Publications

 
From Gondwana to Europe: inferring the origins of Mediterranean Macrothele spiders (Araneae, Hexathelidae) and the limits of the family Hexathelidae.
Opatova, V., & Arnedo, M. A.
Invertebrate Systematics, in press. (2014).
 
Endemism and evolution in the littoral woodlouse Halophiloscia Verhoeff, 1908 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea) from the Canary Islands: implications for conservation policies.
Bidegaray-Batista, L., Taiti, S., López, H., Ribera, C., & Arnedo, M.A.
Insect Conservation and Duversity, in press. (2014).
 
Winter is coming: Miocene and Quaternary climatic shifts shaped the diversification of Western-Mediterranean Harpactocrates (Araneae, Dysderidae) spiders.
Bidegaray-Batista, L., Ferrández, M. Á., & Arnedo, M. A.
Cladistics, in press. doi:10.1111/cla.12054. (2013).
 
A molecular phylogeny of nephilid spiders: evolutionary history of a model lineage.
Kuntner, M., Arnedo, M. A., Trontelj, P., Lokovšek, T., & Agnarsson, I.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69(3), 961–979. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2013.06.008. doi:10.1111/cla.12054. (2013).
 
Ancient origins of the Mediterranean trap-door spiders of the family Ctenizidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae).
Opatova, V., Bond, J. E., & Arnedo, M. A.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69(3), 1135-1145. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2013.08.002. (2013).
 
Higher β- and γ-diversity at species and genetic levels in headwaters than in mid-order streams in Hydropsyche (Trichoptera).
Múrria, C., Bonada, N., Arnedo, M. A., Prat, N., & Vogler, A. P.
Freshwater Biology, 58(11), 2226–2236. doi:10.1111/fwb.12204. (2013).
 
The odd couple: contrasting phylogeographic patterns in two sympatric sibling species of woodlouse­‐hunter spiders in the Canary Islands.
Macías-Hernández, N., Bidegaray-Batista, L., Oromí, P., Arnedo, M.A.
Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 51, 29–37 (2013).
 
The Imprint of Geologic History on Within‐Island Diversification of Woodlouse-Hunter Spiders (Araneae, Dysderidae) in the Canary Islands.
Macías-Hernández, N., Bidegaray-Batista, L., Emerson, B., Oromí, P., Arnedo, M.A.
Journal of Heredity, 104(3), 341–356 (2013).
 
Can long-range PCR be used to amplify genetically divergent mitochondrial genomes for comparative phylogenetics? A case study within spiders (Arthropoda: Araneae).
Briscoe, A.G., Goodacre, S., Masta, S., Taylor, M.I., Arnedo, M.A., Penney, D., Kenny, J., Creer, S..
PLoS ONE, 8(5), e62404. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062404. (2013).
 
Tangled in a sparse spider web: Single origin of orb weavers and their spinning work unravelled by denser taxonomic sampling.
Dimitrov, D., Lopardo, L., Giribet, G., Arnedo, M. A., Álvarez-Padilla, F., & Hormiga, G.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279(1732), 1341–1350 (2012).
 
Potential drivers of spatial structure of leaf-litter food webs in south-western European beech forests.
Melguizo-Ruiz, N., Verdeny-Vilalta, O., Arnedo, M. A., & Moya-Laraño, J.
Pedobiologia, 55, 311–319 (2012).
 
Assembly of mediterranean caddisfly communities at various spatiotemporal scales.
Múrria, C., Bonada, N., Arnedo, M. A., Zamora-Muñoz, C., Prat, N., & Vogler, A. P.
Journal of Biogeography, 39, 1621–1632 (2012).
 
Revision of Cestocampa Condé (Diplura, Campodeidae), with description of a new species from caves in the eastern Iberian Peninsula. .
Sendra, A., Arnedo, M. A., Ribera, C., Teruel, S., Bidegaray-Batista, L., & Conde, B.
Zootaxa, 3252, 43-46 (2012).
 
Bringing spiders to the multilocus era: novel anonymous nuclear markers for Harpactocrates ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae: Dysderidae) with application to related genera.
Bidegaray-Batista, L., Gillespie, R. G., & Arnedo, M. A.
Journal of Arachnology, 39, 506–510 (2011).
 
Gone with the plate: The opening of the western mediterranean basin drove the diversification of ground-dweller spiders.
Bidegaray-Batista, L., & Arnedo, M.A.
BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11, 317 (2011).
 
Environmental suitability of the new reported localities of the funnelweb spider Macrothele calpeiana: an assessment using potential distribution modelling with presence-only techniques.
Jiménez-Valverde, A.; Decae A.E. & Arnedo, M.A.
Journal of Biogeography, 38, 1213-1223 (2011).
 
Integrative taxonomy uncovers hidden species diversity in woodlouse hunter spiders (Araneae, Dysderidae) endemic to the Macaronesian archipelagoes.
Macías-Hernández, N., Oromí, P. & Arnedo, M.A.
Systematics and Biodiversity 8(4): 531-553 (2010).
 
Drivers of diversity in Macaronesian spiders and the role of species extinctions.
Cardoso, P., Arnedo, M.A., Triantis, K. and Borges, P.A.V.
J Biogeography 37: 1034-1046 (2010)