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Rissho University
Faculty of Geo-Environmental Science, Department of Environment Systems
Doctor of Science(Shinshu University), Master of Science(Shinshu University)

Research Areas



Apr 2008
Mar 2011
Department of Mountain and Environmental Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science, Shinshu University
Apr 2006
Mar 2008
Course of Geosphere and Biosphere Science, Graduate School, Division of Science and Technology, Shinshu University
Apr 2002
Mar 2006
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Shinshu University

Committee Memberships

Jul 2015
The Benthological Society of Asia (BSA)  Managing Secretary

Published Papers

The first establishment of "hand-pairing" breeding method for the most ancestral wing acquired insect group
M. Takenaka, K. Sekiné, and K. Tojo
Zoological Science   36(2) 136-140   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Distribution and genetic local endemism of Luciola cruciata around Rissho University Kumagaya
   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
A mayfly's rapid transition toward unisexual populations
Sekine, K. and K. Tojo
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society      2019   [Refereed]
Classification of the Intertidal and Estuarine Upogebiid Shrimps (Crustacea: Thalassinidea), and Their Settlement in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Masayuki Saigusa, Yuriko Hirano, Bong Jung Kang, Kazuki Sekiné, Masatsugu Hatakeyama, Takahiro Nanri, Masami Hamaguchi and Nobufumi Masunari
Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography   7(2) 1-12   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
The first record of the polymitarcyid mayfly, Ephoron eophilum, in the Tohoku District: the Kitakami-gawa River population Which is co-habiting with the related species, Ephoron shigae
New Entomologist      Oct 2017   [Refereed]


Phylogeography of the East Asian polymitarcyid mayfly genus Ephoron (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae): A new attempt at phylogenetic analysis utilizing the nuclear DNA PEPCK gene
Sekine, K. and K. Tojo
Proceedings of the 1st Symposium of the Benthological Society of Asia (Biology of Inland Waters   Supplementary 2 115-123   2013
Potential for parthenogenesis of virgin females in the mayfly Ephoron eophilum (Insecta: Ephemeroptera, Polymitarcyidae)
Sekine, K. and K. Tojo
Proceedings of the Arthropodan Embryological Society of Japan   46 15-16   2011
Potential for parthenogenesis of females in a bisexual population of the geographically parthenogenetic mayfly Ephoron shigae (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae)
Sekine, K. and K. Tojo
44 33-34   2009

Books etc

Chapter 8. The Species Diversity and Genetic Diversity of Insect Fauna of the Japanese Archipelago (Motokawa, M. and Kajihara, H. eds. Species Diversity of Animal in Japan)
Tojo, K., K. Sekine, T. Suzuki, R. Saito, and M. Takenaka (Part:Joint Work)
Springer   2016   
Parthenogenesis of insects and their habitats
Sekine, K. and K. Tojo (Part:Joint Work)
NOVA Science Pub. Inc., New York   2010   

Social Contribution

Insect DNA Research Society Japan
Japan Aquatic Insect Salon