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Genetic Structure of Pine Sawyer Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Populations in Northeast Asia: Consequences of the Spread of Pine Wilt Disease
Abstract We studied the phylogeography and genetic diversity of the pine sawyer Monochamus alternatus (Hope) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) to understand its colonization dynamics, potential for furtherExpand
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Two new termitophiles of the tribe Termitohospitini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) associated with Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
Des termitophiles de la tribu Termitohospitini ont ete decouverts au Japon. On trouvera ici les descriptions de Sinophilus yukoae sp.nov. et de Japanophilus hojoi gen.nov., sp.nov. a partir deExpand
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Period of adult activity and response to wood moisture content as major segregating factors in the coexistence of two conifer longhorn beetles, Callidiellum rufipenne and Semanotus bifasciatus
The cerambycid borers Callidiellum rufipenne (Motschulsky) and Semanotus bifasciatus (Motschulsky) infest coniferous logs in Japan, with the latter distributed in the north and at high altitudes,Expand
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Mating behavior of the pine sawyer, Monochamus saltuarius (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
We observed the mating behavior of Monochamus saltuarius (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) and confirmed the following behavioral actions. The male reacted to the female with his antennae or tarsi, the maleExpand
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Super-Protective Child-Rearing by Japanese Bess Beetles, Cylindrocaulus patalis: Adults Provide Their Larvae with Chewed and Predigested Wood
Beetles of the family Passalidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) are termed subsocial. The insects inhabit rotten wood as family groups consisting of the parents and their offspring. The Japanese speciesExpand
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Evaluation of beetle capture in traps as compared with manual capture on flowers in a long-term investigation in a beech forest
Beetle samples captured by traps were compared with those captured manually on flowers in a beech forest in Central Japan. Plastic traps (Sankei Chemical Co., Ltd.) equipped with benzyl acetate wereExpand
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Estimating the population structure of brown bears in eastern Hokkaido based on microsatellite analysis
Estimating the genetic structure of a population is important for the conservation and management of wildlife. In the present study, our aim was to estimate the genetic structure of the brown bearExpand
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Estimating a suitable microsatellite marker set for individual identification and parentage tests of brown bear (Ursus arctos) in the Akan–Shiranuka Region, eastern Hokkaido, Japan
AbstractWe examined 24 microsatellite markers to select those most suitable for individual identification and parentage tests of brown bears (Ursus arctos) based on statistical parameters andExpand
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