Academic Editor

Alain Dubois


Professor of zoology at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Specialist of the systematics of amphibians, of zoological taxonomy and nomenclature, and of biological terminology. Former Director of the herpetology laboratory of the MNHN. Former Chief Editor of “Amphibia-Reptilia” and “Alytes”. Chief Editor of “Bionomina”, Nomenclature Editor of “Zootaxa”. Large teaching experience in taxonomy and nomenclature, currently within the frame of the Distributed European School of Taxonomy.

Biodiversity Evolutionary Studies Taxonomy Zoology

Work details


Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris
Institut Systématique, Evolution, Biodiverité (ISYEB)


Academic Editor on

Provided feedback on

18 Nov 2015

Dear Colleagues, You wrote "The type genus of this clade, Pholidosaurus, ...", but I question the validity of this formulation. The concept of "type genus" is a nomenclarural c...