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

Room 104 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section A4. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Moderator(s): Nico Franz
Katharina Dittmar
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0240Hydropsychid phylogeny and evolution of the phallic apparatus (Trichoptera)
Christy Jo Geraci, Karl M. Kjer, John C. Morse
8:47 AM0241Phylogeny of the caddisfly subfamily Protoptilinae (Trichoptera: Glossosomatidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Desiree R. Robertson, Ralph W. Holzenthal, Karl M. Kjer
8:59 AM0242Phylogeny of Cyrtacanthacridinae (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and the evolution of locust phase polyphenism  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hojun Song
9:11 AM0243Mitochondrial genome evolution and phylogeny of Orthoptera  [ Recorded presentation ]
J. Daniel Fenn, Stephen Cameron, Michael F. Whiting
9:23 AM0244Genetic variation of color polymorphic western flower thrips in California  [ Recorded presentation ]
Cheryle A. O'Donnell
9:35 AMBreak
9:47 AM0245Characterization of microbial symbionts from Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande), western flower thrips
Lisa J. Chanbusarakum, Diane Ullman
9:59 AM0246Host use evolution and diversification in Phytomyza leaf-mining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Isaac S. Winkler, Sonja J. Scheffer, Charles Mitter
10:11 AM0247Phylogenetic relationships of the nematocerous Diptera inferred from molecular and morphological characters  [ Recorded presentation ]
Matthew Bertone, Greg Courtney, Brian Wiegmann
10:23 AM0248Taxonomic revision of the genus Schildia (Aldrich, 1923) (Diptera: Asilidae) with descriptions of new extant and fossil species  [ Recorded presentation ]
Torsten Dikow, Keith Bayless
10:35 AM0249Towards the phylogeny of robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae) - Evidence from morphology of the imagines  [ Recorded presentation ]
Torsten Dikow

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