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SAKAMOTO Hironori, Ph. D.


Researcher,
Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies,
National Institute for Environmental Studie

Onogawa 16-2, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki 305-8506, Japan


Specialties/ Key words


Conservation ecology, Fire ant Solenopsis invicta, Yellow-legged hornet, Social insect, Symbiotic microorganisms, Fieldwork

Publication list


  • Original papers (peer reviewed)
    

Sakamoto, H., Tanaka, S., Hata, T. (2019) Identification of vibrational signals emitted by embryos of the migratory locust Locusta migratoria (Orthoptera: Acrididae) that induce synchronous hatching. European Journal of Entomology, 116, 258-268. DOI: 10.14411/eje.2019.030 新着情報 updated Aug. 23

Sakamoto, H., Suzuki, R, Nishizawa, N., Matsuda, T., and Gotoh, T. (2019) Effects of Wolbachia/Cardinium infection on the mitochondrial phylogeny of Oligonychus castaneae (Acari; Tetranychidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(2), 883-893. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy354

Sato, Y., Tsuda, Y., Sakamoto, H., Egas, M., Gotoh, T., Saito, Y., Zhang, Y.X., Lin, J.Z., Chao, J.T., Mochizuki, A. (2019) Phylogeography of lethal male fighting in a social spider mite. Ecology and Evolution, 9(4), 1590-1602. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4770

Tanaka S., Sakamoto H., Hata T., Sugahara R. (2018) Hatching synchrony is controlled by a two-step mechanism in the migratory locust Locusta migratoria (Acrididae: Orthoptera): Roles of vibrational stimuli. J. Insect Physiol., 107, 125-135.

Sakamoto H., Gotoh T. (2017) Non-destructive direct PCR greatly facilitates molecular identification of spider mites (Acari: Tetrachidae). Appl. Entomol. Zool., 52(4), 661-665.

Sato K., Sakamoto H., Hirata M., Kidokoro-Kobayashi M., Ozaki M., Higashi S., Murakami T. (2017) Relationship among establishment durations, kin relatedness, aggressiveness and distance between populations of eight invasive Argentine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) supercolonies in Japan. J. Econ. Entomol., 110(4), 1676-1684.

Sakamoto H., Matsuda T., Suzuki R., Saito Y., Lin J -Z., Zhang Y -X., Sato Y., Gotoh T. (2017) Molecular identification of seven species of the genus Stigmaeopsis (Acari: Tetranychidae) and preliminary attempts to establish their phylogenetic relationship. Syst. Appl. Acarol., 22(1), 91-101.

Ueda S., Komatsu T., Itino T., Arai R., Sakamoto H. (2016) Host-ant specificity of endangered large blue butterflies (Phengaris spp., Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Japan. Sci. Rep., 6, 36364.

Kanzaki N., Sakamoto H., Maehara N. (2016) Diplogasteroides nix n. sp. (Nematoda: Diplogastridae), a cryptic species related to D. andrassyi, isolated from Monochamus urussovii (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Hokkaido, Japan, with remarks on body surface structures. Nematology, 18(7), 753-773.

Iwasa M., Sakamoto H., Asahi K. (2014) Discovery of a bird-parasitic fly, Carnus orientalis (Diptera: Carnidae), in Japan, with bionomic remarks and a key to Carnus species. J. Med. Entomol., 51(2), 484-488.

Ueda S., Ando T., Sakamoto H., Yamamoto T., Matsuzuki T., Itino T. (2013) Ecological and morphological differentiation between two cryptic DNA clades in the red ant Myrmica kotokui Forel 1911 (Myrmicinae). New Entomologist, 62(1,2), 1-10.

Suzuki K., Sakamoto H., Shinozaki Y., Tabata J., Watanabe T., Mochizuki A., Kitamoto H. K. (2013) Affinity purification and characterization of a biodegradable plastic-degrading enzyme from a yeast isolated from the larval midgut of a stag beetle, Aegus laevicollis. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 97(17), 7679-7688.

Kidokoro-Kobayashi M., Iwakura M., Fujiwara-Tsujii N., Fujiwara S., Sakura M., Sakamoto H., Higashi S., Hefetz A., Ozaki M. (2012) Chemical discrimination and aggressiveness via cuticular hydrocarbons in a supercolony-forming ant, Formica yessensis. PLOS ONE, 7(10), e46840.

Sunamura E., Suzuki S., Nishisue K., Sakamoto H., Otsuka M., Utsumi Y., Mochizuki F., Fukumoto T., Ishikawa Y., Terayama M., Tatsuki S. (2011) Combined use of synthetic trail pheromone and insecticidal bait provides effective control of an invasive ant. Pest Manag. Sci., 67(10), 1230-1236.

Sunamura E., Hoshizaki S., Sakamoto H., Fujii T., Nishisue K., Suzuki S., Terayama M., Ishikawa Y., Tatsuki S. (2011) Workers select mates for queens: a possible mechanism of gene flow restriction between supercolonies of the invasive Argentine ant. Naturwissenschaften, 98(5), 361-368.

Tabata J., Hattori Y., Sakamoto H., Yukuhiro F., Fujii T., Kugimiya S., Mochizuki A., Ishikawa Y., Kageyama D. (2011) Male killing and incomplete inheritance of a novel Spiroplasma in the moth Ostrinia zaguliaevi. Microb. Ecol., 61(2), 254-263.

Sugimoto N. T., Fujii T., Kayukawa T., Sakamoto H., Ishikawa Y. (2010) Expression of a doublesex homologue is altered in sexual mosaics of Ostrinia scapulalis mothes infected with Wolbachia. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 40, 847-854.

Nishisue K., Sunamura E., Tanaka Y., Sakamoto H., Suzuki S., Fukumoto T., Terayama M., Tatsuki S. (2010) Long-term field trial to control the invasive Argentine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with synthetic trail pheromone. J. Econ. Entomol., 103(5), 1784-1789.

Sunamura E., Espadaler X., Sakamoto H., Suzuki S., Terayama M., Tatsuki S. (2009) Intercontinental union of Argentine ants: behavioral relationships among introduced populations in Europe, North America, and Asia. Insectes Soc., 56(2), 143-147.

Tanaka Y., Nishisue K., Sunamura E., Suzuki S., Sakamoto H., Fukumoto T., Terayama M., Tatsuki S. (2009) Trail-following disruption in the invasive Argentine ant with a synthetic trail pheromone component (Z)-9-hexadecenal. Sociobiology, 54(1), 139-152.

Sakamoto H., Kageyama D., Hoshizaki S., Ishikawa Y. (2008) Heat treatment of Wolbachia-infected Ostrinia scapulalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) gives rise to sexually mosaic offspring. Journal of Insect Science, 8(1), Journal 67.

Sakamoto H., Kageyama D., Hoshizaki S., Ishikawa Y. (2007) Sex-specific death in the Asian corn borer moth (Ostrinia furnacalis) infected with Wolbachia occurs across larval development. Genome, 50(7), 645-652.

Sakamoto H., Ishikawa Y., Sasaki T., Kikuyama S., Tatsuki S., Hoshizaki S. (2005) Transinfection reveals the crucial importance of Wolbachia genotypes in determining the type of reproductive alteration in the host. Genet. Res., 85(3), 205-210.

Last updated Sep. 10, 2019