staffs



Curator/Researcher
Akihiro MISAKI (Dr. Sci.)
Geology

Education
  • B. S., Department of Geoenvironmental Science, Tohoku University (2002)
  • M. S., Department of Geoenvironmental Science, Tohoku University, (2004)
  • Dr. Sci., Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Kyoto University, (2007)

Research Interests
  • Ammonoid biostratigraphy, evolution, and ecology
  • Paleozoic and Mesozoic stratigraphy and geological history of Japan

Publications
  • Tanabe, K., Misaki, A., Hikida, Y. and Nishimura, T. (2017) New records of coleoid cephalopod jaws from the Upper Cretaceous of Hokkaido, Japan, and their paleobiogeographic and evolutionary implications. Cretaceous Research, 70, 128–141.
  • Misaki, A. (2016) Santonian–Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) molluscan fossils from the Futakawa Formation, Sotoizumi Group in the Aridagawa area, Wakayama, southwestern Japan. Fossils (Palaeontological Society of Japan), No. 100, 125–135.
  • Tanabe, K., Tsujino, Y., Okuhira, K. and Misaki, A. (2015) The jaw apparatus of the Late Cretaceous heteromorph ammonoid Pravitoceras. Journal of Paleontology, 89, 611–616.
  • Tanabe, K., Misaki, A. and Ubukata, T. (2015) Late Cretaceous record of large soft-bodied coleoids based on lower jaw remains from Hokkaido, Japan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 60, 27–38.
  • Misaki, A., Maeda, H., Kumagae, T. and Ichida, M. (2014) Commensal anomiid bivalves on Late Cretaceous heteromorph ammonites from south-west Japan. Palaeontology, 57, 77–95.
  • Ohara, M., Konishi, T., Misaki, A. and Matsuoka, H. (2013) The frontiers of Mosasaur research in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Fossil Research, 46, 15–19.
  • Tanabe, K., Misaki, A., Landman, N. H. and Kato, T. (2013) The jaw apparatuses of Cretaceous Phylloceratina (Ammonoidea). Lethaia, 46, 399–408.
  • Shigeta, Y., Misaki, A. and Ohara, M. (2012) Gaudryceras tombetsense Matsumoto, a Maastrichtian ammonoid from the Aridagawa area, Wakayama, southwestern Japan. Paleontological Research, 16, 244–251.
  • Misaki, A. and Ohara, M. (2011) Discovery of Ainoceras (Ammonoidea) from the Upper Cretaceous Futakawa Formation in the Aridagawa area, Wakayama, southwestern Japan. Paleontological Research, 15, 240–246.
  • Iba, Y., Mutterlose, J., Tanabe, K., Sano, S., Misaki, A. and Terabe, K. (2011) Belemnite extinction and the origin of modern cephalopods 35 m.y. prior to the Cretaceous–Paleogene event. Geology, 39, 483–486.
  • Misaki, A. and Maeda, H. (2010) Stratigraphy of the mid- to upper Cretaceous System in the Aridagawa area, Wakayama, Southwest Japan. Island arc, 19, 517–529.
  • Misaki, A. and Maeda, H. (2010) Two Campanian (Late Cretaceous) nostoceratid ammonoids from the Toyajo Formation in Wakayama, southwest Japan. In: Tanabe, K., Shigeta, Y., Sasaki, T., Hirano, H. (Eds.), Cephalopods-Present and Past, 223–231. Tokai University Press, Tokyo.
  • Sato, T. and Misaki, A. (2010) A well preserved Taramelliceras sp. (Late Jurassic ammonoid) from the Somanakamura Group in Minami-Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture, northeast Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, 8, 1–7.
  • Misaki, A., and Maeda, H. (2009) Lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Campanian–Maastrichtian Toyajo Formation in Wakayama, southwestern Japan. Cretaceous Research, 30, 1398–1414.
  • Matsunaga, T., Maeda, H., Shigeta, Y., Hasegawa, K., Nomura, S., Nishimura, T., Misaki, A. and Tanaka, G. (2008) First discovery of Pravitoceras sigmoidale Yabe from the Yezo Supergroup in Hokkaido, Japan. Paleontological Research, 12, 309–319.
  • Misaki, A., Kadota, H. and Maeda, H. (2008) Discovery of mid-Cretaceous ammonoids from the Aridagawa area, Wakayama, southwest Japan. Paleontological Research, 12, 19–26.
  • Ehiro, M., Hasegawa, H. and Misaki, A. (2005) Permian ammonoids Prostacheoceras and Perrinites from the Southern Kitakami Massif, Northeast Japan. Journal of Paleontology, 79, 1222–1228.
  • Ehiro, M. and Misaki, A. (2005) Middle Permian ammonoids from the Kamiyasse-Imo district in the Southern Kitakami Massif, Northest Japan. Paleontological Research, 9, 1–14.
  • Suzuki, N., Kojima, S., Kano, H., Yamakita, S., Misaki, A., Ehiro, M., Otoh, S., Kurihara, T. and Aoyama, M. (2005) Permian radiolarian faunas from chert in the Khabarovsk Complex, Far East Russia, and the age of each lithologic unit of the Khabarovsk Complex. Journal of Paleontology, 79, 686–700.
  • Ehiro, M. and Misaki, A. (2004) Stratigraphic range of the genus Monodiexodina (Permian Fusulinoidea): additional data from the Southern Kitakami Massif, Northeast Japan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 23, 483–490.
  • Misaki, A. and Ehiro, M. (2004) Stratigraphy and geologic age of the Middle Permian in the Kamiyasse-Imo district, Southern Kitakami Massif, Northeast Japan. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 110, 129–145.


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