Showtaro Kakizoe


Showtaro Kakizoe at Siem Reap, Cambodia,
August 2014. Photo by Munetoshi Maruyama.


Showtaro Kakizoe is a graduate student in the Laboratory of Ecological Science, Kyushu University, Japan. He has interests in the evolution of feeding habits, phylogeny, and systematics of Scarabaeoidea (mainly coprophagous groups in SE Asia), especially termitophilous Corythoderini, Termitoderini, Termitotrogini, Stereomerini, Ivieolini, and Scarabatermitini and myrmecophilous scarabs.

Showtaro Kakizoe
Kyushu University
Laboratory of Ecological Science
Motooka 744, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, 819-0395 JAPAN



1. Kakizoe, S. 2013. A new record of Copris arimotoi (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Elytra New Series 3(2): 274.

2. Kakizoe, S and M. Maruyama. 2015. Termitotrox venus sp. n. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae), a new blind, flightless termitophilous scarab from Cambodia. ZooKeys 513: 13–21. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.513.9958


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