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

Room 220-221 (Convention Center, Second Floor)

Student Competition Ten-Minute Papers, Subsection Cd2. Behavior and Ecology

Moderator(s): Peter J. Landolt
Megha Parajulee
1:00 PM0480A specialist parasitoid in a transgenic landscape: density dependence and proximity effects
Jennifer A. White, David Andow
1:12 PM0481Ant diversity in Florida: an ecosystem-based assessment of biodiversity and the efficiency of sampling methods
J. R. King, Sanford D. Porter
1:24 PM0482Slipping on sandy slopes--physical determinants of antlion pit function
Jason T. Botz, Catherine Loudon, J. Bradley Barger, Jeffrey S. Olafsen, Don W. Steeples
1:36 PM0483Species composition of ground-dwelling ant communities in primary and secondary rainforests of Amazonian Ecuador
Amy L. Mertl, Kari T. Ryder Wilkie, Amanda L. Breneman, James F.A. Traniello
1:48 PM0484Sexually transmitted parasites and host mating behavior
Lien Luong, Harold Kaya
2:00 PM0485Yeast symbionts in the green lacewing, Chrysoperla sp. (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
Cara M. Gibson, Martha S. Hunter
2:12 PMBreak
2:24 PM0486Multitrophic interactions among plant, mycorrhizal fungi, insect herbivores and natural enemies
Stuart Wooley, Timothy D. Paine
2:36 PM0487Performance and dispersal in flight dimorphic planthoppers: the role of host plant elemental composition and ecological stoichiometry
Andrea F. Huberty, Robert F. Denno
2:48 PM0488Shading and facilitation in a trap-building predator
Brad Dickey
3:00 PM0489Cuticular hydrocarbons as contact pheromones in longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Matthew D. Ginzel, Lawrence M. Hanks
3:12 PM0490Interference competition in spatially-structured populations of polygyne red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Ronald D. Weeks, L. T. Wilson, S. Bradleigh Vinson
3:24 PM0491Investigating migration and host use by the corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea) using stable carbon isotope and morphometric techniques
Tracy L. Rennie, Fred Gould

The 2002 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition