Sunday, 14 November 2004: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

251 A-B (Salt Palace L-2)

Symposium: Using Principles of Ecology to Understand Populations and Communities of Container Mosquitoes

Organizer(s): Donald A. Yee,
Steven A. Juliano,
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AM0036Preliminary assessment of the effects of resources and processing chains on mosquito species richness and abundance in simulated treeholes
Christopher J. Paradise,, John Burkhart
8:27 AM0037Microbial dynamics in Ochlerotatus triseriatus habitats
Michael G. Kaufman,, E. D. Walker,
8:49 AM0038Differential effects of plant and animal detritus on container mosquitoes and their microorganism prey
Donald A. Yee,, Steven A. Juliano,
9:11 AMBreak 1
9:21 AM0039Larval competition differentially affects arbovirus infection and dissemination in the mosquitoes Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti
Barry W. Alto,, L. P. Lounibos,, Stephen Higgs,, Steven A. Juliano,
9:43 AM0040Predator avoidance behavior of Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae infected with mermithid nematodes
Megan Wise de Valdez,
10:05 AM0041Evolutionary differentiation across the climatic gradient of eastern North America by the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus
Peter Armbruster,
10:27 AMBreak 2
10:42 AM0042Drying and the community and population ecology of container-dwelling insects
Steven A. Juliano,, Barry W. Alto,, Matthew P. Daugherty, fezzik@socrates.Berkeley.EDU, Stephen Van Rhein,, Marc E. Gravel,
11:04 AM0043The effects and responses of mosquito larvae as top-predators in container food webs
Jamie Kneitel,
11:26 AM0044Long-term trends in a tree-hole mosquito aquatic community
L. Philip Lounibos,, Alicia M. Ellis,, Marcel Holyoak,
11:48 AMConcluding Remarks

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