43) Liu CM, Kainoh Y (2020) Laboratory rearing of Lytopylus rufipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Agathidinae), a parasitoid wasp of the oriental fruit moth, Grapholita molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), using apple and a commercially available diet. Applied Entomology and Zoology 55: 271-276 (doi: 10.1007/s13355-020-00671-0) [Link]



42) Isono K, Kuramitsu K, Kainoh Y (2020) Deterrent effects of intact plants on host searching behavior of parasitoid wasps. Applied Entomology and Zoology 55: 199-204 (doi: 10.1007/s13355-020-00669-8) [Link]


41) Liu CM, Matsuyama S, Kainoh Y (2019) Synergistic Effects of Volatiles from Host-Infested Plants on Host-Searching Behavior in the Parasitoid Wasp Lytopylus rufipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 45: 684-692 (doi:10.1007/s10886-019-01088-y) [Link]


40) Yooboon TKuramitsu K, Bullangpoti V, Kainoh YFurukawa S (accepted) Cytotoxic effects of β-asarone on Sf9 insects cells. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology (doi:10.1002/arch.21596) [Link (early view)]


39) Kuramitsu KYooboon T, Tomatsuri M, Yamada H, Yokoi T (2019c) First come, first served: precopulatory mate-guarding behavior and male-male contests by a hymenopteran saproxylic parasitoid. The Science of Nature (Naturwissenschaften) 106: 23 (doi: 10.1007/s00114-019-1616-y) [Link]


38) Uehara* T, Ogino T*, Nakano A, Tezuka T, Yamaguchi T, Kainoh Y, Shimoda M (2019) Violet light is the most effective wavelength for recruiting the predatory bug Nesidiocoris tenuisBiocontrol 64: 139-147

(doi: 10.1007/s10526-019-09926-4) (*equal contribution) [Link]


37) Steven S, Uefune M, Ozawa R, Takabayashi J, Kainoh Y (2019) Oviposition experience of parasitoid wasps with nonhost larvae affects their olfactory and contact-behavioral responses toward host- and nonhost-infested plants. Journal of Chemical Ecology (doi:10.1007/s10886-019-01064-6) [Link] 


36) Yamashita KZhang K, Ichiki RT, Nakamura S, Furukawa S (2019) Novel host immune evasion strategy of the endoparasitoid Drino inconspicuoidesBulletin of Entomological Research (doi:10.1017/S0007485318001049) [Link] 


35) Kuramitsu K, Ishihara T, Sugita A, Yooboon T, Lustig B, Matsumori Y, Yamada H, Kinoshita N (2019b) The attraction of Tremex apicalis (Hymenoptera, Siricidae, Tremecinae) and its parasitoid Ibalia japonica (Hymenoptera, Ibaliidae) to the fungus Cerrena unicolorJournal of Hymenoptera Research 68: 37-48 (doi: 10.3897/jhr.68.30372) [Link (Open access)]


34) Kuramitsu KVicencio EJMKainoh Y (2019a) Differences in food plant species of the polyphagous herbivore Mythimna separata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) influence host searching behavior of its larval parasitoid, Cotesia kariyai (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions 13: 49-55 (doi: 10.1007/s11829-018-9659-0) [Link]


33) Piyasaengthong N, Sato Y, Kainoh Y (2019) Species-specific elicitors induce tea leaf to arrest the endoparasitoid Ascogaster reticulata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Jounal of Applied Entomology 143: 43-48 (doi: 10.1111/jen.12579) [Link]


32) Kawamata R, Sato Y, Suzuki M, Kainoh Y (2018) Color Preference and Associative Color Learnind in a Parasitoid Wasp, Ascogaster reticulata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 31: 523-534 (doi: org/10.1007/s10905-018-9696-7) [Link]


31) Kuramitsu K, Kainoh Y (2018) Recent topics on fundamental research supporting natural enemy use. Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology 62: 13-20  (in Japanese) [Link (open access)]


30) Nurkomar I,  Pudjianto, Manuwoto S, Buchori D, Matsuyama S, Taylor DMKainoh Y (2017) (E,E)-α-Farnesene as a host-induced plant volatile that attracts Apanteles taragamae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to host-infested cucumber plants. Biocontrol Science and Technology doi: org/10.1080/09583157.2017.1413340 [Link]


29) Nurkomar I, Buchori D, Taylor DMKainoh Y (2017) Innate olfactory responses of female and male parasitoid Apanteles taragamae Viereck (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) toward host plant infested by the cucumber moth Diaphania indica Saunders (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology 27: 1373-1382 [Link]


28) Onah IE, Eyo JE, Taylor DM (2017) Application of PCR-RFLP of COI Gene for Identification of Life Stages of Bactrocera dorsalis and Ceratitis anonae Infesting Citrus in Southeastern Nigeria. African Entomology 25: 485-493 [Link]


27) Ishihara TMaruyama YFurukawa S (2017) Gene expression and molecular characterization of a novel C-type lectin, encapsulation promoting lectin (EPL), in the rice armyworm, Mythimna separata. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular biology 89: 51-57 [Link]


26) Cherif A, Kinoshita N, Taylor D, Jemaa JMB (2017) Molecular characterization and phylogenetic comparisons of three Mayetiola species (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) infesting cereals in Tunisia. Applied Entomology and Zoology Doi: 10.1007/s13355-017-0507-y [Link]


25) Honda YIshiguro WOgihara HM, Kataoka H, Taylor DM (2017) Identification and expression of nuclear receptor genes and ecdysteroid titers during nymphal development in the spider Agelena silvaticaGeneral and Comparative Endocrinology 247: 183–198 [Link].


24) Thanikkul PPiyasaengthong NMenezes-Netto ATaylor DKainoh Y (2017) Effects of quantitative and qualitative differences in volatiles from host- and non-host-infested maize on the attraction of the larval parasitoid Cotesia kariyaiEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 163: 60-69 [Link]


23) Kuramitsu KKosaki AIshihara T, Yamada H, Watanabe K (2016b) Infestation of the woodwasp Tremex apicalis Matsumura (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) on the large-leaf dogwood Swida macrophylla (Wall.) with biological notes on its parasitoid wasps. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 52: 71-79 [Link (open access)]


22) Ogino T*, Uehara T*, Muraji M, Yamaguchi T, Ichihashi T, Suzuki T, Kainoh Y, Shimoda M (2016) Violet LED light enhances the recruitment of a thrip predator in open fields. Scientific Reports 6: Article number: 32302 

(*equal contribution) [Link (open access)]


21) Tokushima Y, Uehara T, Yamaguchi T, Arikawa K, Kainoh Y, Shimoda M (2016) Broadband photoreceptors are involved in violet light preference in the parasitoid fly Exorista JaponicaPLoS ONE 11: e0160441. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160441 [Link (open access)]


20) Uehara TKitahara H, Naka H, Matsuyama S, Ando T, Honda H (2016) 

Single-Component Pheromone Consisting of Bombykal in a Diurnal Hawk Moth, Neogurelca himachala sangaicaJournal of Chemical Ecology DOI: 10.1007/s10886-016-0714-y [Link]


19) Kuramitsu K, Ichiki TR, Nakamura S, Kainoh Y (2016a) Host plants of the herbivorous insect Mythimna separata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) affect its susceptibility to parasitism by the larval parasitoid Cotesia kariyai (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology 26: 1009-1019 [Link]


18) Piyasaengthong NKinoshita N, Sato Y, Kainoh Y (2016b) Sex-specific elicitor of Adoxophyes honmai (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on tea leaf arrests the egg-larval parasitoid Ascogaster reticulata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology doi:10.1007/s13355-016-0407-6 [Link]


17) Piyasaengthong N, Sato Y, Kinoshita NKainoh Y (2016a) Oviposition preference for leaf age in the smaller tea tortrix, Adoxophyes honmai (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) as related to performance of neonates. Applied Entomology and Zoology doi:10.1007/s13355-016-0408-5 [Link]


16) Honda HYamazaki RSumiuchi YUehara T, Matsuyama S, Ando T, Naka H (2015) Hybrid sex pheromone of the hibiscus flower-bud borer, Rehimena surusalis.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 41: 1043-1049  [Link]


15) Onah IE, Eyo JE, Taylor D (2015) Molecular identification of tephritid fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) infesting sweet oranges in Nsukka Agro-Ecological Zone, Nigeria, based on PCR-RFLP of COI gene and DNA barcoding. African Entomology 23: 342-347  [Link]


14) Luo ZHonda H (2015b) Function of plant odors in oviposition behaviors of the yellow peach moth Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 50: 347-353 [Link]


13) Luo ZHonda H (2015a) Olfactory and biophysical assessment of the oviposition stimulating potential host and non-host plants for the yellow peach moth, Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 50:183-189 [Link]


12) Uehara T, Naka H, Matsuyama S, Ando T, Honda H (2015) Identification of the sex pheromone of the diurnal hawk moth, Hemaris affinisJournal of Chemical Ecology 41: 9-14 [Link]


11) Kuramitsu K, Komizo K (2014) Parasitism of three attelabid weevils by Bracon (Uncobraconapoderi Watanabe (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Kyushu, Japan. Entomological Science 17: 440-442 [Link]


10) Uehara T, Yamaguchi T, Kotaki T, Shimoda M (2014) Evaluation of phototactic behavior by Two-dimensional open field test in the brown-winged green bug, Plautia stali (Scott) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology 58: 36-38 (in Japanese with English abstract) [Link]


9) Mandour NSKainoh Y, Ozawa R, Uefune M, Takabayashi J  (2013) Effects of prohydrojasmon-treated corn plants on attractiveness to parasitoids and the performance of their hosts. Journal of Applied Entomology 137:104-112 [Link]


8) Uehara T, Naka H, Matsuyama S, Vang JV, Ando T, Honda H (2013) Identification of conjugated pentadecadienals as sex pheromone components of the sphingid moth, Dolbina tancreiJournal of Chemical Ecology 39: 1441-1447 [Link]


7) Xiao W, Matsuyama S, Ando T, Millar JG, Honda H (2012) Unsaturated cuticular hydrocarbons synergize responses to sex attractant  pheromone in the yellow peach moths, Conogethes punctiferalisJournal of Chemical Ecology 38: 1143-1150 [Link]


6) Uehara T, Naka H, Matsuyama S, Ando T, Honda H (2012) Identification and field evaluation of sex pheromone in two hawk moths Deilephila elpenor lewisii and Theretra oldenlandiae oldenlandiae (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 47: 227-232 [Link]


5) Deshpande SAKainoh Y (2012) Herbivore egg deposition induced tea leaves to arrest the egg-larval parasitoid Ascogaster reticulataEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 144: 172-180 [Link]


4) Hanyu K, Ichiki RT, Nakamura S, Kainoh Y (2011) Behavior of the tachinid parasitoid Exorista japonica on herbivore-infested plants. Applied Entomology and Zoology 46: 565-571 [Link]


3) Mandour NSKainoh Y, Ozawa R, Uefune M, Takabayashi J (2011) Effects of time after last herbivory on the attraction of corn plants infested with common armyworms to a parasitic wasp Cotesia kariyaiJournal of Chemical Ecology 37:267-272 [Link]


2) Fujinuma MKainoh Y, Nemoto H (2010) Borago officinalis attracts the aphid parasitoid Aphidius coleman (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 45: 615-620 [Link]


1) Seino H, Shoji K, Kainoh Y (2010) Utilization of learned plant chemicals in host searching behavior by the egg-larval parasitoid, Ascogaster reticulata Watanabe (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 45: 339-345 [Link]