Selected publications

Rubalcaba, J. G. , Gouveia, S. F., Villalobos, Olalla-Tárraga, M. Á., Sunday, J. (2023). Climate drives global functional trait variation in lizards. Nature Ecology & Evolution , DOI: 10.1038/s41559-023-02007-x.
Rubalcaba, J. G. , Gouveia, S. F., Villalobos, F., Cruz-Neto, A. P., Castro G. C., Amado, T. F., Martínez, P. A., Navas C. A., Dobrovolski R., Diniz-Filho J. A. F., Olalla-Tárraga, M. Á. (2022). Physical constraints on thermoregulation and flight drive morphological evolution in bats. PNAS, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2103745119.
Rubalcaba, J. G. , Jimeno, B. (2021). Biophysical models unravel associations between glucocorticoids and thermoregulatory costs across avian species. Functional Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13946.
Rubalcaba, J. G. , Verberk, W. C. E. P, Hendriks, A. J., Saris, B. & Woods, H. A. (2020). Oxygen limitation may affect the temperature- and size-dependence of metabolism in aquatic ectotherms. PNAS, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2003292117.
Rubalcaba, J.G., Olalla-Tárraga, M.Á. (2020). The biogeography of thermal risk for terrestrial ectotherms: scaling of thermal sensitivity with body size and latitude. Journal of Animal Ecology , 89, 1277-1285. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13181
Rubalcaba, J. G., Gouveia, S. & Olalla-Tárraga, M. A (2019). Upscaling microclimatic conditions into body temperature distributions of ectotherms. American Naturalist, 193, 677-687. DOI: 10.1086/702717.
Rubalcaba, J. G., Gouveia, S. & Olalla-Tárraga, M. A (2019). A mechanistic model to scale up biophysical processes into geographical size gradients in ectotherms. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26, 793-803. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12893.
Gouveia S., Bovo, R., Rubalcaba, J.G., Da Silva, F., Maciel, N., Andrade D., Martinez, P. (2018). Biophysical modeling of water economy and geographic gradient of body size in anurans. American Naturalist, 193, 51-58. DOI: 10.1086/700833.