Sunday, December 9, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Royal Palm Salon Two, Royal Palm Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Symposium: Ectoparasitic Mites

Organizer(s): Ashley P. G. Dowling,
Lance Durden, N/A
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM0190Mites phoretic on fire ants
John C. Moser,, Stacy R. Blomquist
2:00 PM 0191Morphological discontinuities in Arrenurus water mites: Ecotypes or recent speciation?
Andrew J. Bohonak, Mark Salvidar, Carrie L. Charlton, Bruce P. Smith
2:25 PM0192No bird is an island: The diversity of feather mites on waders (Charadriiformes) does not conform to the theory of island biogeography
Heather C. Proctor
2:50 PM0193Phylogeny of the subfamily Trombiculinae Ewing (Acari: Trombiculidae) with notes on host associations in China
Michael McAloon
3:15 PM Break
3:35 PM0194Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the Sarcoptoidea (Acari: Astigmata) parasitic on mammal hosts
Barry M. OConnor, Pavel B. Klimov
4:00 PM0195Systematics of macronyssid mites and the evolution of avian endoparasitism
Ashley P. G. Dowling,
4:25 PM 0196Cospeciation between parasitic rhinonyssid nasal mites and their bird hosts
Greg S. Spicer
4:50 PM Business Meeting

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