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Welcome to Database MOKUROKU Based on "A Check List of Japanese Insects" !

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A database called MOKUROKU is based on "A Check List of Japanese Insects" (supervisor: Y. Hirashima, 1989 & 1990) and treats all the insect species or subspecies recorded from Japan. Each record is comprised of 5 items: scientific names of family, genus, species (or subspecies), Japanese name and distributional data. The MOKUROKU was constructed (1st edition, Tadauchi et. al., 1990) in the Computer Center of Kyushu University and the 2nd version (Tadauchi & Inoue, 1999) is currently open to the public. A user can collect information partly on new species and new recorded species from Japan by using the previous database KONCHUR.

The MOKUROKU is managed by a text database management system SIGMA.

MOKUROKU(2nd edition) is partly supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) (Head Investigator: Osamu Tadauchi) from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Japan.

The use of data in this database is free of charge if the objective is academic study or educational purposes.

Items of Data

Data and Tags are the Following 5 items.

1. (FTAX) family (scientific name, including Japanese name)
2. (GTAX) genus (scientific name)
3. (STAX) species (scientific name)
4. (JTAX) Japanese name
5. (DST) Distribution (Japan inland; overseas)

Example of a Record

(FTAX) 315180550000. Pieridae Japanese string(A)
(GTAX) Pieris (Artogeia)
(STAX) rapae crucivora Boisduval,1836
(JTAX) Japanese string
(DST) HOKKAIDO, Rebun Is., Rishiri Is., HONSHU, Sado Is., Izu Isls., Ogasawara Isls., Awajishima Is., Oki Is., SHIKOKU, Shodoshima Is., KYUSHU, Tsushima Is., Iki Is., Goto Is., Tanegashima Is., Yakushima Is., Tokara Isls., AmamiOshima Is., Tokunoshima Is., OkinawaHonto Is., Miyako Is., Ishigaki Is., Iriomote Is., Yonaguni Is.; Taiwan, Far East Continent

Publications, Manuals and Explanations

Copyright Notice

Entomological Laboratotry, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University holds the copyright on the MOKUROKU file (Head constructor: Osamu Tadauchi, System administrator: Hitoshi Inoue).

Update of the MOKUROKU database

Updated taxa:  Dermaptera   Updated date: 2006.11.10    Revised by:   Masaru Nishikawa

       Hymenoptera, Apoidea   Updated date: 2014.10.14    Revised by:   Osamu Tadauchi

       Hymenoptera, Apoidea   Updated date: 2016.02.17    Revised by:   Osamu Tadauchi

Inquiries and Comments

Inquiries and Comments about MOKUROKU Should be the Following E-mail Address.

Database MOKUROKU (Osamu Tadauchi, Satoshi Kamitani)
Entomological Laboratory,
Faculty of Agriculture,
Kyushu University
Fukuoka, 812-8581