Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Sunset, Meeting House, First Floor (Town & Country)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section A. Systematics, Morphology and Evolution

Moderator(s): John W. Wenzel
Michael J. Sharkey
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM 1031The puzzle of Odontoceridae (Trichoptera): Resolving taxonomic and phylogenetic questions in a morphologically complex group of caddisflies
Aysha Prather
1:47 PM 1032Phallic diversity, DNA signatures and taxonomic instability in the genus Hydropsyche (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae)
Christy Jo Geraci
1:59 PM1033Systematics and evolutionary history of the ant genus Pheidole
Corrie Saux Moreau
2:11 PM1034The hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole: A status report
John T. Longino, Corrie Saux Moreau, Marcio R. Pie, E. O. Wilson
2:23 PM1035The phylogeny and evolution of dolichoderine ants
Philip S. Ward, Seán Brady, Brian L. Fisher, Ted Schultz
2:35 PM 1036Variation in force and speed generation in trap-jaw ants
Andrew V. Suarez, Joseph Spagna, Sheila Patek
2:47 PM 1037The search for the nearest relatives of Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
Roger A. Burks, John M. Heraty
2:59 PM1038Platygastroidea PBI: Building efficiency into large-scale taxonomic work
Norman F. Johnson
3:11 PM Break
3:23 PM 1039Host related differences amongst Braconid wasps attacking Rhagoletis pomonella flies
Andrew A Forbes, Jeffrey Feder
3:35 PM1040Molecular phylogeny of Ctenopelmatinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): Is the subfamily monophyletic?
Jacques Dubois, D. Murray, Matthew J. Yoder, Lesley Washburn, Aubrey Colvin, Robert Wharton
3:47 PM 1041Host parasitoid specialization, species richness, and diversification of Apanteles wasps (Braconidae: Microgastrinae)
Josephine J. Rodriguez, James B. Whitfield, Daniel H. Janzen, Winnie Hallwachs, M. Alex Smith
3:59 PM1042Molecular phylogenetics of the microgastroid braconid wasp complex (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) at three hierarchical levels
James Whitfield, Jonathan Banks, Nicholas Murphy, Andrew Austin
4:11 PM 1043Paper Cancelled--Phylogeny of Cimbicidae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinoidea) and evolution of fighting behavior
Susanne Schulmeister
4:23 PM 1044A molecular phylogeny of the stingless bees and the evolution of nest architecture and behavior in Trigona (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini)
Claus Rasmussen, Sydney A. Cameron, J. M. F. Camargo
4:35 PM 1045Species status varies with environmental disturbance in space and time
Dietmar Schwarz, Bruce A. McPheron
4:47 PM1046The parsimony model for morphology: No longer justifiable?
Derek S. Sikes
4:59 PM 1047Alternative arrangements of local networks: Against consensus
John W Wenzel, Anton Mates
5:11 PM 1048Nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes introduce ambiguity to DNA barcoding
Hojun Song, Michael F. Whiting

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