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

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

C, Session Cd3. Behavior and Ecology

Organizer(s): Andrew J. Storer
Mark K. Asplen
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0412Effective population sizes and spatial variation of genetic structure in the invasive species Solenopsis invicta Buren, the red imported fire ant
Rajesh Garlapati, Michael A. Caprio, David Cross, O P Perara
8:17 AM0413Association between an invasive psyllid and an endosymbiotic bacterium correlates to a parasitism gradient in California
Allison Hansen, Richard Stouthamer, Timothy Paine
8:29 AM0414Bio-surveillance: Utilizing Cerceris fumipennis (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) to detect infestations of emerald ash borers, Agrilus Planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
Philip D. Careless, Steve Marshall, Bruce Gill
8:41 AM0415Potential host range of an invasive bark beetle, Orthotomicus erosus
Abigail Walter, Robert C. Venette, Stephen A. Kells
8:53 AM0416Range expansion of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) into the Peace River region of western Canada: Landscape attributes impacting colonization success in a novel habitat
Honey-Marie C. Giroday, Allan Carroll, B. Staffan Lindgren, Brian H. Aukema
9:05 AM0417Aerial dispersal of pink hibiscus mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in South Florida
Justin Vitullo, Christopher Bergh, Aijun Zhang, Catharine M. Mannion
9:17 AM0418Pollutant uptake by the invasive weed saltcedar, and effects on biological control
Mary A. Sorensen, John T. Trumble
9:29 AM Break
9:41 AM0419Reproductive comparison between invasive and native lady beetles: Variation in body size, fecundity and invasion success
Yukie Kajita, Edward Evans
9:53 AM 0420The invasion and spread of cytoplasmic incompatibility in the aphelinid parasitoid wasp Encarsia pergandiella
Leanne Harris, Suzanne E. Kelly, Martha S. Hunter, Steve J. Perlman
10:05 AM0421Experimental transfection and fitness consequences in the Wolbachia-Trichogramma symbiotic relationship
James E Russell, Richard Stouthamer
10:17 AM 0422Ecological effects of an invasive social wasp on Hawaiian arthropods
Erin E. Wilson, Lynne M. Mullen, David A. Holway
10:29 AM0423Impact on aphid species by a native and invasive ant species
B. E. Powell, Jules Silverman
10:41 AM0424The effect of native spider predation on the saltcedar biological control beetle, Diorhabda elongata
Eric M. Knutson, David Richman
10:53 AM0425Non-target impacts of introduced parasitoids are inconsistent across species of native Hawaiian leafroller moth (Crambidae: Omiodes)
Cynthia B. A. King, Daniel Z. Rubinoff

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