2018 + in press 



Sugiura S, Sato T (2018) Successful escape of bombardier beetles from predator digestive systems. Biology Letters, in press.


Sugiura S, Takanashi T (2018) Hornworm counterattacks: Defensive strikes and sound production in response to invertebrate attackers. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, in press.


Sugiura S, Hayashi M (2018) Functional compensation by insular scavengers: the relative contributions of vertebrates and invertebrates vary among islands. Ecography, online published


Shimizu S, Bennett AMR, Ito M, Maeto K (2018) A systematic revision of the Japanese species of the genus Therion Curtis, 1829 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Anomaloninae). Insect Systematics & Evolution, in press.


Shimizu S, Lima A (2018) Taxonomic revision of the genus Stauropoctonus Brauns, 1889 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae) in Japan. Entomological Science, online published.


Shimizu S (2018) First record of the genus Seleucus (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ctenopelmatinae) from Oriental region, with description of a new species. Oriental Insects, online published.


Wachi N, Matsubayashi KW, Maeto K (2018) Application of next-generation sequencing to the study of non-model insects. Entomological Science, online published.





Sakagami K, Sugiura S (2017) Moths and butterflies visiting flowers of Anodendron affine (Apocynaceae). Lepidoptera Science, 68(*): in press. 


Higashikawa W, Maeto K (2017) Short and flat grass preferred by adults of the endangered dragonfly Sympetrum pedemontanum elatum (Odonata: Libellulidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, 52: 605–613.


Funamoto D, Sugiura S (2017) Japanese white-eyes as potential pollinators of summer-flowering Taxillus kaempferi (Loranthaceae). Journal of Natural History, 51(27–28): 1649–1656.


Ito MMaeto K (2017) Revision of the genus Spilopteron Townes, 1965 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) from Japan. European Journal of Taxonomy, 356: 1–33.


Shimizu S (2017) Description of a new species and revised key to species of the Enicospilus antefurcalis species-group from Japan (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 57 (1): 183–194


Funamoto D, Ohashi K (2017) Hidden floral adaptation to nocturnal moths in an apparently bee-pollinated flower, Adenophora triphylla var. japonica (Campanulaceae). Plant Biology, 19(5): 767–774.


Tokuhira TShimizu SMaeto K (2017) A new record of Diolcogaster bifurcifossa Zeng & Chen (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Microgastrinae) from Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 23: 91–93. 


Shimizu S (2017) New record of the subgenus Weisia Schmiedeknecht of the genus Phytodietus Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Tryphoninae) from Taiwan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 23: 29–31. 


Funamoto D, Sugiura S (2017) Fork-tailed caterpillars bite off their anal prolegs to pupate in fallen branches. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20: 395–397.


Kodama M, Shimizu S (2017) Collection of terrestrial amphipods using a yellow pan trap. Crustaceana, 90: 639–642.


Sugiura S, Yamazaki K (2017) Scavenging behavior in leaf-feeding caterpillars. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 71: 59–61.


Taki H, Ikeda H, Nagamitsu T, Yasuda M, Sugiura SMaeto K, Okabe K (2017) Stable nitrogen and carbon isotope ratios in wild native honeybees: the influence of land use and climate. Biodiversity and Conservation, 26: 3157–3166.


Takasuka K, Korenko S, Kysilková K, Štefánik M, Černecká Ľ, Mihál I, Dolejš P, Holý K (2017) Host utilization of koinobiont spider-ectoparasitoids (Ichneumonidae, Ephialtini, Polysphincta genus-group) associated with Cyclosa spp. (Araneae, Araneidae) across the Palaearctic. Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 267: 8–14.


Matsubara SSugiura S (2017) Chemical defence of turnip sawfly larvae against Japanese tree frogs. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20: 225–227.


Shimizu S, Watanabe K (2017) Discovery of the enigmatic genus Skiapus Morley, 1917 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae) from Japan. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20: 193–197.


Sugaya K, Ogawa R, Hara Y (2017) Rediscovery of the “extinct” blind ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae). Entomological Science, 20: 159–162. 


船本大智・大橋一晴 (2017) 植食性昆虫における適応放散:機能摂食群の進化的転換のパターンとメカニズムに注目して.[Adaptive radiation of phytophagous insects: With a special focus on the patterns and mechanisms of evolutionary transitions among functional feeding groups] 昆蟲(ニューシリーズ)[Japanese Journal of Entomology (New Series)], 20: 3–18.


Hudson LN et al. (including Maeto K and Sugiura S) (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Predicting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 145–188. 


Funamoto D, Sugiura S (2017) Arthropods associated with fungal galls: do large galls support more abundant and diverse inhabitants? The Science of Nature – Naturwissenschaften, 104: 6.





Shimizu SMaeto K (2016) Three Oriental species of the genus Enicospilus Stephens (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae) newly recorded from Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 22 (2): 203–207.


Shimizu S (2016) Distributional notes on Leptophion giganteus Shimizu & Watanabe, 2016 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae). Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 22 (2): 199–201.


Shimizu S, Konishi K (2016) New record of the genus Dictyonotus Kriechbaumer, 1894 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae) from Vietnam. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 22 (2): 159–160.


Nagamitsu T, Yasuda M, Saito-Morooka F, Inoue MN, Nishiyama M, Goka K, Sugiura SMaeto K, Okabe K, Taki H (2016) Genetic structure and potential environmental determinants of local genetic diversity in Japanese honeybees (Apis crenata japonica). PLoS ONE, 11(11): e0167233.


Ogawa R, Matsuo S, Hoshina H, Maeto K (2016) Allopatric color forms of Scaphidium morimotoi Löbl, 1982 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Scaphidiinae) endemic to the Amami Islands, the Ryukyus, Japan. Zootaxa, 4175: 67–74.


Kageyama ASugiura S (2016) Caterpillar hairs as an anti-parasitoid defence. The Science of Nature – Naturwissenschaften, 103: 86.


Funamoto D, Sugiura S (2016) Settling moths as potential pollinators of Uncaria rhynchophylla (Rubiaceae). European Journal of Entomology, 113: 497–501.


Ogawa R, Löbl I, Maeto K (2016) A new species of the genus Cyparium from northern Sulawesi, Indonesia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scaphidiinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 56: 195–201.


Löbl I, Ogawa R (2016) Contribution to the knowledge of Himalayan and North Indian species of Scaphidium (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Revue suisse de zoologie, 123: 159–163. 


Löbl I, Ogawa R (2016) On the Scaphisomatini (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Scaphidiinae) of the Philippines, IV: the genera Sapitia Achard and Scaphisoma Leach. Linzer biologische Beiträge, 48: 1339–1492.


Shimizu S, Watanabe K, Maeto K (2016) Revision of the Taiwanese species of the genus Leptophion Cameron, 1901 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ophioninae), with a discussion of their phenology and distribution. Zootaxa, 4144: 71–88.


Ito MMaeto K (2016) Revision of Ishigakia Uchida (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) from Japan, with a new species having a close relative in South Africa. Zootaxa, 4136: 174–180.


Kittel RN, Austin AD, Klopfstein S (2016) Molecular and morphological phylogenetics of chelonine parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), with a critical assessment of divergence time estimations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 101: 224–241.


Higashikawa W, Yoshimura M, Yagi T, Maeto K (2016) Microhabitat use by larvae of the endangered dragonfly Sympetrum pedemontanum elatum (Selys) in Japan. Journal of Insect Conservation, 20: 407–416.


Ogawa R, Löbl I (2016) A review of the genus Xotidium Löbl, 1992 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Scaphidiinae), with descriptions of five new species. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 63: 155–169.


Shimizu S (2016) Aphanistes nocturnus Lee & Choi, 2004 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Anomaloninae), new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 22: 51–54. 


Shimizu S (2016) Agrypon triangulum Uchida, 1958 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Anomaloninae), new to Taiwan of the Oriental region.  Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 22: 39–41. 


Ito MMaeto K (2016) Two species of the genus Yezoceryx (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 22: 37–38. 


Yamazaki K, Sugiura S (2016) Stem-galling moths provide cetoniine beetles with feeding sites via sap exudation of invasive alien plants. Entomological Scinece, 19: 142–146.


Shimizu S (2016) Recognition of the genus Habrocampulum Gauld, 1976 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Anomaloninae) from Japan, with a new combination and a key to the species. Zootaxa, 4103: 283–288. 


Sugiura S (2016) Bagworm bags as portable armour against invertebrate predators. PeerJ, 4: e1686.


Matsuo K, Uechi N, Tokuda M, Maeto K, Yukawa J (2016) Host range of braconid species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) that attack Asphondyliini (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Japan. Entomological Science, 19: 3–8.


Sugiura S (2016) Impacts of introduced species on the biota of an oceanic archipelago: the relative importance of competitive and trophic interactions. Ecological Research, 31: 155–164.





田端雅進・前藤 薫・渡辺恭平・梶村 恒・小坂 肇・神崎菜摘 (2015) 日本へのノクチリオキバチに対する潜在生物的抵抗要因としての針葉樹キバチ類の寄生蜂相.森林防疫, 64: 214–217.


Nishimura TFujii T, Sakamoto K, Maeto K (2015) Daily locomotor activity of the parasitoid wasp Meteorus pulchricornis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) that attacks exposed lepidopteran larvae. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 50: 525–531.


Kittel RN, Quicke DLJ (2015) Platybracon Yang et al. (2008) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), junior homonymy and subjective synonymy—a systematic and nomenclatural note. Zootaxa, 4032(2): 197–198. 


Kittel RN, Solé M (2015) Diet of the striped snouted treefrog Scinax squalirostris (Anura: Hylidae) in southern Brazil. Herpetology Notes, 8: 157–160. 


Ito MOshio T, Watanabe K, Handa H (2015) Sphecid wasp larvae feeding on large-sized cockroaches in a dead wood cavity. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 46: 173–177.


Takasuka K, Yasui T, Ishigami T, Nakata K, Matsumoto R, Ikeda K, Maeto K (2015) Host manipulation by an ichneumonid spider-ectoparasitoid that takes advantage of preprogrammed web-building behaviours for its cocoon protection. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218: 2326–2332.  神戸大学からのプレスリリースはこちら。その他、詳細についてはkeizafのページ


Ito M, Watanabe K, Maeto K (2015) Molecular evidence resolving the confusion of two ichneumonid species of Spilopteron (Hymenoptera) caused by marked geographical colour variation. European Journal of Entomology, 112(3): 543–556.


Ito MMaeto K (2015) Two species of the genus Coleocentrus (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) New to Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 21(1): 87–89.


Watanabe K, Funamoto D, Ito MMaeto K (2015) A horntail parasitoid, Schlettererius cinctipes (Hymenoptera, Stephanidae, Schlettereriinae), new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 21(1): 91–93.


Sugiura S, Masuya H (2015) Keratin subsidies promote feather decomposition via an increase in keratin-consuming arthropods and microorganisms in bird breeding colonies. The Science of Nature – Naturwissenschaften, 102: 25.


Ito MMaeto K (2015) Revision of the genus Jezarotes Uchida (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae), with the description of a new species from Laos. Zootaxa, 3946(3): 416–426.


髙須賀圭三 (2015) クモヒメバチによる寄主操作 ―ハチがクモの造網様式を操る―.生物科学, 66: 89-100 『特集:クモ研究の現在―新たな技術と視点から―』.農文協.





Fujie SMaeto K (2014) A new species of the genus Ascogaster (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Japan, with new record of a congeneric species. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 20(2): 177–179.


Hudson LN et al. (including Maeto K) (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution, 4(24); 4701–4735.  


Ito MMaeto K (2014) Phaenolobus koreanus Uchida (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Acaenitinae) new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 20(2): 353–355.


Ito M, Watanabe K, Maeto K (2014) Revision of the genus Arotes Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) from Japan. Zootaxa, 3893(2): 196–208.


Ito MMaeto K (2014) Revision of the genus Yamatarotes Uchida (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Acaenitinae) from Japan, based on morphological and molecular evidence. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 20(1): 107–113.


Kagawa Y, Maeto K (2014) Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages associated with a satoyama landscape in Japan: the effects of soil moisture, weed height, and distance from woodlands. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 49:429–436.


Sugiura S, Yamazaki K (2014) Caterpillar hair as a physical barrier against invertebrate predators. Behavioral Ecology, 25: 975–983.


藤江隼平前藤 薫 (2014) 皇居のコマユバチ科.国立科学博物館専報, 50: 499–502. 


前藤 薫 (2014) DNAバーコーディング:生物を同定するための新しい道具.森林防疫, 63: 74–79.


Ogawa R, Loebl I, Maeto K (2014) Three new species of the genus Scaphicoma Motschulsky, 1863 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Scaphidiinae) from Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. ZooKeys, 403: 1–13.


Watanabe K, Maeto K (2014) Revision of the genus Apophua Morley, 1913, from Japan (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae). Zootaxa, 3784; 501–527.


Tsutsui YMaeto K, Hamaguchi K, Isaki Y, Takami Y, Naito T, Miura K (2014) Apomictic parthenogenesis in a parasitoid wasp Meteorus pulchricornis, uncommon in the haplodiploid order Hymenoptera. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104: 307–313.


Kojima W, Sugiura S, Makihara H, Ishikawa Y, Takanashi T (2014) Rhinoceros beetles suffer male-biased predation by mammalian and avian predators. Zoological Science, 31 :109–115. Zoological Science Award 2015(強いオスは狙われる?:カブトムシにおける性およびサイズ依存的な捕食圧)


Watanabe K, Maeto K (2014) Taxonomic status of the subgenus Conoblasta Förster 1869 of the genus Glypta Gravenhorst 1829 with revision of Japanese species (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae). Zootaxa, 3755: 1–32.


Sugiura S, Ikeda H (2014) Keratin decomposition by trogid beetles: evidence from a feeding experiment and stable isotope analysis. Naturwissenschaften – The Science of Nature, 101: 187–196.





Abe YNishimura TMaeto K (2013) Causes of polymorphic melanism and its thermoregulatory function in a parasitoid wasp Meteorus pulchricornis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). European Journal of Entomology, 110(4): 627–632.


Ito M, Watanabe K, Maeto K (2013) A review of Metachorischizus unicolor Uchida, 1928, with the first description of males (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Acaenitinae). Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 19(1): 181–185.


Kanzaki N, Tanaka R, Ikeda H, Taki H, Sugiura S, Matsumoto K (2013) Phylogenetic status of and insect parasitism in the subfamily Entaphelenchinae Nickle with description of Peraphelenchus orientalis n. sp. (Tylenchomorpha: Aphelenchoididae). Journal of Parasitology, 99: 639–649.


Sugiura S, Ikeda H (2013) Which insect species numerically respond to allochthonous inputs? Naturwissenschaften – The Science of Nature, 100: 749–759.


前藤薫 (2013) 森林生態系の暴走を防ぐ天敵昆虫の働き―外来天敵の導入は是か非か―.北方林業, 65: 123–124.


Taki H, Maeto K, Okabe K, Haruyama N (2013) Influences of the seminatural and natural matrix surrounding crop fields on aphid presence and aphid predator abundance within a complex landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 179: 87–93.


Watanabe KMaeto K (2013) First description of male of the genus Townesion Kasparyan, 1993 (Hymenoptera Ichneumonidae, Banchinae). Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 19(1): 139–145.


Watanabe KMaeto K (2013) Review of the subgenus Diblastomorpha Förster, 1869, of the genus Glypta Gravenhorst, 1829 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae). Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 19(1): 129–137.


Watanabe KTakasuka K (2013) Description of Apechthis cantika sp. n from Sulawesi Is., Indonesia with redescription of the holotype of A. taiwana Uchida (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 31: 105–117.


Takasuka K, Tanaka K (2013) Seasonal life cycle of Zatypota albicoxa (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), an ectoparasitoid of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Araneae: Theridiidae), in southwestern Japan. Pacific Science, 67: 105–111.


江原秀宗・石井弘明・前藤薫 (2013) スギ人工林における列状間伐後のアリ群集構造と関連する環境要因.日本森林学会誌, 95: 95–100.





Ito MWatanabe KMaeto K (2012) Spilopteron luteum Uchida and S. mucronatus Lee (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Acaenitinae) new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 18(2): 443–446.


Watanabe KMaeto K (2012) A new species of the genus Himertosoma from the Ryukyus, Japan, with a key to species from the Palearctic and Oriental Regions (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae). Zookeys, 234: 59–66.


Takasuka KWatanabe K, Yoshida H (2012) New records of Zatypota albicoxa (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) and its host spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Araneae, Theridiidae) from Vietnam. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 18(2): 447–450.


Watanabe KMaeto K (2012) Taxonomic study of the genus Stilbops Förster from Japan (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Stilbopinae). Zootaxa, 3456: 51–81.


Watanabe KMaeto K (2012) Taxonomic position of Fintona tertia Momoi, 1970, with a new synonym and description of male (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae). Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 18(1): 53–56.


Watanabe K (2012) Tossinola ryukyuensis Watanabe et al., 2010 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae) New to Taiwan and Yakushima Island. Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology, 18(1): 29–30.


渡辺恭平前藤薫(2012)Teleutaea brischkei (Holmgren, 1860)の日本からの発見(ハチ目,ヒメバチ科,ウスマルヒメバチ亜科)[Teleutaea brischkei (Holmgren, 1860) new to Japan (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Banchinae)]昆蟲(ニューシリーズ)Japanese Journal of Entomology (New Series)], 15(2): 85–91.


谷脇徹・渡辺恭平 (2012) 神奈川県丹沢山天王寺尾根で確認されたブナハバチの捕食寄生蜂相.[Hymenopterous parasitoids of Fagineura crenativora Vikberg & Zinovjev have verified in Tennoji Ridge, Mt. Tanzawa, Kanagawa Prefecture]昆蟲(ニューシリーズ)Japanese Journal of Entomology (New Series)], 15(1): 2–14.


Kawasaki M, Fujita MSakurai AMaeto K (2012) Trimodal adult emergence in summer generation of rose sawfly Arge nigrinodosa (Hymenoptera, Argidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 25: 1–14.