, Pizarro JC, Powell P, Raffo E, Rodriguez-Jorquera IA, Roesler I, Tomasevic JA, Travis JMJ, Verdugo C. 2020. CONTAIN: Optimising the long-term management of invasive alien species using adaptive management. NeoBiota 59:119-138. DOI:

Lomáscolo SB, Levey DJ. 2020. Differentiation during fig ontogeny suggests opposing selection by mutualists. Ecology and Evolution 10:718-736.

Macchi L, Decarre J, Goijman AP, Mastrangelo M, Blendinger PG, Gavier-Pizarro GI, Murray F, Piquer-Rodriguez M, Semper-Pascual A, Kuemmerle T. 2020. Trade-offs between biodiversity and agriculture are moving targets in dynamic landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology 57:2054-2063. DOI:

Malizia A, Blundo C, Carilla J, Osinaga Acosta O, Cuesta F, Duque A, et al. 2020. Elevation and latitude drives structure and tree species composition in Andean forests: Results from a large-scale plot network. PLoS ONE 15:e0231553. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231553

Marinaro S, Gasparri NI, Piriz-Carrillo V. 2020. Private-land control and deforestation dynamics in the context of implementing the Native Forest Law in the Northern Argentinian Dry Chaco. Environmental Conservation 47:277-283. DOI: 10.1017/S0376892920000314

Medina RG, Lira-Noriega A, Aráoz E, Ponssa ML. 2020. Potential effects of climate change on a Neotropical frog genus: changes in the spatial diversity patterns of Leptodactylus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) and implications for their conservation. Climatic Change 161:535-553. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-020-02677-7

Monmany-Garzia AC, Malizia A, Pazos R, Ruiz Barrionuevo JM, Argarañá MF, Garello N, Blettler M, Galindo-Cardona A, Occhionero MA, Martín E, de Cristóbal RE. 2020. ¿Qué estudiamos los ecólogos cuando investigamos los residuos plásticos en ambientes terrestres y dulceacuícolas de la Argentina? Ecología Austral 30:77–84.

Moura Resende F, Cornejo-Denman LA, Verde Selva G, Campanhão LM, Nobre-Guimarães RL, Jimenez YG, Moura-Lima E, Niemeyer J. 2020. A conceptual model to assess the impact of anthropogenic drivers on water-related ecosystem services in the Brazilian Cerrado. Biota Neotropica 20, e20190899. DOI: 10.1590/1676-0611-bn-2019-0899

Nanni AS, Castro L, Cuyckens GAE, Barri FR, Giordano AJ, Lucherini M. 2020. New records of the Pampas Cat, Leopardus colocola (Molina, 1782) (Mammalia, Carnivora, Felidae), from the Chaco ecoregion raise questions about its status in Argentina. Check List 16:729-735. DOI: 10.15560/16.3.729.

Nanni AS, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Rodríguez D, Nuñez Regueiro M, Periago ME, Aguiar S, Ballari SA, Blundo C, Derlindati E, Di Blanco Y, Eljall A, Grau HR, Herrera L, Huertas Herrera A, Izquierdo AE, Lescano J, Macchi L, Mazzini F, Milkovic M, Montti L, Paviolo A, Pereyra M, Quintana RD, Quiroga V, Renison D, Santos Beade M, Schaaf A, Gasparri NI. 2020. Presiones sobre la conservación asociadas al uso de la tierra en las ecorregiones terrestres de Argentina. Ecología Austral 30:304-320. 

Navarro CJ, Izquierdo AE, Aráoz E, Foguet J, Grau RH. 2020. Rewilding of large herbivore communities in high elevation Puna: geographic segregation and no evidence of positive effects on peatland productivity. Regional and Environmental Change 20:112. DOI:

Nazaro MG, Dos Santos DA, Torres R, Baumann M, Blendinger PG. 2020. Untangling the imprints of climate, geography and land use/cover on bird diversity in the South American Gran Chaco. Journal of Biogeography 47:1439-1454. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13827

Núñez Montellano MG. 2020. White-barred Piculet (Picumnus cirratus) nestlings killed by White-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes cactorum) in dry Chaco woodlands of Argentina. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132:172-176. DOI:

Núñez-Regueiro MM, Branch LC, Derlindati E, Gasparri I, Marinaro S, Nanni S, Núñez Godoy C, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Soto JR, Tálamo A. 2020. Open Standards for conservation as a tool for linking research and conservation agendas in complex socio-ecological systems. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 44:6-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2020.03.001

Palacio FX, Siepielski AM, Lacoretz MV, Ordano M. 2020. Selection on fruit traits is mediated by the interplay between frugivorous birds, fruit flies, parasitoid wasps, and seed-dispersing ants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 33:874-886. DOI:

Panebianco A, Gregorio PF, Ovejero R, Marozzi A, Leggieri LR, Taraborelli PA, Carmanchahi PD. 2020. Reproductive flexibility in South American camelids: first records of alternative mating tactics in wild guanacos (Lama guanicoe). Mastozoología Neotropical 27:200-205. DOI:

Peralta G, Vázquez DP, Chacoff NP, Lomáscolo SB, Perry GLW, Tylianakis JM. 2020. Trait matching and phenological overlap increase the spatio-temporal stability and functionality of plant-pollinator interactions. Ecology Letters 23:1107-1116. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13510

Pero EJI, Casagranda E, Cristobal L, Wottitz A, Gasparri NI. 2020. Evaluación del déficit de bosques de ribera en Tucumán. Ecología Austral 30:484-496.

Ramírez-Mejía AF, Urbina-Cardona JN, Sánchez F. 2020. Functional diversity of phyllostomid bats in an urban–rural landscape: A scale-dependent analysis. Biotropica 52:1168-1182. DOI:

Reynaga MC, Nieto C, Rodríguez JS, Izquierdo AE. 2020. Biological traits of macroinvertebrates from Puna peatbogs: Patterns along spatial environmental gradients. Freshwater Science 39:137-146. DOI:

Rudel TK, Meyfroidt P, Chadzon R, Bongers F, van Holt T, Sloan S, Grau HR, Schneider L. 2020. Whither the forest transition? Climate change, policy responses, and redistributed forests in the 21st century. Ambio 49:74-84. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-018-01143-0

Sánchez-Quinto A, Casagranda E, et. al. 2020. Development of a conceptual framework for the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Mexican Caribbean. Biota Neotropica 20(suppl.1): e20190901. DOI:

Schaaf AA, Vergara-Tabares DL, Rojas TN, Díaz A, Peralta G, Peluc SI. 2020. Incubation behavior of the masked gnatcatcher (Polioptila dumicola) in central Argentina. Hornero 35:131–136. 

Schleuning M, Neuschulz EL, Albrecht J, Bender IMA, Bowler DE, Dehling DM, Fritz SA, Hof C, Mueller T, Nowak L, Sorensen MC, Böhning-Gaese K, Kissling WD. 2020. Trait-based assessments of climate-change impacts on interacting species. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35:319-328. DOI:

Schwartz NB, Aide TM, Graesser J, Grau RH, Uriarte M. 2020. Reversals of reforestation across Latin America limit climate mitigation potential of tropical forests. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change. DOI: 10.3389/ffgc.2020.00085

Schwarz B, Vázquez DP, CaraDonna PJ, Knight TM, Benadi G, Dormann CF, Gauzens B, Motivans E, Resasco J, Blüthgen N, Burkle LA, Fang Q, Kaiser–Bunbury CN, Alarcón R, Bain, JA, Chacoff NP, Huang S, LeBuhn G, MacLeod M, Petanidou T, Rasmussen C, Simanonok MP, Thompson AH, Fründ J. 2020. Temporal scale-dependence of plant–pollinator networks. Oikos 129:1289-1302. DOI: 10.1111/oik.07303

Spescha V, Paolini L, Powell PA, Covaro B, Elías D, Aráoz E. 2020. Unequal appropriation of urban vegetation in Argentine cities. Ecosystems 23:1395-1407. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-019-00476-5

Tovar C, Melcher I, Kusumoto B, Cuesta F, Cleef A, Meneses RI, Halloy S, Llambí LD, Beck S, Muriel P, Jaramillo J, Jácome J, Carilla J. 2020. Plant dispersal strategies of high tropical alpine communities across the Andes. Journal of Ecology 108:1910-1922 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13416

Valoy M, López-Acosta JC, Lomáscolo S, Bernacki F, Varela O, Ordano M. 2020. Leaf herbivory modulates fruit trait correlations within individual plants. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 14:373-385. DOI:10.1007/s11829-020-09740-1

Vela Díaz DM, Blundo C, Cayola L, Fuentes AF, Malizia LR, Myers JA. 2020. Untangling the importance of niche breadth and niche position as drivers of tree species abundance and occupancy across biogeographic regions. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29:1542-1553. DOI:



Aide TM, Grau HR, Graesser J, Andrade-Nuñez MJ, Aráoz E, Barros AP, Campos-Cerqueira M, Chacon-Moreno E, Cuesta CF, Peralvo M, Espinoza R, Peralvo M, Polk MH, Sanchez A, Young KR, Zarbá L, Zimmerer KS. 2019. Woody vegetation dynamics in the tropical and subtropical Andes from 2001 to 2014: satellite image interpretation and expert validation. Global Change Biology 25:2112-2125. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14618

Baldi G, Schauman S, Texeira M, Marinaro S, Martin OA, Gandini P, Jobbágy EG. 2019. Nature representation in South American protected areas: country contrasts and conservation priorities. PeerJ 7:e7155. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.7155

Casagranda E, Navarro C, Grau HR, Izquierdo AE. 2019. Interannual lake fluctuations in the Argentine Puna: relationships with its associated peatlands and climate change. Regional Environmental Change 19:1737-1750. DOI:

Dainese M, et al. (Chacoff NP) 2019. A global synthesis reveals biodiversity-mediated benefits for crop production. Science Advances 5:10, eaax0121. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax0121

Dugger PJ, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Chama L, Correia M, Dehling DM, Emer C, Farwig N, Fricke EC, Galetti M, García D, Grass I, Heleno R, Jacomassa FAF, Muñoz MC, Neuschulz EL, Nowak L, Piratelli A, Pizo MA, Quitián M, Rogers HS, Ruggera RA, Saavedra F, Sánchez MS, Sánchez R, Santillán V, Schabo DG, da Silva FR, Timóteo S, Traveset A, Vollstaedt MGR, Schleuning M. 2019. Seed-dispersal networks are more specialized in the Neotropics than in the Afrotropics. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28:248-261. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12833

Fernández R., Albornoz, P. 2019. Anatomía foliar de cuatro especies halófilas del noroeste argentino. Lilloa 56:14-23. DOI: 10.30550/j.lil/2019.56.1/2

Galindo-Cardona A, Achar JD, González-Brizuela G, Martín E, Salvo SA, Monmany-Garzia AC. First report and molecular determination of Apanteles galleriae Wilkinson (Hymenoptera, Braconidae), a parasitoid of the lesser wax moth Achroia grisella F. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) in Northwest Argentina. Journal of Apicultural Research 58:550-552. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2019.1626622

Muñoz Garachana D, Aragón R, Baldi G. 2019. Cartografía y diferenciación de remanentes de bosque nativo en las tierras semiáridas del sur de Sudamérica. Revista Montes 138:16-22.

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Lomáscolo SB, Giannini N, Chacoff NP, Castro-Urgal R, Vázquez DP. 2019. Inferring coevolution in a plant–pollinator network. Oikos 128:775-789.

Lomáscolo SB, Monmany-Garzia AC, Magro J, Suarez P, Andrada F. Effect of water increment on phenology, productivity, and herbivory of Fuchsia boliviana C. (Onagraceae) in Northwestern Argentina. Ecología Austral 29:185-193. DOI: 10.25260/EA.

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Maldonado MB, Aranibar JN, Serrano AM., Chacoff NP, Vázquez DP. 2019. Dung beetles and nutrient cycling in a dryland environment. Catena 179:66-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2019.03.035

Malizia A, Monmany-Garzia AC. 2019. Terrestrial ecologists should stop ignoring plastic pollution in the Anthropocene time. Science of the Total Environment 668:1025-1029. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.044

Merlo F, Rojas TN, Juncosa-Polzella AS, Fernández L, Vergara-Tabares DL. 2019. Consumo de frutos por el Carpintero Negro (Dryocopus schulzi) en el bosque serrano de Córdoba. Nuestras Aves 64:6-8.

Munroe DK, Batistella M, Friis C, Gasparri NI, Lambin EF, Liu J, Meyfroidt P, Moran E, Nielsen JO. 2019. Governing flows in telecoupled land systems. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 38:53-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2019.05.004

Nanni AS, Sloan S, Aide TM, Graessser J, Edwards E, Grau HR. 2019. The neotropical reforestation hotspots: A biophysical and socioeconomic typology of contemporary forest expansion. Global Environmental Change 54:148-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.12.001

Núñez Montellano MG, Blendinger PG, Bodrati A, Salvador SA. 2019. Sap feeding by birds in southern Neotropical forests. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 131:285-295. DOI: 10.1676/17-37

Paolini L, Schwendenmann L, Aráoz E, Powell PA. 2019. Decoupling of the urban vegetation productivity from climate. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 44: 126428. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2019.126428

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Rojas TN, Gallo MCF, Vergara-Tabares DL, Nazaro MG, Zampini CI, Isla MI, Blendinger PG. 2019. Being popular or freak: how alien plants integrate into native plant-frugivore networks. Biological Invasions 21:2589-2598. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-019-01997-9

Rojas TN, Vergara‐Tabares DL, Valdez DJ, Ponzio MF, Peluc SI. 2019. Food supplementation by an invasive fleshy‐fruited shrub sustains body condition of a native frugivorous bird during winter. Integrative Zoology 14:259-269. DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12353

Thompson AM, Ellis E, Grau HR, Kuemmerle T, Meyfroidt P, Ramankutty N, Zeleke G. 2019. Sustainable intensification in land systems: trade-offs, scales, and contexts. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 38:37-43. DOI:



Baumann M, Levers C, Macchi L, Bluhm H, Waske B, Gasparri NI, Kuemmerle M. 2018. Mapping continuous fields of tree and shrub cover across the Gran Chaco using Landsat 8 and Sentinel-1 data. Remote Sensing of Environment 216:201-211. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.06.044

Bender IMA, Kissling WD, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Hensen I, Kühn I, Muñoz MC, Neuschulz EL, Nowak L, Quitián M, Saavedra F, Santillan V, Töpfer T, Wiegand T, Dehling DM, Schleuning M. 2018. Morphological trait matching shapes plant-frugivore networks across the Andes. Ecography 41:1910-1919. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03396

Blundo C, Gasparri I, Malizia A, Clark M, Gatti G, Campanello P, Grau HR, Paolini L, Malizia LR, Chediack S, MacDonagh P, Goldstein G. 2018. Relationships among phenology, climate and biomass across subtropical forests in Argentina. Journal of Tropical Ecology 34:93-107.

Carilla J, Halloy S, Cuello S, Grau A, Malizia A, Cuesta F. 2018. Vegetation trends over eleven years on mountain summits in NW Argentina. Ecology and Evolution 8:11554-11567.

Carilla J, Grau A, Cuello S. 2018. Vegetación de la Puna argentina. Pp. 143-156 en Grau HR, Izquierdo AE, Babot J, Grau A (eds.). La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura. Serie Conservación de la Naturaleza 24. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán.

Cariola L, Izquierdo AE, Hilgert NI. 2018. Social perception of tree plantations in the Atlantic forest of Argentina: the role of management scale. Ethnobiology and Conservation 7:14. doi:10.15451/ec2018-10-7.14-1-38

Chacoff NP, Resasco J, Vázquez DP. 2018. Interaction frequency, network position, and the temporal persistence of interactions in a plant–pollinator network. Ecology 99:21–28.

Chalup A, Ayup M, Monmany AC, Malizia A, Martín E, De Cristobal R, Galindo-Cardona A. 2018. First report of the lesser wax moth Achroia grisella F. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) consuming polyethylene (silo-bag) in northwestern Argentina. Journal of Apicultural Research 27:569-571. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2018.1484614

Fadrique B, Báez S, Duque A, Malizia A, Blundo C, Carilla J, Osinaga-Acosta O, Malizia L, Silman M, Farfán-Ríos W, Malhi Y, Young KR, Cuesta F, Homeier J, Peralvo M, Pinto E, Jadan O, Aguirre N, Aguirre Z, Feeley KJ. 2018. Widespread but heterogeneous changes in the tree species composition of Andean forests under rising temperatures. Nature 564:207-212. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0715-9

Fabersani E, Grande MV, Coll Aráoz MV, Zannier ML, Sánchez SS, Grau A, Oliszewski R, Honoré.SM. 2018. Metabolic effects of goat milk yogurt supplemented with yacon flour in rats on high-fat diet. Journal of Functional Foods 49:447-457.

Giménez Gómez VC, Lomáscolo SB, Zurita GA, Ocampo F. 2018. Daily activity patterns and thermal tolerance of three sympatric dung beetle species (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Eucraniini) from the Monte desert, Argentina. Neotropical Entomology 47:821-827. doi: 10.1007/s13744-017-0567-2

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Izquierdo AE, Grau HR, Navarro CJ, Casagranda E, Castilla MC, Grau A. 2018. Highlands in transition: urbanization, pastoralism, mining, tourism, and wildlife in the Argentinian Puna. Mountain Research and Development 38:390-401.

Izquierdo AE, Aragón RM, Navarro CJ, Casagranda E. 2018. Humedales de la Puna: principales proveedores de servicios ecosistémicos de la región. Pp. 96-112 en Grau HR, Izquierdo AE, Babot J, Grau A (eds.). La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura. Serie Conservación de la Naturaleza 24. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán.

le Polain de Waroux Y, Baumann M, Gasparri NI, Gavier-Pizarro G, Godar J, Kuemmerle T, Müller R, Vázquez F, Volante JN, Meyfroidt P. 2018. Rents, actors, and the expansion of commodity frontiers in the Gran Chaco. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 108: 204-225.

Loto DE, Gasparri I, Azcona M, García S, Spagarino C. 2018. Estructura y dinámica de bosques de palo santo en el Chaco Seco. Ecología Austral 28:64-73.

Monmany Garzia AC, Yu M, Zimmerman JK. 2018. Effects of vegetation structure and landscape complexity on insect parasitism across an agricultural frontier in Argentina. Basic and Applied Ecology 29:69-78.

Nolte C, Gobbi B, Le Polain de Waroux Y, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Butsic V, Lambin EF. 2018. Challenges in attributing avoided deforestation to policies and actors: lessons from provincial forest zoning in the argentine Dry Chaco. Ecological Economics 150:346-352.

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Oyarzabal M, Clavijo J, Oakley L, Biganzoli F, Tognetti P, Barberis I, Maturo HM, Aragón R, Campanello PI, Prado D, Oesterheld M, León RJC. 2018. Unidades de vegetación de la Argentina. Ecología Austral 28:40-63.

Piquer-Rodríguez M, Baumann M, Butsic V, Gasparri NI, Gavier Pizarro G, Volante JN, Müller D, Kuemmerle T. 2018. The potential impact of economic policies on future land-use conversions in Argentina. Land Use Policy 79:57-67.

Piquer-Rodríguez M, Butsic V, Gärtner P, Macchi L, Baumann M, Gavier Pizarro G, Volante JN, Gasparri NI, Kuemmerle T. 2018. Drivers of agricultural land-use change in the Argentine Pampas and Chaco regions. Applied Geography 91:111-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2018.01.004

Powell PA, Aráoz E. 2018. Biological and environmental effects on fine-scale seed dispersal of an invasive tree in a secondary subtropical forest. Biological Invasions 20:461-473.

Powell PA, Nanni AS, Nazaro MG, Loto D, Torres R, Gasparri NI. 2018. Characterization of forest carbon stocks at the landscape scale in the Argentine Dry Chaco. Forest Ecology and Management 424:21-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.04.033

Schaaf AA, Rojas T, Diaz A, Peluc S. 2018. Patterns of nest orientation in the Golden-billed Saltator (Saltator aurantiirostris) in central Argentina. Ornitologia Neotropical 29:199-203.

Semper Pascual A, Macchi L, Sabatini FM, Decarre J, Baumann M, Blendinger PG, Gómez-Valencia B, Mastrángelo ME, Kuemmerle T. 2018. Mapping extinction debt highlights conservation opportunities for birds and mammals in the South American Chaco. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:1218-1229. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13074

Torrella SA, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Levers C, Ginzburg R, Gavier-Pizarro G, Kuemmerle T. 2018. Multiscale spatial planning to maintain forest connectivity in the Argentine Chaco in the face of deforestation. Ecology and Society 23(4):37.

Van Beusekom AE, Gould W, Monmany AC, Henareh Khalyani A, Quiñones M, Fain SJ, Andrade Núñez MJ, González G. 2018. Fire weather and likelihood: Characterizing climate space for fire occurrence and extent in Puerto Rico. Climatic Change 146:117-131.

Velez S, Chacoff NP, Campos C. 2018. Pre-dispersal seed loss in two Prosopis species (Fabaceae: Mimosoidea) from the Monte Desert, Argentina. Ecologia Austral 28:361-373.

Vergara-Tabares DL, Schaaf AA, Verga EG, Quaglia AI, Rojas TN, Toledo M, García E, Peluc SI, Díaz A. 2018. Bird assemblages from western Sierras Grandes and Traslasierra Valley in central Argentina: an important area for conservation of Chacoan and mountain birds. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia. 26:123-140.

Zelaya PV, Chacoff N, Aragón R, Blendinger PG. 2018. Soybean biotic pollination and its relationship with linear forest fragments of Subtropical Dry Chaco. Basic and Applied Ecology 32:86-95.



Albanesi SA, Jayat JP, Brown AD. 2017. Mortalidad de mamíferos y medidas de mitigación en canales de riego del pedemonte de Yungas de la Alta Cuenca del Río Bermejo, Argentina. Mastozoología Neotropical 23: 505-514.

Aráoz R, Grande JM, Lopez C, Cereghetti J, Vargas FH. 2017. The first Black-and-Chestnut Eagle (Spizaetus isidori) nest discovered in Argentina reveals potential human predator conflicts. Journal of Raptor Research 51: 79-82.

Baldi G, Texeira M, Martín O, Grau HR, Jobbágy E. 2017. Opportunities drive the global distribution of protected areas. Peer J. 5:e2989, DOI 10.7717/peerj.2989

Baumann M, Gasparri I, Piquer-Rodriguez M, Gavier Pizarro G, Griffiths P, Hostert P, Kuemmerle T .2017. Carbon emissions from agricultural expansion and intensification in the Chaco. Global Change Biology 23: 1902-1916.

Blendinger PG. 2017. Equivalence in seed dispersal effectiveness of Podocarpus parlatorei in Andean fruit-eating bird assemblages. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 57. DOI 10.3389/fevo.2017.00057

Boillat S, Scarpa FM, Robson JP, Gasparri NI, Aide TM, Aguiar APD, Anderson LO, Batistella M, Fonseca MG, Futtemma C, Grau HR, Mathiel-Stephel SL, Metzger JP, Ometo JP, Pedlowski MA, Perz SG, Robiglio V, Soler L, Vieira I, Brondizio ES. 2017. Land system science in Latin America: challenges and perspectives. Current Opinion on Environmental Sustainability 26: 37-46.

Ceballos SJ, Malizia A. 2017. Liana density declined and basal area increased over 12 years in a subtropical montane forest in Argentina. Journal of Tropical Ecology 33: 241- 248.

Cuesta F, Muriel P, Llambí LD, Halloy S, Aguirre N, Beck S, Carilla J, Meneses RI, Cuello S, Grau A, Gámez LE, Irazábal J, Jácome J, Jaramillo R, Ramírez L, Samaniego N, Suárez-Duque D, Thompson N, Tupayachi A, Viñas P, Yager K, Becerra M T, Pauli H, Gosling WD. 2017. Latitudinal and altitudinal patterns of plant community diversity on mountain summits across the tropical Andes. Ecography 40: 1381-1394. DOI 10.1111/ecog.02567

d'Hiriart S, Ortiz PE, González FR, Jayat JP. 2017. Ecología trófica de la lechuza del campanario (Tyto furcata) en las Yungas del noroeste argentino. Ecología Austral 27: 364-374.

Fehlenberg V, Baumann M, Gasparri NI, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Gavier-Pizarro G, Kuemmerle T . 2017. The role of soybean production as an underlying driver of deforestation in the South American Chaco. Global Environmental Change  45: 24-34.

Fernández RD, Bulacio N, Álvarez A, Pajot H, Aragón R. 2017. Fungal decomposers of leaf litter from an invaded and native mountain forest of NW Argentina.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek DOI: 10.1007/s10482-017-0893-8

Fernández RD, Ceballos SJ, Malizia A, Aragón R. 2017. Gleditsia triacanthos (Fabaceae) in Argentina: a review of its invasión. Australian Journal of Botany65: 203-213. DOI 10.1071/BT16147

Floumbaum P, Aragón R, Chaneton E. 2017. A role for the sampling effect in invaded ecosystems. Oikos 126: 1229-1232.

Girini JM; Palacio FX; Zelaya PV. 2017. Predictive modeling for allopatric Strix (Strigiformes: Strigidae) owls in South America: determinants of their distributions and ecological niche-based processes.