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

Published Papers

Lida Sanchez, Satoshi D. Ohdachi, Atsushi Kawahara Lazaro M. Echenique‐Diaz, Shinichiro Maruyama, Masakado Kawata
Ecology and Evolution      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...
Sato Jun J., Ohdachi Satoshi D., Echenique-Diaz Lazaro M., Nguyen Son Truong, Yamaguchi Nobuyuki, Kita Masaki
Scientific Reports   6    Aug 2016   [Refereed]
The Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cubanus) is one of the most enigmatic mammals and is an extremelyrare species with a distribution limited to a small part of the island of Cuba. Despite its rarity, in 2012seven individuals of S. cubanus were capture...
Arai Satoru, Kang Hae Ji, Gu Se Hun, Ohdachi Satoshi D., Cook Joseph A., Yashina Liudmila N., Tanaka-Taya Keiko, Abramov Sergey A., Morikawa Shigeru, Okabe Nobuhiko, Oishi Kazunori, Yanagihara Richard
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases   16(7) 468-475   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Although based on very limited M and L segment sequences, Artybash virus (ARTV) was proposed previouslyas a unique hantavirus harbored by the Laxmann's shrew (Sorex caecutiens). To verify this conjecture, lungtissues from 68 Laxmann's shrews, capt...
Koyabu Daisuke, Werneburg Ingmar, Morimoto Naoki, Zollikofer Christoph P. E., Forasiepi Analia M., Endo Hideki, Kimura Junpei, Ohdachi Satoshi D., Truong Son Nguyen
Nature Communications   5(3625)    Apr 2014   [Refereed]
The multiple skeletal components of the skull originate asynchronously and their developmentalschedule varies across amniotes. Here we present the embryonic ossificationsequence of 134 species, covering all major groups of mammals and their close ...
Echenique-Diaz, L. M., Ohdachi, S., Kita, M., Begue-Quiala, G., Borroto, R., Delgado-Labañino, J. L., Damez-Diez, J., Hoson, O., and Saito, C.
Research Bulletin of Environmental Education Center, Miyagi University of Education   16 89-95   Mar 2014
Assessing local people's knowledge of endangered species is important not only for the planning and implementation of environmental education programs, but also to address community-based conservation issues and guarantee an effective engagement o...
Kitano Satoshi, Ohdachi Satoshi, Koizumi Itsuro, Hasegawa Koh
Ichthyological Research   61(1) 1-8   2013   [Refereed]
Invasion status and impacts of nonnative brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in a Hokkaido stream were investigated with field surveys and genetic analyses. Nonnative brook trout was detected in nine (41 %) of the 22 sampled reaches in three tribu...
Ohdachi, S. D., K. Yoshizawa, I. Hanski, K. Kawai, N. E. Dokuchaev, B. Sheftel, A. V. Abramov, I. Moroldoev and A. Kawahara
Mammal Study   37(4) 281-297   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Phylogenetic analysis was conducted for various populations of the Sorex minutissimus-S. yukonicus complex based on mitochondrial gene (cytochrome b and/or the control region) sequences. Sorex minutissimus was divided into some monophyletic groups...
Satoshi D. Ohdachi
21 65-94   2012   [Refereed]
he sable is an important animal for fur trade in the world since the ancient time in Eurasia. Therefore,it is important to review the names for the sables in various languages in Eurasia to investigate the transmission of words for the sables. In ...
大舘 大學(智志)
Biostory   14 70-81   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
During the 8th-12th centuries in Japan, "furuki-no-kawaginu" or sable coat was the rage among high class aristocrats and was a symbol of nobility and wealth. However, the shape is almost unknown because there are no remains or no drawings. However...
Dokuchaev, N. E., N. Kohno & S. D. Ohdachi
Mammal study   35(3) 157-168   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Taxonomic status of fossil Sorex shrew specimens from the late Middle Pleistocene of Honshu Island was addressed. Multivariate analyses of upper and lower jaws were conducted for the fossil specimens as well as for 8 species of Recent Sorex shrews...
Abdukadir Ablimit, Khan Babar, Masuda Ryuichi, Ohdachi Satoshi
Pakistan Journal of Wildlife   1(2) 57-63   2010
Asiatic wild cat, Felis silvestris ornata, once regarded as least concern is declining rapidly in its natural habitat in the Xinjiang desert region of China mainly because of excessive hunting for pelt trade followed by shrinkage of its habitat du...
Yamamoto Kana, Ohdachi Satoshi D., Kasahara Yasuhiro
Microbes and Environments   25(3) 197-203   2010   [Refereed]
Soil bacteria play important roles as litter decomposers in most terrestrial ecosystems and microbial activity is affected by activities of soil invertebrates. In soil ecosystems of forests in Hokkaido, the long-clawed shrew is an important predat...


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:9789279481697
SHOUKADOH Book Sellers, The Mammalogical Society of Japan   2015   ISBN:9784879746917

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