[Taxacom] Dumerilia 10

Alain Dubois adbionomina at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 10:41:03 CST 2016


Did I write Dumerilia? I must check. But if so it was just a big misprint
that I must correct immediately. What appeared on 11 November was the issue
10 of Bionomina, published by Magnolia Press like Zootaxa. Sorry for this
and I will apologize to the readers of Taxacom! It so happens that I am
involved in both these journals, as well as in Zootaxa, Alytes and PeerJ,
so my old neurons sometimes betray me!

Alain

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Professeur Émérite Alain Dubois
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Institut Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB) - UMR 7205
Reptiles & Amphibiens
CP 30
25 rue Cuvier
75005 Paris
France

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chiffres, c’est la qualité du jugement, l’exigence logique, l’appétit de la
preuve, la notion de la complexité des choses et de l’arduité des
problèmes. C’est l’habitude du doute, le discernement dans la méfiance, la
modestie d’opinion, la patience d’ignorer, la certitude qu’on n’a jamais
tout le vrai en partage; c’est avoir l’esprit ferme sans l’avoir rigide,
c’est être armé contre le flou et aussi contre la fausse précision, c’est
refuser tous les fanatismes et jusqu’à ceux qui s’autorisent de la raison;
c’est suspecter les dogmatismes officiels mais sans profit pour les
charlatans, c’est révérer le génie mais sans en faire une idole, c’est
toujours préférer ce qui est à ce qu’on préférerait qui fût.”
(Jean Rostand, Le droit d’être naturaliste, 1963).
____________________________________

2016-11-23 17:29 GMT+01:00 Frank T. Krell <Frank.Krell at dmns.org>:

> Didn’t you just write that issue 10 was published on 11 November?
>
> Frank
>
>
>
> *From:* Alain Dubois [mailto:adbionomina at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 23, 2016 9:21 AM
> *To:* Frank T. Krell <Frank.Krell at dmns.org>
> *Cc:* taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu; Thierry Frétey <
> fretey.thierry at wanadoo.fr>
> *Subject:* Re: [Taxacom] Dumerilia 10
>
>
>
> Dear Frank,
>
> So far, only 6 volumes of Dumerilia have been published, all in a single
> volume except volume 4 in three issues, and with a long interruption
> between 2001 and 2015. They can all be ordered through the webpage you
> mentioned. Volume 7 will be published in 2017. Starting in 2017, we will
> provide the possibility for yearly subsciiptions to the journal.
>
> If you have difficulties ordering through the website, may I suggest that
> you contact Thierry Frétey at
> <fretey.thierry at wanadoo.fr>
>
> Thank you for your interest in Dumerilia.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Alain
>
>
> ____________________________________
>
>
>
> Professeur Émérite Alain Dubois
>
> Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
>
> Institut Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB) - UMR 7205
>
> Reptiles & Amphibiens
>
> CP 30
>
> 25 rue Cuvier
>
> 75005 Paris
>
> France
>
> emails: <adbionomina at gmail.com>, <adpeerj at gmail.com>, <adubois at mnhn.fr>
>
>
>
> Chief Editor, Bionomina
>
> <http://www.mapress.com/bionomina>
>
>
>
> Nomenclature Editor, Zootaxa
>
> <http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/>
>
>
>
> Academic Editor, PeerJ
>
> <https://peerj.com>
>
> ____________________________________
>
>
> “La culture ce n’est pas avoir le cerveau farci de dates, de noms ou de
> chiffres, c’est la qualité du jugement, l’exigence logique, l’appétit de la
> preuve, la notion de la complexité des choses et de l’arduité des
> problèmes. C’est l’habitude du doute, le discernement dans la méfiance, la
> modestie d’opinion, la patience d’ignorer, la certitude qu’on n’a jamais
> tout le vrai en partage; c’est avoir l’esprit ferme sans l’avoir rigide,
> c’est être armé contre le flou et aussi contre la fausse précision, c’est
> refuser tous les fanatismes et jusqu’à ceux qui s’autorisent de la raison;
> c’est suspecter les dogmatismes officiels mais sans profit pour les
> charlatans, c’est révérer le génie mais sans en faire une idole, c’est
> toujours préférer ce qui est à ce qu’on préférerait qui fût.”
> (Jean Rostand, Le droit d’être naturaliste, 1963).
>
> ____________________________________
>
>
>
> 2016-11-23 17:08 GMT+01:00 Frank T. Krell <Frank.Krell at dmns.org>:
>
> Hi Alain,
> Would you let us know where we can order the latest numbers of Dumerilia?
> The Dumerilia webpage offers them up to no. 6. http://dumerilia.wifeo.com/
> boutique-tag-dumerilia.html Is there another place where we can find the
> later issues?
> Cheers
>
> Frank
>
>
> Dr Frank T. Krell
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taxacom [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of
> Alain Dubois
> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:53 AM
> To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> Subject: [Taxacom] Dumerilia 10
>
> Dear all,
>
> The issue 10 of the journal Dumerilia was published on 11 November. It
> contains the following papers:
>
>
>
> Mark. H. V. Van Regenmortel. Classes, taxa and categories in hierarchical
> virus classification: a review of current debates on definitions and names
> of virus species. (p. 1-21).
>
> Alain Dubois, Thierry Frétey & Annemarie Ohler. The nomenclatural status
> of the amphibian nomina published by Luuc Bauer from 1985 to 1994, with
> comments on the Rules of the Code concerning the techniques of printing.
> (p. 22-54).
>
> Michail Rusin, Maria Ghazali & Maria Semenikhina. Notes on the
> nomenclature of Sicista Griffith, 1827 (Rodentia: Sminthidae). (p. 55-60).
>
> Stephen D. Busack, Alfredo Salvador, Aaron M. Bauer & Hinrich Kaiser.
> Darevskia and Iberolacerta (Reptilia, Lacertidae): Arribas, 1997 or 1999?
> The correct dating of nomenclatural acts affecting Palearctic lizards, and
> validation of the name Caucasilacerta Harris, Arnold & Thomas, 1998. (p.
> 61-73).
>
> Ross Wellington. Acanthophis cryptamydros Maddock, Ellis, Doughty, Smith &
> Wüster, 2015 is an invalid junior synonym of Acanthophis lancasteri Wells &
> Wellington, 1985 (Squamata, Elapidae). (p. 74-75).
>
>
>
> The journal Dumerilia welcomes papers in all fields of biological
> terminology and nomenclature.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Alain Dubois
> Emeritus Professor
> Bionomina Chief Editor
>
>
> ____________________________________
>
> Professeur Émérite Alain Dubois
> Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
> Institut Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB) - UMR 7205 Reptiles
> & Amphibiens CP 30
> 25 rue Cuvier
> 75005 Paris
> France
>
> emails: <adbionomina at gmail.com>, <adpeerj at gmail.com>, <adubois at mnhn.fr>
>
> Chief Editor, Bionomina
> <http://www.mapress.com/bionomina>
>
> Nomenclature Editor, Zootaxa
> <http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/>
>
> Academic Editor, PeerJ
> <https://peerj.com>
> ____________________________________
>
> “La culture ce n’est pas avoir le cerveau farci de dates, de noms ou de
> chiffres, c’est la qualité du jugement, l’exigence logique, l’appétit de la
> preuve, la notion de la complexité des choses et de l’arduité des
> problèmes. C’est l’habitude du doute, le discernement dans la méfiance, la
> modestie d’opinion, la patience d’ignorer, la certitude qu’on n’a jamais
> tout le vrai en partage; c’est avoir l’esprit ferme sans l’avoir rigide,
> c’est être armé contre le flou et aussi contre la fausse précision, c’est
> refuser tous les fanatismes et jusqu’à ceux qui s’autorisent de la raison;
> c’est suspecter les dogmatismes officiels mais sans profit pour les
> charlatans, c’est révérer le génie mais sans en faire une idole, c’est
> toujours préférer ce qui est à ce qu’on préférerait qui fût.”
> (Jean Rostand, Le droit d’être naturaliste, 1963).
> ____________________________________
>
> 2016-11-22 19:00 GMT+01:00 <taxacom-request at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>:
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> >    1. What is the relative prevalence of different classes of
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> > Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:45:32 +0000
> > From: Ross Mounce <rcm61 at cam.ac.uk>
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> > Subject: [Taxacom] What is the relative prevalence of different
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> > In the context of plants, and using terminology from Remsen 2016 (The
> > use and limits of scientific names in biological informatics)
> > http://zookeys.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=6234
> >
> >
> > I was wondering if anyone had data (or knew of a source to cite) on
> > the relative proportion of name changes that are due to:
> >
> > a) orthographic, lexical or nomenclatural synonyms
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> > and
> >
> > b) taxonomic synonyms
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> > When applied to conservation biology e.g. IUCN Red List assessments,
> > if a name is merely an orthographic, lexical or nomenclatural synonym
> > there is no detrimental outcome on the validity of the original Red
> > List assessment.
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> > However, if the name (and taxon concept) under which the RL assessment
> > was published is now considered a taxonomic synonym - this can and
> > often does invalidate the Red List assessment of that taxon for many
> purposes.
> >
> > If I wrote "Most synonymies are simply name changes from one genus to
> > another genus, or a change of the gender of species name, without
> > changing the underlying taxon circumscription"  would I be correct?
> > Does anyone have data or published sources which provide hard evidence
> on this?
> >
> >
> > The Plant List is wonderful for determining if something is a synonym,
> > but I wonder if in future iterations we could further annotate all
> > synonyms with the exact type of synonym they are e.g. orthographic,
> > nomenclatural or taxonomic -- it really matters! If anyone knows of an
> > information resource that can do this, please let me know.
> >
> >
> > Best,
> >
> >
> > Ross
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