The 2005 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition
December 15-18, 2005
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Sunday, December 18, 2005: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 221 (Convention Center, Second Floor)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section A. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Moderator(s): Norman B. Barr
Sean Brady
8:00 AM1095In search of Chiloe and the phylogeny of Chalcidoidea
John M. Heraty, David C. Hawks
8:12 AM1096Nasonia's place in Pteromalidae
Roger A. Burks, John M. Heraty
8:24 AM1097New insights into the origin and diversification of ants based on phylogeny of eight nuclear genes
Sean Brady, Brian L. Fisher, Ted Schultz, Phil Ward
8:36 AM1100Phylogeny of the planthopper family Delphacidae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea): A combined molecular and morphological investigation
Jason R. Cryan, Charles R. Bartlett
8:48 AM1101Fantastic fulgorids: The first phylogeny of the family Fulgoridae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea)
Julie M. Urban, Jason R. Cryan
9:00 AM1102Molecular phylogenetics of armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
Rodger Gwiazdowski
9:12 AM1103New nuclear genes for reconstructing late Mesozoic hexapod divergences
Kevin Moulton, Greg Courtney, Brad Sinclair
9:24 AM1104Phylogenetic utility of the period locus in Diptera
Norman B. Barr, Bruce A. McPheron, Brian M. Wiegmann
9:36 AMBreak
9:48 AM1105Molecular phylogenetics of the nematocerous Diptera: The earliest diversification of true flies
Matt Bertone, Brian M. Wiegmann
10:00 AM1106The life aquatic: A molecular phylogeny of the non-biting midges (Diptera: Chironomidae)
Geoffrey E. Morse, Peter Cranston
10:12 AM1107Blind as a bat fly: Characterization of long-wavelength opsin from bat flies and evolutionary patterns of eye and wing reduction (Nycteribiidae and Streblidae: Hippoboscoidea: Diptera)
Katharina Dittmar, Michael Whiting
10:24 AM1108Rapid terrestrial/aquatic shifts in Hawaii's unusual aquatic moths (Hyposmocoma: Cosmopterigidae)
Daniel Rubinoff
10:36 AM1109The systematics of widow spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae: Latrodectus): Recent progress and future prospects
Jeremy Miller, Jessica Garb, Ted Schultz, Jonathan Coddington
10:48 AM1110Molecular phylogeny of the dragonfly genus Sympetrum (Odonata: Libellulidae) with emphasis on the historical biogeography of the Nearctic taxa
Erik M. Pilgrim, Carol D. von Dohlen

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