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Dr Javier Igea

Dr Javier Igea

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Subject groups/Research projects

Knowledge and Expertise in Conservation:

Departments and Institutes

Plant Sciences:


  • biodiversity

Key Publications

Igea, J., & Tanentzap, A. J. (2019). Multiple macroevolutionary routes to becoming a biodiversity hotspot. Science Advances5(2), eaau8067.

Igea, J., Miller, E. F., Papadopulos, A. S., & Tanentzap, A. J. (2017). Seed size and its rate of evolution correlate with species diversification across angiosperms. PLoS biology15(7), e2002792.

Igea, J., Bogarín, D., Papadopulos, A.S.T., and Savolainen, V. (2015). A comparative analysis of island floras challenges taxonomy-based biogeographical models of speciation. Evolution 69 (2), 482-491.

Igea, J., Aymerich, P., Fernández-González, A., González-Esteban, J., Gómez, A., Alonso, R., Gosálbez, J., and Castresana, J. (2013). Phylogeography and postglacial expansion of the endangered semi-aquatic mammal Galemys pyrenaicusBMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 115.

Igea, J., Juste, J., and Castresana, J. (2010). Novel intron markers to study the phylogeny of closely related mammalian species. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 369. 

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