J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 at 12:14
Osaka City Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences
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Published Papers

Blowing in the wind: a unique aerial descent on a leaf in a caterpillar
Yamazaki, K.
Ecology   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Maternal influence and temperature effects on the body size of the ladybird beetle, Cheilomenes sexmaculata (Fabricius, 1781) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Kawakami, Y., Yamazaki, K. & Ohashi, K.
Elytra New Series   9 in press   2019   [Refereed]
Cross-kingdom interactions between slime molds and arthropods: a spore dispersal mutualism hypothesis
Sugiura, S., Fukasawa, Y., Ogawa, R., Kawakami, S.-I. & Yamazaki, K.
Ecology   100 in press   2019   [Refereed]
Intergenerational fluctuations in colour-morph frequencies may maintain elytral polymorphisms in the ladybird beetle Cheilomenes sexmaculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Kawakami, Y., Yamazaki, K. & Ohashi, K.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Pollen-feeding in Ancylopus pictus asiaticus Strohecker, 1972 (Coleoptera, Endomychidae)
Yamazaki, K.
Elytra New Series   8(2) 327-328   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Male-male combat in a sexually dimorphic weevil, Gasterocercus longipes Kôno, 1932 (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Cryptorhynchinae)
Yamazaki, K.
Elytra New Series   8(2) 235-237   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Stomach contents of Nidirana okinavana on Iriomote-jima Island
Togane D, Akita K, Yamazaki K, Anan K
Akamata   28 10-14   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
The Picture of Dorian Gray: shell corrosion allows freshwater and brackish-water gastropods to masquerade as empty shells
Yamazaki, K.
Journal of Natural History   52 2331-2338   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Discovery of a new, adventive, spider wasp, Lissocnemis brevipennis, in Japan (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae: Ctenocerinae)
Matsumoto, R., Miyake, H., Yamazaki, K., Aono, T. & Shimizu, A.
Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology   24 95-98   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Effects of temperature on the expression of elytral color polymorphism in the ladybird beetle, Menochilus sexmaculatus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Kawakami, Y., Yamazaki, K. & Ohashi, K.
Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology   21 663-666   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
White plant shoots, wax-producing insects and other white structures made by arthropods: a mimicry complex?
Yamazaki, K.
European Journal of Entomology   114 343-349   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Scavenging behavior in leaf-feeding caterpillars
Sugiura, S. & Yamazaki, K.
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society   71(1) 59-61   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Protogyny after hibernation and aestivation in Cheilomenes sexmaculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in central Japan
Kawakami, Y., Yamazaki, K. & Ohashi, K.
European Journal of Entomology   114 275-278   2017   [Refereed]
Disappearance of summer collection records in Menochilus sexmaculatus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) during climate warming
Kawakami, Y. & Yamazaki, K.
Journal of Natural History   51 1015-1020   2017   [Refereed]
Yamazaki, K.
Journal of Theoretical Biology   404 10-14   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Yamazaki, K. & Sugiura, S.
Entomological Science   19 142-146   May 2016   [Refereed]
Kawakami, Y., Yamazaki, K. & Ohashi, K.
European Journal of Entomology   113 192-199   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Kawakami, Y., Yamazaki, K. & Ohashi, K.
European Journal of Entomology   112 289-294   2015   [Refereed]
Yamazaki, K. & Lev-Yadun, S.
Journal of Theoretical Biology   364 1-6   2015   [Refereed]
Yamazaki, K.
Japanese Journal of Environmental Entomology and Zoology   25(4) 153-154   Dec 2014   [Refereed]

Books etc

Lepidoptera: Classification, Behavior and Ecology
Nova Science Publishers   Mar 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

Management schemes for improvement of insect diversity in urban coastal environment
Project Year: 2004 - 2004