Monday, December 11, 2006: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Room 102 (Convention Center)

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

Moderator(s): Rodrigo Almeida
Johan Liljeblad
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0218A revision of the Amazonian ponerine ant genus Dinoponera Roger 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Paul Lenhart, Shawn T. Dash, William Mackay
8:47 AM0219Phylogenetic analysis of Lasius (Acanthomyops) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae: Lasiini) based on morphological and molecular data  [ Recorded presentation ]
Joseph Raczkowski
8:59 AM0220The structure and possible function of the ovipositor in some homolobine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
C. Andy Boring
9:11 AM0221A remarkable new species of Helcon from Colombia, with implications for helconine (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) phylogeny and classification
Barb Sharanowski
9:23 AM0222Systematic studies and biogeography of the woolly whitefly parasitoid Cales noacki Howard (Hymenoptera: Calesinae): A probable cryptic species complex
Jason Mottern, John Heraty
9:35 AM0223Finding the nearest relatives of Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Roger A. Burks
9:47 AMBreak
9:59 AM0224Phylogenetic relationships of the Azotinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea)
James Munro
10:11 AM0225The distribution and phylogenetic significance of specialized scutellar sensilla in Chalcidoidea  [ Recorded presentation ]
Christina Romero
10:23 AM0226Population genetic structure of the Choristoneura fumiferana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) species complex in Cypress Hills, Alberta  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lisa Lumley, Felix A. H. Sperling
10:35 AM0227Delimitation of two sympatric Dioryctria species (Pyralidae: Phycitinae) using morphology, molecules, and larval host association  [ Recorded presentation ]
Amanda D. Roe, Felix A. H. Sperling
10:47 AM0228Morphological phylogeny of the rattlebox moth Utetheisa (Arctiidae: Arctiinae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michelle A. DaCosta, Susan J. Weller
10:59 AM0229Extreme intraspecific variation in Hystrichophora genitalia - Questioning the lock-and-key hypothesis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Todd M. Gilligan

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