All publications in 2010-2014.
All publications in 2005-2009.
All publications in 1995-2004.



  • Mukai, A., Mano, G., Des Marteaux, L., Shinada, T., Goto, S.G. Juvenile hormone as a causal factor for maternal regulation of diapause in a wasp.Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in press.
  • Kodama, A., Matsumoto, K., Shinada, T., Goto, S.G. Juvenile hormone identification in the cabbage bug Eurydema rugosa. Bulletin of Entomological Research, in press.
  • Goto, S.G., Nagata, M. The circadian clock gene (Clock) regulates photoperiodic time measurement and its downstream process determining maternal induction of embryonic diapause in a cricket. European Journal of Entomology 119, 12-22. doi: 10.14411/eje.2022.002
  • Des Marteaux, L., Xi, J., Mano, G., Goto, S.G. Circadian clock outputs regulating insect photoperiodism: a potential role for glutamate transporter. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 589, 100-106. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2021.12.014


  • Mukai, A., Yamaguchi, K., Goto, S.G. Urban warming and artificial light alter dormancy in the flesh fly. Royal Society Open Science 8, 210866.doi: 10.1098/rsos.210866
  • Kitai, H., Kakuda, U., Goto, S.G., Shiga, S. Photoperiod controls egg laying and caudodorsal cell hormone expression but not gonadal development in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 207, 523-532. doi: 10.1007/s00359-021-01494-2
  • Yoshida, M., Lee, R.E. Jr., Denlinger, D.L., Goto, S.G. Expression of aquaporins in response to distinct dehydration stresses that confer stress tolerances in the Antarctic midge Belgica antarctica. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 256, 110928. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2021.110928
  • Matsumoto, K., Kotaki, T., Numata, H., Shinada, T., Goto, S.G.  Juvenile hormone III skipped bisepoxide is widespread in true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Royal Society Open Science 8, 202242. doi: 10.1098/rsos.202242Featured in the Japanese Newspaper
  • Takekata, H., Tachibana, S.I., Motooka D., Nakamura, S., Goto, S.G. Possible biological processes controlled by the circatidal clock in the mangrove cricket inferred from transcriptome analysis. Biological Rhythm Research, online published. doi: 10.1080/09291016.2020.1838747
  • Takano, Y., Goto, S.G., Gotoh, T. Diapause induction in Eotetranychus smithi (Acari: Tetranychidae): Effect of average temperature, but not of thermoperiod. Physiological Entomology 46, 8-16. doi: 10.1111/phen.12335
  • Fujioka, H., Okada, Y., & Abe, M.S. Bipartite network analysis of ant-task associations reveals task groups and absence of colonial daily activity. Royal Society Open Science, 8(1), 201637.


  • Ichikawa, A., Ikeda, M., Goto, S.G. Cold storage of diapausing larvae and post-storage performance of adults in the blowfly Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, 55, 321-327. doi: 10.1007/s13355-020-00685-8
  • Matsumoto, K., Yasuno, Y., Yasuda, K., Hayashi, T., Goto, S.G., Shinada, T. Structure determination of juvenile hormone from Chagas disease vectors, Rhodnius prolixus and Triatoma infestans. Chemistry Letters 49, 538-541. Editor’s Choice. doi: 10.1246/cl.200126
  • Ando, Y., Matsumoto, K., Misaki, K., Mano, G., Shiga, S., Numata, H., Kotaki, T., Shinada, T., Goto, S.G. Juvenile hormone III skipped bisepoxide, not its stereoisomers, as a juvenile hormone of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 289, 113394. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2020.113394
  • Tachibana, S.-I., Matsuzaki, S., Tanaka, M., Shiota, M., Motooka, D., Nakamura, S., Goto, S.G. The autophagy-related protein GABARAP is induced during overwintering in the bean bug Riptortus pedestris (Hemiptera: Alydidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 113, 427–434. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz287
  • Inagaki T, Yanagihara S, Fuchikawa T, Matsuura K Gut microbial pulse provides nutrition for parental provisioning in incipient termite colonies Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 74 doi: 10.1007%2Fs00265-020-02843-y
  • Mitaka Y, Tasaki E, Nozaki T, Fuchikawa T, Kobayashi K, Matsuura K Transcriptomic analysis of epigenetic modification genes in the termite Reticulitermes speratus. Insect Science, 27, 202–211. doi: 10.1111/1744-7917.12640


  • Satoh, S., Awata, S., Tanaka, H., Jordan, L.A., Kakuda, U., Hori, M., Kohda, M. Bi-parental mucus provisioning in the scale-eating cichlid Perissodus microlepis (Cichlidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 128, 926–935. doi: 10.1093/biolinnean/blz124
  • Matsuda, N., Fujita, S., Tanaka, K., Watari, Y., Shintani, Y., Goto, S.G., Nisimura, T., Izumi, Y., Numata, H. Robustness of latitudinal life-cycle variations in a cricket Dianemobius nigrofasciatus (Orthoptera: Trigonidiidae) in Japan against climate warming over the last five decades. Applied Entomology and Zoology, Applied Entomology and Zoology 54, 349-357. doi: 10.1007/s13355-019-00629-x
  • Yamaguchi, K., Goto, S.G. Distinct Physiological Mechanisms Induce Latitudinal and Sexual Differences in the Photoperiodic Induction of Diapause in a Fly. Journal of Biological Rhythms 34, 293-306. doi: 10.1177/0748730419841931
  • Hamanaka, Y., Mizunami, M. Tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive neurons in the mushroom body of the field cricket, Gryllus bimaculatus. Cell and Tissue Research 376: 97-111. doi: 10.1007/s00441-018-2969-9
  • Sekizawa, A., Goto, S.G., Nakashima, Y. A nudibranch removes rival sperm with a disposable spiny penis. Journal of Ethology. 37: 21-29 doi: 10.1007/s10164-018-0562-z
  • Tamai, T., Shiga, S., Goto, S.G. Roles of the circadian clock and the endocrine regulator in the photoperiodic response of the brown-winged green bug, Plautia stali. Physiological Entomology 44: 43-52. doi: 10.1002/PHEN.12274


  • Shimizu, Y., Tamai, T., Goto, S.G. Cell cycle regulator, small silencing RNA, and segmentation patterning gene expression in relation to embryonic diapause in the band-legged ground cricket. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 102: 75-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2018.09.012
  • Matsuda, N., Tanaka, K., Watari, Y., Shintani, Y., Goto, S.G., Nisimura, T., Izumi, Y., Numata, H. Northward expansion of the bivoltine life cycle of the cricket over the last four decades. Global Change Biology. 24: 5622-5628. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14436
  • Yashiro T, Lo N, Kobayashi K, Nozaki T, Fuchikawa T, Mizumoto N, Namba Y, Matsuura K. Loss of males from mixed-sex societies in termites. BMC Biology 16:96 doi: 10.1186/s12915-018-0563-y
  • Sekizawa, A., Goto, S.G., Nakashima, Y. A nudibranch removes rival sperm with a disposable spiny penis. Journal of Ethology. In press. doi: 10.1007/s10164-018-0562-z
  • Goto, S.G., Matsumoto, K. Photoperiodism, Insects. The Encyclopedia of Reproduction 2nd Edition, Elsevier. ISBN: 9780128118993
  • Rozsypal, J., Moos, M., Goto, S.G. Cold acclimation increases cold tolerance independently of diapause programing in the bean bug, Riptortus pedestris. Bulletin of Entomological Research,108: 487-493. doi: 10.1017/S0007485317001006
  • Matsuura K, Mizumoto N, Kobayashi K, Nozaki T, Fujita T, Yashiro T, Fuchikawa T, Mitaka Y, Vargo EL A genomic imprinting model of termite caste determination: Not genetic but epigenetic inheritance influences offspring caste fate. American Naturalist 191: 677-690. doi: 10.1086/697238
  • Suzaki Y, Katsuki M, Okada K. Attractive males produce high‐quality daughters in the bean bug Riptortus pedestris. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 116:17-23. doi: 10.1111/eea.12636
  • Shimizu, Y., Mukai, A., Goto, S.G. Cell cycle arrest in the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis in larval diapause. Journal of Insect Physiology 106, 147-152. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.11.011


  • Kawasaki, Y., Nishimura, H., & Shiga, S. Plausible link between circa'bi'dian activity rhythms and circadian-clock systems in the large black chafer Holotrichia parallela. Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb-163253. doi: 10.1242/jeb.163253
  • Hase, H., Koukai, M., Hamanaka, Y., Goto, S.G., Tachibana, S.-I., Shiga, S. Transcriptome analysis of the brain under diapause and non-diapause conditions in the blowfly, Protophormia terraenovae. Physiological Entomology 42, 282-289. doi: 10.1111/phen.12205
  • Harada, E., Goto, S.G. Up-regulation of heat-shock proteins in larvae, but not adults, of the flesh fly during hot summer days. Cell Stress and Chaperones, 22,823-831. doi: 10.1007/s12192-017-0812-y
  • Mizumoto N, Fuchikawa T, Matsuura K (2017) Pairing strategy after today's failure: unpaired termites synchronize mate search using photic cycles. Population Ecology 59: 205-211 doi: 10.1007/s10144-017-0584-3
  • Kawakami, H., Goto, S.G., Murata, K., Matsuda, H. Shigeri, Y., Imura, T., Inagaki, H., Shinada, T. Isolation of biologically active peptides from the venom of Japanese carpenter bee, Xylocopa appendiculata. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 23, 29. doi: 10.1186/s40409-017-0119-6
  • Yamamoto, Mk., Nishimura, K., Shiga, S. Clock and hormonal controls of an eclosion gate in the flesh fly Sarcophaga crassipalpis. Zoological Science 34, 151-160. doi: 10.2108/zs160153
  • Yamamoto, Mz., Shiga, S., Goto, S.G. Distribution of PERIOD-immunoreactive neurons and temporal change of the immunoreactivity under long-day and short-day conditions in the larval brain of the flesh fly Sarcophaga similis. Chronobiology International, 34, 819-825. doi: 10.1080/07420528.2017.1310736
  • Fuchikawa T, Beer K, Linke-Winnebeck C, Ben-David R, Kotowoy A, Tsang VWK, Warman GR, Winnebeck EC, Helfrich-Forster C, Bloch G. Neuronal circadian clock protein oscillations are similar in behaviourally rhythmic forager honey bees and in arrhythmic nurses. Open Biology 7: 170047 doi: 10.1098/rsob.170047
  • Okada K, Suzaki Y, Sasaki R, Katsuki M. Fitness costs of polyandry to female cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:86. doi:10.1007/s00265-017-2316-2
  • Xi, J., Toyoda, I., Shiga, S. Afferent neural pathways from the photoperiodic receptor in the bean bug, Riptortus pedestris. Cell and Tissue Research 368, 469-485. doi: 10.1007/s00441-016-2565-9 
  • Matsumura K, Fuchikawa T, Miyatake T. Decoupling of behavioral trait correlation across life stages in two holometabolous insects. Behavior Genetics 47:459–467  doi:10.1007/s10519-017-9847-1
  • Fujioka H, Abe MS, Fuchikawa T, Tsuji K, Shimada M, Okada Y. Ant circadian activity associated with brood care type. Biology Letters 13:20160743 doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0743
  • Matsumoto, K., Suetsugu, Y., Tanaka, Y., Kotaki, T., Goto, S.G., Shinoda, T., Shiga, S. Identification of allatostatic molecules in the brown-winged green bug Plautia stali. Journal of Insect Physiology 96, 21-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.10.005


  • Suzaki, Y., Okada, K. Developmental characteristics of the seed bug Graptostethus servus (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) at different temperatures. Applied Entomology and Zoology 51, 555-560. doi: 10.1007/s13355-016-0431-6
  • Goto, S.G. Physiological and molecular mechanisms underlying photoperiodism in the spider mite: comparisons with insects. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 186, 969-984. doi: 10.1007/s00360-016-1018-9
  • Omura, S., Numata, H., Goto, S.G. Circadian clock regulates photoperiodic responses governed by distinct output pathways in the bean bug, Riptortus pedestris. Biological Rhythm Research 47, 937-945. doi: 10.1080/09291016.2016.1212515
  • Miyazaki, Y., Tanaka, K., Watari, Y. Goto, S.G. Temperature cycle amplitude alters the adult eclosion time and expression pattern of the circadian clock gene period in the onion fly. Journal of Insect Physiology 86, 54-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.01.002
  • Mukai, A., Goto, S.G. The clock gene period is essential for the photoperiodic response in the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 51, 185-194. doi: 10.1007/s13355-015-0384-1


  • Rozsypal, J. The role of water, ice nucleators, and inoculation
    in insect cold survival. Open Access Insect Physiology 5, 21-30. doi: 10.2147/OAIP.S64952
  • Kobelkova, A.#, Goto, S.G.#, Peyton, J.T., Ikeno, T., Lee, R.E. Jr., Denlinger, D.L. Continuous activity and no cycling 1 of clock genes in the Antarctic midge during the polar summer. Journal of Insect Physiology 81, 90-96. #: equally contributed. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2015.07.008
  • Yasuyama, K., Hase, H., Shiga, S. Neuroanatomy of the pars intercerebralis neurons in the blow fly Protophormia terraenovae with an interest in connections with pigment-dispersing factor-immunoreactive neurons. Cell Tissue Research 362, 33-43. doi: 10.1007/s00441-015-2192-x
  • Goto, S.G., Lee, R.E. Jr., Denlinger, D.L. Aquaporins in the Antarctic midge, an extremophile that relies on dehydration for cold survival. Biological Bulletin 229, 47-57. Free download.
  • Goto, S.G., Takekata, H.  Circatidal rhythm and the veiled clockwork. Current Opinion in Insect Science 7, 92-97. doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2014.12.004
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