Masaki Hoso

Original Papers (in English only) *: corresponding author

  1. Hoso, M. (2012)
    Cost of autotomy drives ontogenetic switching of anti-predator mechanisms under developmental constraints in a land snail.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279(1748): 4811-4816.
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  2. Hoso, M. (2012)
    Non-adaptive speciation of snails by left-right reversal is facilitated on oceanic islands.
    Contributions to Zoology 81(2): 79-85.
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  3. Hoso, M.*, Kameda, Y., Wu, S. P., Asami, T., Kato, M. & Hori, M. (2010)
    A speciation gene for left-right reversal in snails results in anti-predator adaptation.
    Nature Communications 1: 133. (doi:10.1038/ncomms1133) [with FEATURED IMAGE; featured by Nature in Research Highlights and Nature News]
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  4. Hoso, M.* & Hori, M. (2008)
    Divergent shell-shape as an anti-predator adaptation in tropical land snails.
    The American Naturalist 172(5): 726-732. (doi: 10.1086/591681) [featured by Bionieuws (in Dutch)]
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  5. Hoso, M. (2007)
    Oviposition and hatchling diet of a snail-eating snake Pareas iwasakii (Colubridae: Pareatinae).
    Current Herpetology 26(1): 41-43. (doi: 10.3105/1345-5834(2007)26[41:OAHDOA]2.0.CO;2)
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  6. Hoso, M.*, Asami, T. & Hori, M. (2007)
    Right-handed snakes: convergent evolution of asymmetry for functional specialization.
    Biology Letters 3(2): 169-172. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2006.0600) [featured by Nature in Research Highlights, Science in ScienceShots, the NY Times in Observatory, etc.]
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  7. Hoso, M.* & Hori, M. (2006)
    Identification of molluscan prey from feces of Iwasaki's slug snake, Pareas iwasakii.
    Herpetological Review 37(2): 174-176.


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  1. Hoso, M. (in prep.)
    Handedness for optimal foraging ...