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Yasuhiro Ito Last modified date:2020.06.17

Assistant Professor / The Kyushu University Museum

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Doctor of Science
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Construction of paleontological collection database of the Japan
    keyword : paleontology, fossil, collection, specimen, database, network
  • Curating and digitizing of geological and paleontological collection of the Kyushu University
    keyword : Kyushu University, geology, paleontology, fossil, collection, specimen, curating, digitizing, database
  • Construction of registration, archive and recycle system of digital specimens
    keyword : digital specimen, 3d, CT, curation
  • Functional morphology and evolution of the boring bivalve Pholadoidea
    keyword : Pholadoidea, boring bivalve, functional morphology, evolution, boring behavior
Academic Activities
1. Paleontology of The University of Tokyo.
1. Matsubara Takashi, Ohta Toshikazu, Nakamura Yuuki, Kaneko Naotomo and Ito Yasuhiro, Deep-sea fossil molluscan assemblages from a new locality in the lowest Miocene Tsubetsu Formation in the Tsubetsu area, eastern Hokkaidō, Japan, Bulletin of the Kitami City Museums, 1, 1-27, 2020.03.
2. Ito, Yasuhiro, Functional shell morphology in early developmental stages of a boring bivalve Zirfaea subconstricta (Pholadidae), Paleontological Research, 9, 2, 189-202, 2005.06.
3. Ito, Yasuhiro, Hinge development and functional morphology in the larvae and early postlarvae of the boring bivalve, Barnea manilensis (Pholadidae), Venus, 57, 3, 191-207, 1998.10.
Works, Software and Database
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1. Ito Yasuhiro, Kaneko Naotomo, Matsubara Takashi, Yabe Atsushi and Sasaki Takenori, Curatorial support in museums: Indispensable activities to create the extensive database of paleontological specimens, ICOM NATHIST (International Council of Museums Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History), 2019.09.
2. Ito Yasuhiro, Sasaki Takenori, Matsubara Takashi and Kaneko Naotomo, The Japan Paleobiology Database, Network of Natural History Museums as a Tool for Promoting Research, Collection building, Education and Outreach: Case Studies from Asian Regions, 2019.09.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Palaeontological Society of Japan
  • The Malacological Society of Japan