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Hosoya Tadatsugu Last modified date:2019.08.08

Academic Degree
Doctor of Science
Field of Specialization
Entomology, Biogeography, evolutionaly biology, systematics, conservation biology
Research Interests
  • Wild meǽt Zoo
    keyword : Harmful animal, wild animal, industry-academia-government collaboration, Zoo, environmental enrichment, animal welfare
  • Study on insect food
    keyword : Edible insect, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Resource entomology
  • Systematics of Scarabeoidea (Coleoptera, Insecta)
    keyword : Molecular phylogeny, Scarabeoidea, Lucanidae, Aulacocyclinae, Dynastinae
  • Evolutionaly biology of Scarabeoidea
    keyword : Sexual dimorphism, Scarabeoidea, molecule phylogeny
  • Biogeography of Scarabeoidea
    keyword : Biogeography, Ryukyu archipelago, Coleoptera fauna,
  • Conservation biology of Scarabeoidea
    keyword : Conservation genetics, Alien species, Pet insect, ESU
  • DNA barcording
    keyword : DNA barcording, Lucanidae, COI
Academic Activities
1. The Standard of Scarabaeoid Beetles in Japan.
1. Notes on the molecular phylogeny of Scarabaeoidea inferred from DNA sequences.
1. Hosoya Tadatsugu, Masahiko Tanahashi, Wataru Toki, Motoki Katayama, Record of Scarabaeoidea fauna (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae and Lucanidae) on the uninhabited island, Gaja Island in the Tokara Islands, the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan., KOGANE, 14, 133-142, 2013.07.
2. Hosoya Tadatsugu, Masahiko Tanahashi, Yuko Murai, Scarabaeoidea beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae and Lucanidae) from the uninhabited island, Gaja Island in the Tokara Islands, the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan., KOGANE, 14, 129-132, 2013.07.
3. Yuta Ito, Ayane Harigai, Moe Nakata, Hosoya Tadatsugu, Kunio Araya, Yuichi Oba, Akinori Ito, Takahiro Ohde, Toshinobu Yaginuma, Teruyuki Niimi, Insights into the evolution of the exaggerated horns of the Japanese rhinoceros beetle from RNA interference-mediated knockdown of the doublesex gene, EMBO Reports, 10.1038/embor.2013.50, 14:, 561-567, 2013.04.
4. Tadatsugu HOSOYA, Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Dorcus and its related genera (Coleoptera: Lucanidae): a reanalysis of allozyme data, Elytra New Series, 1, 2, 199-209, 2011.12.
5. Tadatsugu Hosoya and Kunio Araya, Phylogeny of Japanese stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) inferred from 16S mtrRNA gene sequences, with reference to the evolution of sexual dimorphism of mandibles. , Zoological Science , 10.2108/zsj.22.1305, 22, 12, 1305-1318, 22(12): 1305-1318. , 2005.12.
6. Tadatsugu Hosoya, Masanao Honda and Kunio Araya, Genetic variations of 16S rRNA gene observed in Ceruchus lignarius and Dorcus rectus rectus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). , Entomological Science , 4 (3):335 344., 2001.09.
1. Tadatsugu Hosoya, Kazuyuki Ban, Nariaki Onda, Masato Ohbuchi, Naoto Nishimura, Satoshi Tagawa, New practice to join the local issue of animal harm and the issue of animal welfare in zoo, “Wild meǽt Zoo”, The 14th International Conference on Environmental Enrichment, 2019.06.
2. Tadatsugu HOSOYA, Kazuyuki BAN, Masato OHBUCHI, Naoto NISHIMURA, Satoshi TAGAWA, New practice to join the local issue of animal harm and the issue of animal welfare in zoo, The 3rd International symposium on Decision Science for Future Earth “Transdisciplinary Science in Practice”, 2018.09.
3. Tadatsugu Hosoya, DNA Barcoding of Japanese Scarabaeoid Beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea), 25th International Congress of Entomology, 2016.09.
4. 細谷 忠嗣, Alien species problems caused by stag and rhinocerous beetles imported as pets, First international Symposium on the Decision Science for a Sustainable Society – How can we grow social leaders for sustainability based on trans-disciplinary science? –, 2014.03.
5. Hosoya Tadatsugu, Kunio Araya, Phylogeography of four stag beetle groups (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, 24th International Congress of Entomology, 2012.08.
6. Passalidae (Coleoptera) recorded from Crocker Range, Sabah, Malaysia. .
7. Phylogeny and sexual dimorphism of stag beetles (Coleoptera, Lucanidae)..
8. Phylogeny and sexual dimorphism of stag beetles (Coleoptera, Lucanidae)..
Membership in Academic Society
  • Association of wildlife and human society
  • Wild meǽt Zoo
  • The Entomological Society of Japan
  • Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology
  • Coleopterological Society of Japan
  • Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Scarabaeoideans