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52. Thompson CL, Powell BL, Williams SH, Hanya G, Glander KE, Vinyard CJ (in press) Thyroid hormone fluctuations indicate a thermoregulatory function in both a tropical (Alouatta palliata) and seasonally cold-habitat (Macaca fuscata) primate. American Journal of Primatology .

51. Sha JCM, Kaneko A, Suda-Hashimoto N, He T, Take M, Zhang P, Hanya G (2017) Estimating activity of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) using accelerometers. American Journal of Primatology e22694. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22694.

50. Kurihara Y, Hanya G (2017) Comparison of energy balance between two different-sized groups of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui). Primates 58: 413-422. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-017-0607-x

49. Miyata A, Yoshihiro S, Takahata Y, Manda M, Furuichi T, Kurihara Y, Hayaishi S, Hanya G* (2017). Changes of abundance of Japanese macaques in Yakushima over the past 20 years. Primate Research 33: 35-42. DOI: 10.2354/psj.33.001 (in Japanese with English summary)
*Corresponding author

48. Matsuda I, Clauss M, Tuuga A, Hanya G, Yumoto T, Bernard H, Hummel J (2017) Factors affecting leaf selection by foregut-fermenting proboscis monkeys: New insight from in vitro digestibility and toughness of leaves. Scientific Reports 7: 42774. DOI: 10.1038/srep42774

47. Bernard H, Bili R, Matsuda I, Hanya G, Wearn OR, Wong A, and Ahmad AH. (2016) Species richness and distribution of primates in disturbed and converted forest landscapes in northern Borneo. Tropical Conservation Science 9: 1-11. DOI: 10.1177/1940082916680104

46. Hamada A, Hanya G* (2016) Frugivore assemblage of Ficus superba in a warm-temperate forest in Yakushima, Japan. Ecological Research 31: 903-911. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-016-1398-z
*Corresponding author

45. Hanya G, Bernard H (2016) Seasonally consistent small home range and long ranging distance in Presbytis rubicunda in Danum Valley, Borneo. International Journal of Primatology: 37:390-404. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-016-9907-z

44. Ando H, Setsuko S, Horikoshi K, Suzuki H, Umehara S, Yamasaki M, Hanya G, Inoue-Murayama M, Isagi Y (2016) Seasonal and inter-island variation in the foraging strategy of the critically endangered Red-headed Wood Pigeon Columba janthina nitens in disturbed island habitats derived from high-throughput sequencing. Ibis 158: 291-304. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12345

43. Ushida K, Tsuchida S, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Sawada A, Hanya G (2016) Draft genome sequences of Sarcina ventriculi isolated from wild Japanese macaques in Yakushima island. Genome Announcements 4: e01694-15. DOI:10.1128/genomeA.01694-15

42. Kurihara Y, Hanya G (2015) Comparison of feeding behavior between two different-sized groups of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui). American Journal of Primatology 77: 986-1000. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22429

41. Hanya G, Bernard H (2015) Different roles of seeds and young leaves in the diet of red leaf monkeys (Presbytis rubicunda): Comparisons of availability, nutritional properties and associated feeding behavior. International Journal of Primatology 36: 177-193. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-015-9819-3

40. Ancrenaz M, Sollmann R, Meijaard E, Hearn AJ, Ross J, Samejima H, Loken B, Cheyne SM, Stark DJ, Gardner PC, Goossens B, Mohamed A, Bohm T, Matsuda I, Nakabayashi M, Lee SK, Bernard H, Brodie J, Wich S, Fredriksson G, Hanya G, Harrison ME, Kanamori T, Kretzschmar P, Macdonald DW, Riger P, Spehar S, Ambu LN, Wilting A (2014) Coming down from the trees: Is terrestrial activity in Bornean orangutans natural or disturbance driven? Scientific Reports 4: 4024. DOI: 10.1038/srep04024

39. Hanya G, Fuse M, Aiba S, Takafumi H, Tsujino R, Agetsuma N, Chapman C (2014) Ecosystem impacts of folivory and frugivory by Japanese macaques in two temperate forests in Yakushima. American Journal of Primatology 76: 596-607. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22253.

38. Otani Y, Sawada A, Hanya G (2014) Short-term separation from groups by male Japanese macaques: costs and benefits in feeding behavior and social interaction. American Journal of Primatology 76: 374-384. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22241

37. Sawada A, Sato H, Inoue E, Otani Y, Hanya G (2014) Mycophagy among Japanese macaques in Yakushima: fungal species diversity and behavioral patterns. Primates 55: 249-257. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-013-0396-9

36. Sato H, Ichino S, Hanya G (2014) Dietary modification by common brown lemurs (Eulemur fulvus) during seasonal drought conditions in western Madagascar. Primates 55: 219-230. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-013-0392-0

35. Matsuda I, Tuuga A, Bernard H, Sugau J, Hanya G (2013) Leaf selection by two Bornean colobine monkeys in relation to plant chemistry and abundance. Scientific Reports 3: 1873. DOI: 10.1038/srep01873

34. Sha JCM, Hanya G (2013) Temporal food resource correlates to the behavior and ecology of food-enhanced long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). Mammal Study 38: 163-175. DOI: 10.3106/041.038.0305

33. Tsuji Y, Hanya G, Grueter CC (2013) Feeding strategies of primates in temperate and alpine forests: a comparison of Asian macaques and colobines. Primates 54: 201-215. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-013-0359-1

32. Otani Y, Yoshihiro S, Takahata Y, Zamma K, Nagai M. Kanie M, Hayaishi S, Fujino M, Sugaya K, Sudo M, Amanai S, Kaneda M, Tachikawa Y, Fukunaga Y, Okahisa Y, Higashi K, Hanya G (2013) Density of Japanese macaque(Macaca fuscata yakui) males ranging alone: seasonal and regional variation in male cohesiveness with the group. Mammal Study 38: 105-115. DOI: 10.3106/041.038.0206

31. Sha JCM, Hanya G (2013) Diet, activity, habitat use and ranging of two neighboring groups of food-enhanced long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). American Journal of Primatology75: 581-592. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22137

30. Hanya G, Tsuji Y, Grueter CC (2013) Fruiting and flushing phenology in Asian tropical and temperate forests: implications for primate ecology. Primates 54: 101-110. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-012-0341-3
(Primates Most-cited Paper Award 2015)

29. Hanya G, Chapman CA (2013) Linking feeding ecology and population abundance: a review of food resource limitation on primates. Ecological Research 28: 183-190. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-012-1012-y

28. Hanya G, Bernard H (2013) Functional response to fruiting seasonality by a primate seed predator, red leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda). Tropical Ecology 54: 383-395

27. Sawada A, Clauss M, Sakaguchi E, Hanya G (2012) A pilot study on the ontogeny of digestive physiology in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Mammalian Biology 77: 455-458.

26. Hanya G, Bernard H (2012) Fallback foods of red leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda) in Danum Valley, Borneo. International Journal of Primatology 33: 322-337.

25. Hanya G, Aiba S (2011) Annual periodicity in fruiting in temperate forests in Yakushima, Japan. Forestry Studies in China.13: 112-122.

24. Hanya G, Ménard N, Qarro M, Ibn Tattou M, Fuse M, Vallet D, Yamada A, Go M, Takafumi H, Tsujino R, Agetsuma N, Wada K (2011) Dietary adaptations of temperate primates: comparisons of Japanese and Barbary macaques. Primates 52: 187-198
(Primates Most-cited Paper Award 2014)

23. Sawada A, Sakaguchi E, Hanya G (2011) Digesta passage time, digestibility, and total gut fill in captive Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata): effects of food type and food intake level. International Journal of Primatology32: 390-405.

22. Hanya G Stevenson P, van Noordwijk M, Wong ST, Kanamori T, Kuze N, Aiba S, Chapman CA, van Schaik C (2011) Seasonality in fruit availability affects frugivorous primate biomass and species richness. Ecography34: 1009-1017.

21. Hanya G, Aiba S (2010) Fruit fall in five warm- and cool-temperate forests in Yakushima, Japan. Forestry Studies in China 12: 184-192.

20. Hanya G, Aiba S (2010) Fruit fall in tropical and temperate forests: implications for frugivore diversity. Ecological Research 25: 1081-1090

19. Hanya G (2009) Effects of food type and number of feeding sites in a tree on aggression during feeding in wild Macaca fuscata. International Journal of Primatology 30:569-581.

18. Hanya G, Matsubara M, Hayaishi S, Zamma K, Yoshihiro S, Kanaoka MM, Sugaya S, Kiyono M, Nagai M, Tsuriya Y, Hayakawa S, Suzuki M, Yokota T, Kondo D,Takahata Y (2008) Food conditions, competitive regime, and female social relationships in Japanese macaques: within-population variation on Yakushima. Primates 49: 116-125.

17. Hanya G, Kiyono M, Takafumi H, Tsujino R, Agetsuma N (2007) Mature leaf selection of Japanese macaques: effects of availability and chemical content. Journal of Zoology 273: 140-147.

16. Hanya G, Kiyono M, Hayaishi S (2007) Behavioral thermoregulation of wild Japanese macaques: comparisons between two subpopulations. American Journal of Primatology 69: 802-815.

15. Aiba S, Hanya G, Tsujino R, Takyu M, Seino T, Kimura K, Kitayama K (2007) Comparative study of additive basal area of conifers in forest ecosystems along elevational gradients. Ecological Research 22: 439-450.

14. Hanya G, Kiyono M, Yamada A, Suzuki K, Furukawa M, Yoshida Y, Chijiiwa A (2006) Not only annual food abundance but also fallback food quality determines the Japanese macaque density: evidence from seasonal variations in home range size. Primates 47: 275-278

13. Hanya G (2005) Comparisons of dispersal success between the species fruiting prior to and those at the peak of migrant frugivore abundance. Plant Ecology 181: 167-177.

12. Hanya G, Zamma K, Hayaishi S, Yoshihiro S, Tsuriya Y, Sugaya S, Kanaoka MM, Hayakawa S, Takahata Y (2005) Comparisons of food availability and density of Japanese macaques in primary, naturally regenerated and plantation forests. American Journal of Primatology 66: 245-262.

11. Hanya G (2004) Seasonal variations in the activity budget of Japanese macaques in the coniferous forest of Yakushima: effects of food and temperature. American Journal of Primatology 63: 165-177.

10. Hanya G, Yoshihiro S, Zamma K, Matsubara H, Ohtake M, Kubo R, Noma N, Agetsuma N, Takahata Y (2004) Environmental determinants of the altitudinal variations in relative group densities of the Japanese macaques on Yakushima. Ecological Research19: 485-493.
(Ecological Research Award)

9. Hanya G (2004) Diet of a Japanese macaque troop in the coniferous forest of Yakushima. International Journal of Primatology 25: 55-71.

8. Hanya G, Matsubara M, Sugiura H, Hayakawa S, Goto S, Tanaka T, Soltis J, Noma N (2004) Mass mortality of Japanese macaques in a western coastal forest of Yakushima. Ecological Research 19: 179-188.

7. Hanya G (2003) Age differences in food intake and dietary selection of wild male Japanese macaques. Primates 44: 333-339.

6. Hanya G, Yoshihiro S, Zamma K, Kubo R, Takahata Y (2003) New method to census primate groups: estimating group density of Japanese macaques by point census. American Journal of Primatology 60: 43-56.

5. Hanya G, Noma N, Agetsuma N (2003) Altitudinal and seasonal variations in the diet of Japanese macaques in Yakushima. Primates 44: 51-59.

4. Hanya G, Yamada H, Arakane T (2002) Expeditionary ranging by a Japanese macaque troop in Hieizan. Anthropological Science 110: 415-420.

3. Yoshihiro S, Ohtake M, Matsubara H, Zamma K, Hanya G, Tanimura Y, Kubota H, Kubo R, Arakane T, Hirata T, Furukawa M, Sato A, Takahata Y (1999) Vertical distribution of wild Yakushima macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui) in the western area of Yakushima Island, Japan: preliminary report. Primates 40: 409-415.

2. Yoshihiro S, Ohtake M, Zamma K, Hanya G, Matsubara H, Tanimura Y, Kubo R, Matsushima K, Hayakawa S, Kojima T, Hirano T, Takahata Y (1998) Distribution of Japanese macaques in the eastern coniferous forest of Yakushima and fecal analysis. Primate Research 14: 189-199 (in Japanese with English summary).

1. Hanya G, Yamada H, Arakane T (1997) Population dynamics of Japanese macaques in Hieizan: effects of non-systematic provisioning and dependence on crops. Primate Research 13: 187-202 (in Japanese with English summary).


2. Hanya G (2009) Primate population dynamics: long-term data on the fluctuations of population size. Primate Research 24: 221-228 (in Japanese).

1. Hanya G (2009) Forest-primate relationships: primate extinction causes forest collapse? Japanese Journal of Environmental Entomology and Zoology 20: 75-78 (in Japanese).


6. Hanya G (2013) Japanese macaques: habitat-driven divergence in social dynamics. In: Primates and Cetaceans: Field Research and Conservation of Complex Mammalian Societies. Yamagiwa J, Karczmarski L (eds.), Springer, Tokyo, pp. 99-114.

5. Hanya G (2012) Relationships between primates and other organisms, with special reference to seed dispersal. In: Introduction to Primatology. Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University (ed.), pp 54-66, Maruzen Press, Tokyo (in Japanese)

4. Hanya G (2010) Ecological adaptations of temperate primates: population density of Japanese macaques. In: The Japanese Macaques. (Nakagawa N, Nakamichi M and Sugiura H eds), pp79-97. Springer, Tokyo.

3. Hanya G (2007) Ecological adaptations of temperate primates. In: The Science of Primate Evolution. Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University (ed.), pp103-114, Kyoto University Press, Kyoto (in Japanese).

2. Hanya G (2002) The island of the southern limit of the distribution. In: Natural History of Japanese Macaque. Oi T, Masui K (eds.), pp229-250, Tokai University Press, Tokyo (in Japanese).

1. Hanya G, Zamma K, Yoshihiro S (2000) Determinants of the distribution of macaques. In: Natural Society of Japanese macaques-Yakushima as an eco-museum. Takahata Y, Yamagiwa J (eds.), pp11-32, Kyoto University Press, Kyoto (in Japanese)

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