Monday, 15 November 2004: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

150 D-F (Salt Palace L-1)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects, and Cd2. Biology and Ecology, and Fb1. Urban Entomology

Moderator(s): Theresa L. Pitts-Singer
Matthew Greenstone
8:30 AM0104Use of olfactory cues for individual nest recognition in two solitary bee species Osmia lignaria Say and Megachile rotundata (F.) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Christelle Guédot, Theresa L. Pitts-Singer, Jordi Bosch, William P. Kemp
8:42 AM0105Differential genotype contributions in a honey bee mating area  [ Recorded presentation ]
James P Strange, Walter S. Sheppard
9:06 AM0106Sex on a tropical island: Mating flights of Apis mellifera races in Puerto Rico  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alberto Galindo-Cardona, Tugrul Giray
9:18 AM0107The effects of honey bee queen mandibular pheromone on colony defense  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nicole Gervan, Mark Winston
9:30 AM0108Atypical traits of Africanized honey bees, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Puerto Rico  [ Recorded presentation ]
Bert Rivera-Marchand, Jose Luna, Tugrul Giray
9:54 AMBreak
10:06 AM0109Impacts of soil moisture level on consumption and distribution for three subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) found in northern Indiana  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jody Aleong, Mike E. Scharf, Gary W. Bennett
10:18 AM0110Spatial distribution and flight distance of alates of the Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Aaron Mullins, Matthew Messenger, Nan-Yao Su
10:30 AM0111Can fusion of Argentine ant colonies explain supercolony formation?
Gissella M. Vasquez, Jules Silverman
10:42 AM0112Sex ratio expression in populations of Aphaenogaster rudis (Formicidae): Observed variation and its implications
David Lubertazzi
10:54 AM0113Species diversity and biogeography of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Louisiana  [ Recorded presentation ]
Shawn T. Dash, Linda Hooper-Bui
11:06 AM0114Ant communities found in association with foraging trails of Argentine ants, Linepithema humile (Mayr) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jennifer Nauman, Patricia Zungoli, Eric Benson, William Bridges
11:18 AM0115Modification of cuticular hydrocarbon (CHC) composition in the black imported fire ant, Solenopsis richterii, at different ambient temperatures
Jake R. Marquess, James B. Anderson

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