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

Room 103 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section A3. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Moderator(s): Daniel J. Funk
Joseph V. McHugh
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0230Does host plant associated population structure in Hyalopterus aphids cascade to affect population structure in the specialist parasitoid Aphidius transcaspicus?
Jeffrey Lozier, Nicholas J. Mills, George K. Roderick
8:47 AM0231A Survey of the Auchenorrhyncha (Hemiptera) occurring on Dominica, WI  [ Recorded presentation ]
Therese A. Catanach, Jonathan A. Cammack
8:59 AM0232Patterns of deleterious mutation accumulation in parthenogenetic scale insects: Investigating nuclear, mitochondrial and endosymbiont genes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Matthew E. Gruwell, Rodger Gwiazdowski, Benjamin B. Normark
9:11 AM0234Systematics and evolution of high elevation, predaceous species within an endemic Hawaiian radiation of Nysius seed bugs, (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jesse A. Eiben, Daniel Z. Rubinoff
9:23 AMBreak
9:35 AM0235A revision of the polyphyletic delphacid genus Delphacodes (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Anthony T. Gonzon, Charles Bartlett
9:47 AM0236Tiny dancers: A preliminary phylogeny of North American Argia
Ryan Caesar, John W. Wenzel
9:59 AM0237Winging-it through the ages: What fossils tell us about the evolution of flight in Odonata
Seth M. Bybee, Marc A. Branham, Andrew C. Rehn, Michael F. Whiting
10:11 AM0238Origins of the genus Pseudosinella: Monophyletic or paraphyletic?
Joseph Reznik, Felipe N. Soto-Adames
10:23 AM0239Phylogeography and convergent ecomorphic evolution of the praying mantises (Dictyoptera: Mantodea)
Gavin Svenson, Michael F. Whiting

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