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Kunio Araya Last modified date:2016.10.19



Graduate School
九州大学リーディング大学院フューチャーアジア創成プログラム
リーディング大学院持続可能な社会を拓く決断科学大学院プログラム
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E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.scs.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~blku/home.htm
Biosystematics Laboratory .
Phone
092-802-5647
Fax
092-802-5647
Academic Degree
Dr of Science
Field of Specialization
Entomology 
Outline Activities
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Research
Research Interests
  • Technological development for conservation of saprotrophic insects living in subtropical rainforest
    keyword : conservation, saprotrophic insects, subtropical rainforest
    2014.04~2017.03.
  • Ecological risk assessment and management of domestic invasive species in pet insects
    keyword : domestic invasive species, Risk assessment and management, Pet insects
    2014.04~2017.03.
  • Ecological Risk Assessment of exotic Insects
    keyword : Risk Assessment, exotic Insects
    2009.04~2013.03Invasive alien beetles in Japan..
  • Conservation biology of beetles
    keyword : conservation, beetles, alien species, biodiversity
    2000.01Invasive alien beetles in Japan..
  • Ecological risk assessment on pet insects as native invaders 

    keyword : Native invaders, Ecological Risk Assessment, Pet insects
    2014.04~2016.03Invasive alien beetles in Japan..
  • Molecular phylogeography of the xylophagous insects distributed in relict areas originated from the Gondwanaland
    keyword : Gondwana, relic, xylophagous insects, phylogeography, mitochondrial DNA
    2007.04.
  • Natural history of the Scarabaeoid beetles
    keyword : Natural history, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea evolution
    1989.01Studies on natural history of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea.
  • Natural history of lucanid beetles
    keyword : Lucanidae, Coleoptera, Natural history, evolution
    1985.01Studies on natural history of the family lucanidae..
Current and Past Project
  • Network construction for the establishment of insect inventory in Tropical Asia
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Yuta Ito, Ayane Harigai, Moe Nakata, Kunio Araya, Hosoya Tadatsugu, Teruyuki Niimi, The role of doublesex in the evolution of exaggerated horns in the Japanese rhinoceros beetle, EMBO REPORTS, 14, 6, 561-567, 2013.04.
2. Hosoya, T., Araya,K. and M.Kon. , Phylogenetic relationships of Aulacocyclinae (Coleoptera, Passalidae) inferred from morphological characters. , Elytra, 36, 2008.11.
3. K. Ayaya and H. Yoshitomi, Discovery of the Lucanid Genus Aesalus (Coleoptera) in the Indochina Region, with Description of a New Species., Spec. Bull. Jpn. Soc. Coleopterol., 6: 189-199, 2003.01.
4. Hosoya, T., Honda, M. and Araya, K., Genetic variation of 16S r RNA gene observed in Ceruchus lignarius and Dorcus rectus rectus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae), Entomol. Sci., 4. 335-344, 2001.01.
5. K. Maekawa, M. Kon, K. Araya and T. Matsumoto, Phylogeny and biogeography of wood-feeding cockroaches genus Salganea Stal (Blaberidae: Panesthiinae) in Southeast Asia based on mitchondrial DNA sequences., J. Mol. Evol., 53, 6, 53 :651-659, 2001.01.
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Presentations
1. Kunio Araya, Ecological risk assessment and management of exotic pet insects such as lucanid beetles, Invasive insects in Asia: current research trends and future directions, 2015.02.15.
2. Kunio Araya, Hosoya Tadatsugu, Phylogeography of four stag beetle groups (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. , 24th International Congress of Entomology , 2012.08.
3. Kunio Araya, Hosoya Tadatsugu, Molecular phylogeny of notable scarabaeoid beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera) distributed in Taiwan and its adjacent areas inferred from the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene sequences with the special reference to the biogeographical history of the Taiwanese mountain fauna. , International Biogeographic Symposium on High Mountain-in memory of Dr. Tadao Kano`s 「Zoogeographical Studies of the Tsugitaka Mountains of Formosa」in the 70th anniversary of publication., 2009.09.
Educational
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
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