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TACHI Takuji Last modified date:2017.06.02

Associate Professor / Biosystematics Laboratory
Department of Environmental Changes
Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies

Graduate School

Academic Degree
the doctoral degree of Science
Field of Specialization
Research Interests
  • Study on evolution and origin of the parasitoid habit in Diptera
    keyword : biodiversity, taxonomy, molecular phylogeny
  • I have been studying the biodiversity of Insects. In particular, I am studying systematics of the family Tachinidae (Insecta: Diptera).
    keyword : Biodiversity Entomology Systematics
Academic Activities
1. TACHI Takuji, Description of the female of Ceromya glaucescens Tachi & Shima (Diptera: Tachinidae) and discovery of unusual sexual dimorphism in this species. , 4237, 2017.04.
2. TACHI Takuji, Homology of the metapleuron of Cyclorrhapha, with discussion of the paraphyly of Syrphoidea (Diptera: Aschiza), 45, 2014.03.
3. TACHI Takuji, A new species of the genus Trichoformosomyia Townsend from Malaysia (Diptera: Tachinidae)., Zootaxa , 3702, 2013.08.
4. Takuji TACHI, Systematic study of the genera Phryno Robineau-Desvoidy and Botria Rondani in the Palearctic Region, with discussions of their phylogenetic positions (Diptera, Tachinidae), Zootaxa, 3609, 4, 361-391, 2013.01.
5. T. Tachi, Molecular phylogeny and host use evolution of the genus Exorista Meigen (Diptera: Tachinidae), Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 2013.01.
6. Tachi, T., Three new species of Exorista Meigen (Diptera: Tachinidae), with a discussion of the evolutionary pattern of host use in the genus, Journal of Natural History, 45, 1165-1198, 2011.05.
7. Tachi T., Shima H., Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Exoristinae (Diptera, Tachinidae), with discussions on the evolutionary history of female oviposition strategy, Systematic Entomology, 35, 148-163, 2010.04.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Entomological Society of Japan