Monday, December 10, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Pacific Salon Two, Golden Pacific Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

A, Session A2. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Organizer(s): Daniel Z. Rubinoff
Philip S. Ward
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0265Species limits, systematics and historical biogeography of the California spider genus Pimus (Araneae: Amaurobiidae)
Robin Keith, Marshal Hedin
8:17 AM0266Making taxonomy fun: A new generation tool for identifying invasive ants
E. M. Sarnat
8:29 AM 0267Phylogeny and biogeography of the Australasian spider ants, genus Leptomyrmex
Andrea Lucky
8:41 AM 0268A morphological and functional evaluation of the sub-apical dorsal notch of the ovipositor in Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera)
Mika Danielle Cameron
8:53 AM0269Beginning phylogenies: A taxonomic revision of Metopius (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)
Aubrey M. Colvin
9:05 AM0270Phylogenetic relationships of the Ichneutinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Ray Fisher, Michael J. Sharkey, Ashley P. G. Dowling
9:17 AM Break
9:29 AM 0271A phylogenetic analysis of pigmentation and mimetic color pattern convergence in bumble bees (Bombus)
Heather M. Hines
9:41 AM0272Species and relationships of the Afrotropical genus Oreiscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)
Elijah Talamas, Norman F. Johnson
9:53 AM0273Hymenoptera phylogenomics: Bees, trees, and ESTs
Barb Sharanowski, Michael Sharkey
10:05 AM0274Molecular data challenge an apparent rapid speciation onto a non-native plant: Phylogenetics of Hawaiian moths in the genus Omiodes (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
William P. Haines, Daniel Rubinoff
10:17 AM0275Morphological homoplasy in metalmark moths (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae) is widespread
Jadranka Rota
10:29 AM0276Helicoverpa zea: Population genetics, molecular markers, and their utilization in migratory studies
Satya Vemula, Michael Caprio, John Schneider, Fred Musser

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