Publications du SSM





Abdelkrim J, Aznar-Cormano L, Buge B, Fedosov A, Kantor Y, Zaharias P, Puillandre N. (2018) Delimiting species of marine gastropods (Turridae, Conoidea) using RAD-sequencing in an integrative taxonomy framework. Molecular Ecology, in press.

Abdelkrim J, Aznar-Cormano L, Fedosov A, Kantor Y, Lozouet P, Phuong M, Zaharias P, Puillandre N. (2018) Exon-capture based phylogeny and diversification of the venomous gastropods (Neogastropoda, Conoidea). Molecular Biology and Evolution, 35:2355-2374.

Alström P., Cibois A., Irestedt M., Zuccon D., Gelang M., Fjeldså J., Andersen M.J., Moyle R.G., Pasquet E., Olsson U. 2018. Comprehensive molecular phylogeny of the grassbirds and allies (Locustellidae) reveals extensive non-monophyly of traditional genera, and a proposal for a new classification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 127: 367-375.

Arsento, R., Richarte, K., Fonteneau, A., Denys, G.P.J (2018). Presence of larvae of lampreys, Lampetra sp. (Cephalaspidomorphi, Petromyzontiformes), in a French Catalan basin. Cybium 42(2): 216-218.

BAURET, L.,  A. FIELD, M. GAUDEUL, M.-A. SELOSSE, G. ROUHAN. 2018. First insights on the biogeographical history of Phlegmariurus (Lycopodiaceae), with a focus on Madagascar. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 127: 488-501.

Bouarakia O., Denys C., Nicolas V., Tifarouine L., Benazzou T., Benhoussa A. (2018). Notes on the distribution and phylogeography of two rare small Gerbillinae (Rodentia, Muridae) in Morocco: Gerbillus simoni and Gerbillus henleyi. Comptes Rendus Biologies 341 : 398-409.

de Mazancourt, V. , Klotz, W., Marquet, G., G., Mos, B., Rogers, D.C., Keith, P. (in press). The complex study of complexes: The first well-supported phylogeny of two species complexes within genus Caridina (Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae) sheds light on evolution, biogeography, and habitat. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

de Mazancourt, V., Castelin, M., Renneville, C., Mlambo, M., Marquet, G., & Keith, P. (in press). Revalidation of Caridina natalensis De Man, 1908 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) in the South Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa.

de Mazancourt, V., Klotz, W., Marquet, G., & Keith, P. (in press). Integrative taxonomy helps separate four species of freshwater shrimps commonly overlooked as Caridina longirostris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) in Indo-West Pacific islands. Invertebrate Systematics.

de Mazancourt, V., Marquet, G., Keith, P.  (2018). Caridina variabilirostris (Crustacea : Decapoda : Atyidae) a new species of freshwater shrimp from Pohnpei (Micronesia). European Journal of Taxonomy 453: 1-16.

de Mazancourt, V., Marquet, G., Rogers D.C., Keith, P.  (2018). Description of a new species of Caridina (Crustacea : Decapoda : Atyidae) from two Micronesian Islands (Guam and Babeldaob). Zootaxa 4377(1): 39-50.

Denys, G.P.J., Lauga, T., Delmastro, G.B., Dettai, A. (2018). S7 characterization of Western European pikes Esox spp. (Actinopterygii, Esociformes). Cybium 42(3): 221-228.

Denys, G.P.J., Persat, H., Dettai, A., Geiger, M.F., Freyhof, J., Fesquet, J., Keith, P. (2018). Genetic and morphological discrimination of three species of ninespined stickleback Pungitius spp. (Teleostei, Gasterosteidae) in France with the revalidation of Pungitius vulgaris (Mauduyt, 1848). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 77-101.

Dong, J. Kergoat, G. J., Vicente, N., Rahmadi, C., Xu, S., Robillard, T. (2018). Biogeographic patterns and diversification dynamics of the genus Cardiodactylus Saussure (Orthoptera, Grylloidea, Eneopterinae) in Southeast Asia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  129:1-14. https://doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.06.001.

Drinkwater R, Schnell I, Bohmann K, Bernard H, Veron G, Clare E, Gilbert M, Rossiter S. In press. Using metabarcoding to compare the suitability of two blood-feeding leech species for sampling mammalian diversity in North Borneo. Molecular Ecology Resources. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12943

Fedosov A, Puillandre N, Herrmann M, Kantor Y, Oliverio M, Modica MV, Bouchet P. (2018) The collapse of Mitra: molecular systematics and morphology of the Mitridae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 183: 253-337.

Fuchs J., De Swardt D.H.,Oatley G., Fjeldså J., Bowie R.C.K., 2018. Habitat driven diversification, hybridization and cryptic diversity in the Fork-tailed Drongo (Passeriformes: Dicruridae: Dicrurus adsimilis). Zoologica Scripta 47: 266-284.

Fuchs J., Douno. M.,Bowie R.C.K., Fjeldså J., 2018. Taxonomic revision of the Square-tailed Drongo species complex (Passeriformes: Dicruridae) with description of a new species from western Africa. Zootaxa 4438: 105-127.

Fuchs J., Pasquet E, Stuart BL, Woxvold I, Duckworth JW, Bowie RCK, 2018. Phylogenetic affinities of the enigmatic Bare-faced Bulbul Pycnonotus hualon with description of a new genus. Ibis 160: 659-665.

Fuchs J., Zuccon D. 2018. On the genetic distinctiveness of tailorbirds (Cisticolidae: Orthotomus) from the South-East Asian mainland with the description of a new subspecies. Avian Research 9: 31.

Hassanin A., Colombo R., Gembu G.-C., Merle M., Tu V.T., Görföl T., Akawa P.M., Csorba G., Kearney T., Monadjem A. & Ing R.K. (2018) Multilocus phylogeny and species delimitation within the genus Glauconycteris (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), with the description of a new bat species from the Tshopo Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 1–22.

Hassanin A., Houck M.L., Tshikung D., Kadjo B., Davis H. & Ropiquet A. (2018) Multi-locus phylogeny of the tribe Tragelaphini (Mammalia, Bovidae) and species delimitation in bushbuck: Evidence for chromosomal speciation mediated by interspecific hybridization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 129:96-105.

Jabbour F., Gaudeul M., Lambourdière J., Ramstein G., Hassanin A., Labat J.-N. & Sarthou, C. (2018) Phylogeny, biogeography and character evolution in the tribe Desmodieae (Fabaceae : Papilionoideae), with special emphasis on the New Caledonian endemic genera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 118: 108-121.

Jansen JJFJ,Fuchs J., sous presse. The Baudin expedition to Tenerife, St Thomas, St Croix and Puerto Rico in 1796-98. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology

Kantor Y., Fedosov A, Puillandre N. (2018) New and unusual deep-water Conoidea revised with shell, radula and DNA characters. Ruthenica, 28:47-82.

Kantor YI, Horro J, Rolán E,Puillandre N. (2018)Paraclavatula(Gastropoda; Conoidea; Clavatulidae), a new genus with unprecedented radula type from West Africa. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 84: 275-284.

Lalis A, Wirth T. 2018. Mice and Men: An evolutionary history of Lassa fever. In: Evolution & Biodiversity, Edited by: Philippe Grandcolas and Marie-Christine Maurel, ISTE Editions, ISBN: 978-1-78548-277-9, DOI:10.1016/B978-1-78548-277-9.50011-5

Lalis A., Mona S., Stoetzel E., Bonhomme F., Souttou K., Ouarour A., Aulagnier S., Denys C. & Nicolas V. (accepté). Out of Africa: demographic and colonization history of the Algerian mouse (Mus spretus Lataste). Heredity.

Missoup A.D., Yemchui G.D., Denys C. & Nicolas V. (2018). Molecular phylogenetic analyses indicate paraphyly of the genus Hybomys (Rodentia: Muridae): taxonomic implications. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56(3): 444-452.

Monnier E, Tenorio M, Bouchet P, Puillandre N. (2018) The cones (Gastropoda) from Madagascar "Deep South": composition, endemism and new taxa. Xenophora taxonomy, 19:25-75.

Nicolas V., Mataame A., Crochet P.A., Geniez P., Fahd S., Ohler A. (2018). Phylogeography and ecological niche modelling unravel the evolutionary history of the African green toad, Bufotes boulengeri boulengeri (Amphibia: Bufonidae), through the Quaternary. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56(1): 102-116.

Pavia M., Galimberti A., Pellegrino I., Silvano F., Zuccon D., Boano G. 2018. New insights into the morphology and taxonomy of the Acrocephalus baeticatus/scirpaceus species complex based on a newly found West African syntopic population. Vie et Milieu-Life & Environment 68(1): 25-31.

Reeb C, Kaandorp J, Jansson F, Garnier L, Flot JF, Puillandre N, Dubuisson JY, Cornette R, Jabbour F, Coudert Y, Patiño J, Vanderpoorten A. (2018) Quantification of complex modular architecture in thalloid. New Phytologist, 218: 859-872.

SCHNEIDER-MAUNOURY, L.,  C. CLÉMENT, H. COVES, J. LAMBOURDIÈRE, S. LECLERCQ, F. RICHARD, M.-A. SELOSSE, E. TASCHEN. 2018. Is Tuber melanosporum colonizing the roots of herbaceous, non-ectomycorrhizal plants? Fungal Ecology 31: 59-68.

SÉNE, S.,  M.-A. SELOSSE, M. FORGET, J. LAMBOURDIÈRE, K. CISSÉ, A. GAMBY DIÉDHIOU, E. RIVERA-OCASIO, H. KODJA, N. KAMEYAMA, K. NARA, L. VINCENOT, J.-L. MANSOT, J. WEBER, M. ROY, S.N. SYLLA, A. BÂ. 2018. A pantropically introduced tree is followed by specific ectomycorrhizal symbionts due to pseudo-vertical transmission. ISME Journal 12: 1806-1819.

Strong E, Puillandre N, Beu A, Castelin M, Bouchet P. (2019) Frogs and tuns and tritons - oh my! A molecular phylogeny and revised family classification of the predatory gastropod superfamily Tonnoidea (Caenogastropoda). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 130: 18-34.

Tenorio M, Monnier E, Puillandre N. Notes on AfonsoconusTucker & Tenorio, 2013 (Gastropoda, Conidae), with description of a new species from the Southwestern Indian Ocean. European Journal of Taxonomy, 427: 1-20.

Tu V.T., Hassanin A., Furey N.M., Son N.T., Csorba G. (2018) Four species in one: multigene analyses reveal phylogenetic patterns within Hardwicke’s woolly bat, Kerivoula hardwickii-complex (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) in Asia. Hystrix It. J. Mamm. 29:111-121.

Uribe J, Zardoya R, Puillandre N. (2018) Phylogenetic relationships of the conoidean snails (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda) based on mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 127:898-906.

Veron G, Dupré D, Lührs M-L, Kappeler PM, Dollar L, Pomerantz J, Goodman SM, 2018. Genetic polymorphism and structure of wild and zoo populations of the fosa (Eupleridae, Carnivora), the largest living carnivoran of Madagascar. Mammalian Biology 92: 68-77.

Veron G, Goodman SM. 2018 One or two species of the rare Malagasy carnivoran Eupleres (Eupleridae)? New insights from molecular data. Mammalia 82: 107-112. DOI:


Sanders M, Puillandre N, Merle D. Frog shells through time - a dialogue between mitogenomics and Palaeontological data. Molluscan Forum, novembre 2018, Londres, UK.

Zaharias P, Phuong M, Puillandre N. Data, time & money: what is the best strategy to resolve the phylogeny in of non-model organisms? Young Scientist Forum, novembre 2018, Londres, UK. Poster. Best poster award.

Zaharias P, Kantor Y, Fedosov A, Puillandre N. From one wastebasket to another: an exon-captured based phylogeny of Turridae (Gastropoda, Conoidea). Molluscan Forum, novembre 2018, Londres, UK.

Abalde S, Uribe JE, Irisarri I, Osca D, Templado J, Tenorio M, Afonso C, Puillandre N, Zardoya R. Levels of resolution of the gastropod phylogeny at different taxonomic levels based on mitochondrial genomes. XXXVII Annual meeting of the Willi Hennig Society, 16-20 septembre 2018, Barcelone, Espagne.

Sanders M, Merle D, Laurin M, Bonillo C, Puillandre N. Frog shells through time, a dialogue between mitogenomics and palaeontological data. Congrès Evolution, 20-23 août 2018, Montpellier, France. Poster.

Sanders M, Merle D, Laurin M, Bonillo C, Puillandre N. Frog shells through time: a dialogue between mitogenomics and Palaeontological data. International Congress of Paleontology 5, 9-13 juillet 2018, Paris, France.

Gauliard, C. et al. (comm. orale) Révision taxonomique de la loche franche Languedocienne Barbatula quignardi (Bacescu-Mester, 1967) (Actinipterigii, Cypriniformes) et conséquences sur la conservation. RIF18

Gauliard, C. et al. Taxonomic revision of the Languedos stone loach Barbatula quignardi (Bacescu-Mester, 1967) (Actinopterigii, Cypriniformes). SIBIC2018

Denys, G.P.J. et al. (comm. orale) Des aquitains, des communs, des hybrides : mise en évidence de secteurs à préserver pour une espèce de brochet endémique. RIF18

Drinkwater R, Schnell I, Bohmann K, Bernard H, Veron G, Clare E, Gilbert M, Rossiter S. 2018. Spatial pattern of mammalian diversity in Borneo, identified using leech-based molecular sampling. ATBC 2018, 1-5 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia.

Veron G, Baron J, Louppe V, Catzeflis Lalis A. Lai S, Quiles A, Lambourdière J & Berteaux D. Structure génétique et ressources alimentaires dans une population de renards polaires du haut arctique canadien, 14èmes Journées Scientifiques du Comité National Français des Recherches Arctiques et Antarctiques (Université de Strasbourg) France, 25-27 Avril 2018 (Oral)

F, Lorvelec O. 2018. Dispersal of invasive carnivores in the French West Indies. 3rd Caribaea Initiative Research & Conservation Workshop, 28 May-01 June 2018, Le Gosier, Guadeloupe. 

Veron G, Kayser P, Debruille A. 2018. First results on the status of the elusive Palawan binturong. ATBC 2018, 1-5 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia.

Veron, G. 2018. Les carnivores de Madagascar. Le printemps des explorateurs, Parc Zoologique de Paris, 9 Avril 2018.

SCHNEIDER-MAUNOURY, L.,  S. LECLERCQ, M. JAKALSKI, A. DEVEAU, E. TASCHEN,  M.-A. SELOSSE. Double ecological niche of the black truffle Tuber melanosporum: ectomycorrhizal with trees and endophyte with herbs. Ecology of Soil Microorganisms conference, 17-21.06.2018 Helsinki, Finland.


                                                               MEMOIRES MASTER 2

Campos, P. (2018) Délimitation moléculaire des espèces de chabots Cottus spp. (Actinopterygii, Teleostei) de France. Mémoire de M2 SEP. (dir. A. dettai & G. Denys)

Thuong, L.T. (2018) Impact de l’histoire évolutive cryptique sur la diversité phylogénétique : exemple de quelques groupes d’invertébrés des Mascareignes. Memoire de M2 SEP. (dir. Ben Warren)

Lou Mary (Master 2 BIP Biologie Intégrative et Physiologie - Parcours Biologie et Bioressources Marines, 2018). Recherche de toxines dans les transcriptomes de glandes à venin de Conoidea (Gastropoda).

Bettenfeld, P. Structure génétique des populations de truffe noire en zone d'endémisme (France) et d'introduction (Australie). Master 2 EBE.

Sue Mon Aung Nan, 2018. L’évolution du génome mitochondrial chez les Strigiformes(Master 2, SUEE, Option SEP )Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, 2018).

                                                               MEMOIRES MASTER 1

Marco, G. (2018) Caractéristiques morphologiques et moléculaire des rongeurs du genre Rattus (Waldheim, 1803) collectés dans différents arrondissements parisiens.  M1 BEE - UPSUD-UPMC-INAPG-ENS. Co-encadrement A. Lalis (50%), C. Denys (30%), B . Pisanu (20%).

da Rocha, N., (2018). Etude phylogéographique de bulbuls africains.  Master 1, SUEE, Option SEP

                                                               RAPPORTS L3

Valle, C.Mise au point d'un protocole métagénomique de séquençage d'une communauté fongique d'un environnement d'orchidées épiphytes, afin d'en établir une carte de distribution. L3 ENS

                                                               MEMOIRES de THESES

de Mazancourt, V. (2018). Diadromie, dispersion et histoire évolutive des complexes Caridina nilotica et Caridina weberi (Crustacea : Decapoda : Atyidae) dans les systèmes insulaires de l'Indo-Pacifique. ED 227. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, France, 490 pp.

Romain Sabroux. Biodiversité et histoire évolutive des pycnogonides (Arthropoda : Pycnogonida). Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. 343 p. soutenance de thèse le 7 décembre 2018.

                                                               AUTRES RAPPORTS

Gargominy O., Léonard L., Tercerie S., Cucherat X., Zuccon D. 2018. Inventaire des mollusques terrestres de Corse: Focus sur le genre Tacheocampylaea. Rapport Patrinat 2018 – 113. UMS PatriNat, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris. 55 pp.




  Aboukhalid, K., Machon, N., Lambourdière, J., Abdelkrim, J., Bakha, M., Douaik, A., ... & Al Faiz, C. (2017). Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered Origanum compactum from Morocco, using SSR markers: Implication for conservation. Biological a, 212, 172-182.

Aissaoui, C., L. A. Galindo, N. Puillandre and P. Bouchet (2017). "The nassariids from the Gulf of Gabès revisited (Neogastropoda, Nassariidae)." Marine Biology Research 0(0): 1-20.

Aissaoui, C., Puillandre, N., & Bouchet, P. (2017). New insights in the taxonomy of Mediterranean Diodora (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Fissurellidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97(7), 1527-1536.

Almeida, T. E., Salino, A., Dubuisson, J. Y., & Hennequin, S. (2017). Adetogramma (Polypodiaceae), a new monotypic fern genus segregated from Polypodium. PhytoKeys 78: 109–131.

Antonín, V., Hofstetter, V., Ryoo, R., Ka, K. H., & Buyck, B. (2017). New Cantharellus species from the Republic of Korea. Mycological Progress, 16(8), 753-759.

Ayadi, Z. E. M., D. Gey, J.-L. Justine and F. Tazerouti (2017). "A new species of Microcotyle (Monogenea: Microcotylidae) from Scorpaena notata (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) in the Mediterranean Sea." Parasitology International 66(2): 37-42.

Bauret, L., Rouhan, G., Hirai, R. Y., Perrie, L., Prado, J., Salino, A., ... & Gaudeul, M. (2017). Molecular data, based on an exhaustive species sampling of the fern genus Rumohra (Dryopteridaceae), reveal a biogeographical history mostly shaped by dispersal and several cryptic species in the widely distributed Rumohra adiantiformis. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 185(4), 463-481.

Buyck, B., Duhem, B., Das, K., Jayawardena, R. S., Niveiro, N., Pereira, O. L., ... & Castañeda-Ruiz, R. F. (2017). Fungal Biodiversity Profiles 21–30. Cryptogamie, Mycologie.

Castelin, M. and V. de Mazancourt (2017). "Genetic and morphological evidence for cryptic species in Macrobrachium australe and resurrection of M. ustulatum (Crustacea, Palaemonidae)." European Journal of Taxonomy 289: 1-27.

Castelin, M., S. T. Williams, B. Buge, P. Maestrati, J. Lambourdière, T. Ozawa, J. Utge, A. Couloux, A. Alf and S. Samadi (2017). "Untangling species identity in gastropods with polymorphic shells in the genus Bolma Risso, 1826 (Mollusca, Vetigastropoda)." European Journal of Taxonomy(288).

Cibois, A., J.-C. Thibault, C. Bonillo, C. E. Filardi and E. Pasquet (2017). "Phylogeny and biogeography of the imperial pigeons (Aves: Columbidae) in the Pacific Ocean." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 110: 19-26.

de Mazancourt, V., G. Marquet, W. Klotz, P. Keith and M. Castelin (2017). "When molecules and morphology work together: lines of evidence for the validity of Caridina buehleri Roux (Crustacea : Decapoda : Atyidae) and for C. gueryi Marquet, Keith & Kalfatak as its junior synonym." Invertebrate Systematics 31(2): 220-230.

de Mazancourt, V., Marquet, G., & Keith, P. (2017). The “Pinocchio-shrimp effect”: first evidence of variation in rostrum length with the environment in Caridina H. Milne-Edwards, 1837 (Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 37(3), 249-257.

De Silva D.L, M. L. L., N. Chazot and et al. (2017). "North Andean origin and diversification of the largest ithomiine butterfly genus." Scientific Reports.

De-Silva, D. L., L. L. Mota, N. Chazot, R. Mallarino, K. L. Silva-Brandão, L. M. G. Piñerez, A. V. L. Freitas, G. Lamas, M. Joron, J. Mallet, C. E. Giraldo, S. Uribe, T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, C. D. Jiggins, K. R. Willmott and M. Elias (2017). "North Andean origin and diversification of the largest ithomiine butterfly genus." Scientific Reports 7: 45966.

Décamps, T., A. Herrel, L. Ballesta, F. Holon, T. Rauby, Y. Gentil, C. Gentil, H. Dutel, R. Debruyne, J.-B. Charrassin, G. Eveillard, G. Clément and M. Herbin (2017). "The third dimension: a novel set-up for filming coelacanths in their natural environment." Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(3): 322-328.

Delêtre, M., Soengas, B., Vidaurre, P. J., Meneses, R. I., Delgado Vásquez, O., Oré Balbín, I., ... & Sørensen, M. (2017). Ecotypic differentiation under farmers' selection: Molecular insights into the domestication of Pachyrhizus Rich. ex DC.(Fabaceae) in the Peruvian Andes. Evolutionary applications, 10(5), 498-513.

Del Rio, C., Hennequin, S., Rouhan, G., Ebihara, A., Lowry, I. I., Porter, P., ... & Gaudeul, M. (2017). Origins of the fern genus Hymenophyllum (Hymenophyllaceae) in New Caledonia: Multiple independent colonizations from surrounding territories and limited in situ diversification. Taxon, 66(5), 1041-1064.

Deuti K., Grosjean S., Nicolas V., Vasudevan K. & Ohler A., (2017). Nomenclatural puzzle in early Xenophrys nomina (Anura, Megophryidae) solved with description of two new species from India (Darjeeling hills and Sikkim). Alytes 34: 20-48.

Dong, J., N. Vicente, I. C. Chintauan-Marquier, C. Ramadi, A. Dettai and T. Robillard (2017). "Complete mitochondrial genome and taxonomic revision of Cardiodactylus muiri Otte, 2007 (Gryllidae: Eneopterinae: Lebinthini)." Zootaxa 4268(1): 101-116.

Dufour, P. (2017). "Multilocus barcoding confirms the occurrence of Elegant Terns in Western Europe." Journal of Ornithology 158: 351-361.

Galindo, L. A., Kool, H. H., & Dekker, H. (2017). Review of the Nassarius pauperus (Gould, 1850) complex (Nassariidae): Part 3, reinstatement of the genus Reticunassa, with the description of six new species. European Journal of Taxonomy, (275).

Fedosov A.E, S. P., N. Puillandre, L. Aznar-Cormano and P. Bouchet (2017). "Not all spotted cats are leopards: evidence for a Hemilienardia ocellata species complex (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Raphitomidae)." European Journal of Taxonomy 268.

Fedosov, A. E., N. Puillandre, M. Herrmann, P. Dgebuadze and P. Bouchet (2017). "Phylogeny, systematics, and evolution of the family Costellariidae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda)." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 541-626.

Fuchs, J., J. Fjeldså and R. C. K. Bowie (2017). "Diversification across major biogeographic breaks in the African Shining/Square-tailed Drongos complex (Passeriformes: Dicruridae)." Zoologica Scripta 46(1): 27-41.

Fuchs, J., J.-M. Pons and R. C. K. Bowie (2017). "Biogeography and diversification dynamics of the African woodpeckers." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 108: 88-100.

Gaubert P, Patel R, Veron G, Goodman SM, Willsch M, Vasconcelos R, Lourenço A, Sigaud M, Justy F, Joshi BD, Fickel J, Wilting A. 2017. Molecular biogeography of the small Indian civet (Viverricula indica) and origin of introductions on western Indian Ocean islands. Journal of Heredity 108 (3): 270-279.

Grosser, S., Abdelkrim, J., Wing, J., Robertson, B. C., & Gemmell, N. J. (2017). Strong isolation by distance argues for separate population management of endangered blue duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos). Conservation Genetics, 18(2), 327-341.

Hennequin, S., Rouhan, G., Salino, A., Duan, Y. F., Lepeigneux, M. C., Guillou, M., ... & Schneider, H. (2017). Global phylogeny and biogeography of the fern genus Ctenitis (Dryopteridaceae), with a focus on the Indian Ocean region. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 112, 277-289.

Iglesias-Vasquez, A., Gangloff, B., Ruault, S., Ribout, C., Priddel, D., Carlile, N., ... & Bretagnolle, V. (2017). Population expansion, current and past gene flow in Gould’s petrel: implications for conservation. Conservation genetics, 18(1), 105-115.

Kantor, Y. I., A. E. Fedosov, N. Puillandre, C. Bonillo and P. Bouchet (2017). "Returning to the roots: morphology, molecular phylogeny and classification of the Olivoidea (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda)." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Kantor, Y. I., Stahlschmidt, P., Aznar-Cormano, L., Bouchet, P., & Puillandre, N. (2017). Too familiar to be questioned? Revisiting the Crassispira cerithina species complex (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Pseudomelatomidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83(1), 43-55.

Keith, P., Lord, C., Darhuddin, H., Limmon, G., Sukmono, T., Hadiaty, R., & Hubert, N. (2017). Schismatogobius (Gobiidae) from Indonesia, with description of four new species. Cybium, 41(2), 195-211.

Lai S, Quiles A, Lambourdiere J, Berteaux D, Lalis A. 2017. Fine-scale population genetic structure of arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) in the High Arctic. BMC Research Note, 10: 663-669.

Legendre, F., P. Grandcolas and F. Thouzé (2017). "Molecular phylogeny of Blaberidae (Dictyoptera, Blattodea) with implications for taxonomy and evolutionary studies." European Journal of Taxonomy 0(291).

Lee, H., Samadi, S., Puillandre, N., Tsai, M. H., Dai, C. F., & Chen, W. J. (2016). Eight new mitogenomes for exploring the phylogeny and classification of Vetigastropoda. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 82(4), 534-541.

Mandon, P., L. Aznar-Cormano, S. Hourdez and S. Samadi (2017). "Assembly of the mitochondrial genome of the hydrothermal vent crab Segonzacia mesatlantica and detection of potential nuclear pseudogenes." Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2(1): 291-293.

Manghisi, A., L. L. Gall, C. Bonillo, G. M. Gargiulo, M. A. Ribeira and M. Morabito (2017). "An assessment of the taxonomic status of the Mediterranean endemic genus Acrodiscus Zanardini (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta)." European Journal of Taxonomy 0(267).

Marchi, N., Hegay, T., Mennecier, P., Georges, M., Laurent, R., Whitten, M., ... & Chichlo, B. (2017). Sex‐specific genetic diversity is shaped by cultural factors in Inner Asian human populations. American journal of physical anthropology, 162(4), 627-640.

Marsolier-Kergoat, M. C., & Elalouf, J. M. (2017). The Descent of Bison. In Evolutionary Biology: Self/Nonself Evolution, Species and Complex Traits Evolution, Methods and Concepts (pp. 187-198). Springer, Cham.

Mennesson, M. I., & KeIth, P. (2017). Evidence of two species currently under the name of Eleotris fusca (Gobioidei: Eleotridae) in the Indian Ocean. CYBIUM, 41(2), 213-220.

Moravec, F., A. Chaabane, L. Neifar, D. Gey and J.-L. Justine (2017). "Species of Philometra (Nematoda, Philometridae) from fishes off the Mediterranean coast of Africa, with a description of Philometra rara n. sp. from Hyporthodus haifensis and a molecular analysis of Philometra saltatrix from Pomatomus saltatrix." Parasite 24: 8.

Nascimento FF, Oliveira-Silva M, Veron G, Salazar-Bravo J, Gonçalves PR, Langguth A, Silva CR, Bonvicino CR. 2017. The Evolutionary History and Genetic Diversity of Kinkajous, Potos flavus (Carnivora, Procyonidae). Journal of Mammalian Evolution 24: 439–451.

Nicolas, V., J. Martínez-Vargas and J.-P. Hugot (2017). "Molecular data and ecological niche modelling reveal the evolutionary history of the common and Iberian moles (Talpidae) in Europe." Zoologica Scripta 46(1): 12-26.

Ohler, A. and V. Nicolas (2017). "Which frog's legs do froggies eat? The use of DNA barcoding for identification of deep frozen frog legs (Dicroglossidae, Amphibia) commercialized in France." European Journal of Taxonomy 0(271).

OZOUF-COSTAZ, Catherine, COUTANCEAU, Jean-Pierre, BONILLO, Céline, et al. New insights into the chromosomal differentiation patterns among cichlids from Africa and Madagascar. Cybium: Revue Internationale d’Ichtyologie, 2017, vol. 41, no 1, p. 35-43.

PADILLA-GARCIA Nelida; T. MALVAR-FERRERAS; J. LAMBOURDIÈRE; M.M. MARTINEZ-ORTEGA; N. MANCHON. Microsatellite marker development for the tetraploid Veronica aragonensis (Plantaginaceae) using NGS and HRM analyses. APPLICATIONS IN PLANT SCIENCES. In press.  BOTANICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. ISSN 2168-0450

Palacio, P., V. Berthonaud, C. Guérin, J. Lambourdière, F. Maksud, M. Philippe, D. Plaire, T. Stafford, M.-C. Marsolier-Kergoat and J.-M. Elalouf (2017). "Genome data on the extinct Bison schoetensacki establish it as a sister species of the extant European bison (Bison bonasus)." BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 48.

Patel RP, Wutke S, Lenz D, Mukherjee S, Ramakrishnan U, Veron G, Fickel J, Wilting A, Förster DW. 2017. Genetic structure and phylogeography of the Leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) inferred from mitochondrial genomes. Journal of Heredity 108 (4): 349-360. DOI:

Ponce, M. M., Del Rio, C., Ebihara, A., & Dubuisson, J. Y. (2017). Discussion on taxonomy of the fern genera Crepidomanes and Polyphlebium (Hymenophyllaceae) in Argentina and south-eastern South America, and description of a new local variety for Crepidomanes pyxidiferum. Botany Letters, 164(1), 5-18.

Ponge JF, Zuccon D, Elias M, Pavoine S, Henry PY, Théry M, Guilbert E (2017). “Ancestrality and evolution of trait syndromes in finches (Fringillidae)”. Ecology and Evolution, 7 (23): 9935-9953.

Puillandre, N., Brisset, J., Chagnoux, S., & Cavillier, E. (2017). TreePics: visualizing trees with pictures. European Journal of Taxonomy, (353).

Puillandre, N., & Tenorio, M. J. (2017). A question of rank: DNA sequences and radula characters reveal a new genus of cone snails (Gastropoda: Conidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83(2), 200-210.

Puillandre, N., Fedosov, A. E., Zaharias, P., Aznar-Cormano, L., & Kantor, Y. I. (2017). A quest for the lost types of Lophiotoma (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Turridae): integrative taxonomy in a nomenclatural mess. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 181(2), 243-271.

Rabeau, L., S. R. Gradstein, J.-Y. Dubuisson, M. Nebel, D. Quandt and C. Reeb (2017). "New insights into the phylogeny and relationships within the worldwide genus Riccardia (Aneuraceae, Marchantiophytina)." European Journal of Taxonomy 0(273).

Rousseau, F., D. Gey, A. Kurihara, C. A. Maggs, J. Martin-Lescanne, C. Payri, B. De Reviers, A. R. Sherwood and L. Le Gall (2017). "Molecular phylogenies support taxonomic revision of three species of Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), with the description of a new genus." European Journal of Taxonomy(269).

Sabroux, R., L. Corbari, F. Krapp, C. Bonillo, S. Le Prieur and A. Hassanin (2017). "Biodiversity and phylogeny of Ammotheidae (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida)." European Journal of Taxonomy(286).

Sanders, M. T., D. Merle, P. Bouchet, M. Castelin, A. G. Beu, S. Samadi and N. Puillandre (2017). "One for each ocean: revision of the Bursa granularis species complex (Gastropoda: Tonnoidea: Bursidae)." Journal of Molluscan Studies: 1-15.

Saunders GW, Huisman JM, Vergés A, Kraft GT, Le Gall L. 2017. Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 38: 79–132. doi: 10.7872/crya/v38.iss2.2017.79

Shakya, S. B., J. Fuchs, J.-M. Pons and F. H. Sheldon (2017). "Tapping the woodpecker tree for evolutionary insight." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 116: 182-191.

Strong, E. E., Galindo, L. A., & Kantor, Y. I. (2017). Quid est Clea helena? Evidence for a previously unrecognized radiation of assassin snails (Gastropoda: Buccinoidea: Nassariidae). PeerJ, 5, e3638.

Tu, V. T., G. Csorba, M. Ruedi, N. M. Furey, N. T. Son, V. D. Thong, C. Bonillo and A. Hassanin (2017). "Comparative phylogeography of bamboo bats of the genus Tylonycteris (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) in Southeast Asia." European Journal of Taxonomy(274).

Tu, V. T., Hassanin, A., Görföl, T., Arai, S., Fukui, D., Thanh, H. T., ... & Csorba, G. (2017). Integrative taxonomy of the Rhinolophus macrotis complex (Chiroptera, Rhinolophidae) in Vietnam and nearby regions. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 55(3), 177-198.

Uribe, J. E., Puillandre, N., & Zardoya, R. (2017). Beyond Conus: phylogenetic relationships of Conidae based on complete mitochondrial genomes. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 107, 142 -151.

Veron G, Dupré D, Jennings AP, Gardner CJ, Hassanin A, Goodman SM. 2017. New insights into the systematics of Malagasy mongoose-like carnivorans (Carnivora, Eupleridae, Galidiinae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 55: 250-264. DOI:

Veron G, Jennings, AJ. 2017. Javan mongoose or small Indian mongoose - who is where? Mammalia Biology 87: 62-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2017.05.006.

Veron, G., C. Bonillo, A. Hassanin and A. P. Jennings (2017). "Molecular systematics and biogeography of the Hemigalinae civets (Mammalia, Carnivora)." European Journal of Taxonomy (285).

Vicente, N., Kergoat, G. J., Dong, J., Yotoko, K., Legendre, F., Nattier, R., & Robillard, T. (2017). In and out of the Neotropics: historical biogeography of Eneopterinae crickets. Journal of Biogeography, 44(10), 2199-2210.


Dambry, A. (2017). Phylogeography and Systematic Revision of the Crocidura hildegardeae complex (Mammalia, Soricomorpha). 4th YNHM.

De Mazancourt, V. The Pinocchio-Shrimp Effect or How environment affects rostrum morphology in freshwater shrimps (Decapoda: Atyidae: Caridina), The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting, Barcelona, 19/06/2017.

Gonzalez Rosas, C. (2017). Revealing the diversity of deadly venomous caterpillars from the genus Lonomia (Saturniidae: Hemileucinae) and its epidemiological implications. 7th international Barcode of Life Conference. Kruger, Afrique du Sud.

L. SCHNEIDER-MAUNOURY, E. TASCHEN, F. ROUSSET, F. RICHARD, M.-A. SELOSSE, 2017. Reproductive biology of the black truffle Tuber melanosporum: contrasting ecologies of the two parents. IXth International Conference on Mycorrhiza (ICOM9), Prague, 2-5 août.

 L. SCHNEIDER-MAUNOURY, S. LECLERCQ, A. DEVEAU, E. TASCHEN, M.-A. SELOSSE, 2017. Tuber melanosporum : un ectomycorhizien endophyte de plantes herbacées ? 12èmes Journées Jean Chevaugeon (JJC2018), 15-19 janvier.

Lai S, Quiles A, Lambourdière J, Berteaux D & Lalis A.  Fine-scale genetic structure of the arctic fox population of Bylot Island (Nunavut, Canada). 5th International Conference in Arctic Fox Biology, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Québec, Canada, Octobre 2017 (Oral) 

Lalis A, Lemieux-Labonté V, Bonillo C,  Douno M, Kadjo B, & Lapointe FJ. Phylosymbiosis: Integrating DNA Barcoding, Microbiome Composition of Bats from West Africa and Feeding Strategies. 7th International Barcode of Life (iBOL) Conference, Kruger, South Africa, Novembre 2017 (Oral)   

Mennesson MI, Bonillo, C, Feunteun, E, Keith, P. (2017). Phylogeography of Eleotris fusca (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Eleotridae) in the Indo-Pacific area reveals a cryptic species in the Indian Ocean. IPFC10 Conference, Tahiti, X.2017.

Puillandre, N. (2017). The Conoidea and their Toxins: Evolution of a hyperdiverse group. 24th Meeting of the French Society of Toxinology (SFET), "Toxins: Biodiversity, Environment and Evolution". Paris, France.

Rougerie, R. (2017). Studying hyperdiverse Lepidopteran communities in French Guiana with DNA barcoding. 7th internatonal Barcode of Life Conference. Kruger NP, Afrique du Sud.

Schneider-Manoury L (2017) Ecology and reproduction biology of the black truffle Tuber melanosporum. 4th Young Natural History Scientists’ Meeting (YNHM4), Paris, 7-11 février.

Selosse MA, Séne, S, Forget M,Bâ (2017) The pantropically introduced Polygonaceae Coccoloba uvifera was followed by specific, pseudovertically transmitted Scleroderma spp. IXth International Conference on Mycorrhiza (ICOM 9), Prague, 2-8 août. (invité)

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Authier, E. (2017) Approche intégrative de la diversité d’un groupe de Lépidoptères de la famille des Saturniidae : Ré-identification et classement des collections de Copaxa du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle. Rapport de stage de 2ème année, AgroParisTech.

Bréthiot, J. (2017) Étude du complexe Caridina weberi (Crustacea – Decapoda – Atyidae) en Nouvelle-Calédonie, comparaison des données morphologiques et génétiques. Mémoire M1 EPNS/SDUEE : SEP

Da Rocha, N. (2017)  Approche intégrative de la diversité des insectes de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Mémoire de L3, SVT/BE, Paris Est/Créteil.

Daniel, C. 2017. Phylogéographie de la mangouste des marais (Atilax paludinosus) et comparaison avec d’autres mangoustes africaines. Mémoire de Master 1 Biodiversité, Ecologie, Evolution (Paris Saclay).

Diaz Diaz, J.M. (2017) Diversity and toxicology of venomous caterpillars of the genus Lonomia in the Colombian Amazon. Undergrad. Thesis, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

M. MORENO, 2017. Ecologie de la truffe noire Tuber melanosporum : interactions avec les plantes herbacées. Rapport de stage du Magistère de biologie de l'université Paris-Saclay, 1er juin-31 juillet.

Mary, L. (2017) Approche génomique de la spéciation chez les oiseaux : le pic vert (Picus viridis). Mémoire M2 EPNS/SDUEE : SEP

Nicolas, P. (2017) Etude moléculaire de la biodiversité des chiroptères de Guyane. Mémoire M2 EPNS/SDUEE : EBE/BCR

Sire, L (2017) Insects as forest bioindicators: High throughput approach by barcoding and metabarcoding. Mémoire M2, ECEB, Univ. De Tours.

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Hsin LEE. 2017.  Origine évolutive des cocculiniformes. Directeurs Sarah Samadi & Wei-Jen Chen. thèse en co-tutelle MNHN & National Taiwan University.

Malcolm SANDERS. 2017. Chronologie de la diversification des Bursidae (Gastropoda Tonnoidea). Directeurs Didier Merle, Michel Laurin et Nicolas Puillandre (thèse LABEX).

Lucie BAURET. 2017. How to settle in Madagascar? Towards a better understanding of the biogeographical history of the Malagasy ferns. Directeurs Germinal Rouhan, Myriam Gaudeul et Marc-André Sélosse.






Anseeuw P., Puillandre N., Utge J. and Bouchet P., 2015. Perotrochus caledonicus (Gastropoda: Pleurotomariidae) revisited: descriptions of new species from the South-West Pacific. European Journal of Taxonomy 134: 1–23

Aznar-Cormano1 L., Brisset J., Chan T.Y. et al., 2015. An improved taxonomic sampling is a necessary but not sufficient condition for resolving inter-families relationships in Caridean decapods. Genetica 143: 195-205

BASSO D., CARAGNANO A., LE GALL L. and RODONDI G., 2015. The genus Lithophyllum in the north-western Indian Ocean, with description of L.yemenense sp. nov., L. socotraense sp. nov., L. subplicatum comb. et stat. nov. and the resumed L. affine, L. kaiseri and L. subreduncum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phytotaxa 208 (3): 183–200

BAURET L., GRALL A., SENTERRE B. et al., 2015. New circumscription of Trichomanes cupressoides Desvaux (Hymenophyllaceae), an endemic filmy fern from the Seychelles (Indian Ocean), and new insights into the genus Abrodictyum C.Presl in the western Indian Ocean. Phytotaxa 202 (1): 001–014

Bénard-Capelle J, Guillonneau V, Nouvian C et al., 2015. Fish mislabelling in France: substitution rates and retail types. PeerJ 2:e714

Ceríaco L.M.P., Marques M.P., Jacquet F. et al., 2015. Description of a new endemic species of shrew (Mammalia, Soricomorpha) from Principe Island (Gulf of Guinea). Mammalia DOI 10.1515/mammalia-2014-0056

Deharveng L., Bedos A., Daugeron C. et al., 2015. Organization, usefulness and limitations of an ATBI (All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory) : the inventory of terrestrial invertebrates in the Mercantour National Park. Zoosystema 37 (1): 9-30

Denys G.P.J., Geiger M.F., Persat H. et al., 2015. Invalidity of Gasterosteus gymnurus (Cuvier, 1829) (Actinopterygii, Gasterosteidae) according to integrative taxonomy. Cybium 39(1): 37-45

FEDOSOV A., PUILLANDRE N., KANTOR Y. and BOUCHET P., 2015. Phylogeny and systematics of mitriform gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Neogastropoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society doi: 10.1111/zoj.12278

Fuchs J. and Bowie R., 2015. Concordant genetic structure in two species of woodpecker distributed across the primary West African biogeographic barriers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 88: 64-74

Fuchs J., Ericsson P., Bonillo C. et al., 2015. The complex phylogeography of the Indo-Malayan Alophoixus bulbuls with the description of a putative new ring species complex. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.13337

Fuchs J., Johnson J.A., Mindell D.P., 2015. Rapid diversification of falcons (Aves: Falconidae) due to expansion of open habitats in Late Miocene. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 82: 166-182.

Fuchs J. and Pons J-M., 2015. A new classification of the Pied Woodpeckers assemblage (Dendropicini, Picidae) based on a comprehensive multi-locus phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 88: 28-37

Gaubert P. and Antunes A., 2015. What's behind these scales? Comments to “The complete mitochondrial genome of Temminck's ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii; Smuts, 1832) and phylogenetic position of the Pholidota (Weber, 1904)”. Gene 563: 106–108

Gaubert, P., Njiokou, F., Olayemi, A. et al., 2015. Bushmeat genetics: setting up a reference framework for the DNA typing of African forest bushmeat.. Molecular Ecology Resources 15: 633–651

Hernandez-Kantun J.J., Rindi F., Adey W. et al., 2015. Sequencing type material resolves the identity and distribution of the generitype Lithophyllum incrustans, and related European species L. hibernicum and L. bathyporum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta).  DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12319

Jacquet F., Denys C., Verheyen E. et al., 2015. Phylogeography and evolutionary history of the Crocidura olivieri complex (Mammalia, Soricomorpha): from a forest origin to broad ecological expansion across Africa. BMC Evolutionary Biology DOI 10.1186/s12862-015-0344-y

LE GALL L., PEÑA V., GEY D. et al., 2015. A new species of Stenogramma was uncovered Indian Ocean during the expedition Atimo Vatae: Stenogramma lamyi sp. nov. Cryptogamie, Algologie 36 (2): 189-198

Lorenz F. and Puillandre N., 2015. Conus hughmorrisoni, a new species of cone snail from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea (Gastropoda: Conidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 129: 1–15

MANGHISI A., MORABITO M., BOO G.H. et al., 2015. Two novel species of Yonagunia (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) were uncovered in the South of Madagascar during the Atimo-Vatae Expedition. Cryptogamie, Algologie 36 (2): 199-217

Nicolas V., Grandcolas P., Braux F. et al., 2015. Recent species in old Islands: the origin of introduced populations of Litoria aurea (Anura: Hylidae) in New Caledonia and Wallis. Amphibia-Reptilia 36: 65-81

NICOLAS V., MATAAME A., CROCHET P-A. et al., 2015. Phylogeographic patterns in North African water frog Pelophylax saharicus (Anura: Ranidae).  doi: 10.1111/jzs.12094

Pante E., Abdelkrim J., Viricel1 A. et al., 2015. Use of RAD sequencing for delimiting species. Heredity 114, 450–459

Peña, V., De Clerck, O., Afonso-Carrillo, J. et al., 2015. An integrative systematic approach to species diversity and distribution in the genus Mesophyllum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in Atlantic and Mediterranean Europe. European Journal of Phycology DOI: 10.1080/09670262.2014.981294

Robuchon M., Valero M., Gey D. and Le Gall L., 2015. How does molecular-assisted identification affect our estimation of α, β, and γ biodiversity? An example from understory red seaweeds (Rhodophyta) of Laminaria kelp forests in Brittany, France. Genetica 143: 207-223

Samadi S, Puillandre N, Pante E. et al., 2015. Patchiness of deep-sea communities in Papua New Guinea and potential susceptibility to anthropogenic disturbances illustrated by seep organisms. Marine Ecology 36 : 109-132

Tenorio M. J., 2015. A new Profundiconus from Northern New Caledonia: Profundiconus zardoyai sp. nov. (Gastropoda, Conilithidae). XENOPHORA TAXONOMY 6: 38-46

Veron G., Patou L.P., Debruyne R. et al., 2015. Systematics of the Southest Asian mongooses (Herpestidae, Carnivora) : solving the mystery of the elusive collared mongoose and Palawan mongoose. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 173: 236–248

Veron G., Patou M-L. and Jennings A. P., 2015. Molecular systematics of the small-toothed palm civet (Arctogalidia trivirgata) reveals a strong divergence of Bornean populations. Mammalian Biology 80: 347-354

VERON G., PATOU M.L., TOTH M. et al., 2015. How many species of Paradoxurus civets are there? New insights from India and Sri Lanka. J.Zool.Syst.Evol.Res. 53 (2): 161-174

Villemant C., Zuccon D., Rome Q. et al., 2015. Can parasites halt the invader? Mermithid nematodes parasitizing the yellow-legged Asian hornet in France. PeerJ DOI 10.7717/peerj.947

Zavodna M., Abdelkrim J., Pelissier V. and Machon N., 2015. A long-term study reveals complex population dynamics of multiple-source plant reintroductions




Abbate J.L. and Antonovics J., 2014. Elevational disease distribution in a natural plant – pathogen system: insights from changes across host populations and climate. Oikos 123: 1126–1136

Bohoussou H. K., Akpatou B. K., Kadjo B. et al., 2014. Morphometric variation in the forest rodent Malacomys edwardsi (Rodentia: Muridae) in Côte d’Ivoire. Journal of Applied Biosciences 80: 7014-7023

Bussière H., Mulot B., Barrao Ruivo E., Pasquet E.,2014. Subspecies identification with mtDNA and morphometrics in captive palm cockatoos, Probosciger aterrimus. Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Reasearch 2: 1-7

Buyck B., Kauff F., Eyssartier G. et al., 2014. A multilocus phylogeny for worldwide Cantharellus (Cantharellales, Agaricomycetidae. Fungal Diversity 64: 101-121

Chazot N., Willmott K.R., Santacruz Endara P.G. et al., 2014. Mutualistic mimicry and filtering by altitude shape the structure of Andean butterfly communities. The American Naturalist 183: 26-39

Cibois A., Thibault J-C., Bonillo C. et al., 2014. Phylogeny and biogeography of the fruit doves (Aves: Columbidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 442–453

Delepine R. and Le Gall L., 2014. In Memoriam—Professor Francis Magne (1924-2014). Cryptogamie Algologie 35: 317-319

Denys G.P.J., Dettai A., Persat H. et al., 2014. Morphological and molecular evidence of three species of pikes Esox spp. (Actinopterygii, Esocidae) in France, including the description of a new species. Comptes Rendus Biologies 337: 521-534

Díaz-tapia P., Bárbara I. and Le Gall L., 2014. Lectotypification of Leptosiphonia schousboei and Ophidocladus simpliciusculus (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 35: 201-204

Echternacht L., Sano P.T., Bonillo C. et al., 2014. Phylogeny and taxonomy of Syngonanthus and Comanthera (Eriocaulaceae): Evidence from expanded sampling. Taxon 63: 47-63

Galindo L.A., Puillandre N., Strong E.E. and Bouchet P., 2014. Using microwaves to prepare gastropods for DNA barcoding. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12231

Gallon, R.K., Robuchon, M., Leroy, B., et al., 2014. Twenty years of observed and predicted changes in subtidal red seaweed assemblages along a biogeographical transition zone: inferring potential causes from environmental data. Journal of Biogeography doi: 10.1111/jbi.12380

Hedges S.B., Marion A.B., Marin J. and Vidal N.,2014. A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and elsewhere (Reptilia, Squamata). Caribbean Herpetology 49: 1-61.

Hennequin S., Kessler M., Lindsay S. and Schneider H., 2014. Evolutionary patterns in the assembly of fern diversity on the oceanic Mascarene Islands. Journal of Biogeography 41: 1651-1663.

Hennequin S., Kessler M., Lindsay S. and Schneider H., 2014. The phylogeography of Eurasian Fraxinus species reveals ancient transcontinental reticulation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution doi:

Herrmann M., Stossier G. and Salisbury R., 2014. A new subgenus including three new species of the genus Vexillum (Gastropoda: Costellariidae) from the central Indo-Pacific with remarks on Vexillum (Pusia) semicostatum (Anton, 1838). CONTRIBUTIONS TO NATURAL HISTORY 24: 1–55

Hugot J.-P., Gu S. H., Feliu C. et al., 2014. Genetic diversity of Talpa europea and nova hantavirus (NVAV) in France. Bulletin de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France 167(3): 1-8

Jacquet F., Nicolas V., Colyn M. et al., 2014. Forest refugia and riverine barriers promote diversification in the West African pygmy shrew (Crocidura obscurior complex, Soricomorpha). Zoologica Scripta 43: 131-148.

Justine J-L., Winsor L., Gey D. et al., 2014. The invasive New Guinea flatworm Platydemus manokwari in France, the first record for Europe: time for action is now. PeerJ DOI 10.7717/peerj.297

Kool H.H. and Galindo L.A., 2014. Description and molecular characterization of six new species of Nassarius (Gastropoda, Nassariidae) from the western Pacific Ocean. American Malacological Bulletin 32(2):147-16.

Lalis A. and Lambourdiere J., 2014. Genetic variation in a north African rodent pest, Meriones shawi: microsatellite polymorphism. African Zoology 49(1): 157-160

Lalis A. and Orth A., 2014. A set of 18 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the Algerian mouse, Mus spretus Lataste 1883 (Rodentia : Muridae). Conservation Genetics Resources 6:255–258

Lejeune, L., Tabouret, H., Taillebois, L. et al., 2014. Larval traits of the Caribbean amphidromous goby Sicydium punctatum (Gobioidei: Sicydiinae) in Guadeloupe. Ecology of Freshwater Fish doi: 10.1111/eff.12208

Machin-Sanchez M., Le Gall L., Neto A.I. et al., 2014. A combined barcode and morphological approach to the systematics and biogeography of Laurencia pyramidalis and Laurencia marilzae (Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 49: 115-127.

Manghisi A., Le Gall L., Ribera M.A. et al., 2014. The Mediterranean endemic new genus Felicinia (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) recongnized by a morphological and phylogenetic integrative approach. Cryptogamie, Algologie 35: 221-243.

Modica M.V., Puillandre N., Castelin M. et al., 2014. A Good Compromise: Rapid and Robust Species Proxies for Inventorying Biodiversity Hotspots Using the Terebridae (Gastropoda: Conoidea). PlosOne 9(7): e102160

Moravec F. and Justine J-L., 2014. Philometrids (Nematoda: Philometridae) in carangid and serranid fishes off New Caledonia, including three new species. Parasite DOI: 10.1051/parasite/

Nicolas V., Hamani A., Amrouche L. et al., 2014. First molecular evidence for the presence of Crocidura pachyura (Mammalia, Soricidae) in Kabylie (Algeria). Mammalia 8(2): 245-249

Nicolas V., Ndiaye A., Benazzou T. et al., 2014. Phylogeography of the North African dipodil (Rodentia: Muridae) based on cytochrome-b sequences. Journal of Mammalogy 95(2): 241-253

Nicolas V., Souttou K., Gouissem K. et al., 2014. First molecular evidence for the presence of Gerbillus latastei (Rodentia, Muridae) in Algeria. Mammalia 78(2): 267-271

Pardo C., López L., Peña V. et al., 2014. A multilocus species delimitation reveals a striking number of maërl species in the OSPAR area. PLOS One 9(8): e104073

Pasquet E., Barker F.K., Martens J. et al., 2014. Evolution within the nuthatches (Sittidae : Avec, Passeriformes): molecular phylogeny, biogeography, and ecological perspectives. Journal of Ornithology doi:10.1007/s10336-014-1063-7

Peña V. Hernández-Kantún J., Grall J. et al., 2014. Detection of gametophytes in the maerl-forming species Phymatolithon calcareum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales) assessed by DNA barcoding. Cryptogamie Algologie 15 : 15-25

Peña V., Rousseau F. Reviers B. and Le Gall L., 2014. First assessment of the diversity of coralline species forming maerl and rhodoliths in Guadeloupe, Caribbean using an integrative systematic approach. Phytotaxa 190 (1): 190-215

PEREZ M., LIVOREIL B., MANTOVANI S. et al., 2014. Genetic variation and population Structure in the endangered Hermann's tortoise : the roles of geography and human-mediated processes. Journal of Heredity 105: 70-81

Pons J.M., Sonsthagen S., Dove C. and Crochet P.A., 2014.Extensive mitochondrial introgression in North American Great-Black backed Gulls (Larus marinus) from the American Herring Gull (Larus smithsonianus) with little nuclear DNA impact. Heredity 112: 226-239

Puillandre N., Bouchet P., Duda Jr. T.F. et al., 2014. Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the cone snails (Gastropoda, Conoidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78: 290-303.

PUILLANDRE N., STOCKLIN R., FAVREAU P. et al., 2014. When everything converges: Integrative taxonomy with shell, DNA and venomic data reveals Conus cpnco, a new species of cone snails (Gastropoda; Conoidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 80: 186-192

Robuchon M., Le Gall L., Gey D. et al., 2014. Kallymenia crouaniorum (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta), a new red algal species from the Laminaria hyperborea understorey community. European Journal of Phycology 49(3): 332-344

Robuchon M., Le Gall L., Mauger S. and Valero M., 2014. Contrasting genetic diversity patterns in two sister kelp species co-distributed along the coast of Brittany, France. Molecular Ecology 23: 2669-2685

Samadi S., Puillandre N., Pante E. et al.,2014. Patchiness of deep-sea communities in Papua New Guinea and potential susceptibility to anthropogenic disturbances illustrated by seep organisms. HAL Archives OUvertes hal-01081793

Schoelinck C, Hinsinger DD, Dettaï A. et al., 2014. A Phylogenetic Re-Analysis of Groupers with Applications for Ciguatera Fish Poisoning. PlosOne 9(8): e98198

Silberfeld T., Rousseau F. and de Reviers B., 2014. An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie, Algologie 35(2):117-156

Taillebois L., Castelin M., Lord C. et al., 2014. New Sicydiinae phylogeny (Teleostei: Gobioidei) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes : Insights on systematics and ancestral areas. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 260-271.

Vences M., de Pous P., Nicolas V. et al., 2014. New insights on phylogeography and distribution of Painted frogs (Discoglossus) in northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula. Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 305-320

Verges A., Gey D., Utge J. et al., 2014. Recognition of a new species of Kallymenia (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Croatia (Mediterranean Sea) based on morphology and DNA barcode. European Journal of Phycology 49: 332-344.

Veron G., Willsch M., Dacosta V. et al., 2014. The distribution of the Malay civet Viverra tangalunga (Carnivora: Viverridae) across Southeast Asia: natural or human-mediated dispersal? Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 917-932

ZUCCON A. and ZUCCON D., 2014. MrEnt: an editor for publication-quality phylogenetic tree illustrations. Molecular Ecology Resources 14: 1090–1094


Publications 2013

BEAREZ P., DETTAI A. and GOMON M.F., 2013. Polylepion russelli (Labridae), a trans-Indo-Pacific species. Cybium 37: 305-306.

Buyck B., Kauff F., Cruaud C., HofstetterV., 2013. Molecular evidence for novel Cantharellus (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) from tropical African miombo woodland and a key to all tropical African chanterelles. Fungal Diversity 58: 281-298

Castelin M., Feutry P., Hautecoeur M. et al., 2013. New insight on population genetic connectivity of widespread amphidromous prawn Macrobrachium lar (Fabricius, 1798) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae). Marine Biology 160: 1395-1406.

Chintauan-Marquier I.C., Amédégnato C., Nichols R.A. et al., 2013. Inside the Melanoplinae: New molecular evidence for the evolutionary history of the Eurasian Podismini (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution

DELETRE M., SOENGAS B., UTGE J. et al., 2013Microsatellite markers for the yam bean Pachyrhizus DC (Fabaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 1(7): 1200551.

Dettai A., Debruyne R., Gallut C. et al., 2013. La mitogénomique, un nouvel outil pour l’exploration de la biodiversité et de l’évolution dans l’Océan Austral. 9èmes Journées Scientifiques - Comité National Français des Recherches Arctiques et Antarctiques.

Dubuissona J.-Y., Rouhan G., Gralla A. et al., 2013. New insights into the systematics and evolution of the filmy fern genus Crepidomanes (Hymenophyllaceae) in the Mascarene Archipelago with a focus on dwarf species. Acta Botanica Gallica: Botany Letters 160: 173-194

DUPERRON S., POTTIER M.A., LEGER N. et al., 2013. A tale of two chitons: is habitat specialization linked to distinct associated bacterial communities? FEMS Microbiology Ecology 83(3): 552-567.

ESQUER GARRIGOS Y., HUGUENY B., KOERNER K. et al., 2013. Non-invasive ancient DNA protocol for fluid-preserved specimens and phylogenetic systematics of the genus Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae). Zootaxa 3640(3): 373-394.

FEUTRY P., CASTELIN M., OVENDEN J.R. et al., 2013. Evolution of diadromy in fish: insights from a tropical genus (Kuhlia spp.). The American Naturalist 181: 52-63.

FEUTRY P., VERGNES A., BRODERICK D. et al., 2013. Stretched to the limit; can a short pelagic larval duration connect adult populations of an Indo-Pacific diadromous fish (Kuhlia rupestris)? Molecular Ecology 22: 1518-1530.

FRY B.G., UNDHEIM E.A.B., RUDER T et al., 2013. Simultaneous multi-gland co-expression of novel toxin proteins in the mandibular, maxillary and rictal glands of the Toxicofera reptile venom system. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics 12.7: 1881-1899.

FUCHS J., PONS J.M., LIU L. et al. 2013. A multi-locus phylogeny suggests an ancient hybridization event between Campephilus and melanerpine woodpeckers (Aves: Picidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67: 578-588.

Gangloff B., Zino F., Shirihal H. et al., 2103. The evolution of north-east Atlantic gadfly petrels using statistical phylogeography. Molecular Ecology 22: 495-507.

Gladieux P., Devier B., Aguileta G. et al., 2013. Purifying selection after episodes of recurrent adaptive diversification in fungal pathogens. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 17: 123–131

Gu S.H., Nicolas V., Lalis A. et al., 2013. Complete genome sequence and molecular phylogeny of a newfound hantavirus harbored by the Doucet’s musk shrew (Crocidura douceti) in Guinea. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 20: 118-123

Handschuh M. and Hassanin A., 2013. Pure Banteng Bos javanicus Persist in Southern Preah Vihear Province,Central Cambodia, Despite Apparent Hybridisation with Domestic Cattle. NAT. HIST. BULL. SIAM. SOC 59(1): 57–60

Hassanin A., An J., Ropiquet A. et al., 2013. Combining multiple autosomal introns for studying shallow phylogeny and taxonomy of Laurasiatherian mammals: application to the tribe Bovini (Cetartiodactyla, Bovidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66: 766-775.

HEMERY L.G., ROUX M., AMÉZIANE N., ELÉAUME M., 2013. High-resolution crinoid phyletic inter-relationships derived from molecular data. Proceedings of the 14th International Echinoderm Conference. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 54: 511-523.

Hinsinger D.D., Basak J., Gaudeul M. et al., 2013. The Phylogeny and Biogeographic History of Ashes (Fraxinus, Oleaceae) Highlight the Roles of Migration and Vicariance in the Diversification of Temperate Trees. PlosOne 8(11): e80431

Houart R. and Héros V., 2013. Description of new Muricidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) collected during the ATIMO VATAE expedition to Madagascar “Deep South”. Zoosystema doi:

Jacquet F., Hutterer R., Nicolas V. et al., 2013.  New status for two African giant forest shrews, Crocidura goliath goliath  and C. goliath nimbasilvanus (Mammalia: Soricomorpha), based on molecular and geometric morphometric analyses. African Zoology 48: 13-29.

Justine J-L, Rahmouni C, Gey D et al., 2013. The Monogenean Which Lost Its Clamps. PLoS ONE 8(11): e79155

KANTOR Y.I., PUILLANDRE N., FRAUSSEN K. et al., 2013. Deep-water Buccinidae (Gastropoda : Neogastropoda) from sunken wood, vents and seeps : molecular phylogeny and taxonomy. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK 93:2177-2195.

Lalis A., Munoz C. and Lambourdière J., 2013. Development and characterization of 8 polymorphic microsatellite loci in a North African toad, Amietophrynus mauritanicus (Schlegel, 1841). Conservation Genetics Resources 5(4) : 1039-1041

Langenfeld A., Prado S., Nay B. et al., 2013. Geographic locality greatly influences fungal endophyte communities in Cephalotaxus harringtonia. Fungal Biology 117: 124-136.

Lautredou A.C., Motomura H., Gallut C. et al., 2013. New nuclear markers and exploration of the relationships among Serraniformes (Acanthomorpha, Teleostei): the importance of working at multiple scales. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37: 140-155.

LECOINTRE G., AMEZIANE N., BOISSELIER M.C. et al., 2013. Is the species flock concept operational? The antarctic shelf case. Plos One 8: e68787.

Le Pechon T., Pause J-B., Dubuisson J-Y. et al., 2013. Dombeya formosa (Malvaceae s. l.): A New Species Endemic to La Reunion (Indian Ocean) Based on Morphological and Molecular Evidence. Systematic Botany 38(2): 1–10

MAGGS C.A., LE GALL L., MINEUR F. et al., 2013. Fredericqia deveauniensis, gen. et sp. nov. (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta), a new cryptogenic species. Cryptogamie, Algologie 34(3): 273-296.

MARIN J., DONNELLAN S.C., HEDGES S.B. et al., 2013. Hidden species diversity of Australian burrowing snakes (Ramphotyphlops). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110: 427–441

Marin J., Donnellan S.C., Hedges S.B. et al., 2013. Tracing the history and biogeography of the Australian blindsnake radiation. Journal of Biogeography 40: 928–937

MEROT C., MAVAREZ J., EVIN A. et al., 2013. Genetic differentiation without mimicry shift in a pair of hybridizing Heliconius species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109: 830-847.

Nattier R., Grandcolas P., Pellens R. et al., 2103. Climate and Soil Type Together Explain the Distribution of Microendemic Species in a Biodiversity Hotspot. PlosOne 8(12): e80811

Nesi N., Kadjo B., Pourrut X. et al., 2013. Molecular systematics and phylogeography of the tribe Myonycterini (Mammalia, Pteropodidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Molecular Phylogenetics Evolution 66: 126-137.

OLTEANU M., NICOLAS V., SCHAEFFER B. et al., 2013. Nonlinear projection methods for visualizing Barcode data and application on two data sets. Molecular Ecology Resources 13: 976–990

Pons J.M., Kirwan G.M., Porter R.F., Fuchs J., 2013. A reappraisal of the systematic affinities of Socotran, Arabian and East African scops owls (Otus, Strigidae) using a combination of molecular, biometric and acoustic data. Ibis 155: 518-533.

Robillard T. and Ming Kai Tan, 2013. A taxonomic review of common but little known crickets from Singapore and the Philippines (Insecta: Orthoptera: Eneopterinae). The raffles bulletin of zoology 61(2): 705–725

RODRIGUEZ DE LA VEGA R.C. and VIDAL N., 2013. Scorpion venom peptides. Handbook of biologically active peptides (Kastin A., chief ed.; Sabatier J.M., section ed.), Elsevier, 423-429.

Segurel L., Austerlitz F., Toupance B. et al., 2103. Positive selection of protective variants for type 2 diabetes from the Neolithic onward: a case study in Central Asia. European Journal of Human Genetics 21, 1146–1151

Sunagar K., Fry B.G., Jackson T.N.W. et al., 2013. Molecular Evolution of Vertebrate Neurotrophins: Co-Option of the Highly Conserved Nerve Growth Factor Gene into the Advanced Snake Venom. Arsenal. Plos One e81827

Taillebois L., Castelin M., Ovenden J.R. et al., 2013. Contrasting genetic structure among populations of two amphidromous fish species (Sicydiinae) in the Central West Pacific. Plos One 8(10): e75465

THUBAUD J., CORBARI L., GROS O. et al., 2013. Integrative biology of Idas iwaotakii (Habe, 1958), a ‘model species’ associated with sunken organic substrates. Plos One 8(7): e69680.

THUBAUT J., PUILLANDRE N., FAURE B. et al., 2013. The contrasted evolutionary fates of deep-sea chemosynthetic mussels (Bivalvia, Bathymodiolinae). Ecology and Evolution 3: 4748-4766.

Vanhove MPM., Tessens B., Schoelinck C. et al., 2013. Problematic barcoding in flatworms: A case-study on monogeneans and rhabdocoels (Platyhelminthes). ZooKeys 365: 355–379

VIDAL N., 2013. Interviews on How to Become an Herpetologist? In : A life for Reptiles and Amphibians (Li Vigni, F., ed.). Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 392-393, 453-456.


Publications 2012

Aguirre J., Braga J.C., Reviers B. de, Woelkerling Wm J., 2012 - Reassessment of Lemoine´s types of fossil corallines (Rhodophyta  Sporolithales and Corallinales) at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris. Cryptogamie, Algologie 33:  289-326

Arabi J., Judson M.L.I., Lourenço W.R. et al., 2012 - Nucleotide composition of CO1 sequences in Chelicerata (Arthropoda): detecting new mitogenomic rearrangements. Journal of Molecular Evolution 74: 81-95

Arca M., Hinsinger D.D., Cruaud C., Tillier A., Bousquet J., Frascaria-Lacoste N., 2012 - Deciduous trees and the application of universal DNA barcodes : a case study on the circumpolar Fraxinus. Plos One 7(3): e34089

Brosseau O., Murienne J., Pichon D. et al., 2012 - Phylogeny of Cidaroida (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) based on mitochondrial a,d nuclear markers. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 12: 155-165

Castelin  M., Lorion J., Brisset J. et al. - Speciation patterns in gastropods with long-lived larvae from deep-sea seamounts. Molecular Ecology 21: 4828-4853

Castelin  M, Puillandre N, Kantor YI, et al., 2012 - Macroevolution of venom apparatus innovations in auger snails (Gastropoda  Conoidea  Terebridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64: 21-44

Delsuc F., Superin A M., Tilak M.K. et al., 2012 - Molecular phylogenetics unveils the ancient evolutionary origins of the enigmatic fairy armadillos. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 673-680

Dettaï A., Berkani M., Lautredou A.C. et al., 2012 - Tracking the elusive monophyly of nototheniid fishes (Teleostei) with multiple mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Marine Genomics 8: 49-58

Dettaï A., Gallut C., Brouillet S. et al., 2012 - Conveniently Pre-Tagged and Pre-Packaged: Extended Molecular Identification and Metagenomics Using Complete Metazoan Mitochondrial Genomes. Plos One 7(12):e51263. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051263

Dubey B., Meganathan P.R., Vidal N., Haque I., 2012 - Molecular evidence for the nonmonophyly of the Asian natricid genus Xenochrophis (Serpentes, Colubroidea) as inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes. Journal of Herpetology 46: 263-268

Fedosov A.E., Puillandre N., 2012 - Phylogeny and taxonomy of the Kermia–Pseudodaphnella (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Raphitomidae) genus complex: a remarkable radiation via diversification of larval development. Systematics and Biodiversity 10: 447-477

Feutry P., Castelin  M., Grondin H. et al., 2012 - First record of Kuhlia sauvagii Regan, 1913 (Perciformes) in Mayotte and Réunion islands, Western Indian Ocean. Cybium 36: 493-494

Fuchs J., Irestedt M., Fjeldsa J., Couloux A., Pasquet E., Bowie R.C.K., 2012 - Molecular phylogeny of African bush-shrikes and allies: tracing the biogeographic history of an explosive radiation of corvoid birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64: 93-105

Fry B.G., Casewell N.R., Wuster W. et al., 2012 - The structural and functional diversification of the Toxicofera reptile venom system. Toxicon 60: 434-448

Gangloff B., Shirihai H., Watling D. et al., 2012 - The complete phylogeny of Pseudobulweria, the most endangered seabird genus: systematics, species status and conservation implications. Conservation Genetics 13: 39-52

Gaubert P., Bloch C., Benyacoub S. et al., 2012 - Reviving the African wolf Canis lupus lupaster in North and West Africa: A mitochondrial lineage ranging more than 6,000 km wide. Plos One 7(8):e42740. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042740

GRANJON L., COLANGELO P., TATARD C., COLYN M., DOBIGNY G., NICOLAS V., 2012. Intrageneric relationships within Gerbilliscus (Rodentia, Muridae, Gerbillinae), with characterization of an additional West African species. Zootaxa 3325: 1-25

Hassanin A., Delsuc F., Ropiquet A. et al., 2012 - Pattern and timing of diversification of Cetartiodactyla (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria), as revealed by a comprehensive analysis of mitochondrial genomes. Comptes Rendus Biologies 335: 32-50

Hémery L.G., Eléaume M., Roussel V. et al., 2012 - Comprehensive sampling reveals discordant patterns of gene flow in the Promachocrinus kerguelensis complex species (Echinodermata, Crinoidea). Molecular Ecology 21: 2502-2518

JACQUET F., NICOLAS V., BONILLO C., et al., 2012. Barcoding, molecular taxonomy and exploration of the diversity of shrews (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) on Mount Nimba (Guinea). Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 166: 672-687

Jaiswara R., Balakrishnan R., Robillard T. et al., 2012 - Testing concordance in species boundaries using acoustic, morphological, and molecular data in the cricket genus Itaropsis (Orthoptera: Grylloidea, Gryllidae: Gryllinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 164: 285-303

Kantor Y.I., Puillandre N., Rivasseau A., Bouchet P., 2012 - Checklist of Belomitra (Neogastropoda) of the Indo–Pacific with the descriptions of new species. Zootaxa 3496: 1-64

Kantor Y.I., Strong E., Puillandre N., 2012 - A new lineage of Conoidea (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda) revealed by morphological and molecular data. Journal of Molluscan Studies 78: 246-255

LALIS A., LEBLOIS R., LECOMPTE E. et al., 2012. The Impact of Human Conflict on the Genetics of Mastomys natalensis and Lassa Virus in West Africa. PlosOne 7(5): e37068

Lautredou A.C., Hinsinger D., Gallut C. et al., 2012 - Phylogenetic footprints of an antarctic radiation: the trematominae (notothenioidei, teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 87–101

Marin J., Donnellan S.C., Hedges S.B., Doughty P., Hutchinson M.N., Cruaud C., Vidal N., 2012 - Tracing the history and biogeography of the Australian blindsnake radiation. Journal of Biogeography 40: 928-937

Missoup A.D., Nicolas V., Wendelen W. et al., 2012 - Systematics and diversification of Praomys species (Mammalia: Muridae) endemic to the Cameroon Volcanic Line (West Central Africa). Zoologica Scripta 41: 327-345

Nattier R., Grandcolas P., Elias M. et al., 2012 - Secondary sympatry caused by range expansion informs on the dynamics of microendemism in a biodiversity hotspot. Plos One 7(11): e48047. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048047

NICOLAS V., HERBRETEAU V., COULOUX A. et al., 2012. A remarkable case of micro-endemism in Laonastes aenigmamus (Diatomyidae, Rodentia) revealed by nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data. PlosOne 7(11): e48145

NICOLAS V., MISSOUP A.D., COLYN M. et al., 2012. West Central African Pleistocene lowland forest evolution revealed by the phylogeography of Misonne's Softfurred Mouse. African Journal of Zoology 47: 100-112

Nicolas V., Schaeffer B., Missoup A.D. et al., 2012 - Assesssment of three mitochondrial genes (16S, Cytb, COI) for identifying species in the Praomyini tribe (Rodentia: Muridae). Plos One 7(5): e36586

Olayemi A., Nicolas V., Hulselmans J. et al., 2012 - Taxonomy of the African Giant Pouched Rats (Nesomyidae: Cricetomys): molecular and craniometric evidence support an unexpected high species diversity. Zoological Journal of the Linean Society 165: 700-719

Pante E., France S.C0, Couloux A. et al., 2012 - Deep-sea origin and in-situ diversication of chrysogorgiid octocorals. Plos One 7(6): e38357. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038357

Perez M., Leblois R., Livoreil B. et al., 2012 - Effects of landscape features and demographic history on the genetic structure of Testudo marginata populations from South Peloponnese and Sardinia Biological. Journal of Linnean Society 105: 591–606

Puillandre N., Bouchet P., Boisselier-Dubayle M.C. et al., 2012 - New taxonomy and old collections : integrating DNA barcoding into the collection curation process. Molecular Ecology Resources 165: 700-719

Puillandre N., Modica M.V., Zhang Y. et al., 2012 - Large Scale Species Delimitation Method for Hyperdiverse Groups. Molecular Ecology 21: 2671-2691

Rodriguez de la Vega R., Vidal N., 2012 - A phylogenetic framework for the study of convergence and divergence in Scorpion venoms. Toxicon 60: 125

Ropars J., Cruaud C., Lacoste S., Dupont J., 2012 - A taxonomic and ecological overview of cheese fungi. International Journal of Food Microbiology 155: 199-210

Schoelink C., Cruaud C., Justine J.L., 2012 - Are all species of Pseudorhabdosynochus strictly host specific? A molecular study. Parasitology International 61: 356-359

Vidal N., Marin J., Sassi J. et al., 2012 - Molecular evidence for an Asian origin of monitor lizards followed by Tertiary dispersals to Africa and Australasia. Biology Letters 8: 583-588

Zuccon D., Brisset J., Corbari L. et al., 2012 - Optimized protocol for barcoding museum collections of Decapoda crustaceans: a case-study for a 10-40 years old collection. Invertebrate Systematics 26: 592-600

Zuccon D., Ericson P.G.P., 2012 - Molecular and morphological evidences place the extinct New Zealand endemic Turnagra capensis in the Oriolidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 414-426

Zuccon D., Prys-Jones R., Rasmussen P.C., Ericson P.G.P., 2012 - The phylogenetic relationships and generic limits of finches (Fringillidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 581-596