OTA Hidetoshi

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Name
OTA Hidetoshi
Affiliation
University of Hyogo
Section
Institute of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Job title
Professor
Degree
Master of Science(Kyoto University), Ph. D.(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1988
 - 
1988
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Young Scientist
 
1989
 - 
1994
University of the Ryukyus, Instructor
 
1994
 - 
2004
University of the Ryukyus, Associate Professor
 
2004
   
 
- University of the Ryukyus, Professor
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1988
Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1984
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
2003
Encouragement Award for Okinawan Studies
 
2000
Encouragement Award from the Zoological Society of Japan
 

Misc

 
Extreme Karyotypic Divergence between Speciens of the Genus Gonocephalus (Reptilia : Squamata : Agamidae) from Borneo and Australia
Herpetologica   48(1)    1992
Taxonomic Re-definition of Japalura swinhonis Gunther (Agamidae : Squama), with a Description of a New Subspecies of J. polygonata from Taiwan
Herpetologica   47(3)    1991
Taxonomic Re-evaluation of the Two Subspecies of Geoemyda spengleri(Gmelin, 1789)(Reptilia : Emydidae)
Japanese Journal of Herpetology   1991(2)    1991
A New Species of Gekko (Gekkonidae : Squamata) from Thailand
Copeia   1991(2)    1991
Morphological Variation, Karyotype and Reproduction of the Parthenogenetic Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus, from the Insular Region of East Asia and Saipan
Amphibia-Reptilia   12(2)    1991

Books etc

 
Endangered Wildlife of Japan
1993   
Tropical Island Herpetofauna : Origin, Current Diversity and Conservation
Elsevier Science   1999   
*Mori. A., H. Ota, and N. Kamezaki. 1999. Foraging on sea turtle nesting beaches: flexible foraging tactics by Dinodon semicarinatus (Serpentes: Colubridae). In: H. Ota (ed.). Tropical Island Herpeto-fauna: Origin,. Current Diversity, and Conservation
Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.   1999   
*Toda. M., M. Nishida. M.-C. Tu. T. Hikida, and H. Ota 1999. Gene-tic variation, phylogeny and biogeography of the pit vipers of the genus Trimeresurus sensu lato (Reptilia: Viperidae,) in the subtropi-cal East Asian islands. In: H. Ota (ed.). Trop・・・
Elsevier Science. Amsterdam.   1999   
*Toda. M., M. Nishida. M.-C. Tu. T. Hikida, and H. Ota 1999.
Gene-tic variation, phylogeny and biogeography of the pit
vipers of the genus Trimeresurus sensu lato (Reptilia:
Viperidae,) in the subtropi-cal East Asian islands. In: H.
Ota (ed.)....
*Yasukawa. Y., and H. Ota. 1999. Geographic variation and biogeogra-phy of the geoemydine turtles (Testudines: Bataguridae) of the Ryu-kyu Archipelago. Japan. In: H. Ota (ed.). Tropical Island Herpeto-fauna: Origin. Current Diversity, and Conservation
Elsevier Science. Amsterdam.   1999   

Works

 
Biogeographical Survey of Herpetofauna of the Northern Philippines
1989
Biogeographical Survey of Herpetofauna of Sulawesi, Indonesia
1991 - 1992
Biogeographical Survey of Herpetofauna of Taiwan
1990 - 1997
Biogeographical Survey of Herpetofauna of the Matsu Islands,Taiwan
1996
Biogeographical Survey of Herpetofauna of Hong Kong
1994 - 1997

Research Grants & Projects

 
Systematics and Biogeography of Amphibians and Reptiles from Insular Region of East and Southeast Asia
Project Year: 1994 - 2006
Current Status of Introduced Reptiles and Amphibians of the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan
Project Year: 1996 - 2008
Origin, current status, and conservation of reptiles, amphibians and other terrestrial animals in the insular regions of Asia and Oceania
Project Year: 1991 - 2010
Elucidation of current diversity and species richness in reptiles, amphibians, and other terrestrial animals in the insular regions of Asia and Oceania