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

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Friday, December 16, 2005: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Room 304 (Convention Center, Third Floor)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section A2. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Moderator(s): Matthew Buffington
Matthew J. Yoder
8:30 AM0241Coevolution of sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and their two bacterial endosymbionts  [ Recorded presentation ]
Daniela M. Takiya, Phat Tran, Christopher H. Dietrich, Nancy Moran
8:42 AM0242Towards a hypothesis of the phylogenetic relationships within robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Torsten Dikow
8:54 AM0243Evolution of gall induction within the Australian felt scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae)
Nate Hardy
9:06 AM0244Systematics of iceryine scale insects (Hemiptera: Margarodidae)
Cory M. Unruh
9:18 AM0245Intra- and interspecific genetic diversity of the Lygus pest complex in North America  [ Recorded presentation ]
Prasad S. Burange, Richard Roehrdanz, Mark A. Boetel
9:30 AM0246Multi-gene phylogenetics of the dipteran superfamily Asiloidea  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michelle Trautwein, Brian M. Wiegmann
9:42 AMBreak
9:54 AM0247Molecular tools identify source populations of an introduced insect pest and measure genetic consequences of introduction  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robert G. Ahern, Michael J. Raupp, David J. Hawthorne
10:06 AM0248Evolution and dispersal of the grassland leafhopper tribe Chiasmini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
James N. Zahniser, Christopher H. Dietrich
10:18 AM0249Parallel evolution of larval feeding behavior, morphology, and habitat in the snail-killing fly genus Tetanocera  [ Recorded presentation ]
Eric G. Chapman, Benjamin A. Foote, Walter R. Hoeh
10:30 AM0251Coevolution between armored scale insects (Coccoidea:Diaspididae) and their endosymbionts: Using endosymbiosis to study systematics and morphology evolution in host insects
Matthew E. Gruwell, Benjamin B. Normark

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