Dario Zuccon
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Département Origine et Evolution
Institut de Systématique Evolution et Biodiversité UMR 7205
43 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
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Fauvelot C., Zuccon D., Borsa P., Grulois D., Magalon H., Riquet F., Andréfouët S., Berumen ML., Sinclair-Taylor TH., Gélin P., Behivoke F., ter Poorten JJ., Strong E., Bouchet P. 2020. Phylogeographic patterns and a cryptic species provide new insights into Western Indian Ocean giant clam phylogenetic relationships and colonization history. Journal of Biogeography in press.

Zuccon D., Pons JM., Boano G., Chiozzi G., Gamauf A., Mengoni C., Nespoli D., Olioso G., Pavia M., Pellegrino I., Raković M., Randi E., Rguibi Idrissi H., Touihri M., Unsöld M., Vitulano S., Brambilla M. 2020. Type specimens matter: new insights on the systematics, taxonomy and nomenclature of the Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans) complex. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, in press.

Houart R., Héros V., Zuccon D. 2019. Description of two new species of Dermomurex (Gastropoda: Muricidae) with a review of Dermomurex (Takia) in the Indo-West Pacific. Venus 78(1-2): 1-25. PDF

Houart R., Zuccon D., Puillandre N.. 2019. Description of new genera and new species of Ergalataxinae (Gastropoda: Muricidae). Novapex 20 (HS 12): 1-52. PDF

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. Erratum: 9: 37. PDF

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. PDF

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. PDF

Ponge J.-F., Zuccon D., Elias M., Pavoine S., Henry P.Y., Théry M., Guilbert E. 2017. Ancestrality and evolution of trait syndromes in finches (Fringillidae). Ecology and Evolution 7(23): 9935-9953. PDF

Le Gros A., Clergeau P., Zuccon D., Cornette R., Mathys B., Samadi S. 2016. Invasion history and demographic processes associated with rapid morphological changes in the Red-whiskered bulbul established on tropical islands. Molecular Ecology 25(21): 5359-5376. PDF

Le Gros A., Samadi S., Zuccon D., Cornette R., Braun M.P., Senar J.C., Clergeau P. 2016. Rapid morphological changes, admixture and invasive success in populations of Ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) established in Europe. Biological Invasions 18(6): 1581-1598. PDF

Chintauan-Marquier I., Legendre F., Hugel S., Robillard T., Grandcolas P., Nel A., Zuccon D., Desutter-Grandcolas L. 2016. Laying the foundations of evolutionary and systematic studies in crickets (Insecta, Orthoptera): a multilocus phylogenetic analysis. Cladistics 32(1): 54-81. PDF

Fjeldså J., Ericson P.G.P., Johanson U., Zuccon D. 2015. Three new bird family names. Pp. 33-34 in: Winkler DW, Billerman SM, Lovette IJ. 2015. Bird families of the world: an invitation to the spectacular diversity of birds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. PDF

Samadi S., Puillandre N., Pante E., Boisselier M.-C., Corbari L., Maestrati P., Mana R., Thubaut J., Zuccon D., Hourdez S. 2015. Patchiness of deep-sea communities in Papua New Guinea and potential susceptibility to anthropogenic disturbances illustrated by seep organisms. Marine Ecology 36 (Suppl. 1): 109-132. PDF

Villemant C., Zuccon D., Rome Q., Muller F., Poinar G.O. Jr., Justine J.-L. 2015. Can parasites halt the invader? Mermithid nematodes parasitizing the yellow-legged Asian hornet in France. PeerJ 3: e947. PDF

Aznar-Cormano L., Brisset J., Chan T.-Y., Corbari L., Puillandre N., Utge J., Zbinden M., Zuccon D., Samadi S. 2015. Hierarchical taxonomic sampling is a necessary but not sufficient condition for resolving inter-families relationships in Caridean decapods. Genetica 143(2): 195-205. PDF

Zuccon, A., Zuccon, D. 2014. MrEnt: an editor for publication-quality phylogenetic tree illustrations. Molecular Ecology Resources 14(5): 1090-1094. PDF

Zuccon D., J. Brisset, L. Corbari, N. Puillandre, J. Utge, S. Samadi. 2012. Optimized protocol for barcoding museum collections of Decapoda crustaceans: a case-study for a 10-40 years old collection. Invertebrate Systematics 26(6): 592-600. PDF

Aliabadian M., Kaboli M., Förschler M.I., Nijman V., Chamani A., Tillier A., Prodon R., Pasquet E., Ericson P.G.P. & Zuccon D. 2012. Convergent evolution of morphological and ecological traits in the open-habitat chat complex (Aves, Muscicapidae: Saxicolinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65(1): 35-45. Erratum: 65(3): 1017-1019. PDF

Zuccon D., R. Prŷs-Jones, P.C. Rasmussen, P.G.P. Ericson. 2012. The phylogenetic relationships and generic limits of finches (Fringillidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62(2): 581-596. PDF

Zuccon D., P.G.P. Ericson. 2012. Molecular and morphological evidences place the extinct New Zealand endemic Turnagra capensis in the Oriolidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62(1): 414-426. PDF

Zuccon D. 2011. Taxonomic notes on some taxa of Muscicapidae. Bulletin of the British Ornithologist’s Club 131 (3): 196-199. PDF

Zuccon D. 2011. A new name for the Monserrat Forest Thrush. Bulletin of the British Ornithologist’s Club 131 (3): 199-200. PDF

Zuccon D. 2011. The case of Lepidothrix, Lepidotrix and Neolepidothrix: the importance of the original literature in taxonomic decisions. Zoosystematics and Evolution 87(2): 379-382. PDF

Zuccon D., P.G.P. Ericson. 2010. The Monticola rock-thrushes: phylogeny and biogeography revisited. Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 55(3): 901-910. PDF

Zuccon D., P.G.P. Ericson. 2010. A multi-gene phylogeny disentangles the chat-flycatcher complex (Aves: Muscicapidae). Zoologica Scripta 29(3): 213-224. PDF

Zuccon D., P.G.P. Ericson. 2010. The phylogenetic position of the Black-collared Bulbul Neolestes torquatus. Ibis 152(2): 386-392. PDF

Fjeldså J., M. Irested, P.G.P. Ericson & D. Zuccon. 2010. The Cinnamon Ibon Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus is a forest canopy sparrow. Ibis 152(4): 747-760. PDF

Johnsen A., E. Rindal, P.G.P. Ericson, D. Zuccon, K.C.R. Kerr, M.Y. Stoeckle & J.T. Lifjeld. 2010. DNA barcoding of Scandinavian birds reveals divergent lineages in trans-Atlantic species. Journal of Ornithology 151(3): 565-578. PDF

Zuccon D., E. Pasquet, P.G.P. Ericson. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships among Palearctic-Oriental starlings and mynas (genera Sturnus and Acridotheres: Sturnidae). Zoologica Scripta 37(5): 469-481. PDF

Zuccon D., A. Cibois, E. Pasquet, P.G.P. Ericson. 2006. Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data reveal the major lineages of starlings, mynas and related taxa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41(2): 333-344. PDF

Ericson P.G.P., C.L. Anderson, T. Britton, A.J Elzanowski, U.S. Johansson, M. Källersjö, J.I. Ohlson, T.J. Parsons, D. Zuccon, G. Mayr. 2006. Diversification of Neoaves: integration of molecular sequence data and fossils. Biology Letters 2(4): 543-547. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2006.0523 PDF

Ericson P.G.P., D. Zuccon, J.I. Ohlson, U.S. Johansson, H. Alvarenga, R.O. Prum. 2006. Higher-level phylogeny and morphological evolution of tyrant flycatchers, cotingas, manakins, and their allies (Aves: Tyrannida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40(2): 471-483. PDF

Irestedt M., J.I. Ohlson, D. Zuccon, M. Källersjö, P.G.P. Ericson. 2006. Nuclear DNA from old collections of avian study skins reveals the evolutionary history of the Old World suboscines (Aves, Passeriformes). Zoologica Scripta 35(6): 567-580. PDF

Fjeldså J., D. Zuccon, M. Irested, U.S. Johansson, P.G.P. Ericson. 2003. Sapayoa aenigma: a New World representatve of ‘Old World suboscines’. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B Biol. Sci. 270 Suppl 2: S238-241. PDF

DelPero M., M. Boniotto, D. Zuccon, P. Cervella, A. Spanò, A. Amoroso, S. Crovella. 2002. β-Defensin 1 gene variability among non-human primates. Immunogenetics 53(10-11): 907-913. doi:10.1007/s00251-001-0412-x PDF

Lacourt I., M. Girlanda, S. Perotto, M. DelPero, D. Zuccon, A.M. Luppi. 2001. Analysis of nuclear ribosomal sequences of Oidiodendron: towards a redefinition of ecologically-relevant species. New Phytologist 149(3): 565-576. PDF

DelPero M., J.C. Masters, D. Zuccon, P. Cervella, S. Crovella, G. Ardito. 2000. Mitochondrial sequences as indicator of generic classification in bush babies. International Journal of Primatology 21(5): 890-903. PDF