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

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

C, Session Cd5. Behavior and Ecology

Organizer(s): Wilma Aponte-Cordero
Christian Nansen
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM 0441Costs associated with longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) movement through a heterogeneous landscape
Carolyn Foley, Jeffrey D. Holland
8:17 AM0442Stingless bee competition: Dominance, aggression, and coexistence in a Brazilian meliponine community
Elinor M. Lichtenberg, James C. Nieh
8:29 AM 0443Demonstrating inter-habitat migration in predator populations: A case study using individual based models
Danny Lewis, Robert F. Denno
8:41 AM0444Benefits of aggregative oviposition behavior for viburnum leaf beetle [Pyrrhalta viburni (Paykull)]
Gaylord Desurmont, Paul A. Weston
8:53 AM0445The efficacy of trap crops to enhance biocontrol programs for whitefly management in poinsettia greenhouses in British Columbia, Canada
Tara L. Moreau, Murray B. Isman
9:05 AM0446In search of a good host: Movement of Warren root collar weevil among live and dead lodgepole pine
Matthew Klingenberg, Staffan Lindgren, Niklas Bjorklund, Brian Aukema
9:17 AM Break
9:29 AM0447Movement patterns of the banana weevil (Cosmopolites sordidus Germar) in relation to its host plant
Ruth M. Dahlquist, Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Luko Hilje
9:41 AM 0448Examining the dispersal capabilities of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) and its natural enemies in California's San Joaquin Valley
Frances J Sheller, Jay A Rosenheim, James R. Hagler
9:53 AM0449The foraging patterns of Formica exsectoides Forel throughout Maine lowbush blueberry fields
B. A. Choate, FA. Drummond
10:05 AM 0450Fallen-fruit associated aggregations in ithomiine butterflies (Nymphalidae)
Ryan I. Hill, Jarol F. Vaca
10:17 AM0451Testing mechanisms of community assembly using the carrion insect community as a model ecosystem
Jennifer Y. Rosati, Sherah L. VanLaerhoven
10:29 AM0452Self-organizing conflicts: Modeling the spatio-temporal dynamics of territorial battles of the pavement ant Tetramorium caespitum
Nicola Plowes

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