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Professeur Émérite
Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle

UMR 7205 - Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité
Sorbonne Universités
Equipe Evolution fonctionnelle et Systématique

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Chief Editor, Bionomina

Nomenclature Editor, Zootaxa

Academic Editor, PeerJ

  • Publications récentes

  • -  Dubois A. (2017) The nomenclatural status of Hysaplesia , Hylaplesia , Dendrobates and related nomina (Amphibia, Anura), with genera l comments on zoolog ical nomen clature and its governance, as well as on taxonomic databases and. Bionomina, 11, 1–48. Available at :

    - Dubois A. (2017) A few problems in the generic nomenclature of insects and amphibians, with recommendations for the publication of new generic nomina in zootaxonomy and comments on taxonomic and nomenclatural databases and websites. Zootaxa, 4237, 1. Available at :

    - Dubois A., Duellman W. E., Ohler A.M. (2017) Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the subfamily Acridinae of the family Hylidae (Amphibia, Anura). Bionomina, 11, 49–61. Available at :

    - Cériaco L.M.P., Eliécer E., Gutiérrez E., Dubois A. (2016) Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological scienc. Zootaxa, 4196, 435–445. Available at :

    - Goutte, S., A. Dubois, S.D. Howard, R. Marquez, Jodi J. L. Rowley, J. M. Dehling, P. Grancolas, X. Rongchuan, and F. Legendre, (2016), ‘Environmental Constraints and Call Evolution in Torrent-Dwelling Frogs.’, Evolution, 70, 811–26

    - Ohler, Annemarie, and Alain Dubois, (2016) ‘The Identity of the South Adrican Toad Sclerophrys Capensis Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia, Anura)’, Peerj, 4,

    - Amorim D.S., Santos C.M.D., Krell F.-T., Dubois A., Nihei S.S., Oliveira O.M.P., Pont A., Song H., Verdade V.K., Fachin D.A., Klassa B., Lamas C.J.E., Oliveira S.S., Carvalho C.J.B.D., Mello-Patiu C.A., Hajdu E., Couri M.S., Silva V.C., Capellari R.S., Falaschi R.L., Feitosa R.M., Prendini L., Pombal J.P.J., FernáNdez F., Rocha R.M., Lattke J.E., Caramaschi U., Duarte M., Marques A.C., Reis R.E., Kurina O., Takiya D.M., Tavares M., Fernandes D.S., Franco F.L., Cuezzo F., Paulson D., GuéNard B., Schlick-Steiner B.C., Arthofer W., Steiner F.M., Fisher B.L., Johnson R.A., Delsinne T.D., Donoso D.A., Mulieri P.R., Patitucci L.D., Carpenter J.M., Herman L., Grimaldi D. (2016) Timeless standards for species delimitation. Zootaxa, 4137, 121. Available at : .

    - Dubois A. (2016) The Duplostensional Nomenclatural System for higher zoological nomenclature : additional comments. Dumerilia, 6, 5–16.

    - Dubois A., (2016), Aescht E. LZC Session 1. Proposal LZC-01. Procedure proposed for the internal functioning of the LZC. Dumerilia, 6, 39–44.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. LZC Session 2. Discussion INF-01. Nomenclatural problems with electronic publications. Dumerilia, 6 (2016) 45–46.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. LZC Session 3. Proposal TER-01. The term nomen. Dumerilia, 6 (2016) 47–53.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. LZC Session 4. Proposal GEN-01. The structure of the Zoocode. Dumerilia, 6 (2016), 54–57.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. LZC Session 5. Proposal GEN-02. The Nomenclatural Process. Dumerilia, 6 (2016) 58–61.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. LZC Session 6. Proposal AVA-01. Observatory on Availability in Zoological Nomenclature. Dumerilia, 6 (2016) 62–70.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. Sessions 1–6 of the Linz Zoocode Committee (February–June 2016). Dumerilia, 6 (2016) 38.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E. The Linz Zoocode Committee. Dumerilia, 6 (2016), 35–37.

    - Dubois A., Aescht E., Dickinson E.C. Burning questions of zoological nomenclature. The Linz International Workshop on Zoological Nomenclature (9–10 July 2014), 6 Dumerilia, 24–34.

    - Dubois A., Frétey T. (2016) A new nomen for a subfamily of frogs (Amphibia, Anura). Dumerilia, 6 (2016), 17–23.

    - Dubois A., Frétey T. Dumerilia : a new start. Dumerilia, 6 (2016), 1–4.

    - Ohler, Annemarie, Thierry Fretey, and Alain Dubois, ‘The Authorships and Dates of the Specific Nomina Megophrys Shuichengensis and Pseudohynobius Shuichengensis (Amphibia)’, Zootaxa, 3963 (2015), 595–97

    - Dubois, Alain, Roger Bour, and Annemarie Ohler, ‘What Is an Online “Preliminary Version” of a Publication in the Meaning of Article 9.9 of the Code ?-One More Step on the Frail of the Asian Elephant’, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 72 (2015), 6–18

    - Dubois, A., ‘Further Proposals about Higher Zoological Nomenclature, and a Lesson of Humility : The Solution to a Recent Controversy about the Authorship and Date of the Nomen Amphibia Had Already Been Published One Century Ago’, bionomina, 8 (2015), 1–10

    - Dubois, A., ‘The Different Meanings of the Nomen Amphibia : A Correction’, Zootaxa, 3986 (2015), 397–400

    - Dubois, A., ‘The Duplostensional Nomenclatural System for Higher Zoological Nomenclature.’, Dumerilia, 5 (2015), 1–108

    - Dubois, A., ‘“What Is an Anonymous Publication ? Is the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature Anonymous  ?”’, Bionomina, 2015, 27–34

    - Dubois, A., ‘Zoological Nomina in the Century of Extinctions : New Proposals’, Bionomina, 8 (2015), 11–53

    - Dubois, Alain, Roger Bour, and Annemarie Ohler, ‘Nomenclatural Availability of Preliminary Electronic Versions of Taxonomic Papers : In Need of a Clear Definition’, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 72 (2015), 252–65

    - Dubois, Alain, and Annemarie Ohler, ‘An Often Overlooked Rule of the Code, and Its Bearing on the Authorship and Date of the Nomen Proteidae (Amphibia, Urodela)’, Bionomina, 9 (2015), 41–49

    - Hoinsoude Segniagbeto, Gabriel, Jean-Francois Trape, Komlan M. Afiademanyo, Mark-Oliver Roedel, Annemarie Ohler, Alain Dubois, Patrick David, Danny Meirte, Isabelle Adole Glitho, Fabio Petrozzi, and Luca Luiselli, ‘Checklist of the Lizards of Togo (West Africa), with Comments on Systematics, Distribution, Ecology, and Conservation’, Zoosystema, 37 (2015), 381–402

    - Ibaaz, Aicha, and Alain Dubois, ‘Single and Double Electron Capture Cross Sections in keV-Collisions between Fully Stripped Ions with Helium Atom’, in Xxix International Conference on Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions (icpeac2015), Pts 1-12, ed. by C. Diaz and others, 2015, DCXXXV, UNSP 022044

    - Ohler, A., S. Dutta, and A. Dubois, ‘Morphological Evolution in Frog of the Genera Fejervarya, Minervarya, Sphaerotheca and Zakerana (Dicroglossidae). Pranikee.’, Journal of zoologica Society of Orissa, 26 (2015), 1–12

    - de Carvalho, Marcelo R., Malte C. Ebach, David M. Williams, Silvio S. Nihei, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Taran Grant, Luís F. Silveira, Hussam Zaher, Anthony C. Gill, Robert C. Schelly, John S. Sparks, Flávio A. Bockmann, Bernard Séret, Hsuan-Ching Ho, Lance Grande, Olivier Rieppel, Alain Dubois, Annemarie Ohler, Julián Faivovich, Leandro C. S. Assis, Quentin D. Wheeler, Paul Z. Goldstein, Eduardo A. B. de Almeida, Antonio G. Valdecasas, and Gareth Nelson, ‘Does Counting Species Count as Taxonomy ? On Misrepresenting Systematics, yet Again’, Cladistics, 30 (2014), 322–29

    - Dubois, A., ‘Anomalies in Natural Populations of Amphibians : A General Survey and Methodological Recommendations for Study’, in Amphibian and reptiles anomalies and pathology : methodology, evolutionary significance, indication of environmental health, Materials of international school-conference, ed. by V.L. Vershinin and others (Ekaterinburg : Edition of Ural University, 2014), pp. 87–96

    - Dubois, A., ‘Préface  : Un Cri D’amour Pour Les Urodèles, Amphibiens Mal Connus et Souvent Oubliés’, in Les Urodèles du monde, ed. by J. Raffaelli, Penclen Edition, 2014, pp. 9–11

    - Dubois, A., ‘The Anomaly P in Palaearctic Green Frogs of the Genus Pelophylax (Ranidae)’, ed. by V.L. Vershinin and others (presented at the Amphibian and reptiles anomalies and pathology : methodology, evolutionary significance, indication of environmental health, Materials of international school-conference, Ekaterinburg, 23-26th of September 2013, Ekaterinburg : Edition of Ural University, 2014), pp. 96–104

    - Dubois, A., A. Nemesio, and R. Bour, ‘Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Syntypes and Virtual Lectotype Designation in Zoological Nomenclature, with Comments on the Recent Designation of a Lectotype for Elephas Maximus Linnaeus, 1758’, ed. by K. Henle and M. Puky, Bionomina, 7 (2014), 45–64

    - Fouquette, MJ junior, and A. Dubois, ‘A Checklist of North American Amphibians and Reptiles’, XLibris USA, Amphibians, 1 (2014), 1–613

    - Fretey, Thierry, Alain Dubois, and Annemarie Ohler, ‘The Status of the Nomen Hyperolius Guttatus Peters, 1875 (Amphibia : Anura) and Allied Nomina’, Alytes (Paris), 30 (2014), 11–26

    - Ohler, A., and A. Dubois, ‘Is Dicroglossidae Anderson, 1871 (Amphibia, Anura) an Available Nomen  ?’, Zootaxa, 3838 (2014), 590–94

    - Ohler, Annemarie, A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Franco Andreone, Aaron Bauer, Leo Borkin, Alan Channing, Yodchaiy Chuaynkern, Indraneil Das, Kaushik Deuti, Thierry Fretey, Masafumi Matsui, Nguyen Truong, R. Alexander Pyron, Mark Oliver Roedel, Gabriel Hoinsoude Segniagbeto, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, and Alain Dubois, ‘Case 3666. Dicroglossidae Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura) : Proposed Conservation’, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 71 (2014), 244–49

    - Segniagbeto, Gabriel Hoinsoude, Roger Bour, Annemarie Ohler, Alain Dubois, Mark-Oliver Roedel, Jean Francois Trape, Jacques Fretey, Fabio Petrozzi, and Luca Luiselli, ‘Turtles and Tortoises of Togo  : Historical Data, Distribution, Ecology, and Conservation’, Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 13 (2014), 152–65


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