Sunday, 26 October 2003: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

235/236 (Convention Center (Second Floor))

Symposium: SOLA Scarab Workers Symposium

Organizer(s): Andrew Smith
1:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:05 PM0129Scarabaeoid higher phylogeny inferred from ribosomal DNA sequence data: Strong evidence for some interesting patterns, and many more questions to pursue
David C. Hawks, John M. Heraty
1:35 PM0130Molecular phylogenetics research on phytophagous scarabs: Tales of paraphyletic tribes and unanticipated lineages
Andrew B. T. Smith
1:55 PM0131Pest scarabs of North and Central America
Ronald D. Cave
2:15 PM0132Lucanid classification: History, problems, and prospects
M. J. Paulsen
2:35 PMBreak
2:50 PM0133Oak barrens, pocket gophers, and the scarabaeoids who love them
Nadine L. Kriska
3:10 PM0134A review of the tribes of New World Melolonthinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
Art V. Evans
3:30 PM0135What’s in and what’s out of the Macrodactylini
Kerry Katovich
3:50 PM0136Valgine vicissitudes: an overview of the Valgini of the New World
Mary Liz Jameson, Katie Swoboda
4:10 PMNews, announcements, and open discussion

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