Monday, 18 November 2002: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Room 305 (Convention Center, Third Floor)

Student Competition Ten-Minute Papers, Subsection A2. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Moderator(s): Debra L. Murray
M. Alma Solis
1:00 PM0403Review of generic limits and biogeographic patterns in the New World tiger moth genus Virbia (Arctiidae: Arctiinae)
Jennifer M. Zaspel, Susan J. Weller
1:12 PM0404Analysis of the generic limits within the subfamily Cenocoeliinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Kevin M. Pitz, Michael J. Sharkey
1:24 PM0405Metalmark moth (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae) fauna of La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica: Ultrastructure of immature stages and life history
Jadranka Rota
1:36 PM0406Phylogeny of the leafhopper genus Errhomus (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) based on mtDNA sequences
Diana G. Johnson, Richard S. Zack, Walter S. Sheppard
1:48 PM0407Cryptic species of gall wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Antistrophus rufus) specialized on prairie perennials (Asteraceae: Silphium)
John F. Tooker, Lawrence M. Hanks
2:00 PM0408You gotta know when to fold 'em: Is Paleoptera monophyletic?
T. Heath Ogden, Michael F. Whiting
2:12 PMBreak
2:24 PM0409Mantophasmatodea: New Order or new hype?
Matthew Terry, Michael F. Whiting
2:36 PM0410Preliminary phylogeny of the tiger moth tribe Callimorphini (Arctiidae:Arctiinae)
Michelle A. DaCosta, Susan J. Weller
2:48 PM0411Evolution of mitochondrial genomes from sister corn borer species Ostrinia nubilalis and Ostrinia furnicalis: mutational trends and variation in gene substitution rate
Brad Coates, Rick L. Hellmich, Leslie C. Lewis
3:00 PM0412Revision of Wyeomyia (Hystatomyia) Dyar & Knab (Diptera: Culicidae)
Jessica Y. Adkins, Darlene D. Judd
3:12 PM0413Morphology and systematics of Cassidinae (tortoise beetles) and Hispinae (leaf-mining beetles) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Caroline S. Chaboo

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