Masaki Hoso

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Right-handed snakes: convergent evolution of asymmetry for functional specialization
    Masaki Hoso
    Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biol Lett 3:169-72. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Divergent shell shape as an antipredator adaptation in tropical land snails
    Masaki Hoso
    Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Am Nat 172:726-32. 2008

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc Right-handed snakes: convergent evolution of asymmetry for functional specialization
    Masaki Hoso
    Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biol Lett 3:169-72. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate that symmetry break in dentition is a key innovation that has opened a unique ecological niche for snake predators...
  2. doi request reprint Divergent shell shape as an antipredator adaptation in tropical land snails
    Masaki Hoso
    Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Am Nat 172:726-32. 2008
    ..Our study suggests a possibility that snail-eating snakes are responsible for divergent shell shapes in a variety of tropical land snails...