KATO Makoto

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KATO Makoto
Kyoto University
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies
Doctor of Agriculture

Research Interests


Research Areas



Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Evolutionary gain of red blood cells in a commensal bivalve (Galeommatoidea) as an adaptation to a hypoxic shrimp burrow.
Goto, R., Fukumori, H., Kano, Y., & Kato, M.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.      2018   [Refereed]
The first insect-induced galls in bryophytes
Ohgue, T., Imada, Y., Sato, A. A. W., Salazar, J. R. L., & Kato, M.
Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution, 40(1), 1-5.   40(1) 1-5   2018   [Refereed]
Wong Sato, A. A., & Kato, M.
Plant Biology   20(3) 537-545   2018   [Refereed]
Morphological and ecological adaptation of limpet-shaped top shells (Gastropoda: Trochidae: Fossarininae) to wave-swept rock reef habitats
Yamamori L, & Kato M.
PLOS ONE   13(8) e0197   2018   [Refereed]
Approximate Bayesian computation analysis of EST-associated microsatellites indicates that the broadleaved evergreen tree Castanopsis sieboldii survived the Last Glacial Maximum in multiple refugia in Japan
Aoki, K., Tamaki, I., Nakao, K., Ueno, S., Kamijo, T., Setoguchi, H., Murakami N., Kato M. & Tsumura, Y.
Heredity,   1    2018   [Refereed]
Bryophytes facilitate outcrossing of Mitella by functioning as larval food for pollinating fungus gnats
Okuyama, Y., Okamoto, T., Kjærandsen, J., & Kato, M.
Ecology      2018   [Refereed]
Wong Sato, A. A., & Kato, M.
Plant Species Biology   32(4) 440-447   2017   [Refereed]
A new species of hermit crab, Diogenes heteropsammicola (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Diogenidae), replaces a mutualistic sipunculan in a walking coral symbiosis
Igawa M. & Kato M.
PLoS ONE   12(9) e0184311   2017   [Refereed]
The macrobenthic community in intertidal sea urchin pits and an obligate inquilinism of a limpet-shaped trochid gastropod in the pits
KATO MakotoYamamori, L., & Kato
Marine Biology   164(3) 61   2017   [Refereed]
Reciprocal Symbiont Sharing in the Lodging Mutualism between Walking Corals and Sipunculans
Igawa, M., Hata, H., & Kato, M.
PloS ONE   12(1) e0169825   2017   [Refereed]
Imada, Y, Kato M.
Zootaxa   4097(1) 41-58   2016   [Refereed]
Sakai M, Fukushima K, Naito RS, Natuhåra Y, Kato M.
Hydrobiologia   779 161-171   2016   [Refereed]
Aoki K, Ueno S, Kamijo T, Setoguchi H, Murakami N, Kato M, Tsumura Y.
Plant Systematics and Evolution   302 10931177   2016   [Refereed]
Okamoto T, Okuyama Y, Goto R., Tokoro M., Kato M.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology   28 590-600   2015   [Refereed]
Arms race between leaf rollers and parasitoids: diversification of plant-manipulation behavior and its consequences
Kobayashi C, Matsuo K, Watanabe K, Suzuki-Ohno Y, Kawata M, Kato M.
Ecological Monograph   85 253-268   2015   [Refereed]
Suetsugu K, Naito RS, Fukushima S, Kawakita A, Kato M.
Jouranl of Plant Research   128 585-594   2015   [Refereed]
Avian seed dispersal in a mycoheterotrophic orchid Cyrtosia septentrionalis
Suetsugu K, Kawakita A, Kato M.
Nature Plants   1 15052   2015   [Refereed]
Kawakita A, Mochizuki K, Kato M.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society   116 507-518   2015   [Refereed]
Fukiharu T, Shimizu K, Utsunomiya H, Raut JK, Goto R, Okamoto T, Kato M, Horigome R, Furuki T, Kinjo N.
Mycoscience   55 355-360   2014   [Refereed]
Tsubaki R, Kato M.
PLOS ONE   9(10) e108885   2014   [Refereed]
Description of a Male Cephalotheca of Myrmecolax sp. (Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae) in a Camponotus sp. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Thailand
Nakase Y, Kato M, Kathirithamby J.
Journal of Systematic Entomology   20(1) 17-20   2014   [Refereed]
Goto R, Ohsuga K, Kato M.
Journal of Molluscan Studies   82 201-205   2014   [Refereed]
K. Suetsugu; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
Plant Species Biology   29(1) 57-64   2014   [Refereed]
M. Sakai; Y. Natuhara; K. Fukushima; R. Naito; H. Miyashita; M. Kato; T. Gomi
Freshwater Science   32(2) 563-575   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
M. Sakai; Y. Natuhara; K. Fukushima; A. Imanishi; K. Imai; M. Kato
Journal of Forest Research   18(2) 190-199   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
R. Goto; T. Okamoto; H. Ishikawa; Y. Hamamura; M. Kato
PLoS ONE   8(2)    2013   [Refereed]
Y. Nakase; M. Kato
Zoological Science   30(4) 331-336   2013   [Refereed]
Y. Kosaka; L. Xayvongsa; A. Vilayphone; H. Chanthavong; S. Takeda; M. Kato
Economic Botany   67(4) 335-349   2013   [Refereed]
K. Suetsugu; Y. Takeuchi; K. Futai; M. Kato
Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society   170(1) 69-78   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
M. Sakai; Y. Natuhara; A. Imanishi; K. Imai; M. Kato
Population Ecology   54(1) 65-74   2012   [Refereed]
Y. Nakase; M. Kato
Entomological Science   15(2) 253-256   2012   [Refereed]
C. Kobayashi; Y. Okuyama; K. Kawazoe; M. Kato
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   64(2) 318-330   2012   [Refereed]
Y. Okuyama; A.S. Tanabe; M. Kato
Molecular Biology and Evolution   29(1) 429-439   2012   [Refereed]
R. Tsubaki; M. Kato
Zoological Science   29(9) 585-592   2012   [Refereed]
Goto, Ryutaro;Kawakita, Atsushi;Ishikawa, Hiroshi;Hamamura, Yoichi;Kato, Makoto
BMC evolutionary biology   12 172   2012   [Refereed]
T. Nakazawa; C.-H. Tsai; N. Ishida; M. Kato
Journal of Applied Ichthyology   27(4) 1135-1136   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
R. Tsubaki; Y. Kameda; M. Kato
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   58(1) 97-104   2011   [Refereed]
Y. Kameda; M. Kato
BMC Evolutionary Biology   11(1)    2011   [Refereed]
R. Goto; T. Okamoto; E. Toby Kiers; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
Ecology Letters   13(3) 321-329   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
K. Aoki; N. Murakami; M. Kato
Annals of the Entomological Society of America   103(3) 379-388   2010   [Refereed]
H. Hata; K. Watanabe; M. Kato
BMC Evolutionary Biology   10(1)    2010   [Refereed]
M. Hoso; Y. Kameda; S.P. Wu; T. Asami; M. Kato; M. Hori
Nature communications   1 133-   2010   [Refereed]
M. Hoso; Y. Kameda; S.-P. Wu; T. Asami; M. Kato; M. Hori
Nature Communications   1(9)    2010   [Refereed]
G.P. Svensson; T. Okamoto; A. Kawakita; R. Goto; M. Kato
New Phytologist   186(4) 995-1004   2010   [Refereed]
K. Kishimoto-Yamada; T. Itioka; S. Sakai; K. Momose; T. Nagamitsu; H. Kaliang; P. Meleng; L. Chong; A.A. Hamid Karim; S. Yamane; M. Kato; C.A.M. Reid; T. Nakashizuka; T. Inoue
Bulletin of Entomological Research   99(3) 217-227   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Y. Kameda; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
American Naturalist   173(5) 689-697   May 2009   [Refereed]
M. Sawamura; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
American Journal of Botany   96(3) 594-604   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
T. Yamada; T. Sugiyama; N. Tamaki; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
BMC Evolutionary Biology   9(1)    2009   [Refereed]
Kohzu, Ayato; Iwata, T.; Kato, M.; Nishikawa, J.; Wada, Eitaro; Amartuvshin, N.; Namkhaidorj, B.; Fujita, N.
ISOTOPES IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH STUDIES   45(3) 208-219   2009   [Refereed]
Miyasaka H., Genkai-Kato M.
Ecological Research   24 11-19   2009   [Refereed]
Genkai-Kato M., Miyasaka H.
Ecological Research   24 705-709   2009   [Refereed]
Effect of gravity columns on mitigation of story drift concentration
Ji X, Kato M, Wang T, Hitaka T, Nakashima M
Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas (STESSA), August 16-19, 2009, Philadelphia, PA   303-309   2009
Seismic reduction factors for equivalent static design of braced frames
Wang T, Kato M, Ji X, Hitaka T, Nakashima M
Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas (STESSA), August 16-19, 2009, Philadelphia, PA   899-905   2009
T. Okamoto; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
Plant Species Biology   23(3) 192-201   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
K. Suetsugu; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
Annals of Botany   102(1) 49-55   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Y. Okuyama; O. Pellmyr; M. Kato
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   46(2) 560-575   2008   [Refereed]
A. Kawakita; J.S. Ascher; T. Sota; M. Kato; D.W. Roubik
Apidologie   39(1) 163-175   2008   [Refereed]
K. Aoki; M. Kato; N. Murakami
Molecular Ecology   17(14) 3276-3289   2008   [Refereed]
C. Kobayashi; Y. Fukasawa; D. Hirose; M. Kato
Evolutionary Ecology   22(6) 711-722   2008   [Refereed]
M. Kato; Y. Kosaka; A. Kawakita; Y. Okuyama; C. Kobayashi; T. Phimminith; D. Thongphan
American Journal of Botany   95(11) 1375-1394   2008   [Refereed]
T. Nakazawa; N. Ishida; M. Kato; N. Yamamura
Ecology of Freshwater Fish   16(3) 362-372   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
R. Goto; Y. Hamamura; M. Kato
Marine Biology   151(5) 1615-1622   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
C. Kobayashi; M. Kato
Ecological Research   22(1) 150-155   2007   [Refereed]
T. Okamoto; A. Kawakita; M. Kato
Journal of Chemical Ecology   33(5) 1065-1081   2007   [Refereed]
A new tellinoidean bivalve in seagrass beds in the \nRyukyu Archipelago.
Kato M. and K. 0hsuga
Venus 65: 291-297.      2007   [Refereed]
Sekino T., Genkai-Kato M., Kawabata Z., Yoshida Y., Kagami M., Gurung T.B., Urabe J., Higashi M., Nakanishi M.
Limnology   8 227-232   2007   [Refereed]
Miyasaka H., Genkai-Kato M., Goda Y., Omori K.
Limnology   8 81-83   2007   [Refereed]
A. Kawakita; M. Kato
Molecular Ecology   15(12) 3567-3581   Oct 2006   [Refereed]
M. Kato; K. Tsuji; A. Kawakita
Annals of the Entomological Society of America   99(5) 851-858   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
H. Hata; M. Kato
Biology Letters   2(4) 593-596   2006   [Refereed]
Mitochondrial DNA of Phytophagous Insects as a Molecular Tool for Phylogeographic Study of Host Plants
加藤 眞
APG : Acta phytotaxonomica et geobotanica   56(1) 55-69   Apr 2005   [Refereed]
Y. Okuyama; N. Fujii; M. Wakabayashi; A. Kawakita; M. Ito; M. Watanabe; N. Murakami; M. Kato
Molecular Biology and Evolution   22(2) 285-296   Feb 2005   [Refereed]
Reproduction involving spermatophores in four bivalve genera of the superfamily Galeommatoidea commensal with holothurians
加藤 眞
Molluscan Research,25: 99-112      2005   [Refereed]
Ecology of traplining bees and understory pollinators.
Kato M.
Ecology and the Rain Forest: Sarawak Studies.(Eds.) Roubik, D. W., S. Sakai, A. A. H. Karim. Springer. pp. 128-133.      2005   [Refereed]
H. Hata; M. Kato
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology   313(2) 285-296   Dec 2004   [Refereed]
M. Kato; A. Kawakita
American Journal of Botany   91(11) 1814-1827   Nov 2004   [Refereed]
Cospeciation analysis of an obligate pollination mutualism: Have Glochidion trees (Euphorbiaceae) and pollinating Epicephala moths (Gracillariidae) diversified in parallel?
A. Kawakita; A. Takimura; T. Terachi; T. Sota; M. Kato
Evolution   58(10) 2201-2214   Oct 2004   [Refereed]
Nothapodytes amamianus (Icacinaceae), a New Species from the Ryukyu Islands
Act Phytotaxono Geobot   55(2) 75-78   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
A new species of Poropoea (Trichogrammatidae) oviposites by entering through the oviposition hole of attelabid beetle
加藤 眞
Contributions from the Biological Laboratory, Kyoto University   29(4) 431-436   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Changes in the biodiversity of a deciduous forest ecosystem caused by an increase in the Sika deer population at Ashiu, Japan
加藤 眞
Contributions from the Biological Laboratory, Kyoto University   29(4)    Jul 2004   [Refereed]
A. Kawakita; T. Sota; M. Ito; J.S. Ascher; H. Tanaka; M. Kato; D.W. Roubik
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   31(2) 799-804   May 2004   [Refereed]

Books etc

Obligate pollination mutualism
KATO Makoto (Part:Joint Editor)
Springer   2017   
Pollination Ecology and the Rain Forest: Sarawak Studies
KATO Makoto (Part:Contributor, Ecology of traplining bees and understory pollinators)
Springer   2005   
Arthropods of tropical forests
KATO Makoto (Part:Contributor, Spatio-temporal dynamics and resource use in the canopy)
Resource distribution and animal-plant interactions
KATO Makoto (Part:Contributor, Inter- and intraspecific morphological variation of Japanese bumblebee species, and competition in flower utilization)
Academic Press   1992   
Natural History of Social Wasps and Bees in Equatorial Sumatra
KATO Makoto (Part:Contributor, An analysis of anthophilous insects in central Sumatra)
Hokkaido University Press   1990   

Conference Activities & Talks

Community-level plant–pollinator interactions in Asia and Oceania [Invited]
KATO Makoto
Origin of Biodiversity by biological interactions   12 Nov 2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Insect Ecology