Tuesday, December 12, 2006: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 117 (Convention Center)

Section A Symposium: Different Ways to Hitch a Ride: Phylogenetic Perspectives on Ectoparasitism: Part I

Organizer(s): Katharina Dittmar de la Cruz, katharinad@gmail.com
Carl W. Dick, cdick@fieldmuseum.org
8:00 AMWelcoming Remarks
8:10 AM0654The origin and diversification of lice (Phthiraptera)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kevin P. Johnson, kjohnson@inhs.uiuc.edu
8:35 AM0655Evolution of the mitochondrial genomes of lice
Stephen Cameron, stephen_cameron@byu.edu, Catherine Covacin, c.covacin@uq.edu.au, Kevin P. Johnson, kjohnson@inhs.uiuc.edu, Michael F. Whiting, michael_whiting@byu.edu
9:00 AM0656Coevolutionary consequences of phoretic hitchhiking: Feather lice on louse flies
Dale H. Clayton, clayton@biology.utah.edu, Christopher W Harbison, harbison@biology.utah.edu
9:25 AM0657Fight or flight: Could interspecific competition trigger phoresis by feather lice?
Sarah E. Bush, bush@biology.utah.edu, Jael R Malenke, malemke@biology.utah.edu, Dale H. Clayton, clayton@biology.utah.edu
9:50 AMBreak
10:05 AM0658Of lice and men: The use of host specific parasites to infer host evolutionary history  [ Recorded presentation ]
David Reed, dreed@flmnh.ufl.edu
10:30 AM0659Tests for cospeciation: Explanations, how-to’s, and suggestions based on empirical data
Jessica Light, jlight@flmnh.ufl.edu
10:55 AM0660Comparing two ectoparasitic groups: Convergent trends in parasite evolution
Katharina Dittmar, katharinad@gmail.com, Michael F. Whiting, michael_whiting@byu.edu, Carl W. Dick, cdick@fieldmuseum.org, Bruce Patterson, bpatterson@fieldmuseum.org
11:20 AM0661Comparative microevolutionary dynamics of an endemic Galápagos bird and its five ectoparasite species: A model for studying parasite speciation  [ Recorded presentation ]
Noah K. Whiteman, nwhiteman@oeb.harvard.edu, Jennifer L. Bollmer, jlbollmer@yahoo.com, Rebecca T. Kimball, rkimball@zoo.ufl.edu, Visal S. Dosanjh, valshon@gmail.com, Patricia Parker, pparker@umsl.edu
11:45 AMConcluding Remarks

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