Display Presentations, Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section

Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 7:00 AM-1:30 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Distribution and morphological variation in Bahamian grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Sherilyn G. F. Smith, Le Moyne College; David L. Smith, Le Moyne College; Nancy B. Elliott, Siena College; Michelle R. Severson, New York College of Chiropractic
Phylogeography of the odorous house ant (Tapinoma sessile)
Sean Menke, North Carolina State University; Warren Booth, North Carolina State University; Rob R. Dunn, North Carolina State University; Jules Silverman, North Carolina State University
A new method for distinguishing colony social forms of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta
DeWayne Shoemaker, USDA - ARS; Marina Ascunce, University of Florida
Impact of Solenopsis invicta on prairie insects essential for the survival of the endangered Attwater’s prairie-chicken
Alejandro A. Calixto, Texas A&M University; Bart Drees, Texas A&M University; Mike Morrow, Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge; Donna Roach, Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge; John Drake Johnson, Texas A&M University; Therese A. Catanach, Texas A&M
Classical biological control of the Asian chestnut gall wasp in Italy by the introduction of Japanese-sourced Chinese parasitoid, Torymus sinensis Kamijo, since 2003
Seiichi Moriya, National Agricultural Research Center; Ambra Quacchia, University of Turin; Chiara Gerbaudo, University of Turin; Giovanni Bosio, Settore Fitosanitario e Servizi Tecnico-scientifici; Alberto Alma, University of Turin
Genetic characterization of U.S. feral honey bee (Apis mellifera) populations using mitochondrial and microsatellite markers
Deborah A. Delaney, Washington State University; Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University
The bees of Puerto Rico with notes on the Antillean fauna (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)
Julio A Genaro, York University; Nico Franz, University of Puerto Rico
Molecular diagnostics of Hawaiian Trichogrammatidae (Hymenoptera) using species-specific oligonucleotide primers and multiplex PCR
Richard Stouthamer, University of California; Paul Rugman-Jones, University of California; Robin Bromley, University of California Riverside; Fahriye Sumer, Erciyes Üniversitesi
Systematics of world species of the genus Scelio (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), egg parasitoids of Acrididae (Orthoptera)
Norman Johnson, The Ohio State University; Musetti Luciana, The Ohio State University; Yoder Matthew J., The Ohio State University; Valerio Alejandro A., The Ohio State University; Talamas Elijah, The Ohio State University
The species of the Old World genus Platyscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae)
Charuwat Taekul, The Ohio State University; Johnson Norman, The Ohio State University
Arachnophilia... the Cyphacolus Priesner (Scelionidae: Baeini): Review of the Afro-Oriental-Australasian species
Alejandro A. Valerio, The Ohio State University; Andrew Austin, University of Adelaide; Lubomir Masner, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Musculature of the maxillo-labium and hypopharynx in lepidopteran larvae
Francesca Vegliante, Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen, Museum fuer Tierkunde
Mating success and reproduction of Cry1Ab -susceptible and –resistant sugarcane borer
Jin Liu, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Abner Hammond, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Mukti Ghimire, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; B. Rogers Leonard, Louisiana State University; Fangneng Huang, Louisiana State University
Oviposition preference of Megathymus yuccae (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae): Effects of host plant and microhabitat variables
Bret M. Boyd, University of Georgia; Matthew D. Trager, University of Florida; Jaret C. Daniels, University of Florida; J. Akers Pence, University of Florida
Caterpillars at the beach!: Biology of Brephidium pseudofea (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and physiological adaptations of larvae to tidal inundation
Valerie C. McManus, University of Florida; Jaret C. Daniels, University of Florida; Daniel A. Hahn, University of Florida
The biodiversity of the Castniinae (Lepidoptera:Castniidae)
Jacqueline Miller, University of Florida
Confounding coneworms: Delimiting species in the 'raised-scale' groups of Dioryctria
Amanda D. Roe, University of Alberta; Daniel R. Miller, USDA - Forest Service; Susan J. Weller, University of Minnesota
Phylogenetic supermatrix analysis of obtectomeran Lepidoptera: Total evidence from 7 genes and 1796 species
Akito Y. Kawahara, University of Maryland; Adam L. Bazinet, University of Maryland; Michael P. Cummings, University of Maryland; . The LepTree Team, Numerous International Institutions
Diversity of male sex scales on wings of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera)
Sangmi Lee, Arizona State University; Richard L. Brown Brown, Mississippi Entomological Museum
A preliminary phylogeny of the Noctuinae based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Matthew J. Flom, University of North Dakota; G. Philip Hughes, University of North Dakota; Janna L. Mabey, University of North Dakota; Rebecca B. Simmons, University of North Dakota
Detection of host-associated differentiation of Acrobasis vaccinii in a native fruit system
Kyle Harrison, Texas A&M University; Raul F. Medina, Texas A&M University; Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Survey of sharpshooters (Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae) in Oklahoma vineyards and nurseries
Lisa M. Overall, Oklahoma State University; Eric Rebek, Oklahoma State University
The complete mitochondrial genome of the blue-green sharpshooter, Graphocephala atropunctata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
Laura E. Hunnicutt, North Carolina State University; Wayne B. Hunter, USDA - ARS; Jerry J. Mozoruk, Florida Atlantic University
Seasonal life history of Corimelaena incognita (Hemiptera: Thyreocoridae) in New Mexico
C. Scott Bundy, New Mexico State University; JE. McPherson, Southern Illinois University
The planthopper genus Pentagramma (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) in the United States: Morphology of the male and female genitalia
Stephen W. Wilson, University of Central Missouri; Megan M. Zeller, University of Missouri
Observations on the 2008 emergence of the periodical cicadas in southwestern Ohio
Gene Kritsky, Mount St. Joseph University; Andrew T. Hoelmer, College of Mount St. Joseph; Margaret Noble, College of Mount St. Joseph
Mitochondrial DNA divergence in Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae)
Prasad Burange, North Dakota State University; Richard L. Roehrdanz, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; Mark A. Boetel, North Dakota State University; Sheila G Sears, USDA-ARS-RRVARC
Phylogeny and morphological evaluation of the genus Aphis (Homoptera: Aphididae)
Doris Lagos, University of Illinois; David Voegtlin, University of Illinois; Rosanna Giordano, University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey; Felipe N. Soto-Adames, University of Illinois
Around the world with black locust and the aphid Appendiseta robiniae (Gillette)
Gary L. Miller, USDA - ARS; AG. Wheeler, Clemson University
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