JBIF: Japan Node of Global Biodiversity Information Facility

How Many Species of Living Organisms Are There in Japan?

Event Overview

Date and Time: Dec. 10 (Sun), 2011, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Place: National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan Gallery, 2nd Floor Auditorium (Ueno)
Organizers: National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo; University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; National Institute of Genetics
Sponsors: Union of the Japanese Societies for Systematic Biology, Union of Japanese Societies for Natural History

Program

Time Title Speaker and affiliation Summary Handouts
1:00-1:05 pm Opening Remarks Keiichi Matsuura (Department of Zoology, National Museum of Nature and Science)    
1:05-1:45 pm How Many Organisms Live in Japan's Coastal Waters? Dhugal J. Lindsay/Katsunori Fujikura
(Marine Biodiversity Research Program, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology)
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1:45-2:25pm The Usefulness and Limitations of the BG Plants Index of Japanese and Scientific Names (Y List) Koji Yonekura (Tohoku University Botanical Garden) PDFファイル PDFファイル
2:25-3:00 pm Break Time      
3:00-3:40pm How Many Kinds of Fungi Are There in Japan? Tsuyoshi Hosoya (Department of Botany, National Museum of Nature and Science) PDFファイル PDFファイル
3:40-4:20pm Weevils: Amazing diversity Hiroaki Kojima (Laboratory of Entomology, Tokyo University of Agriculture) PDFファイル PDFファイル
4:20-4:55pm General Discussion      
4:55-5:00pm Closing Remarks Motomi Itou (University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)