Satoshi D. Ohdachi

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Satoshi D. Ohdachi
Hokkaido University
Institute of Low Temperature Science, Environmental Biology
Job title
Assistant Professor
1990: Master of Agriculture (Hokkaido Univ.) 1995: Doctor of Science (Hokkaido Univ.)(Hokkaido University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 2017
Researcher, Hokkaido University Museum
Apr 2007
Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University
Apr 2007
Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University

Awards & Honors

Sep 2019
Phylogeography of the Japanese White-Toothed Shrew (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae): A Clear Division of Haplogroups between Eastern and Western Japan and their Recent Introduction to Some Regions. Mammal Study 43(4) : 245-259, The Best Article of Mammal Study in 2019 fiscal year, The Mammal Society of Japan
Winner: Satoshi D. Ohdachi, Kazunori Yoshizawa, Yasushi Takada, Masaharu Motokawa, Masahiro A. Iwasa, Satoru Arai, Junji Moribe, Yasushi Uematsu, Eiichi Sakai, Takashi Tateishi, Hong-Shik Oh, Gohta Kinoshita
Sep 2017
Top-down cascade effects of the long-clawed shrew (Sorex unguiculatus) on the soil invertebrate community in a cool temperate forest. Mammal Study 41: 119-130, The Best Article of Mammal Study in 2017 fiscal year, The Mammal Society of Japan
Winner: Namba, T. and Ohdachi, S. D.
Sep 2011
Reexamination of Fossil shrews (Sorex spp.) from the Middle Pleistocene of Honshu Island, Japan. Mammal Study 35:157-168, The Best Article of Mammal Study in 2011 fiscal year, the Mammal Society of Japan
Winner: Dokuchaev, N. E., N. Kohno & S. D. Ohdachi

Published Papers

Jun J. Sato, Tessa M. Bradford, Kyle N. Armstrong Stephen C. Donnellan, Lazaro M. Echenique-Diaz, Gerardo Begué-Quiala, Jorgelino Gámez-Díez, Nobuyuki Yamaguchi, Son Truong Nguyen, Masaki Kita, Satoshi D. Ohdachi
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   141 106605   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
The origin of the mammalian order Eulipotyphla has been debated intensively with arguments around whether they began diversifying before or after the Cretaceous-Palaeogene (K-Pg) boundary at 66 Ma. Here, we used an in-solution nucleotide capture m...
Lida Sanchez, Satoshi D. Ohdachi, Atsushi Kawahara Lazaro M. Echenique‐Diaz, Shinichiro Maruyama, Masakado Kawata
Ecology and Evolution   9 2629-2639   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Satoshi D. Ohdachi,Lázaro M. Echenique-Díaz, Gerardo Begué-Quiala, Koji Mizota, Masaki Kita
Honyurui Kagaku (Mammalian Science)   58(2) 204-204   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Satoshi D. Ohdachi, Kazunori Yoshizawa, Yasushi Takada, Masaharu Motokawa, Masahiro A. Iwasa, Satoru Arai, Junji Moribe, Yasushi Uematsu, Eiichi Sakai, Takashi Tateishi, Hong-Shik Oh and Gohta Kinoshita
Mammal Study   43(4) 245-259   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
The Japanese white-toothed shrew (Crocidura dsinezumi) is a species endemic to Japan. For this species, only minimal phylogeographic investigations have been conducted. We obtained DNA sequences of mitochondrial cytochrome b and control region and...
Satoshi D. Ohdachi, Atsushi Kawahara
Honyurui Kagaku (Mammalian Science)   58(1) 63-65   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
An individual of Laxmann’s shrew (Sorex caetutiens Laxmann, 1788) with completely white pelage was captured on 5 December, 2011 in Hamanaka-cho, Hokkaido, Japan. It was captured alive by a house cat and kept in a cage until it died on 12 May, 2012...
HORAI, Haruka,OHDACHI, Satoshi D. , MOTOKAWA, Masaharu, LIN, Kyaw San, OO,Thida, SWE, Khin Yu Yu, THAN, Wynn and MEKADA, Kazuyuki
Naturalistae   22 39-44   Feb 2018
Ohdachi Satoshi D., Kinoshita Gohta, Nasher Abdul Karim, Yonezawa Takahiro, Arai Satoru, Kikuchi Fuka, Kyaw San Lin, Saw Bawm
Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity   1(2) 79-87   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
The house shrew (Suncus murinus-S. montanus species complex) is considered to have been unintentionally introduced by humans from their original range to other regions around the Indian Ocean and neighboring seas, but this has yet not fully been i...
Ohdachi Satoshi D. , Kinoshita Gohta, Oda Sen-ichi, Motokawa Masaharu, Jogahara Takamichi, Arai Satoru, Nguyen Son Truong, Suzuki Hitoshi, Katakura Ken, Bawm Saw, Min Myin Zu, Thwe Thida Lay, Gamage Chandika D., Hashim Rosli, Omar Hasmahzaiti, Maryanto Ibnu, Ghadirian Taher, Ranorosoa Marie Claudine, Moribe Junji, Tsuchiya Kimiyuki
Mammal study   41(4) 229-238   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Sakuma Yuki, Ranorosoa Marie C., Kinoshita Gohta, Shimoji Hiroyuki, Tsuchiya Kimiyuki, Ohdachi Satoshi D., Arai Satoru, Tanaka Chihiro, Ramino Hajanirina, Suzuki Hitoshi
Mammal Study   41(3) 131-140   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Variability in the coat color of the house mouse, Mus musculus, provides an opportunity tostudy the evolution of phenotypes in this species. Here we associated genetic variations with coat colorin seven mice from Madagascar that had identical M. m...
Namba Tomoyuki, Ohdachi Satoshi D.
Mammal Study   41(3) 119-130   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
In a soil ecosystem, bottom-up control is generally considered more influential than topdowncontrol, although some empirical studies have suggested that predators have a trophic cascadeeffect on soil animals at lower trophic levels. In the present...


Aroma Research   70(18) 164-165   May 2017
OHDACHI Satoshi D., ARAI Satoru, KAWAKITA Atsushi, YOSHIZAWA Kazunori, KURAMOCHI Toshiaki, YOKOHATA Yasushi
Honyurui Kagaku (Mammalian Science)   53(1) 181-184   Jun 2013
OHDACHI Satoshi D., KANEKO Yukibumi, IWASA Masahiro A., MOTOKAWA Masaharu, MINAKA Nobuhiro
Honyurui Kagaku (Mammalian Science)   51(1) 206-211   Jun 2011

Books etc

Orgiazzi Alberto (Part:Contributor)
Publications Office of the European Union   2016   ISBN:978-92-79-48169-7
SHOUKADOH Book Sellers, The Mammalogical Society of Japan   2015   ISBN:978-4-87974-691-7
Mammalogy in Japan. Vol. 1
2008   ISBN:978-4130642514

Conference Activities & Talks

Yamamoto Kana, Odachi Satoshi, Kasahara Yasuhiro
日本微生物生態学会講演要旨集   2008   
Kita Masaki, Nakamura Yasuo, Okumura Yuushi, Ohdachi Satoshi D., Oba Yuichi, Yoshikuni Michiyasu, Kido Hiroshi, Uemura Daisuke
International Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products   23 Jul 2006   
Kita Masaki, Inuzuka Toshiyasu, Nakamura Yasuo, Kido Hiroshi, Yoshikuni Michiyasu, Ohdachi Satoshi D., Oba Yuichi, Uemura Daisuke
Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products, symposium papers   1 Sep 2003   
Several kinds of shrews produce anesthetic substances which they inject into the bodies of their prey, such as earthworms and insects. The paralyzed prey are then stored in their nest. Due to the interesting ecology of shrews, we sought to isolate...

Research Grants & Projects

Hamanaka-Cho, Hokkaido: Financial support program of Kiritappu Wet Land in 2018 fiscal year
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Satoshi D. Ohdachi
Process and maintenance mechanism of community organization of soricid shrews in northeastern Asia
Project Year: 1996