156) Miyazaki S, Shimoji H, Suzuki R, Chinushi I, Takayanagi H, Miura T, Maekawa K (2021) Expressions of conventional vitellogenein and vitellogenin-like A in worker brains are associated with a nursing task in a ponerine ant. Insect Mol Biol 30: 113-121.

155) Inui N, Oguchi K, Shinji J, Okanishi M, Shimomura M, Miura T (2021) Parasitism-induced intersexuality in a sexually dimorphic varunid crab, Ptychognathus ishii (Decapoda: Varunidae). Zool Sci 38: in press.

154) Sasaki K, Okada Y, Shimoji H, Aonuma H, Miura T, Tsuji K (2021) Social evolution with decoupling of multiple roles of biogenic amines into different phenotypes in Hymenoptera. Front Ecol Evol: in press. [Article]

153) Oguchi K, Maekawa K, Miura T (2021) Regulatory mechanisms underlying the differentiation of neotenic reproductives in termites: Partial release from arrested development. Front Ecol Evol 9: 635552. [Article]

152) Yamaguchi H, Hirose M, Nakamura M, Udagawa S, Oguchi K, Shinji J, Kohtsuka H, Miura T (2021) Developmental process of a heterozooid: avicularium formation in a bryozoan, Bugulina californica. Zool Sci 38: in press. [Article]

151) Okanishi M, Kohtsuka H, Miura T (2021) Morphogenesis and histogenesis during the arm regeneration in a basket star Astrocladus dofleini (Euryalida, Ophiuroidea, Echinodermata). J Morphol 282: 205-216. [Article]


150) Kimbara R, Nakamura M, Oguchi K, Kohtsuka H, Miura T (2020) Pattern of sucker development in cuttlefishes. Front Zool 17:24. [Article]

149) Matsunami M, Miura T, Kishida O, Michimae H, Nishimura K (2020) Expression of genes involved in offensive and defensive phenotype induction in the pituitary gland of the Hokkaido salamander (Hynobius retardatus). Zool Sci 37: in press.

148) Matsuo M, Hirata Y, Kurihara K, Toyota T, Miura T, Suzuki K, Sugawara T (2020) Environment-sensitive intelligenet self-reproducing artificial cell with a modification-active lipo-deoxyribozyme. Micromachinßes 11: 606. [Article]

147) Oguchi K, Sugime Y, Shimoji H, Hayashi Y, Miura T (2020) Male neotenic reproductives accelerate additional differentiation of female reproductives by lowering JH titer in termites. Scientific Reports 10: 9435. [Article] [press release]

146) Miura T, Maekawa K (2020) The making of the defensive caste: Physiology, development and evolution of the soldier differentiation in termites. Evolution & Development 22: e12335. [Article]

145) Jimi N, Minokawa T, Miura T, Kajihara H (2020) Meiobenthic polychaete Dinophilus sp. cf. gyrociliatus (Annelida: Dinophilidae) from Japan with SEM observation and DNA barcodes. Species Diversity 25: 213-218. [Article]

144) Tsuchida K, Saigo T, Asai K, Okamoto T, Ando M, Ando T, Sasaki K, Yokoi K, Watanabe D, Sugime Y, Miura T (2020) Reproductive workers insufficiently signal their reproductive ability in a paper wasp. Behav Ecol 31: arz212. [Article]


143) Hojo M, Shigenobu S, Maekawa K, Miura T, Tokuda G (2019) Duplication and soldier-specific expression of geranylgeranyl diphospate synthase genes in a nasute termite Nasutitermes takasagoensis: Insect Biochem Mol Biol 111: 103177. [Article]

142) Togawa Y, Shinji J, Fukatsu T, Miura T (2019) Developmental process of cerata in the cladobranchian sea slug Pteraeolidia semperi (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Nudibranchia). Zool Sci 36: 387-394. [Article]

141) Oguchi K, Miura T (2019) Unique morphogenesis in the damp-wood termite: abscission of the stylus during female reproductive caste differentiation. Zool Sci 36: 380-386. [Article]

140) Miura T, Oguchi K, Nakamura M, Jimi N, Miura S, Hayashi Y, Koshikawa S, Aguado MT (2019) Life cycle of the Japanese green syllid, Megasyllis nipponica (Annelida: Syllidae): Field collection and establishment of rearing system. Zool Sci 36: 372-379. [Article]

139) Nii R, Oguchi K, Shinji J, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2019) Reduction of a nymphal instar in a dampwood termite: heterochronic shift in the caste differentiation pathways. EvoDevo 10: 10. [Article]

138) Sugime Y, Oguchi K, Gotoh H, Hayashi Y, Matsunami M, Shigenobu S, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2019) Termite soldier mandibles are elongated by dachshund under hormonal and Hox gene controls. Development 146: dev171942. [Article] [Research Highlight]

137) Miura T (2019) Juvenile hormone as a physiological regulator mediating phenotypic plasticity in pancrustaceans. Dev Growth Diffr 61: 85-96. [Article]

136) Matsunami M, Nozawa M, Suzuki R, Toga K, Masuoka Y, YamaguchiK, Maekawa K, Shigenobu S, Miura T (2018) Caste-specific microRNA expression in termites: insights into soldier differentiation. Insect Mol Biol 28: 86-98. [Article]


135) Murano K, Ogawa K, Kaji T, Miura T (2017) Pheromone gland development and monoterpenoid synthesis specific to oviparous females in the pea aphid. Zool Lett 4: 9. [Article]


134) Hayashi Y, Maekawa K, Nalepa CA, Miura T, Shigenobu S (2017) Transcriptome sequencing and estimation of DNA methylation level in the subsocial wood-feeding cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus (Blattodea: Cryptocercidae). Appl Entomol Zool 52: 643-651. Doi: 10.1007/s13355-017-0519-7

133) Shimoji H, Oguchi K, Hayashi Y, Hojo MK, Miura T (2017) Regulation of neotenic differentiation through direct physical contact in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti. Insectes Soc 64: 393-401.Doi: 10.1007/s00040-017-0562-y

132) Hayashi Y, Oguchi K, Yamaguchi K, Kitade O, Maekawa K, Miura T, Shigenobu S (2017) Male-specific molecular genetic markers in the Japanese subterranean termite Reticulitermes speratus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Insectes Soc 64: 357-364.

131) Shimoji H, Aonuma H, Miura T, Tsuji K, Sasaki K, Okada Y (2017) Queen contact and among-worker interactions dually suppress worker brain dopaminea as a potential regulator of reproduction in an ant. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 71: 35.

130) Gotoh H, Zinna RA, Ishikawa Y, Miyakawa H, Ishikawa A, Sugime Y, Emlen DJ, Lavine LC, Miura T (2017) The function of appendage patterning genes in mandible development of the sexually dimorphic stag beetle. Dev Biol 422: 24-32.

129) Sugime Y, Watanabe D, Yasuno Y, Shinada T, Miura T, Tanaka NK (2017) The upregulation of juvenile hormone titers in female Drosophila melanogaster through mating experiences and host food occupied by egges and larvae. Zool Sci 34: 52-57.

128) Ozaki A, Yokota T, Nomura S, Tsubokura M, Leppold C, Tanimoto T, Miura T, Yamamoto K, Sawano T, Tsukada M, Kami M, Kanazawa Y, Ohira H (2017) Decontamination work and the long-term increase in hospital visits for hymenopteran stings following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Disaster Med Publ Health Prep 2017 Mar 8: 1-7.


127) Hashimoto T, Horikawa DD, Saito Y, Kuwahara H, Kozuka-Hata H, Shin-I T, Minakuchi Y, Ohishi K, Motoyama A, Aizu T, Enomoto A, Kondo K, Tanaka S, Hara Y, Koshikawa S, Sagara H, Miura T, Yokobori S, Miyagawa K, Suzuki Y, Kubo T, Oyama M, Kohara Y, Fujiyama A, Arakawa K, Katayama T, Toyoda A, Kunieda T (2016) Extremotolerant tardigrade genome and improved radiotolerance of human cultured cells by tardigrade-unique protein. Nat Com 7: 12808.

126) Hamanaka Y, Minoura R, Nishino H, Miura T, Mizunami M (2016) Dopamine- and tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive neurons in the brain of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana. PLoS One 11: e0160531.

125) Oguchi K, Shimoji H, Hayashi Y, Miura T (2016) Reproductive organ development along the caste differentiation pathways in the dampwood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti. Insectes Soc 63: 519-529.

124) Matsunami M, Igawa T, Michimae H, Miura T, Nishimura K (2016) Population structure and evolution after speciation of the Hokkaido salamander (Hynobius retardatus). PLoS One 11: e0156815.

123) Ishikawa Y, Aonuma H, Sasaki K, Miura T (2016) Tyraminergic and octopaminergic modulation of defensive behavior in termite soldier. PLoS One 11: e0154230.

122) Gotoh H, Zinna RA, Warren I, DeNieu M, Niimi T, Dworkin I, Emlen DJ, Miura T, Lavine LC (2016) Identification and functional analyses of sex determination genes in the sexually dimorphic stag beetle Cyclommatus metallifer. BMC Genomics 17: 250.

121) Toga K, Hanmoto S, Suzuki R, Watanabe D, Miura T, Maekawa K (2016) Sexual difference in juvenile-hormone titer in workers leads to sex-biased soldier differentiation in termites. J Insect Physiol 87 63-70.

120) Kaji T, Keiler J, Bourguignon T, Miura T (2016) Functional transformation series and the evolutionary origin of novel forms: Evidence from a remarkable termite defensive organ. Evol Dev 18: 78-88.


119) Sugime Y, Ogawa K, Watanabe D, Shimoji H, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2015) Expansion of presoldier cuticle contributes to head elongation during soldier differentiation in termites. Sci Nat 102: 71.

118) Matsuura Y, Kikuchi Y, Miura T, Fukatsu T (2015) Ultrabithorax is essential for bacteriocyte development. PNAS 112: 9376-9381.

117) Gotoh H, Hust JA, Miura T, Niimi T, Emlen DJ, Lavine LC (2015) The Fat/Hippo signaling pathway links within-disc morphogen patterning to whole-animal signals during phenotypically plastic growth in insects. Dev Dynamics 244: 1039-1045.

116) Matsunami M, Kitano J, Kishida O, Michimae H, Miura T, Nishimura K (2015) Transcriptome analysis of predator- and prey-induced phenotypic plasticity in the Hokkaido salamander (Hynobius retardatus). Mol Ecol 24: 3064-3076.

115) Matsunami M, Igawa T, Nozawa M, Michimae H, Miura T, Nishimura K (2015) Development and characterization of 12 microsatellite markers for the Hokkaido salamander (Hynobius retardatus). Curr Herpetol 34: 177-181.

114) Miyakawa H, Sugimoto N, Kohyama TI, Iguchi T, Miura T (2015) Intra-specific variations in reaction norms of predator-induced polyphenism in the water flea Daphnia pulex. Ecol Res 30: 705-713.

113) Okada Y, Sasaki K, Miyazaki S, Shimoji H, Tsuji K, Miura T (2015) Social dominance and reproductive differentiation mediated by the dopaminergic signaling in a queenless ant. J Exp Biol 218: 1091-1098.

112) Saiki R, Gotoh H, Toga K, Miura T, Maekawa K (2015) High juvenile hormone titer and abdominal activation of the JH signaling may induce reproduction of termite neotenics. Insect Mol Biol 24: 432-441.

111) Bourguignon T, Lo N, Cameron SL, Sobotnik J, Hayashi Y, Shigenobu S, Watanabe D, Roisin Y, Miura T, Evans TA (2015) The evolutionary history of termites as inferred from 66 mitochondrial genomes. Mol Biol Evol 32: 406-421.

110) Blankenburg S, Balfanz S, Hayashi Y, Shigenobu S, Miura T, Baumann O, Baumann A, Blenau W (2015) Cockroach GABA-B receptor subtypes: Molecular characterization, pharmacological properties and tissue distribution. Neuropharmacology 88: 134-144.


109) Lin GW, Cook CE, Miura T, Chang CC (2014) Posterior localization of ApVas1 positions the preformed germ plasm in the sexual oviparous pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. EvoDevo 5: 18.

108) Miyazaki S, Okada Y, Miyakawa H, Tokuda G, Cornette R, Koshikawa S, Maekawa K, Miura T (2014) Sexually dimorphic body color is regulated by sex-specific expression of yellow gene in ponerine ant, Diacamma sp. PLoS One 9: e92875.

107) Watanabe D, Gotoh H, Miura T, Maekawa K (2014) Social interactions affecting caste development through physiological actions in termites. Frontiers in Physiology 5: 127.

106) Ogawa K, Miura T (2014) Aphid polyphenisms: trans-generational developmental regulation through viviparity. Frontires in Physiology 5: 1.

105) Gotoh H, Miyakawa H, Ishikawa A, Ishikawa Y, Sugime Y, Emlen DJ, Lavine LC, Miura T (2014) Developmental link between sex and nutrition: doublesex regulates sex-specific mandible growth via juvenile hormone signaling in stag beetles. PLoS Genetics 10: e1004098.


104) Hayashi Y, Shigenobu S, Watanabe D, Toga K, Saiki R, Shimada K, Bourguignon T, Lo N, Hojo M, Maekawa K, Miura T (2013) Construction and characterization of normalized cDNA libraries by 454 pyrosequencing and estimation of DNA methylation levels in three distantly related termite species. PLoS One 8: e76678.

103) Ogawa K, Miura T (2013) Two developmental switch points for the wing polymorphisms in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pism. EvoDevo 4: 30.

102) Miyakawa H, Iguchi T, Miura T (2013) Developmental process of defensive morph in Daphnia pulex. In: El-Doma M (ed.) Daphnia: Biology and Mathematics Perspectives. Nova Science Publishers, pp.245-260.

101) Miyakawa H, Gotoh H, Sugimoto N, Miura T (2013) Effect of juvenoids on predator-induced polyphenism in the water flea, Daphnia pulex. J Exp Zool A 319: 440-450.

100) Ishikawa A, Miura T (2013) Transduction of high-density signals across generations in aphid wing polyphenism. Physiol Entomol 38: 150-156.

99) Miyakawa H, Toyota K, Hirakawa I, Ogino Y, Miyagawa S, Oda S, Tatarazako N, Miura T, Colbourne JK, Iguchi T (2013) The mutation in methoprene-tolerant alters juvenile hormone use by insects and crustaceans. Nat Com 4: 1856.

98) Hattori A, Sugime Y, Sasa C, Miyakawa H, Ishikawa Y, Miyazaki S, Okada Y, Cornette R, Lavine LC, Emlen DJ, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2013) Soldier morphogenesis in the damp-wood termite is regulated by the insulin signaling pathway. J Exp Zool B 320: 295-306.

97) Ishikawa A, Gotoh H, Abe T, Miura T (2013) Juvenile hormone titer and wing-morph differentiation in the vetch aphid Megoura crassicauda. J Insect Physiol 59: 444-449.

96) Cornette R, Hayashi Y, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2013) Differential gene expression in response to juvenile hormone analog treatment in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera, Archotermopsidae). J Insect Physiol 59: 509-518.


95) Sillam-Dusses D, Krasulova J, Vrkoslav V, Pytelkova J, Cvacka J, Kutalova K, Bourguignon T, Miura T, Sobotonik J (2012) Comparative study of the labial gland secretion in termites (Isoptera). PLoS One 7: e46431.

94) Okada Y, Gotoh H, Miura T, Miyatake T, Okada K (2012) Juvenile hormone mediates developmental integration between exaggerated traits and supportive traites in the horned flour beetle Gnatocerus cornutus. Evol Dev 14: 363-371.

93) Hojo M, Maekawa K, Saitoh S, Shigenobu S, Miura T, Hayashi Y, Tokuda G, Maekawa H (2012) Exploration and characterization of genes involved in the synthesis of diterpene defence secretion in nasute termite soldiers. Insect Mol Biol 21: 545-557.

92) Bourguignon T, Hayashi Y, Miura T (2012) Skewed soldier sex ratio in termites: testing the size-threshold hypothesis. Insectes Sociaux 59: 557-563.

91) Bourguignon T, Sobotonik J, Sillam-Dusses D, Jiros P, Hanus R, Roisin Y, Miura T (2012) Developmental pathways of Psammotermes hybostoma (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): Old pseudergates make up a new sterile caste. PLoS One 7: e44527.

90) Toga K, Hojo M, Miura T, Maekawa K (2012) Expression and function of a limb-patterning gene Distal-less in the soldier-specific morphogenesis in the nasute termite Nasutitermes takasagoensis. Evol Dev 14: 286-295.

89) Gotoh H, Fukaya K, Miura T (2012) Heritability of male mandible length in the stag beetle, Cyclommatus metallifer. Entomol Sci 15: 430-433.

88) Ogawa K, Ishikawa A, Kanbe T, Akimoto S, Miura T (2012) Male-specific flight apparatus development in Acyrthosiphon pisum (Aphididae, Hemiptera, Insecta): comparison with female wing polyphenism. Zoomorphology 131: 197-207.

87) Ishikawa Y, Miura T (2012) Hidden aggression in termite workers: plastic defensive behaviour dependent upon social context. Anim Behav 83: 737-745.

86) Ishikawa A, Ishikawa Y, Okada Y, Miyazaki S, Miyakawa H, Koshikawa S, Brisson JA, Miura T (2012) Screening of up-regulated genes induced by high density in the vetch aphid Megoura crassicauda. J Exp Zool A 317: 194-203.

85) Ishikawa A, Ogawa K, Gotoh H, Walsh TK, Tagu D, Brisson JA, Rispe C, Jaubert-Possamai S, Kanbe T, Shiotsuki T, Miura T (2012) Juvenile hormone titer and gene expression during the change of reproductive modes in the pea aphid. Insect Mol Biol 12: 49-60.


84) Gotoh H, Cornette R, Koshikawa S, Okada Y, Lavine LC, Emlen DJ, Miura T (2011) Juvenile hormone regulates extreme mandible growth in male stag beetles. PLoS One 6: e21139.

83) Watanabe D, Gotoh H, Miura T, Maekawa K (2011) Soldier presence suppresses differentiaiton through a rapid decrece of JH in the termite Reticulitermes speratus. J Insect Physiol 57: 791-795.

82) Miura T, Scharf ME (2011) Molecular basis underlying caste differentiation in termites. In Bignell, D. E., Y. Roisin and N. Lo (eds.) Biology of Termites: a Modern Synthesis. Springer. Pp. 211-253.


81) Okada Y, Miyazaki S, Koshikawa S, Cornette R, Maekawa K, Tsuji K, Miura T (2010) Identification of a reproductive-specific, putative lipid transport protein gene in a queenless ponerine ant. Naturwissenschaften 97: 971-979.

80) Ikemoto Y, Miura T, Asama H (2010) Adaptive division-of-labor control algorithm for multi-robot systems. Journal of Robotics & Mechatronics 22: 514-525.

79) Koshikawa S, Cornette R, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2010) The homolog of Ciboulot in the termite (Hodotermopsis sjostedti): A multimeric beta-thymosin involved in soldier-specific morphogenesis. BMC Developmental Biology 10: 63.

78) Ishikawa Y, Okada Y, Ishikawa A, Miyakawa H, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2010) Gene expression changes during caste-specific neuronal development in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti. BMC Genomics 11: 314.

77) Miyakawa H, Imai M, Sugimoto N, Ishikawa Y, Ishikawa A, Ishigaki H, Okada Y, Miyazaki S, Koshikawa S, Cornette R, Miura T (2010) Gene up-regulation in response to predator kairomones in the water flea, Daphnia pulex. BMC Dev Biol 10: 45.

76) Miyazaki S, Murakami T, Kubo T, Azuma N, Higashi S, Miura T (2010) Ergatoid queen development in the ant Myrmecina nipponica: Modular and heterochronic regulation of caste differentiation. Proc R Soc Lond B 277: 1953-1961.

75) The International Aphid Genomics Consortium (2010) Genome sequence of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. PLoS Biol 8: e1000313.

74) Shigenobu S, Bickel RD, Brisson JA, Butts T, Chang CC, Christiaens O, Davis GK, Duncan EJ, Ferrier DEK, Iga M, Janssen R, Lin GW, Lu HL, McGregor AP, Miura T, Smagghe G, Smith JM, van der Zee M, Velarde R, Wilson MJ, Dearden PK, Stern DL (2010) Comprehensive survey of developmental genes in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum: frequent lineage-specific duplications and losses of developmental genes. Insect Mol Biol 19 (suppl 2): 47-62.

73) Brisson JA, Ishikawa A, Miura T (2010) Wing development genes of the pea aphid and differential gene expression between winged and unwinged morphs. Insect Mol Biol 19 (suppl 2): 63-73.

72) Okada Y, Miyazaki S, Miyakawa H, Ishikawa A, Tsuji K, Miura T (2010) Ovarian development and insulin-signaling pathways during reproductive differentiation in the queenless ponerine ant Diacamma sp. J Insect Physiol 56: 288-295.

71) Maekawa K, Ishitani K, Gotoh H, Cornette R, Miura T (2010) Juvenile hormone titer and vitellogenin gene expression related to ovarian development in primary reproductives, as compared to nymphs and nymphoid reproductives of the termite Reticulitermes speratus. Physiol Entomol 35: 52-58.

70) Nakabachi A, Koshikawa S, Miura T, Miyagishima S (2010) Genome size of Pachypsylla venusta (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and the ploidy of its bacteriocyte, the symbiotic host cell that harbors intracellular mutualistic bacteria with the smallest cellular genome. Bulletin of Entomological Research 100: 27-33.


69) Ikemoto Y, Ishikawa Y, Miura T, Asama H (2009) A mathematical model for caste differentiation in termite colonies (Isoptera) by hormonal and pheromonal regulations. Sociobiol 54: 841-859.

68) Ishikawa A, Miura T (2009) Differential regulations of wing and ovarian development and heterochronic changes of embryogenesis between morphs in wing polyphenism of the vetch aphid. Evol Dev 11:680-688.

67) Imai M, Naraki Y, Tochinai S, Miura T (2009) Elaborate regulations of the predator-induced polyphenism in the water flea Daphnia pulex: kairomone-sensitive periods and life-history tradeoffs. J Exp Zool 311A: 788-795.

66) Toga K, Hojo M, Miura T, Maekawa K (2009) Presoldier induction by juvenile hormone analogue in the nasute termite Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae). Zoological Science 26: 382-388.


65) Cornette R, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2008) Histology of the hormone-producing glands in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera, Termopsidae): A focus on soldier differentiation. Insectes Sociaux 55: 407-416.

64) Ishikawa Y, Aonuma H, Miura T (2008) Soldier-specific modification of the mandibular motor neurons in termites. PLoS ONE 3(7): e2617.

63) Goto H, Cornette R, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2008) Effects of precocenes on the corpora allata and the JH titer in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Sociobiology 52: 345-356.

62) Koshikawa S, Miyazaki S, Cornette R, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2008) Genome size of termites (Insecta, Dictyoptera, Isoptera) and wood roaches (Insecta, Dictyoptera, Cryptocercidae). Naturwissenschaften 95: 859-867.

61) Maekawa K, Mizuno S, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2008) Compound eye development during caste differentiation of the termite Reticulitermes speratus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Zoological Science 25: 699-705.

60) Cornette R, Gotoh H, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2008) Juvenile hormone titers and caste differentiation in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera, Termopsidae). J Insect Physiol: 54: 922-930.

59) Ishikawa A, Hongo S, Miura T (2008) Morphological and histological examination of polyphenic wing formation in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera, Hexapoda). Zoomorphology 127: 121-133.

58) Fujita A, Miura T, Matsumoto T (2008) Differences in cellulose digestive systems among castes in two termite lineages. Physiol Entomol 33: 73-82.


57) Brandl R, Hyodo F, von Korff-Schmising M, Maekawa K, Miura T, Takematsu Y, Matsumoto T, Abe T, Bagine R, Kaib M (2007) Divergence times in the termite genus Macrotermes (Isoptera: Termitidae). Mol Phylogen Evol 45: 239-250.

56) Ikemoto Y, Kawabata K, Miura T, Asama H (2007) Mathematical model of population ratio control and fluctuation characteristic in termite caste differentiation. J Robotics Mechatronics 19: 429-435.

55) Cornette R, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2007) Histological analysis on fat body development and molting events during soldier differentiation in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera, Termopsidae). Zool Sci 24: 1066-1074.

54) Lo N, Engel MS, Cameron S, Nalepa CA, Tokuda G, Grimaldi D, Kitade O, Krishna K, Klass K-D, Maekawa K, Miura T, Thompson GJ (2007) Save Isoptera. A comment on Inward et al. Biology Lett 3: 562-563.

53) Ishikawa A, Miura T (2007) Morphological differences between wing morphs of two Macrosiphini aphid species, Acyrthosiphon pisum and Megoura crassicauda (Hemiptera, Aphididae). Sociobiology 50: 881-893.

52) Ishikawa Y, Koshikawa S, Miura T (2007) Differences in mechanosensory hairs among castes of the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera: Termitidae). Sociobiology 50: 895-907.

51) Katoh H, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2007) Alate differentiation and compound-eye development in the dry-wood termite Neotermes koshunensis (Isoptera, Kalotermitidae). Insectes Sociaux 54: 11-19.

50) Hojo M, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2007) Cloning and expression of a geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase gene - Insights into the synthesis of termite defense secretion. Insect Molecular Biology 16: 121-131.


49) Okada Y, Tsuji K, Miura T (2006) Morphological differences between sexes in the ponerine ant Diacamma sp. (Diacamma: Ponerinae). Sociobiolgy 48: 527-541.

48) Miura T (2006) Caste development and division of labor in the processional nasute termite Hospitalitermes medioflavus in Borneo. TROPICS 15: 275-278.

47) Garcia J, Maekawa K, Constantino R, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2006) Analysis of the genetic diversity of Nasutitermes coxipoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae) in natural fragments of Brazilian cerrado savanna using AFLP markers. Sociobiology 48: 267-279.

46) Cornette R, Koshikawa S, Hojo M, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2006) A caste-specific cytochrome P450 in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera, Termopsidae). Insect Molecular Biology 15: 235-244.


45) Hojo M, Koshikawa S, Cornette R, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2005) Identification of soldier-specific genes in the nasute termite Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae). Entomological Science 8: 379-387.

44) Miyazaki S, Murakami T, Azuma N, Higashi S, Miura T (2005) Morphological differences among three female castes: worker, queen and intermorphic queen in the ant Myrmecina nipponica (Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Sociobiology 46: 363-374.

43) Ijichi N, Shibao H, Miura T, Matsumoto T, Fukatsu T (2005) Comparative analysis of caste differentiation during embryogenesis of social aphids whose soldier castes evolved independently. Insectes Sociaux 52: 177-185.

42) Ijichi N, Shibao H, Miura T, Matsumoto T, Fukatsu T (2005) Analysis of natural colonies of a social aphid Colophina arma: population dynamics, reproductive schedule, and survey for ecological correlates with soldier production. Appl Entomol Zool 40: 239-245.

41) Koshikawa S, Cornette R, Hojo M, Maekawa K, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2005) Screening of genes expressed in developing mandibles during soldier differentiation in the termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti. FEBS Letters 579: 1365-1370.

40) Hojo M, Morioka M, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2005) Identification of soldier caste-specific protein in the frontal gland of nasute termite Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35: 347-354.

39) Miura T (2005) Developmental regulation of caste-specific characters in social-insect polyphenism. Evolution & Development 7: 122-129.

38) Gotoh A, Sameshima S, Tsuji K, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2005) Apoptotic wing degeneration and formation of an altruism-regulating glandular appendage (gemma) in the ponerine ant Diacamma sp. from Japan (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ponerinae). Development, Genes and Evolution 215: 69-77.


37) Hojo M, Koshikawa S, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2004) Developmental pathways and plasticity of neuter castes in Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae). Sociobiology 44: 433-441.

36) Lo N, Kitade O, Miura T, Constantino R, Matsumoto T (2004) Molecular phylogeny of the Rhinotermitidae. Insectes Sociaux 51: 365-371.

35) Sameshima S, Miura T, Matsumoto T (2004) Wing disc development during caste differentiation in the ant Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Evolution & Development 6: 336-341.

34) Koshikawa S, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2004) Soldier-like intercastes in the rotten-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjostedti (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Zoological Science 21: 583-588.

33) Garcia J, Maekawa K, Miura T, Matsumoto T (2004) Genetic distance of Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae) between populations in Taiwan and the Japanese Yaeyama Islands, analyzed by AFLP markers. Entomol Science 7: 245-249.

32) Sameshima S, Miura T, Matsumoto T (2004) Interspecific variation in the pupal-wing buds of major workers in the ant genus Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 44: 101-107.

31) Ijichi N, Shibao H, Miura T, Matsumoto T, Fukatsu T (2004) Soldier differentiation during embryogenesis of a social aphid Pseudregma bambcicola. Entomolical Science 7: 143-155.

30) Miura T, Koshikawa S, Machida M, Matsumoto T (2004) Comparative studies on alate wing formation in two related species of rotten-wood termites: Hodotermopsis sjostedti and Zootermopsis nevadensis (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Insectes Sociaux 51: 247-252.

29) Miura T (2004) Proximate mechanisms and evolution of caste polyphenism in social insects: from society to genes. Ecological Research 19: 141-148.


28) Braendle C, Miura T, Bickel R, Shingleton AW, Kambhampati S, Stern DL (2003) Developmental origin and evolution of bacteriocytes in the aphid-Buchnera symbiosis. PLoS Biology 1: 70-76.

27) Koshikawa S, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2003) Mandibular morphogenesis during soldier differentiation in the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis sjoestedti (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Naturwissenschaften 90: 180-184.

26) Miura T, Braendle C, Shingleton AW, Sisk G, Kambhampati S, Stern DL (2003) A comparison of parthenogenetic and sexual embryogenesis of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea). Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecularand Developmental Evolution)295B: 59-81.

25) Miura T, Koshikawa S, Matsumoto T (2003) Winged presoldiers induced by a juvenile hormone analogue in Zootermopsis nevadensis: implications for plasticity and evolution of caste differentiation in termites. Journal of Morphology 258: 22-32.

24) Garcia J, Maekawa K, Miura T, Constantino R, Matsumoto T (2003) Genetic distance between nests and population genetic diversity of Nasutitermes nigriceps and Nasutitermes corniger (Isoptera: Termitidae) in Guatemala using AFLP markers. Sociobiology 41: 663-672.


23) Garcia J, Maekawa K, Miura T, Matsumoto T (2002) Population Structure and genetic diversity in insular populations of Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae) analyzed by AFLP markers. Zoological Science 19: 1141-1146.

22) Hojo M, Maekawa K, Miura T, Iwata R, Matsumoto T, Yamane A (2002) Molecular evidence for phylogeny and the termite host specificity of exoparasitic fungi, Termitaria spp. (Termitariales, Deuteromycetes), from Japan. Applied Entomology and Zoology 37: 571-576.

21) Koshikawa S, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2002) Morphometric changes during soldier differentiation of the damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Insectes Sociaux 49: 245-250.

20) Katoh H, Miura T, Maekawa K, Shinzato N, Matsumoto T (2002) Genetic variation of symbiotic fungi cultivated by the macrotermitine termite Odontotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Termitidae) in the Ryukyu Archipelago. Molecular Ecology 11: 1565-1572.


19) Machida M, Miura T, Kitade O, Matsumoto T (2001) Sexual polyethism of founding reproductives in incipient colonies of the Japanese damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica. Sociobiology 38: 501-512.

18) Koshikawa S, Matsumoto T, Miura T (2001) Regressive molt in the Japanese damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Sociobiology 38: 495-500.

17) Miura T (2001) Morphogenesis and gene expression in the soldier-caste differentiation of termites. Insectes Sociaux 48: 216-223.

16) Hojo M, Miura T, Maekawa K, Iwata R, Yamane A (2001) Termitaria species (Termitariales, Deuteromycetes) found on Japanese termites (Isoptera). Sociobiology 38: 327-338.

15) Machida M, Kitade O, Miura T, Matsumoto T (2001) Nitrogen recycling through proctodeal trophallaxis in the Japanese damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Insectes Sociaux 48: 52-56.

14) Xing L, Maekawa K, Miura T, Kitade O, Matsumoto T (2001) A reexamination of the taxonomic position of Chinese Heterotermes aculabialis (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) based on the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase II gene. Entomological Science 4: 53-58.


13) Miura T, Roisin Y, Matsumoto T (2000) Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the nasute termite genus Nasutitermes (Isoptera: Termitidae) in the Pacific tropics. Molecular Phelogenetics and Evolution 17: 1-10.

12) Miura T, Matsumoto T (2000) Soldier morphogenesis in a nasute termite: discovery of a disk -like structure forming a soldier nasus. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 267: 1185-1189.

11) Miura T, Hirono Y, Machida M, Kitade O, Matsumoto T (2000) Caste developmental system of the Japanese damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Ecological Research15: 83-92.


10) Miura T, Kamikouchi A, Sawata M, Takeuchi H, Natori S, Kubo T, Matsumoto T (1999) Soldier caste-specific gene expression in the mandibular glands of Hodotermopsis japonica (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 96: 13874-13879.

9) Maekawa K, Lo N, Kitade O, Miura T, Matsumoto T (1999) Molecular phylogeny and geographic distribution of wood-feeding cockroaches in East Asian islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 13: 360-376.


8) Maekawa K, Miura T, Kitade O, Matsumoto T (1998) Genetic variation and molecular phylogeny based on the mitochondrial genes of the damp wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica (Isoptera: Termopsidae). Entomolical Science 1: 561-571.

7) Miura T, Roisin Y, Matsumoto T (1998) Developmental pathways and polyethism of neuter castes in the processional nasute termite Hospitalitermes medioflavus (Isoptera: Termitidae). Zoological Science 15: 843-848.

6) Miura T, Maekawa K, Kitade O, Abe T, Matsumoto T (1998) Phylogenetic relationships among subfamilies in higher termites (Isoptera: Termitidae) based on mitochondrial COII gene sequences. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 91: 515-523.

5) Miura T, Matsumoto T (1998) Open-air litter foraging in the nasute termite Longipeditermes longipes (Isoptera: Termitidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 11: 179-189.

4) Miura T, Matsumoto T (1998) Foraging organization of the open-air processional lichen-feeding termite Hospitalitermes (Isoptera, Termitidae) in Borneo. Insectes Sociaux 45: 17-32.


3) Miura T, Matsumoto T (1997) Diet and nest material of the processional termite Hospitalitermes, and cohabitation of Termes (Isoptera : Termitidae) on Borneo Island. Insectes Sociaux 44: 267-275.

2) Miura T, Matsumoto T (1996) Ergatoid reproductives in Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Isoptera: Termitidae). Sociobiology 27: 223-238.

1) Miura T, Matsumoto T (1995) Worker polymorphism and division of labor in the foraging behavior of the black marching termite Hospitalitermes medioflavus, on Borneo Island. Naturwissenschaften 82: 564-567.




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19) 林良信・小口晃平・重信秀治・前川清人・三浦徹(2017)シロアリにおけるソシオゲノミクスー社会性の統合的理解を目指してー.生物科学 68: 165-176.

18) 三浦徹・前川清人(2017)特集「シロアリ研究の現在」にあたって.生物科学 68: 130-131.

17) 石川由希・三浦徹(2008)兵隊シロアリにおける神経改変.しろあり 149: 24-27.

16) 淺間一・神崎亮平・青沼仁志・三浦徹・倉林大輔・太田順(2007)座談会:生物の社会適応行動の解明とその工学的応用.計測と制御 46: 951-957.

15) 池本有助・三浦徹・淺間一(2007)社会的適応行動とカースト機能のモデル化と工学応用ーシロアリの形態形成とコロニー形成を対象としてー.計測と制御 46: 910-915.

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13)三浦徹(2007)昆虫の社会行動の分子基盤.遺伝 61: 90-95.

12)北條優・三浦徹(2006)シロアリ兵隊における防衛物質の合成.しろあり 145: 3-8.

11) 藤田愛・三浦徹(2006)シロアリの消化共生系と栄養生態.しろあり 143: 8-13.

10) 三浦徹(2005)シロアリにおけるカースト分化機構とその進化.しろあり 142: 3-8.

9) 越川滋行・松本忠夫・三浦徹(2005)シロアリの兵隊分化に伴う大顎の形成と遺伝子発現.昆虫と自然 40: 17-21.

8) 三浦徹(2005)昆虫の形態形成と分子発生遺伝学.昆虫と自然 40: 2-4.

7) 倉谷滋,長谷部光泰,三浦徹(2003)発生学・生態学・進化学の融合.遺 伝 57:23-31.

6) 三浦徹(2003)環境にあわせた体の作りかえ-表現型多型の仕組みと進化.遺 伝 57: 45-53.

5) 三浦徹 (2003) シロアリの社会制御とカースト分化.遺伝別冊 16 : 43-50.

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