Ryûtarô Iwata

Ryûtarô Iwata Japanese entomologist.

  • Department of Forest Science and Resources, College ofBioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Japan.

Taxon names authored

(List may be incomplete)


(List may be incomplete)


  • Naomi, S-I. & Iwata, R. 1996. Kistnerium japonicum Naomi & Iwata n. gen. & n. sp., the first representative of the tribe Mesoporini (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Japan, associated with termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Sociobiology 28(1): 73–81.


  • Maruyama, M. & Iwata, R. 2002. Termitariophilous lamellicorn beetle, Madrasostes kazumai (Coleoptera, Ceratocanthidae), collected from a nest of Hodotermopsis sjoestedti (Isoptera, Termopsidae). Elytra, Tokyo 30(2): 455–456.
  • Maruyama, M. & Iwata, R. 2002. Two new termitophiles of the tribe Termitohospitini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) associated with Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Canadian entomologist 134(4): 419–432.