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Michitaka Shimomura


Senior Curator/Researcher
Michitaka Shimomura (Ph.D.)
Crustacea and Molluscs

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B. S. (1997) Okayama University; M. S. (1999), Ph. D. (2002) Hokkaido University. Research specialty: taxonomy of marine isopod crustaceans, worldwide.

Publications
  • Shimomura, M. 2017. A new species of Aspidophryxus (Isopoda, Dajidae), ectoparasitic on Mysidella hoshinoi (Mysidae) in Japan. ZooKeys, 646, 109–118.
  • Shimomura, M. 2016. Mysidella hoshinoi, a new species from Izu-Oshima Island, Japan (Crustacea, Mysidae, Mysidellinae). ZooKeys, 620, 21–32.
  • Shimomura, M., and Tomikawa, K. 2016. Epimeria abyssalis sp. n. from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Epimeriidae). ZooKeys, 638, 125–142.
  • Shimomura, M. and Naruse, T. 2015. Two new species of Asellota (Crustacea, Isopoda) from coral reefs on Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan. ZooKeys, 520: 27–40.
  • Shimomura, M. and Kakui, K. 2012. A new species of Stegidotea Poore, 1985 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Chaetillidae) from Japan. Crustaceana Monographs, 17: 303–314.
  • Shimomura, M., Fujita, Y. and Naruse, T. 2012. First record of the genus Thetispelecaris (Crustacea: Peracarida: Bochusacea) from a submarine cave in the Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa, 3367: 69-78.
  • Shimomura, M. and Bruce, N. L. 2012. A new species of Halacarsantia Wolff, 1989 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Asellota, Santiidae) from Wistari Reef, southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. ZooKeys, 173: 1-9.
  • Shimomura, M., Ohtsuka, S. and Hashimoto, J. 2012. New distribution and host record of a penaeid ectoparasitic isopod, Minicopenaeon intermedium intermedium Bourdon, 1981 (Crustacea: Bopyridae). Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Series A, Natural History, 10: 1-8.
  • Shimomura, M. and Kakui, K. 2011. A new species of the genus Ingolfiella Hansen, 1903 (Peracarida, Amphipoda) from Ogasawara Is., southern Japan. Crustaceana, 84: 543-551.
  • Shimomura, M. and Ohtsuka, S. 2011. Two new species of ectoparasitic isopods (Isopoda, Dajidae) from mysids in Japan. In: Asakura, A. (ed.) New frontiers in crustacean biology. Crustaceana Monographs, 15: 23-30.
  • Shimomura, M. 2011. A new paramunnid isopod of the genus Heterosignum Gamo, 1976 (Crustacea: Asellota) from central Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, 9: 3-7.
  • Shimomura, M., Ohtsuka, S. and Hashimoto, J. 2010. New record of an ectoparasitic isopod, Zonophryxus retrodens Richardson, 1903 (Crustacea: Dajidae) from Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, 8: 9-17.
  • Shimomura, M. and Fujita, Y. 2009. First record of the thermosbaenacean genus Halosbaena from Asia: H. daitoensis sp. nov. (Peracarida: Thermosbaenacea: Halosbaenidae) from an anchihaline cave of Minamidaito-jima Is., in Okinawa, southern Japan. Zootaxa, 1990: 55-64.
  • Shimomura, M. 2009. Ten new species of paramunnid isopods (Peracarida: Asellota: Paramunnidae) from Kyushu, southern Japan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Series A (Zoology), Supplement, 3: 47-88.
  • Shimomura, M. and Akiyama, T. 2008. Description of a new species of Cephalocarida, Sandersiella kikuchii, and redescription of S.acuminata Shiino based upon the type material. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 28(3): 572-579.
  • Shimomura, M. and Ohtsuka, S. 2008. New record of a euphausiid ectoparasitic isopodHeterophryxus appendiculatus G. O. Sars, 1885 (Crustacea: Dajidae) from Japan. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 121(3): 326-330.
  • Shimomura, M. and Tanaka, K. 2008. A new species of Thaumastognathia Monod, 1926 from Japan (Isopoda, Gnathiidae). Crustaceana, 81(9): 1091-1097.
  • Shimomura, M. Ohta, S. and Tanaka, K. 2008. Bathygnathia (Isopoda, Gnathiidae) from Japan with description of a new species. Crustaceana, 81(6): 737-749.
  • Shimomura, M. and Ariyama, H. 2008. A new asellote isopod of the genus Microjanira Schiecke & Fresi, 1970 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota: Janiridae) from Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, 6: 13-18.
  • Shimomura, M., Horii, T. and Otani, M. 2008. A new record of paramunnid isopod Paramunna koreana Malyutina & Ushakova 2001 from Japan (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota). Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, 6: 19-22.
  • Shimomura, M. 2008a. A new species Symmius Richardson (Crustacea: Isopoda: Chaetiliidae) from Japan. Zootaxa, 1719: 61-68.
  • Shimomura, M. 2008b. Bathycopea (Crustacea: Sphaeromatidea: Ancinidae) from Japan, with descriptions of two new species and redescription of B. parallela Birstein. Zootaxa, 1678: 25-49.
  • Shimomura, M. 2006. Asellote isopods (Crustacea: Peracarida) of Sagami Bay, central Japan. Memoirs of the National Science Museum, (41): 43-63.
  • Shimomura, M., Ohtsuka, S. and Sakakihara, T. 2006. Two bopyrid isopods infesting caridean shrimp Hippolyte sp. in the Seto Inland Sea, western Japan (Crustacea: Peracarida). Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, (4): 1-7.
  • Shimomura, M., Ohtsuka, S. and Tomikawa, K. 2006. Ingolfiella inermis n. sp., a new interstitial ingolfiellid amphipod from Okinawa, southern Japan (Peracarida, Amphipoda). Crustaceana, 79(9): 1097-1105.
  • Shimomura, M. and Akiyama, T. 2006. A new species of the deep-sea isopod genus Katianira Hansen, 1916 (Crustacea: Asellota: Katianiridae) from the Kumano Basin, Japan. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 119(4): 576-585.
  • Shimomura, M. and Ohtsuka, S. 2005. Deep sea asellote isopods of Nansei Islands, southwestern Japan. National Science Museum Monographs, (29): 249-259.
  • Shimomura, M. 2005. Microjaera morii sp. nov., a new interstitial isopod from Japan (Crustacea: Janiridae). Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, (3): 115-120.
  • Shimomura, M., Ohtsuka, S. and Naito, K. 2005. Prodajus curviabdominalis n. sp. (Isopoda: Epicaridea: Dajidae), an ectoparasite of mysids, with notes on morphological changes, behavior and life-cycle. Systematic Parasitology, 60: 39-57.
  • Shimomura, M. and Ariyama, H. 2004. Two new species of Haracarsantia (Crustacea: Isopoda: Santiidae) from Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, Natural History, (2): 7-15.
  • Shimomura, M. and Mawatari, S. F. 2002. A revision of Heterosignum (Asellota, Isopoda, Paramunnidae) with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Natural History, 36: 2103-2126.
  • Shimomura, M., Kato, T. and Kajihara, H. 2001. Records of some marine invertebrates (Nemerteans, asellotes and phyllodocids) from the coast around Otsuchi Bay. Otsuchi Marine Science, 26: 46-50.
  • Shimomura, M. and Mawatari, S. F. 2001a. Pleurogonium (Isopoda: Asellota: Paramunnidae) from Hokkaido, northern Japan, with descriptions of two new species. Species Diversity, 6(4): 309-322.
  • Shimomura, M. and Mawatari, S. F. 2001b. A new asellote isopod of the genus Santia Sivertsen & Holthuis, 1980 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota: Santiidae) from Japan. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 114(4): 929-937.
  • Shimomura, M. and Mawatari, S. F. 2001c. Munnidae from Japan (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota). Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 39(2/6): 45-73.
  • Shimomura, M. and Mawatari, S. F. 2000a. Two new speices of Munnogonium (Isopoda, Asellota, Paramunnidae) from Japan. Species Diversity, 5: 215-227.
  • Shimomura, M. and Mawatari, S. F. 2000b. Santia katoi sp. n., a new isopod crustacean from Shirahama, Japan (Asellota: Santiidae). Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 39(1): 29-34.


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