Tuesday, 16 November 2004: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Ballroom B (Salt Palace L-1)

Program Symposium: Rhopalocera Erotica: A Passion for Butterflies

Organizer(s): Paul Z. Goldstein, pgoldstein@fmnh.org
Sydney A. Cameron, scameron@life.uiuc.edu
Peter Cranston, pscranston@ucdavis.edu
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AM0536Snappy snippets on milkweed butterfly biology
Lincoln P. Brower, brower@sbc.edu
8:30 AM0537The influence of ants on the evolution of the Lycaenidae
Naomi Pierce, npierce@oeb.harvard.edu
8:55 AM0538Identity and geographical distribution of mimetic groups among bumble bees
Paul Williams, paw@mailserver.nhm.ac.uk
9:20 AM0539Evolutionary patterns of mimicry complexes in bumble bees
Sydney A. Cameron, scameron@life.uiuc.edu, Heather Hines, hhines@life.uiuc.edu
9:45 AMBreak
10:00 AM0540Evolution of courtship and defense behaviors in tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) based on morphology and molecules  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susan J. Weller, welle008@tc.umn.edu, Michelle A. DaCosta, daco0003@umn.edu, Rebecca B. Simmons, rsimmons@sel.barc.usda.gov, Jennifer M. Zaspel, zasp0001@tc.umn.edu, Paul G. Larson, lars1424@umn.edu, Michael Whiting, michael_whiting@byu.edu, Charity Garza, charitygarza@yahoo.com
10:25 AM0541Using transgenics to test the function of genes implicated in the development of butterfly wing patterns  [ Recorded presentation ]
Antonia Monteiro, monteiro@buffalo.edu
10:50 AM0542The value of historical butterfly collections as providers of baseline data for biodiversity research in the Neotropics
Gerardo Lamas, glamasm@unmsm.edu.pe
11:15 AM0543Caterpillar inventory of a large tropical wildland with Victorian eyes and a barcoder  [ Recorded presentation ]
Daniel H. Janzen, djanzen@sas.upenn.edu

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