Wednesday, 20 November 2002: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 209-210 (Convention Center, Second Floor)

Apiculture and Social Insects (Ants et al.)

Moderator(s): Hal Reed
Sanford D. Porter
8:00 AM0947Behavioral and genetic variation between introduced North American populations of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile
Grzegorz Buczkowski, Jules Silverman
8:12 AM0948Paper Withdrawn
8:24 AM0949Genetic diversity modulates activity in harvester ants
Diane C. Wiernasz, Blaine J. Cole
8:36 AM0950Semi-claustral colony founding in the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus: a comparative analysis of colony founding strategies
Robert A. Johnson
8:48 AM0951Life and death in the desert: demography of Pogonomyrmex occidentalis
Blaine J. Cole, Diane C. Wiernasz
9:00 AM0952Task allocation of Pogonomyrmex comanche workers
Jerry L. Cook, Daniel J. Harrison, Robert T. Puckett
9:12 AMBreak 1
9:24 AM0953Frequent nest relocation in a soil-nesting tropical rainforest ant
Terrence P. McGlynn, Ryan Carr, Johnny Carson, Johnathan Buma
9:36 AM0954Brain ultrastructure, biogenic amines and division of labor in the ant, Pheidole dentata
Marc Seid, Christine Li, Kristen Harris, James F.A. Traniello
9:48 AM0955Ant predation on neonate larvae of the root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida citrus
Robin J. Stuart, Ian W. Jackson, Clayton W. McCoy
10:00 AM0956Field validation of laboratory-derived locomotion energetics in ants
John R.B. Lighton, Francis D. Duncan
10:12 AM0957Seasonal variation in temperature sensitivity of the red imported fire ant
Vicky E. Bertagnolli, Lawrence C. 'Fudd' Graham, Arthur G. Appel
10:24 AM0958Larval heat stress as a consequence of nesting site choice in the exotic leafcutting bee species Megachile apicalis
John Barthell, John Hranitz, Robbin Thorp
10:36 AMBreak 2
10:48 AM0959Detecting and quantifying imported fire ant infestations with remote sensing technology
James Vogt
11:00 AM0963Paper Withdrawn
11:12 AM0964Paper Withdrawn
11:24 AM0960Field testing of candidate chemical attractants for social wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
Hal Reed, Peter J. Landolt

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