Sylvain Dubey

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Geographic variation in the age of temperate-zone reptile and amphibian species: Southern Hemisphere species are older
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Biol Lett 7:96-7. 2011
  2. pmc Evolutionary diversification of the lizard genus Bassiana (Scincidae) across Southern Australia
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12982. 2010
  3. doi Plio-pleistocene diversification and connectivity between mainland and Tasmanian populations of Australian snakes (Drysdalia, Elapidae, Serpentes)
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:1119-25. 2010
  4. doi Restricted dispersal and genetic diversity in populations of an endangered montane lizard (Eulamprus leuraensis, Scincidae)
    S Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 19:886-97. 2010
  5. ncbi Male-biased dispersal in a tropical Australian snake (Stegonotus cucullatus, Colubridae)
    S Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:3506-14. 2008
  6. doi False phylogenies on wood mice due to cryptic cytochrome-b pseudogene
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:633-41. 2009
  7. doi Origin of the parasites of an invading species, the Australian cane toad (Bufo marinus): are the lungworms Australian or American?
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:4418-24. 2008
  8. doi Biogeographic origin and radiation of the Old World crocidurine shrews (Mammalia: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:953-63. 2008
  9. doi Molecular phylogenetics reveals Messinian, Pliocene, and Pleistocene colonizations of islands by North African shrews
    Sylvain Dubey
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Shine Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:877-82. 2008
  10. doi Mites as biological tags of their hosts
    Nadia Bruyndonckx
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 19:2770-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Geographic variation in the age of temperate-zone reptile and amphibian species: Southern Hemisphere species are older
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Biol Lett 7:96-7. 2011
    ..Because a species' age may influence its vulnerability to anthropogenic threats, geographical variation in species ages should be incorporated into conservation planning...
  2. pmc Evolutionary diversification of the lizard genus Bassiana (Scincidae) across Southern Australia
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12982. 2010
    ..The lizard genus Bassiana (Squamata, Scincidae) contains three species that occur across a wide area of southern Australia (including Tasmania), rendering them ideally-suited to studies on the impact of past climatic fluctuations...
  3. doi Plio-pleistocene diversification and connectivity between mainland and Tasmanian populations of Australian snakes (Drysdalia, Elapidae, Serpentes)
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:1119-25. 2010
    ..Two highly divergent genetic lineages within Drysdalia coronoides occur in Tasmania. Molecular dating suggests that these lineages were isolated from the mainland in the Pleistocene...
  4. doi Restricted dispersal and genetic diversity in populations of an endangered montane lizard (Eulamprus leuraensis, Scincidae)
    S Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 19:886-97. 2010
    ..Management of this endangered taxon thus needs to treat most populations separately, because of their genetic distinctiveness and low rates of genetic exchange...
  5. ncbi Male-biased dispersal in a tropical Australian snake (Stegonotus cucullatus, Colubridae)
    S Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:3506-14. 2008
    ..Overall, our genetic analyses not only supported the mark-recapture data, but also extended our insights by revealing occasional long-distance dispersal not detected by the mark-recapture study...
  6. doi False phylogenies on wood mice due to cryptic cytochrome-b pseudogene
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:633-41. 2009
    ..The presence of this cryptic pseudogene in published sequences is supported by different pathways. This has led to important errors in previous molecular trees and hence to partial misinterpretations in the phylogeny of Apodemus...
  7. doi Origin of the parasites of an invading species, the Australian cane toad (Bufo marinus): are the lungworms Australian or American?
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:4418-24. 2008
    ..We did not find this lungworm species in any Australian frogs sympatric with cane toads, suggesting that the parasite does not attack Australian frogs and hence may offer potential as a biocontrol agent of the toad...
  8. doi Biogeographic origin and radiation of the Old World crocidurine shrews (Mammalia: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:953-63. 2008
    ..8 million years ago) and several subsequent colonisations of the Afrotropical region by independent lineages of Crocidura...
  9. doi Molecular phylogenetics reveals Messinian, Pliocene, and Pleistocene colonizations of islands by North African shrews
    Sylvain Dubey
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Shine Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:877-82. 2008
  10. doi Mites as biological tags of their hosts
    Nadia Bruyndonckx
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 19:2770-8. 2010
    ..Parasites may thus act as biological tags to reveal the presence of their now locally extinct host...
  11. ncbi Molecular phylogenetics of shrews (Mammalia: Soricidae) reveal timing of transcontinental colonizations
    Sylvain Dubey
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:126-37. 2007
    ..Using molecular dating, the first exchanges between Africa and Eurasia occurred during the middle Miocene. The last one took place in the Late Miocene, with the dispersion of the genus Crocidura through the old world...
  12. doi Host-parasite relationships during a biologic invasion: 75 years postinvasion, cane toads and sympatric Australian frogs retain separate lungworm faunas
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences, A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 48:951-61. 2012
    ..are widely distributed geographically and across host taxa but are more common in some frog species (especially, large-bodied species) than they are in others...
  13. doi Molecular cophylogenetic relationships between European bats and their ectoparasitic mites (Acari, Spinturnicidae)
    Nadia Bruyndonckx
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:227-37. 2009
    ..As currently understood, host associations of Spinturnicid mites likely results from a complex interaction between the phylogenetic history of the host and the behaviour and the ecology of both parasite and host...
  14. pmc Disparity in the timing of vertebrate diversification events between the northern and southern hemispheres
    Reid Tingley
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 12:244. 2012
    ..We then tested whether the timing of diversification events differed between hemispheres...
  15. doi Are reptile and amphibian species younger in the Northern Hemisphere than in the Southern Hemisphere?
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Evol Biol 25:220-6. 2012
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  16. ncbi Use of phylogeny to resolve the taxonomy of the widespread and highly polymorphic African giant shrews (Crocidura olivieri group, Crocidurinae, Mammalia)
    Sylvain Dubey
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Zoology (Jena) 110:48-57. 2007
    ..The second clade is composed of C. goliath from Gabon, while South African C. flavescens, and C. hirta form two additional clades. On the basis of these results, the validity of some taxa in the C. olivieri group should be re-evaluated...
  17. pmc Population demography of an endangered lizard, the Blue Mountains Water Skink
    Sylvain Dubey
    University of Lausanne, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Bld, Lausanne, 1015, Switzerland
    BMC Ecol 13:4. 2013
    ..We used skeletochronology of phalanges (corroborated by mark-recapture data) to estimate ages of 222 individuals from 13 populations...
  18. ncbi Pliocene and Pleistocene diversification and multiple refugia in a Eurasian shrew (Crocidura suaveolens group)
    Sylvain Dubey
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:635-47. 2006
    ..Most clades include specimens of different morphotypes and the validity of many taxa in the C. suaveolens group has to be re-evaluated...
  19. pmc Phylogeography and dispersal in the velvet gecko (Oedura lesueurii), and potential implications for conservation of an endangered snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides)
    Sylvain Dubey
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore Bld, University of Lausanne, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 12:67. 2012
    ..We also analysed 260 records from a longterm (3-year) capture-mark-recapture program at three sites, to evaluate dispersal rates of geckos as a function of locality, sex and body size...
  20. pmc Using combined morphological, allometric and molecular approaches to identify species of the genus Raillietiella (Pentastomida)
    Crystal Kelehear
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24936. 2011
    ..To facilitate valid descriptions of new species of pentastomes, future taxonomic work should include both morphological measurements (incorporating quantitative measures of body size and hook bluntness) and molecular data...
  21. ncbi Fortuitous infestation or wide host range? The case of Spinturnicidae and their bat hosts: reply to Guiller and Deunff (2010)
    Nadia Bruyndonckx
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:1353-4. 2010
    ..2009a). Here we answer their criticisms and discuss the notion of specificity in Spinturnicid mites...
  22. doi Homologous sex chromosomes in three deeply divergent anuran species
    Alan Brelsford
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Evolution 67:2434-40. 2013
    ..Our data provide strong support for the idea that some chromosome pairs are more likely than others to be co-opted as sex chromosomes because they harbor key genes from the sex determination pathway. ..
  23. doi PERMANENT GENETIC RESOURCES: Characterization of tri- and tetranucleotide microsatellite loci for the slatey-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus, Colubridae)
    Sylvain Dubey
    School of Biological Sciences, Heydon Laurence Building, A08, Science Road, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:431-3. 2008
    ..Based on a total of 100 samples, the number of alleles per locus ranged from three to 10, and the observed and expected heterozygosities ranged from 0.62 to 0.86 and from 0.53 to 0.83, respectively...