Atsushi Kawakita

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Repeated independent evolution of obligate pollination mutualism in the Phyllantheae-Epicephala association
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 276:417-26. 2009
  2. pmc Mutualism favours higher host specificity than does antagonism in plant-herbivore interaction
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2765-74. 2010
  3. pmc Allopatric distribution and diversification without niche shift in a bryophyte-feeding basal moth lineage (Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae)
    Yume Imada
    Faculty of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 278:3026-33. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Redundant species, cryptic host-associated divergence, and secondary shift in Sennertia mites (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) associated with four large carpenter bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Xylocopa) in the Japanese island arc
    Kazuhide Kawazoe
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:503-13. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Cospeciation analysis of an obligate pollination mutualism: have Glochidion trees (Euphorbiaceae) and pollinating Epicephala moths (Gracillariidae) diversified in parallel?
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida Nihonmatsucho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Evolution 58:2201-14. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Phylogenetic position of the endemic large carpenter bee of the Ogasawara Islands, Xylocopa ogasawarensis (Matsumura, 1912) (Hymenoptera: Apidae), inferred from four genes
    Kazuhide Kawazoe
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 25:838-42. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and character evolution in bumble bees (Bombus: Apidae) based on simultaneous analysis of three nuclear gene sequences
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:799-804. 2004
  8. pmc Molecular phylogeny of the bivalve superfamily Galeommatoidea (Heterodonta, Veneroida) reveals dynamic evolution of symbiotic lifestyle and interphylum host switching
    Ryutaro Goto
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 12:172. 2012
  9. pmc Adaptive radiation of gobies in the interstitial habitats of gravel beaches accompanied by body elongation and excessive vertebral segmentation
    Tomohiko Yamada
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 9:145. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the diversity and species specificity of the mutualistic association between Epicephala moths and Glochidion trees
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Mol Ecol 15:3567-81. 2006

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  1. pmc Repeated independent evolution of obligate pollination mutualism in the Phyllantheae-Epicephala association
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 276:417-26. 2009
    ..Overall, our findings provide a clear empirical demonstration of how a combination of evolutionary innovation and partner shifts facilitates the spread of mutualism in a coevolving species interaction...
  2. pmc Mutualism favours higher host specificity than does antagonism in plant-herbivore interaction
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2765-74. 2010
    ..These results suggest that mutualists can attain higher host specificity than that of their parasitic ancestors and that coevolutionary selection can be a strong promoter of extreme reciprocal specialization in mutualisms...
  3. pmc Allopatric distribution and diversification without niche shift in a bryophyte-feeding basal moth lineage (Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae)
    Yume Imada
    Faculty of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 278:3026-33. 2011
    ..We suggest that the significance of non-ecological speciation during the diversification of the Lepidoptera is commonly underestimated...
  4. doi request reprint Redundant species, cryptic host-associated divergence, and secondary shift in Sennertia mites (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) associated with four large carpenter bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Xylocopa) in the Japanese island arc
    Kazuhide Kawazoe
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:503-13. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Cospeciation analysis of an obligate pollination mutualism: have Glochidion trees (Euphorbiaceae) and pollinating Epicephala moths (Gracillariidae) diversified in parallel?
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida Nihonmatsucho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Evolution 58:2201-14. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Phylogenetic position of the endemic large carpenter bee of the Ogasawara Islands, Xylocopa ogasawarensis (Matsumura, 1912) (Hymenoptera: Apidae), inferred from four genes
    Kazuhide Kawazoe
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 25:838-42. 2008
    ..Contrary to previous views of the origin of X. ogasawarensis, our results suggest that X. ogasawarensis and Alloxylocopa share a common origin and diverged after they colonized the island regions of East Asia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and character evolution in bumble bees (Bombus: Apidae) based on simultaneous analysis of three nuclear gene sequences
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:799-804. 2004
  8. pmc Molecular phylogeny of the bivalve superfamily Galeommatoidea (Heterodonta, Veneroida) reveals dynamic evolution of symbiotic lifestyle and interphylum host switching
    Ryutaro Goto
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 12:172. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Adaptive radiation of gobies in the interstitial habitats of gravel beaches accompanied by body elongation and excessive vertebral segmentation
    Tomohiko Yamada
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 9:145. 2009
    ..We conducted thorough sampling of Luciogobius and related species throughout Japan, and performed molecular phylogenetic analysis to explore the patterns of morphological evolution associated with gravel beach colonization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the diversity and species specificity of the mutualistic association between Epicephala moths and Glochidion trees
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Mol Ecol 15:3567-81. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Interspecific variation of floral scent composition in Glochidion and its association with host-specific pollinating seed parasite (Epicephala)
    Tomoko Okamoto
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 33:1065-81. 2007
    ..The results suggest that the floral scent of Glochidion is one of the important key signals that mediate the encounters of the species-specific partners in the Glochidion-Epicephala mutualism...
  12. doi request reprint Selective flower abortion maintains moth cooperation in a newly discovered pollination mutualism
    Ryutaro Goto
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Ecol Lett 13:321-9. 2010
    ..As new pollination mutualisms are being discovered, selective abortion mechanisms may prove to be more widespread than previously thought...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cryptic genetic divergence and associated morphological differentiation in the arboreal land snail Satsuma (Luchuhadra) largillierti (Camaenidae) endemic to the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan
    Yuichi Kameda
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:519-33. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Colonization to aquifers and adaptations to subterranean interstitial life by a water beetle clade (Noteridae) with description of a new Phreatodytes species
    Makoto Kato
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 27:717-22. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the gravelly riverbed of a rapid river estuary in Central Japan harbors biodiverse, locally differentiated hyporheic organisms comprising a unique subterranean interstitial ecosystem...
  15. doi request reprint Reproductive character displacement in genital morphology in Satsuma land snails
    Yuichi Kameda
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Am Nat 173:689-97. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Nonuniform concerted evolution and chloroplast capture: heterogeneity of observed introgression patterns in three molecular data partition phylogenies of Asian Mitella (saxifragaceae)
    Yudai Okuyama
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 22:285-96. 2005
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  17. doi request reprint Modified leaves with disk-shaped nectaries of Macaranga sinensis (Euphorbiaceae) provide reward for pollinators
    Eri Yamasaki
    Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Hirano, Otsu, Shiga 520 2113, Japan
    Am J Bot 100:628-32. 2013
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  18. pmc Host range and selectivity of the hemiparasitic plant Thesium chinense (Santalaceae)
    Kenji Suetsugu
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Ann Bot 102:49-55. 2008
    ..Thesium chinense is thought to parasitize species of Poaceae, but evidence remains circumstantial...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plant-pollinator interactions in tropical monsoon forests in Southeast Asia
    Makoto Kato
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501 Japan
    Am J Bot 95:1375-94. 2008
    ..This is the first community-level study of plant-pollinator interactions in an Asian tropical monsoon forest ecosystem...
  20. pmc An obligate pollination mutualism and reciprocal diversification in the tree genus Glochidion (Euphorbiaceae)
    Makoto Kato
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:5264-7. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Evolution and phylogenetic utility of alignment gaps within intron sequences of three nuclear genes in bumble bees (Bombus)
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 20:87-92. 2003
    ..At present, full use of gaps in phylogenetic reconstruction is best achieved in parsimony analysis, pending development of well-justified and generally applicable methods for incorporating indels in explicitly model-based methods...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fern-spore-feeder interaction in temperate forests in Japan: Sporing phenology and spore-feeding insect community
    Megumi Sawamura
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Am J Bot 96:594-604. 2009
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