Publications

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Publications

Journal Papers (under review):

*: corresponding author, #: equal contributions

4. Mizumoto N.*, Rizo A., Pratt S.C. & Chouvenc T. Termite males enhance mating encounters by changing speed according to density

3. Mizumoto N.*, Bardunias P.M. & Pratt S.C. Parameter tuning facilitates the evolution of diverse tunneling patterns in termites.

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2. Mizumoto N.* & Bourguignon T. A potential role of parameter-tuning in the evolution of termite construction

1. Valentini G., Mizumoto N., Pratt S.C., Pavlic T.P.* & Walker S.I.* Revealing the structure of information flows discriminates similar animal social behaviors.

----- Preprint (bioRxiv, 765198 doi: 10.1101/765198)

Journal Papers (refereed)

*: corresponding author, #: equal contributions

15. Shimoji H.*#, Mizumoto N.#, Oguchi K. & Dobata S. (2019) Caste-biased locomotor activities in isolated termites. Physiological Entomology 45: 50-59 DOI:10.1111/phen.12315

----- Preprint (bioRxiv, 239475 doi: 10.1101/239475)

14. Mee E. D., Gaylor M. G., Jasso-Selles D. E., Mizumoto N. & Gile G. H.* (2019) Molecular phylogenetic position of Hoplonympha natator (Trichonymphea, Parabasalia): Horizontal symbiont transfer or differential loss? Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 67: 268 DOI:10.1111/jeu.12765

13. Mizumoto N.*, Miyata S. & Pratt S. C. (2019) Inferring collective behavior from a fossilized fish shoal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20190891 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0891

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12. Mizumoto N.* & Dobata S. (2019) Adaptive switch to sexually dimorphic movements by partner-seeking termites. Science Advances 5: eaau6108 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau6108

----- Preprint (bioRxiv, 340919 doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/340919)----- Press release, Kyoto University----- News sites. KJZZ

11. Mizumoto N.* (2018) Barricade construction by primitive termites: Task allocation and evolutionary perspectives. Artificial Life and Robotics 23: 469-473 DOI:10.1007/s10015-018-0474-6

10. Yashiro T.*, Lo N., Kobayashi K., Nozaki T., Fuchikawa T., Mizumoto N., Namba Y. & Matsuura K. (2018) Loss of males from mixed-sex societies in termites BMC Biology 16: 96 DOI:10.1186/s12915-018-0563-y

9. Mizumoto N.*, Dobata S. (2018) The optimal movement patterns for mating encounters with sexually asymmetric detection ranges. Scientific Reports 8: 3356 DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-21437-3

8. Matsuura K.*#, Mizumoto N.#, Kobayashi K., Nozaki T., Fujita T., Yashiro T., Fuchikawa T., Mitaka Y. & Vargo E. L. (2018) A genomic imprinting model of termite caste determination: Not genetic but epigenetic inheritance influences offspring caste fate. The American Naturalist 191(6): 677-690 DOI:10.1086/697238

7. Hasegawa E.*#, Mizumoto N.#, Kobayashi K., Dobata S., Yoshimura J. Watanabe S., Murakami Y. & Matsuura K. (2017) Nature of collective decision-making by simple yes/no decision units. Scientific Reports 7: 14436 DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-14626-z

6. Mizumoto N.*, Fuchikawa T. & Matsuura K. (2017) Pairing strategy after today's failure: unpaired termites synchronize mate search using photic cycles. Population Ecology 59(3): 205-211 DOI:10.1007/s10144-017-0584-3

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5. Nagaya N.*#, Mizumoto N.#, Abe S. M., Dobata S., Sato R. & Fujisawa R.* (2017) Anomalous diffusion on the servosphere: a potential tool for detecting inherent organismal movement patterns. PLOS ONE 12(6): e0177480. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177480

4. Mizumoto N.*, Abe S. M.* & Dobata S.* (2017) Optimizing mating encounters by sexually dimorphic movements. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 14: 20170086. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0086

3. Mizumoto N.*, Yashiro T. & Matsuura K. (2016) Male same-sex pairing as an adaptive strategy for future reproduction in termites. Animal Behaviour 119: 179-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.07.007

2. Mizumoto N.*, Kobayashi K. & Matsuura K. (2015) Emergence of intercolonial variation in termite shelter tube patterns and prediction of its underlying mechanism. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150360 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150360

1. Mizumoto N. & Matsuura K.* (2013) Colony-specific architecture of shelter tubes by termites. Insectes Sociaux 60: 525-530. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-013-0319-1

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Presentations

International conferences:

  1. Mizumoto N., Bardunias P. M. & Pratt C. S. Parallel evolution of termite tunneling with differentiated behavioral rules. ASAB 2019 Summer Conference, August 2019, Konstanz (Germany) (oral)
  2. Mizumoto N., Bardunias P. M. & Pratt C. S. Convergent evolution of tunneling with species-specific algorithms in termites. Behavior 2019, August 2019, Chicago (United States) (oral)
  3. Valentini G., Mizumoto N., Pavlic T.P., Pratt S.C. & Walker S.I. Complex communication: Receiver-sourced signals that regulate information flow during social recruitment. Behavior 2019, August 2019, Chicago (United States) (oral)
  4. Mizumoto N., Dobata S. Pair-forming termites alternate search modes adaptively depending on the informational contexts. International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI2018) Guaruja (Brazil)
  5. Yashiro T., Lo N., Kobayashi K., Nozaki T., Fuchikawa T., Mizumoto N., Namba Y. & Matsuura K. Lost males in mixed-sex termites societies. Australasian Evolution Society Conference 2017, Tasmania (Australia), December 2017 (oral)
  6. Mizumoto N., Analyzing barricade construction of primitive termites: task allocation and evolutionary perspectives. SWARM 2017: The Second International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics, October 2017, Kyoto University. (oral)
  7. Mizumoto N., Abe S.M., Nagaya N., Fujisawa R. and Dobata S. Sexually differential movement can enhance mating encounters: potential uses of servosphere for detecting intraspecific variations of walking patterns. SWARM 2017: The Second International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics, October 2017, Kyoto University. (oral)
  8. Fujisawa R., Mizumoto N., Nagaya N. and Dobata S. Measurement System Based on Robotics for Studies of Insect Behavior. SWARM 2017: The Second International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics, October 2017, Kyoto University. (oral)
  9. Mizumoto N., Abe S. M., Nagaya N., Fujisawa R. & Dobata S. Sex difference in movement patterns can enhance mating encounters. 2017 Behaviour 2017, Estoril (Portugal), August 2017 (oral)
  10. Mizumoto N., Kobayashi, K. & Matsuura, K. Intraspecific variation of termite shelter-tube structures: building mechanism and its organization in their society. 2016 XXV International Congress of Entomology Orlando (USA) Sep-16 (oral)
  11. Mizumoto N., Kobayashi, K. & Matsuura, K. Termite constructs colony specific structures in shelter tube construction. SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics Kyoto (Japan) Oct-15 (oral)
  12. Mizumoto N., Sato R., Nagaya N., Abe S M., Dobata S. & Fujisawa R. Tracking movement of individual insects with an omnidirectional treadmill mechanism. SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics Kyoto (Japan) Oct-15 (poster)
  13. Mizumoto N., Kobayashi, K. & Matsuura, K. Emergence of colony-specific architectures in termite shelter-tube construction. International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI14) Cairns (Australia) Jul-14 (oral)


Presentation lists including Japanese