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Toshiya Hirowatari Last modified date:2018.06.30

Professor / Agricultural Bioresource Sciences
Department of Bioresource Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture


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E-Mail
Phone
092-802-4572
Academic Degree
A generic classification of the tribe Polyommatini of the Oriental and Australian regions (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
Insect systematics
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
Outline Activities
Mainly working on the taxonomy and phylogenetic systematics of insects, especially on the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera). My current interest is to clarify the diversity and biology (e.g. feeding habits) of primitive moths (Microlepidoptera), including leafminers and various groups feeding on bryophyta, lichen, fungi or dead plant material such as bird nests.
Research
Research Interests
  • Phylogenetic systematics of insects mainly on Lepidoptera
    keyword : Insects, Lepidoptera, Microlepidoptera, phylogenetic systematics, feeding habit, environmental assessment
    2013.04~2023.03.
Academic Activities
Works, Software and Database
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Membership in Academic Society
  • Entomological Society of Japan
  • Lepidopterological Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Socity of Applied Entomology and Zoology
  • Japanese Socity of Environmental Entomology and Zoology
  • The Butterfly Society of Japan
  • Japan Heterocerists's Society
  • The association for Plant Protection of Kyushu
  • Japanese Society of Systematic Entomology
  • The Japan Butterfly Conservation Society
Awards
  • Assessments of forest condition using lepidopterous insects.
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
Act as an expert committee member of the Science Council of Lithuania (July 2010-).