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

Room 208 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Cd5. Behavior and Ecology

Moderator(s): Martha S. Hunter
Joseph Patt
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0380Using least-cost path modeling to determine how two species of longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) are perceiving the landscape  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carolyn Foley, Jeffrey D. Holland
8:47 AM0381Variation of Lepidoptera across forest landscapes – Implications for the Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in Arkansas  [ Recorded presentation ]
Luke E. Dodd, Michael J. Lacki, Lynne K. Rieske-Kinney
8:59 AM0382Influence of eastern hemlock on stream macroinvertebrate communities in Southwestern Virginia
Meredith E. Worthen, Carlyle C. Brewster, Scott M. Salom
9:11 AM0383Patterns among aquatic insect communities in headwater and main-stem streams: A comparison of urban and rural watersheds
Robert F. Smith
9:23 AM0384Swimming pools in areas of New Orleans flooded following Hurricane Katrina: Trophic interactions in accidental mesocosms
Kevin A. CaillouŽt, John C. Carlson, Dawn M. Wesson, Frank Jordan
9:35 AM0385Role of community assembly and diversity as a driving mechanism for food web dynamics in a model ecosystem
Jennifer Yvonne Rosati, Sherah L. VanLaerhoven
9:47 AM0386Effects of urbanization and habitat fragmentation on the leaf-litter ant communities in NE Ohio  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kaloyan Ivanov, Tarun Mal, Joe B. Keiper
9:59 AMBreak
10:11 AM0387Ant species coexistence in Cordia alliodora, a Neotropical myrmecophyte  [ Recorded presentation ]
Matthew D. Trager, Chadwick V. Tillberg
10:23 AM0388The good the bad the ugly: Fungal associates of Formosan subterranean termites  [ Recorded presentation ]
Poornima Jayasimha, Gregg Henderson
10:35 AM0389Microbial pressures within and surrounding nests of Nasutitermes acajutlae: The role of pathogens in the evolution of termite arboreal nesting behavior  [ Recorded presentation ]
Marielle A. Postava-Davignon, Claire A. Fuller, Rebeca B. Rosengaus
10:47 AM0391Is the clutch size-body size relationship a life history invariant in parasitic wasps?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Evan Lampert, Paul Ode, John Pexton
10:59 AM0392Paratrooper copulations: The role of vision in mate finding by the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jonathan Lelito, Thomas C. Baker, James H. Tumlinson
11:11 AM0393The respiratory behaviors of Abedus herberti (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae)
Christine L Goforth, Robert L. Smith

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