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

Pacific Salon Six, Golden Pacific Ballroom, Second Floor (Town & Country)

A, Session A4. Systematics, Morphology, and Evolution

Organizer(s): Hojun Song
Brian Wiegmann
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM 0289Mitochondrial genomes of six beetles, including representatives from all four Coleoptera suborders
Nathan Sheffield, Hojun Song, Michael F. Whiting
8:17 AM0290Phylogenetic analysis of Euaesthetinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) based on adult morphology
David Clarke
8:29 AM0291Congeneric phylogeography of a North American species group of tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae)
Daniel P. Duran, Daniel J. Funk
8:41 AM 0292Phylogeny of flat bark beetles based on molecular data (Coleoptera: Cucujidae, Laemophoeidae, Passandridae, Silvanidae)
Jonathan T. Osborne, Michael F. Whiting, Joseph V. McHugh, Michael C. Thomas
8:53 AM0293Phylogenetic revision of the genus Xylosandrus Reitter (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) using morphological and molecular data
Stephanie A. Dole, Anthony, I. Cognato
9:05 AM0294Phylogenetic placement of Cyclaxyra Broun, with a revision of the genus (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Phalacridae, Cyclaxyridae)
Matthew L. Gimmel, Richard A. B. Leschen
9:17 AM Break
9:29 AM 0295Testing for genetic and morphometric geographic structure in the scarab beetle Phyllophaga hirticula
Maxi Polihronakis
9:41 AM 0297Sacred systematics: Phylogeny and classification of Noviini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Juanita A. Forrester, Joseph V. McHugh
9:53 AM0298Molecular systematics and evolutionary trends in Leiodidae (Coleoptera: Staphylinoidea)
Ainsley Seago
10:05 AM0299Genetic variation of populations of the Hessian fly in the southeastern United States
Philip K. Morton, Yan M. Crane, Brandi J. Schemerhorn
10:17 AM 0300Multigene phylogenetics of the dipteran superfamily Asiloidea
Michelle Trautwein, Brian Wiegmann

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