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

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

C, Session Cd6. Behavior and Ecology

Organizer(s): John Tooker
Camila Botero
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0453Steps toward determining an economic injury level (EIL) for thrips on southern highbush blueberries in Florida
Elena M. Rhodes, Oscar E. Liburd
8:17 AM0454Historical abundance of red oak borer [Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)] in the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests of Arkansas
Laurel J. Haavik, Fred M. Stephen
8:29 AM0455Study of the courtship and mating behavior of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmel.) (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Soledad C. Villamil, Hannah J. Burrack, Edwin E. Lewis, Frank G. Zalom
8:41 AM0456Ecological correlates of abundance and scarcity in an assemblage of forest moths
Eric Lind, Pedro Barbosa
8:53 AM 0457The vertically transmitted fungal and bacterial communities in a wasp parasitoid and its cockroach host
Cara M. Gibson, Martha S. Hunter
9:05 AM0458Effects of prescribed fire and fire surrogate treatments on insect pests at Muskrat Lakes Red Pine Site, Michigan
Rita M. Koch, Linda M. Haugen, Linda M. Nagel, Michael E. Ostry, Andrew J. Storer
9:17 AM 0459Are generalist caterpillars what they eat?
J. Gwen Shlichta, Pedro Barbosa
9:29 AM Break
9:41 AM0460When trouble comes a knock’n: Why the “capadoccian ants” Stenamma alas and S. expolitum close the door
Michael G. Branstetter, Manuel Solís Vargas, John T. Longino
9:53 AM0461Praying mantids: A new training protocol and a first look at mantid mushroom bodies
Heather S. Mallory, Martha R. Weiss
10:05 AM0462Arthropod communities in a temperate forest canopy: Does predation pressure vary in vertical space?
Kathleen R. Aikens, Christopher M. Buddle
10:17 AM0463Functional complementarity among predators and pathogens strengthens herbivore suppression
Ricardo Ramirez, William Snyder
10:29 AM0465Predator diversity influences the ecology of fear in a collard community
Shawn A Steffan, William E Snyder

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