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Updated on 17 April 2009


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In press

Yamamoto S. and Sota T. (in press)
Incipient allochronic speciation by climatic disruption of the reproductive period.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Ikeda H., Kubota K., Cho Y.B., Liang H. and Sota T. (in press)
Different phylogeographic patterns in two Japanese Silpha species (Coleoptera: Silphidae) affected by climatic gradients and topography.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Yamane H., Watanabe K. and Nagata Y. (in press)
Flexibility of reproductive tactics and their consequences in the brood parasitic fish Pungtungia herzi (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).
Journal of Fish Biology
Kato Y., Takemon Y. and Hori M. (in press)
Invertebrate assemblages in relation to habitat types on a floating mat in Mizorogaike Pond, Kyoto, Japan.
Limnology
Kakioka R., Watanabe K., Takeshima H. and Nishida M. (in press)
Isolation and characterization of 12 microsatellite loci for cross-species amplification in the cyprinid gudgeons Squalidus chankaensis and S. japonicus.
Molecular Ecology Resources
Watanabe K. (in press)
Sudden crash of a local population of the endangered bagrid catfish Pseudobagrus ichikawai.
Ichthyological Research
Tominaga K., Watanabe K., Kakioka R., Mori S. and Jeon S-R. (in press)
Two highly divergent mitochondrial DNA lineages within Pseudogobio esocinus populations in central Honshu, Japan.
Ichthyological Research

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2009

Nagata N., Kubota K., Takami Y., and Sota T. (2009)
Historical divergence of mechanical isolation agents in the ground beetle Carabus arrowianus as revealed by phylogeographic analyses.
Molecular Ecology 18: 1408–1421.

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2008

Kawane M., Wada K. and Watanabe K. (2008)
Comparisons of genetic population structures in four intertidal brachyuran species of contrasting habitat characteristics.
Marine Biology 156: 193–203.
Imafuku M. and Tsuji K. (2008)
Spectral sensitivity and wing colors of Narathura and Panchala species.
Journal of Insect Physiology 54: 1511–1515.
Ikeda H., Homma K., and Kubota K. (2008)
Ground-dwelling beetle community in beech forests of Sado Island, Japan: a comparison to the mainland.
Journal of Forest Research 13: 357–364.
Takami Y., Sasabe M., Nagata N. and Sota T. (2008)
Dual function of seminal substances for mate guarding in a ground beetle.
Behavioral Ecology 19: 1173–1178.
Fujita S., Komiya T., Takeshima H., Watanabe K.and Nishida M. (2008)
Isolation and characterization of 15 microsatellite loci for the Japanese gudgeon Sarcocheilichthys variegatus.
Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 1335–1337.
Watanabe, K. and Mori S. (2008)
Comparison of genetic population structure between two cyprinids, Hemigrammocypris rasborella and Pseudorasbora pumila subsp., in the Ise Bay basin, central Honshu, Japan.
Ichthyological Research 55: 309–320.
Hoso M. and Hori M. (2008)
Divergent shell-shape as an anti-predator adaptation in tropical land snails.
The American Naturalist 172: 726–732.
Hayashi M. and Sota T. (2008)
Discrimination of two Japanese water pennies, Eubrianax granicollis Lewis and E. ramicornis Kiesenwetter (Coleoptera: Psephenidae), based on laboratory rearing and molecular taxonomy.
Entomological Science 11: 349–357.
Takahashi T. and Hori M. (2008)
Evidence of disassortative mating in a Tanganyikan cichlid fish and its role in the maintenance of intrapopulation dimorphism.
Biology Letters 4: 497–499.
Sota T. and Nagata N. (2008)
Diversification in a fluctuating island setting: rapid radiation of Ohomopterus ground beetles in the Japanese Islands.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Soceity B 363: 3377–3390
Kohda M., Shibata J., Awata S., Gomagano D., Takeyama T., Hori M. and Heg D. (2008)
Niche differentiation depends on body size in a cichlid fish: a model system of a community structured according to size regularities.
Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 859–868.
Ikeda H., Kagaya T., Kubota K. and Abe T. (2008)
Evolutionary relationships among food habit, loss of flight, and reproductive traits: Life history evolution in the Silphinae (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
Evolution 62: 2065–2079
South A., Sota T., Abe N., Yuma M. and Lewis S. M.
The production and transfer of spermatophores in three Asian species of Luciola fireflies
Journal of Insect Physiology 54: 861–866
Kubota H., Watanabe K., Kakehi Y. and Watanabe S. (2008)
An assessment of genetic diversity in wild and captive populations of the endangered Japanese bitterling, Tanakia tanago (Cyprinidae), using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers.
Fishery Science 74: 494–502
Sato T., Watanabe K., Arizono M., Mori S., Nagoshi M.and Harada Y. (2008)
Intergeneric hybridization between sympatric Japanese charr and masu salmon in a small mountain stream.
North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28: 547–556
Takeuchi Y., Tobo S. and Hori M. (2008)
Morphological asymmetry of the abdomen and behavioral laterality in atyid shrimps.
Zoological Science 25: 355–363.
Tanabe T. and T. Sota. (2008)
Complex copulatory behavior and the proximate effect of genital and body size differences on mechanical reproductive isolation in the millipede genus Parafontaria.
The American Naturalist 171: 692–699.
Takeuchi Y. and Hori M. (2008)
Behavioural laterality in the shrimp-eating cichlid fish Neolamprologus fasciatus, in Lake Tanganyika.
Animal Behaviour 75: 1359–1366.
Kawakita A., J. S. Ascher, T. Sota, M. Kato and D. W. Roubik. (2008)
Phylogenetic analysis of the corbiculate bee tribes based on 12 nuclear protein-coding genes (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apidae).
Apidologie 39: 163–175.
Takahashi T. (2008)
Description of a new cichlid fish species of the genus Benthochromis (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika.
Journal of Fish Biology 72: 603–613.
Watanabe K., H. Takeshima, A. Iwata, T. Abe, K. Uehara, R. Kakioka, D. Kihira and M. Nishida. (2008)
Isolation and characterisation of 39 microsatellite loci in the endangered Japanese loach Leptobotia curta.
Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 145–148.
Sota T., Bocak L and Hayashi M. (2008)
Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of the Holarctic wetland leaf beetle of the genus Plateumaris.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 183–192.
Watanabe K. (2008)
Diel activity and reproductive territory of the Japanese bagrid catfish, Pseudobagrus ichikawai.
Environmental Biology of Fishes 81: 77–86.

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2007

Schelly R., Takahashi T., Bills R. and Hori M. (2007)
The first case of aggressive mimicry among lamprologines in a new species of Lepidiolamprologus (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika.
Zootaxa 1638: 39–49.
Takahashi T., Ohtsuka T. and Matsuura K. (2007)
A computer system for identifying Tanganyikan cichlids using meristic and descriptive data accumulated in the literature.
Ichthyological Research 54: 399–403.
Takahashi T., Ngatunga B. and Snoeks J. (2007)
Taxonomic status of the six-band morph of Cyphotilapia frontosa (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
Ichthyological Research 54: 55–60.
Sota T., S. Shiyake and M. Hayashi (2007)
Donaciine beetles collected in Primorsky and Sakhalin, Russia, 2005, with a note on the seasonal occurrence of donaciine beetles in Primorsky.
Entomological Review of Japan 62: 121–126.
Endo C. (2007)
The underground life of the oriental mole cricket: an analysis of burrow morphology.
Journal of Zoology 273: 414–420.
Nagata N., Kubota K., Yahiro K. and Sota T. (2007)
Mechanical barriers to introgressive hybridization revealed by mitochondrial introgression patterns in Ohomopterus ground beetle assemblages.
Molecular Ecology 16: 4822–4836.
Takahashi R., Watanabe K., Nishida M. and Hori, M. (2007)
Evolution of feeding specialization in Tanganyikan scale-eating cichlids: a molecular phylogenetic approach.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 195.
Zhang A. B. and Sota T. (2007)
Nuclear gene sequences resolve species phylogeny and mitochondrial introgression in Leptocarabus beetles showing trans-species polymorphisms.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45: 534–546.
Takami Y., Nagata N., Sasabe M. and Sota T. (2007)
Asymmetry in reproductive isolation and its effect on directional mitochondrial introgression in the parapatric ground beetles Carabus yamato and C. albrechti
Population Ecology 49: 337–346.
Takeuchi Y. and Hori M. (2007)
Spatial density-dependent survival and development at different larval stages of the tiger beetle Cicindela japonica (Thunberg).
Population Ecology 49: 305–316.
Watanabe K., Jang-Liaw N-H., Zhang C-G., Jeon S-R., and Nishida M. (2007)
Comparative phylogeography of bagrid catfishes in Taiwan.
Ichthyological Research 53: 253–261.
Ochi H., Hata H., and Hori M. (2007)
Advantage of harmlessness in gaining preferential access to a heterospecific territory.
Journal of Fish Biology 71: 399–410.
Yamamoto S. and Sota T. (2007)
Phylogeny of the Geometridae and the evolution of winter moths inferred from a simultaneous analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear genes.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 711–723.
Hoso M. (2007)
Oviposition and hatchling diet of a snail-eating snake Pareas iwasakii (Colubridae: Pareatinae).
Current Herpetology 26: 41–43.
Takami Y. and Sota T. (2007)
Rapid diversification of male genitalia and mating strategies in Ohomopterus ground beetles.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 1385–1395.
Takami Y. and Sota T. (2007)
Sperm competition promotes diversity of sperm bundles in Ohomopterus ground beetles.
Naturwissenschaften 94: 543–550.
Hori M., Ochi H. and Kohda M. (2007)
Inheritance pattern of lateral dimorphism in two cichlids of the scale eater Perissous microlepis and the herbivore Neolamprologus moorii in Lake Tanganyika.
Zoological Science 24: 486–492.
Nishi H. and Sota T. (2007)
Geographical divergence in the Japanese land snail Euhadra herklotsi inferred from molecular phylogeny and genital characters.
Zoological Science 24: 475–485.
Nagata N., Kubota K. and Sota T. (2007)
Phylogeography and introgressive hybridization of the ground beetle Carabus yamato in Japan based on mitochondrial gene sequences.
Zoological Science 24: 465–474.
Sota T. and Hayashi M. (2007)
Comparative historical biogeography of Plateumaris leaf beetles in Japan: interplay between fossil and molecular data.
Journal of Biogeography 34: 977–993.
Sasabe M., Takami Y. and Sota T. (2007)
The genetic basis of interspecific differences in genital morphology of closely related carabid beetles.
Heredity 98: 385–391.
Takami Y. (2007)
Spermatophore displacement and male fertilization success in the ground beetle Carabus insulicola.
Behavioral Ecology 18: 628–634.
Kassam D., Yamaoka K., Rusuwa B. and Hori M. (2007)
The robustness of geometric morphometrics in testing the morphological equivalence hypothesis among cichlid species from East African Great Lakes
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91: 1–9.
Sota T., Hayashi M. and Yagi T. (2007)
Geographic variation in body and ovipositor sizes in the leaf beetle Plateumaris constricticollis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) associated with climatic and host plant conditions.
European Journal of Entomology 104: 165–172
Takahashi R., Moriwaki T. and Hori M. (2007)
Foraging behaviour and functional morphology of two scale-eating cichlids from Lake Tanganyika.
Journal of Fish Biology 70: 1458–1469.
Hoso M., Asami T. and Hori M. (2007)
Right-handed snakes: Convergent evolution of asymmetry for functional specialization.
Biology Letters 3: 169–172.
Tanigaki T., Yamaoka R. and Sota T. (2007)
The role of cuticular hydrocarbons in mating and conspecific recognition in closely related longicorn beetles Pidonia grallatrix and P. takechii.
Zoological Science 24: 39–45.
Kitamura J. (2007)
Reproductive ecology and host utilization of four sympatric bitterling (Acheilognathinae, Cyprinidae) in a lowland reach of the Harai River in Mie, Japan.
Environmental Biology of fishes 78: 37–55.

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2006

Hayashi M. and T. Sota (2006)
Collection records of Canadian Donaciinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with ecological notes.
Entomological Review of Japan 61: 131–142.
Kato M., K. Tsuji and A. Kawakita (2006)
Pollinator and stem- and corm-boring insects associated with mycoheterotrophic orchid Gastrodia elata.
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99: 851–858.
Kusano T., Ueda T. and Nakagawa H. (2006)
Boby size and age structure by breeding populations of the salamander, Hynobius tokyoensis (Caudata: Hynobiidae).
Current Herpetology 25: 71–78.
Iwata H., K. Watanabe, H. Takeshima, K. Iguchi and M. Nishida (2006)
Isolation and characterization of 49 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis.
Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 1076–1079.
Kitamura J. (2006)
The reproductive ecology of the striped bitterling Acheilognathus cyanostigma (Cyprinidae, Acheilognathinae).
Ichthyological Reserarch 53: 216–222.
Ma G.C., K. Watanabe, H.-S. Tsao, and H.-T. Yu (2006)
Mitochondrial phylogeny reveals the exotic origin of the pale chub Zacco platypus (Cyprinidae) in Taiwan.
Ichthyological Research 53: 323–329.
Hata H. and Kato M. (2006)
A novel obligate cultivation mutualism between damselfish and Polysiphonia algae.
Biology Letters 2: 593 - 596.
Toju H. and T. Sota (2006)
Adaptive Divergence of Scaling Relationships Mediates the Arms Race between a Weevil and Its Host Plant.
Biology Letters 2: 539 - 542.
Toju H. and T. Sota (2006)
Phylogeography and the Geographic Cline in the Armament of a Seed-predatory Weevil: Effects of Historical Events vs. Natural Selection from the Host Plant.
Molecular Ecology 15:4161–4173
Zhang A. B., K. Kubota, Y. Takami, J. L. Kim, J. K. Kim and T. Sota (2006)
Comparative phylogeography of three Leptocarabus ground beetle species in South Korea based on mitochondrial COI and nuclear 28SrRNA genes.
Zoological Science 23:745–754.
Endo C. (2006)
Seasonal wing dimorphism and life cycle of the mole cricket Gryllotalpa orientalis (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)
European Journal of Entomology 103: 743–750.
Sota T., Y. B. Cho, J. L. Kim and M. Hayashi (2006)
Occurrence of Plateumaris shirahatai (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in South Korea.
Entomological Review of Japan 61: 11–13.
Sota T. and M. Mogi (2006)
Origin of pitcher-plant mosquitoes in Aedes (Stegomyia): a molecular phylogenetic analysis using mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences.
Journal of Medical Entomology 43: 795–800.
Zhang A. B., S. J. Tan and T. Sota (2006)
AutoInfer 1.0: a computer program to infer biogeographical events automatically.
Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 597–599.
Kim J. L. and Sota T. (2006)
Sensilla on the aedeagus of the ground beetle Carabus (Ohomopterus) arrowianus arrowianus (Breuning) (Coleoptera, Carabidae).
Entomological Research 36: 122–125.
Takahashi T., Kameda K., Kawamura M. and Nakajima T. (2006)
Food habits of great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo hanedae at Lake Biwa, Japan, with special reference to ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis.
Fisheries Science 72: 477–484.
Takahashi T. and Hori M. (2006)
Description of a new Lake Tanganyikan cichlid fish of the genus Cyprichromis (Perciformes: Cichlidae) with a note on sexual dimorphism.
Journal of Fish Biology 68: 174–192.
Kassam D., Seki S., Hori M. and Yamaoka K. (2006)
Nuclear markers reveal that inter-lake cichlids' similar morphologies do not reflect similar genealogy.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40: 383–388.
Hoso M. and Hori M. (2006)
Identification of molluscan prey from feces of Iwasakifs slug snake, Pareas iwasakii.
Herpetological Review 37: 174–176.
Zhao Y.H., K. Watanabe and C.G. Zhang (2006)
Sinocyclocheilus donglanensis, a new cavefish (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from Guangxi, China.
Ichthyological Research 53: 121–128.
Takeuchi Y., Arikawa K. and Kinoshita M. (2006)
Color discrimination at the spatial resolution limit in a swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus.
Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 2873–2879.
Satoh A., Momoshita H. and Hori M. (2006)
Circatidal rhythmic behaviour in the coastal tiger beetle Callytron inspecularis in Japan.
Biological Rhythm Research 37: 147–155.
Satoh A., Ueda T., Ichion E. and Hori M. (2006)
Distribution and habitat of three species of riparian tiger beetles in the Tedori river system of Japan.
Environmental Entomology 35: 320–325.
Kitamura J. (2006)
Adaptive spatial utilization of host mussels by female rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus.
Journal of Fish Biology 69: 263–271.
Takahashi T., Snoeks J. and Nakaya K. (2006)
Trematochromis schreyeni Poll, 1987, a junior synonym of Ctenochromis benthicola (Matthes, 1962) (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika.
Journal of Fish Biology 68: 56–67.
Sota T. and Sasabe M. (2006)
Utility of nuclear allele networks for the analysis of closely-related species in the genus Carabus, subgenus Ohomopterus.
Systematic Biology 55: 329–344.
Kiyoshi T. and Sota T. (2006)
Differentiation of the dragonfly genus Davidius (Odonata: Gomphidae) in Japan inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear gene genealogies.
Zoological Science 23: 1–8.
Takahashi D. and Ohara K. (2006)
Parentage analyses of freshwater goby Rhinogobius sp. OR using microsatellite DNA markers and egg developmental stages of eggs in the nest.
Ichthyological Research 53: 87–92.
Takami Y. and Sota T (2006)
Four new species of Australian Pamborus Latreille (Coleoptera, Carabidae) carabid beetles.
Australian Journal of Entomology 45: 44–54.
Toju H. and T. Sota (2006)
Imbalance of Predator and Prey Armament: Geographic Clines in Phenotypic Interface and Natural Selection.
The American Naturalist 167: 105–117.
Kitamura J. (2006)
Seasonal change in spatial utilization of host mussels by female rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus.
Journal of Fish Biology 68: 594–607.
Kawane M., K. Wada, J. Kitaura and K. Watanabe. (2006)
Taxonomic re- examination of the two camptandriid crab species Deiratonotus japonicus (Sakai, 1934) and D. tondensis (Sakai, 1983), and genetic differentiation among their local populations.
Journal of Natural History 39: 3903–3918.

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2005

Aibara M., Takahashi T and Nakaya K. (2005)
Neolamprologus cancellatus, a new cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
Ichthyological Research 52: 354–359.
Ujiie M., K. Kubota, T. Sota and R. Ishikawa (2005)
Parallel formation of hybrid swarms of ground beetles in the genus Carabus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in adjacent river basins.
Entomological Science 8: 429–437.
Morisaka T., Shinohara, S. and Taki M (2005)
Underwater sounds produced by neonatal bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): I. Acoustic Characteristics.
Aquatic Mammals 31: 248–257.
Morisaka T., Shinohara, S. and Taki M (2005)
Underwater sounds produced by neonatal bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): II. Potential Function.
Aquatic Mammals 31: 258–265.
Zhang, A. B., Kubota, K., Takami, Y., Kim, J. L., Kim, J. K. and Sota, T. (2005)
Species status and phylogeography of two closely related Coptolabrus species (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in South Korea inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences.
Molecular Ecology 14: 3823–3841.
Nakajima, M., H. Matsuda and M. Hori (2005)
A population genetic model for lateral dimorphism frequency in fishes.
Population Ecology 47: 83–90.
Takami, Y. and Suzuki, H. (2005)
Morphological, genetic and behavioural analyses of a hybrid zone between the ground beetles Carabus lewisianus and C. albrechti (Coleoptera, Carabidae): Asymmetrical introgression caused by movement of the zone?
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 86: 79–94.
Watanabe T., M. Nishida, K. Watanabe, D. S. Wewengkang and M. Hidaka. (2005)
Polymorphism in the nucleotide sequence of a mitochondrial intergenic region in the scleractinian coral Galaxea fascicularis.
Marine Biotechnology 7: 33–39.
Sota, T., Takami, Y., Monteith, G. B. and Moore, B. P. (2005)
Phylogeny and character evolution of endemic Australian carabid beetles of the genus Pamborus based on mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36: 391–404.
Morisaka, T., Shinohara, M., Nakahara, F. and Akamatsu, T. (2005)
Geographic variations in the whistles among three Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) populations in Japan.
Fisheries Science 71: 568–576.
Morisaka, T., Shinohara, M., Nakahara, F. and Akamatsu, T. (2005)
Effects of ambient noise on the whistles of Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphin populations.
Journal of Mammalogy 86: 541–546.
Kakehi Y., K. Nakayama, K. Watanabe and M. Nishida. (2005)
Inheritance of amplified fragment length polymorphism markers and their utility in population genetic analysis of Plecoglossus altivelis.
Journal of Fish Biology 66: 1529–1544.
Kitamura, J. (2005)
Factors affecting seasonal mortality of rosy bitterling (Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus) embryos on the gills of their host mussel.
Population Ecology 47: 41–51.
Takahashi, S. and Hori, M. (2005)
Coexistence of competing species by the oscillation polymorphism.
Journal of Theoretical Biology 235: 591–596.
Abekura, K., Hori, M. and Takemon, Y. (2005)
Changes in fish community after invation and during control of alien fish populations in Mizoro-ga-ike, Kyoto city.
Global Envilonmental Research 8: 145–154.
Satoh A. and Hori M. (2005)
Microhabitat segregation in larvae of six species of coastal tiger beetles in Japan.
Ecological Research 20: 143–149.
Iguchi, K., Watanabe, K. and Nishida, M. (2005)
Validity of fluctuating asymmetry as a gauge of genetic stress in ayu stocks.
Fisheries Science 71: 308–313
Sota, T., T. Mukai, T. Shinozaki, H. Sato and K. Yodoe (2005)
Genetic differentiation of the gobies Gymnogobius castaneus and G. taranetzi in the region surrounding the Sea of Japan as inferred from a mitochondrial gene genealogy.
Zoological Science 22: 87–93.
Watanabe, K. (2005)
Re-introduction of threatened fish in Japan.
Re-introduction News 24: 47.

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2004

Kawakita, A., A. Takimura, T. Terachi, T. Sota and M. Kato (2004)
Cospeciation analysis of an obligate pollination mutualism: Have Glochidion trees (Euphorbiaceae) and pollinating Epicephala moths (Gracillariidae) diversified in parallel?
Evolution 58: 2201–2214.
Kim J-L. and T. Sota (2004)
Sensilla on the external genitalia of the carabid beetle, Carabus (Ohomopterus) dehaanii dehaanii Chaudoir (Coleoptera, Carabidae).
Entomological Research 34: 151–155.
Satoh A., Sota T., Ueda T., Enokido Y., Paik J-C. and Hori M. (2004)
Evolutionary history of coastal tiger beetles in Japan based on a comparative phylogeography of four species.
Molecular Ecology 13: 3057–3069.
Sota T., M. Hayashi and D. Iwai (2004)
Phylogeography of the leaf beetle Chrysolina virgata in wetlands of Japan inferred from the distribution of mitochondrial haplotypes.
Entomological Science 7: 381–388.
Satoh A. and M. Hori. (2004)
Inter-population differences in the mandible size of the coastal tiger beetle Lophyridia angulata associated with different sympatric species.
Entomological Science 7: 211–218.
Takahashi D., Asada H., Takeyama T., Takahata M., Katoh R., Awata S. and Kohda M. (2004)
Why egg-caring males of Isaza (Gymnogobius isaza, Gobiidae) refuse additional females: preliminary field observations.
Journal of Ethology 22: 153–159.
Sasabe M., Wen Z., Berenbaum M.R. and Schuler M.A. (2004)
Molecular analysis of CYP321A1, a novel cytochrome P450 involved in metabolism of plant allelochemicals (furanocoumarins) and insecticides (cypermethrin) in Helicoverpa zea.
Gene 338: 163–175.
Sota T. and M. Hayashi (2004)
A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the genus Donacia (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) in Japan based on mitochondrial gene sequences. In: P. Jolivet, J. A. Santiago-Blay and M. Schmitt (eds.).
New Developments on the Biology of Chrysomelidae. : 105–116. SPB Academic Publishing bv, The Hague.
Takami Y. (2004)
Parasitism of Carabus kimurai (Ishikawa) (Coleoptera: Carabidae) by the endioparasitic fly Zaira cinerea fallen (Diptera: Tachinidae) and its effect on male reproductive capability.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 271–272.
Takahashi D. and Ohara K. (2004)
Genetic variations estimated from PCR-RFLP analysis of two morphs of the freshwater goby Rhinogobius in the Lake Biwa water system
Ichthyological Reserch 51: 99–105.
Kawakita A.,T. Sota, M. Ito, J. S. Ascher, H. Tanaka, M. Kato and D. Roubik (2004)
Phylogeny, historical biogeography and character evolution in bumble bees (Bombus: Apidae) based on simultaneous analysis of three nuclear gene sequences.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 799–804.
Nakajima M., Matsuda H. and Hori M. (2004)
Persistence and fluctuation of lateral dimorphism in fishes.
American Naturalist 163: 692–698.
Sota T. and R. Ishikawa (2004)
Phylogeny and life-history evolution in Carabus (subtribe Carabina: Coleoptera, Carabidae) based on sequences of two nuclear genes.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81: 135–149.
Takahashi D. and M. Kohda (2004)
Courtship in fast water currents by a male stream gody (Rhinogobius brunneus) communicates the parental quality honestly.
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55: 431–438.
Takami Y., Koshio C., Ishii M., Fujii H., Hidaka T. and Shimizu I. (2004)
Genetic diversity and structure of urban populations of Pieris butterflies assessed using amplified fragment length polymorphism.
Molecular Ecology 13: 245–258.
Yamamoto S., K. Morita, S. Kitano, K. Watanabe, I. Koizumi, K. Maekawa and K. Takamura. (2004)
Phylogeography of white-spotted charr (Salvelinus leucomaenis) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences.
Zoological Science 21: 229–240.

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2003

Kassam D., Adams D., Hori M. and Yamaoka K. (2003)
Morphometric analysis on ecomorphologically equivalent cichlid species from Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika.
Journal of Zoology 260: 153–157.
Kawakita A., T. Sota, J. S. Ascher, M. Ito, H. Tanaka and M. Kato (2003)
Evolution and phylogenetic utility of alignment gap within intron sequences of three nuclear genes in bumble bees (Bombus).
Molecular Biology and Evolution 20: 87–92.
Kubota, H. and K. Watanabe. (2003)
Genetic diversity in wild and reared populations of the Japanese bitterling, Tanakia tanago (Cyprinidae).
Ichthyological Reserch 50: 123–128.
Satoh A., T. Ueda, Y. Enokido and M. Hori (2003)
Patterns of species assemblages and geographical distributions associated with mandible size differences in coastal tiger beetles in Japan.
Population Ecology 45: 67–74.
Sota T. and A. P. Vogler. (2003)
Reconstructing species phylogeny of the carabid beetles Ohomopterus using multiple nuclear DNA sequences: heterogeneous information content and the performance of simultaneous analysis.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26: 139–154.
Sunobe T., Kitamura J-Y., Taru M. and Shinomiya A. (2003)
Elongation of the dorsal spine and reproductive season in males of Eviota abax and E. prasina (Pisces: Gobiidae).
Natural History Research 7: 199–201.
Takami Y. (2003)
Experimental analysis of the effect of genital morphology on insemination success in the ground beetleCarabus insulicola (Coleoptera: Carabidae).
Ethology Ecology and Evolution 15: 51–61.
Watanabe K., S. Mori and M. Nishida. (2003)
Genetic relationships and origin of two geographic groups of the freshwater threespine stickleback, ‘Hariyo’.
Zoological Science 20: 265–274.
Watanabe K. and M. Nishida. (2003)
Genetic population structure of Japanese bagrid catfishes.
Ichthyological Reserch 50: 140–148.

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2002

Ide J-Y. (2002)
Mating behaviour and light conditions cause seasonal changes in the dispersal pattern of the satyrine butterfly Lethe diana.
Ecological Entomology 27: 33–40.
Ide J-Y. (2002)
Seasonal changes in the territorial behaviour of the satyrine butterfly Lethe diana are mediated by temperature.
Journal of Ethology 20: 71–78.
Kitamura J-I., Taru M. and Sunobe T. (2002)
Female preference of the gobiid fish Eviota abax in relation to elongation of the first dorsal spine in males.
Journal of Ethology 20: 133–135.
Satoh A (2002)
Within-plant distribution of the eggs and larvae of two congeneric Chrysomelid beetles on the same host plant.
Entomological Science 5: 171–177.
Sota T. (2002)
Radiation and reticulation: extensive introgressive hybridization in the carabid beetles Ohomopterus inferred from mitochondrial gene genealogy.
Population Ecology 44: 145–156.
Takahashi D. and M. Kohda. (2002)
Female preference for nest size in the stream goby Rhinogobius sp. DA.
Zoological Science 19: 1241–1244.
Takahashi T., Hori M. and Nakaya K. (2002)
New species of Cyprichromis (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
Copeia 2002: 1029–1036.
Takami Y. (2002)
Mating behavior, insemination and sperm transfer in the ground beetle Carabus insulicola.
Zoological Science 19: 1067–1073.
Watanabe T., Tanigaki T., Nishi H., Ushimaru A. and Takeuch T. (2002)
A quantitative analysis of geographic color variation in two Geotrupes dung beetles.
Zoological Science 19: 351–358.
Watanabe T., Tanigaki T., Nishi H., Ushimaru A. and Takeuch T. (2002)
Geographic color variation in two geotrupes dung beetles: A further study.
Entomological Science 5: 291–295.

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2001

Goodman S. J., Tamate H. B., Wilson R., Nagata J., Tatsuzawa S., Swanson G. M., Pemberton J. M. and McCullough D. R. (2001)
Bottlenecks, drift and differentiation: the population structure and demographic history of sika deer (Cervus nippon) in the japanese archipelago.
Molecular Ecology 10: 1357–1370.
Ide J-Y. (2001)
Summer disappearance of territoriality in the satyrine butterfly Lethe sicelis.
Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 52: 168–170.
Ide J-Y. (2001)
Microhabitat differences in two Lethe butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) concerning thermoregulation.
Entomological Science 4: 279–285.
Kawamura K., Y. Nagata, H. Ohtaka, Y. Kanoh and J-Y. Kitamura. (2001)
Genetic diversity in the japanese rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus (Cyprinidae).
Ichthyological Research 48: 369–378.
Satou A., Nisimura T. and Numata H. (2001)
Cost and necessity of parental care in the burying beetle Nicrophorus quadripunctatus.
Zoological Science 18: 975–979.
Sota T., R. Ishikawa, M. Ujiie, F. Kusumoto and A. P. Vogler (2001)
Extensive trans-species mitochondrial polymorphisms in the carabid beetles Carabus subgenus Ohomopterus caused by repeated introgressive hybridization.
Molecular Ecology 10: 2833–2847.
Sota T. and A. P. Vogler (2001)
Incongruence between mitochondrial and nuclear gene trees in the carabid beetles Ohomopterus.
Systematic Biology 50 : 39–59.
Tatsuzawa S., Sakaizumi M. and Kano Y. (2001)
The first record of two freshwater fishes, the medaka Oryzias latipes and the local ecological, genetical, and historical views for conservation.
Biogography 3: 89–100.

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2000

Hori M. and Watanabe K. (2000)
Aggressive mimicry in the intra-populational color variation of the Tanganyikan scale-eater, Perissodus microlepis (Cichlidae).
Enviromental Biology of Fishes 59: 111–115.
Satou A., Nisimura T. and Numata H. (2000)
Reproductive competition between the burying beetle Nicrophorus quadripunctatus without phoretic mites and the blow fly Chrysomya pinguis.
Entomological Science 3: 265–268.
Seki S., Kohda M. and Hori M. (2000)
Asymmetry of mouth morph of a freshwater goby, Rhinogobius flumineus.
Zoological Science 17:1321–1325.
Sota T., Y. Takami, K. Kubota and R. Ishikawa (2000)
Geographic variation in the body size of some Japanese Leptocarabus species (Coleoptera, Carabidae): The "toppled-domino pattern" in species along a geographic cline.
Entomological Science 3: 309–320.
Sota T., Y. Takami, K. Kubota M. Ujiie and R. Ishikawa (2000)
Interspecific body size differentiation in species assemblages of the carabid subgenus Ohomopterus in Japan.
Population Ecology 42 : 279–291.
Sota T., S. Nakano, N. Hasan, Syafril and K. Nakamura (2000)
Fluctuation in the abundance of terrestrial arthropods at an arable field in West Sumatran Highland.
Tropics 10: 463–472.
Sota T., F. Kusumoto and K. Kubota (2000)
Consequences of hybridization between Ohomopterus insulicola and O. arrowianus (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in a segmented river basin: parallel formation of hybrid swarms.
Biological Journal of the Linneal Society 71: 297–313.

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