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

Floridian Ballroom D (Convention Center, Third Floor)

the NSF PEET program

Moderator(s): James B. Woolley
Andrew B. T. Smith
8:00 AM0862The taxonomic impediment overcome: NSF's Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET)
Jim Rodman
8:25 AM0863Systematics and evolution of Membracoidea (Hemiptera): setting priorities in the study of a hyperdiverse group
Chris Dietrich
8:40 AM0864Systematics and diversity of pronotally challenged treehoppers of the subfamily Nicomiinae (Hemiptera: Membracidae)
Jesse L. Albertson
8:55 AM0865Casting a sticky web: How partnerships enhance a PEET project
Michael E. Irwin
9:10 AM0866Resolving the placement of Thereva within the higher therevines (Diptera: Therevidae)
Kevin C. Holston
9:25 AM0867New momentum in scarab systematics
Brett C. Ratcliffe
9:40 AM0868Systematics of the genus Platycoelia and phylogenetic implications for the tribe Anoplognathini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae)
Andrew B. T. Smith
9:55 AMBreak
10:10 AM0869Electronic dissemination of results: Taxonomy in the center of the web
Norman Johnson
10:25 AM0870Integrating biodiversity informatics tools into revisionary taxonomy: the genus Acanthoscelio Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)
Eric Jon Dotseth
10:40 AM0871So many species, so little time: challenges in training the next generation of chalcidoid systematists
John M. Heraty
10:55 AM0872Studies on the systematics of Aphelinidae: the nightmare of Aphytis
J. W. Kim
11:10 AM0873An international approach to training the taxonomists of tomorrow: monographic research in parasitic Hymenoptera
James B. Woolley
11:25 AM0874Finding a starting point: revision of North American Entomacis and phylogenetic structure of the world fauna (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae)."
Matthew J. Yoder
11:40 AM0875PEET, Biodiversity and Entomology
F. Christian Thompson

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