Display Presentations, Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section

Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Biogeography of two genera of longhorned beetles occuring in the Caribbean
Eugenio H. Nearns, University of New Mexico; Marc A. Branham, University of Florida
Longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) species diversity and community structure in a fragmented temperate forest landscape
Andrea M. Wadsworth, Bowling Green State University; Daniel M. Pavuk, Bowling Green State University
Longhorned beetles from St. Lucie County, Florida
Matthew Hentz, MGH; Laura E. Hunnicutt, North Carolina State University
Revision and phylogenetic analysis of Conotelus Erichson (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)
Michele B. Price, University of Wisconsin; Dan Young, University of Wisconsin
Analytical microscopy methods for examining morphological characters and physiological properties in beetle mandibles
Nathan P. Lord, University of Georgia; John Shields, University of Georgia; Joseph V. McHugh, University of Georgia
The ladybird beetles (Coccinellidae) of South Dakota
Louis Hesler, USDA-ARS; Guy Hanley, Minot State University; Michael Catangui, South Dakota State University; Eric Beckendorf, USDA
Amazing amphibious ladybirds (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), or how to do the six-legged breaststroke
Natalia J. Vandenberg, ARS, USDA; Jose Adriano Giorgi, University of Georgia; John J. Obrycki, University of Kentucky; Warren E. Steiner, Smithsonian Institution; Jil M. Swearingen, US National Park Service-National Capital Region
Burying beetles, including the American burying beetle, prefer moist soil during periods of inactivity
W. Wyatt Hoback, Oklahoma State University; Rachel Anschutz, University of Nebraska - Kearney
Entomopathogens isolated from field collected emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis in Canada
George Kyei-Poku, Canadian Forest Service; Kirsty Wilson, Canadian Forest Service; Debbie Gauthier, Canadian Forest Service
The LUCID wood-boring beetle project, Phase II: World genera of Bostrichidae and Buprestidae (Coleoptera)
Andrew R. Cline, California Department of Food and Agriculture; Charles L Bellamy, California Department of Food and Agriculture; Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University; Amanda Evans, Museum of Comparative Zoology
Estimating the divergence time between LeConte and Thomas and Bright
Verónica Torres, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Gerardo Zuñiga, Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Enrico A. Ruiz, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
The rare and imperiled North American grasshopper Shotwellia isleta (Gurney) and the phylogeny of the Chortophaga genus group of band-winged grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididiae: Oedipodinae)
William C. Edelman, University of New Mexico; David C. Lightfoot, University of New Mexico; Kelly B. Miller, University of New Mexico
Intraspecific visual signaling by praying mantis nymphs
Megan Ritter, University of Maryland; Christine van Hover, University of Maryland; David D. Yager, University of Maryland
A morphometric study of head capsules of subterranean soldier termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) sampled from Athens, Georgia, and Sapelo Island, Georgia, USA
Su Yee Lim, University of Georgia; Brian T. Forschler, University of Georgia; Joseph V. McHugh, University of Georgia
The genus Molanna (Trichoptera: Molannidae) in Florida: Geographic distribution and description of the larva and pupa of Molanna ulmerina Navás
Andrew K. Rasmussen, Florida A&M University; Dana R. Denson, Florida Department of Environmental Protection; Manuel L. Pescador, Florida A&M University
Biodiversity and seasonality of gut fungi associated with arthropods in Cottonwood Creek, Boise, Idaho
Molly Bench, Boise State University; Merlin White, Boise State University
Validating DNA barcodes: A non-destructive extraction protocol enables simultaneous vouchering of DNA and morphological vouchers
Daniel Rowley, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; J. Coddington, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History; Michael W. Gates, USDA-ARS; Allen Norrbom, USDA - ARS; Ronald Ochoa, USDA - ARS; Natalia J. Vandenberg, ARS, USDA; Matthew H. Greenstone, USDA - ARS
Synthesis of biodiversity data: Generating insight into life's diversity, evolution, distribution and conservation
Darolyn Striley, Field Museum; Audrey Aronowsky, Field Museum; Alta Buden, Field Museum; Jason Weckstein, Field Museum; Mark Westneat, Field Museum
RV antifreeze for insect traps
Donald B. Thomas, USDA-ARS
The global warming effects concerning the distribution, abundance and bioecological bluetongue vectors in Romania
Elena Popa, Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health; Anisoara Hiottu, Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health; C Apostu, Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health; Aurelia Ionescu, Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health
Genetic variation of Hessian fly populations from Manitoba Canada
Jacob Shreve, Purdue University; Philip K. Morton, Purdue University; Ian Wise, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada; Richard Shukle, USDA-ARS, Purdue University; Brandon Schemerhorn, USDA-ARS
Biology of Diastata repleta (Diptera: Diastatidae) with a comparison to the immature stages of other Ephydroidea
Joe B. Keiper, Virginia Museum of Natural History; Benjamin A Foote, Kent State University
Effect of tree species and decay stage on saproxylic Diptera diversity in an eastern Canadian deciduous forest
Terry A. Wheeler, McGill University; Julia J Mlynarek, McGill University; Amelie Gregoire-Taillefer, McGill University
Molecular genetics of Lucilia cuprina Wiedemann and Lucilia sericata (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
Alicia Timm, University of Cincinnati; Trevor I. Stamper, University of Findlay; Gregory A. Dahlem, Northern Kentucky University; Ronald Debry, University of Cincinnati
Using microsatellite markers to test for differentiation of cherry fruit fly populations between orchard and native black cherry habitats
James Smith, Michigan State University; Luis Teixeira, Michigan State University; Robert McClowry, Michigan State University; Kristin Bott, Michigan State University; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University; Larry Gut, Michigan State University
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