SEB2 Ten-Minute Papers, Systematics, Evolution, Biodiversity

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room A9, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Daniel J. Funk
Sibyl R. Bucheli
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Canopy fogging reveals diversity of Scolytinae (Coleotera: Curculionidae) in the Ecuadorian Amazon
Stephanie Dole, Michigan State University; Anthony Cognato, Michigan State University; Terry Erwin, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
1:47 PM
Multiple introductions of the invasive root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) from the Caribbean into the United States
Marina Ascunce, University of Florida; DeWayne Shoemaker, USDA - ARS; Herb Nigg, University of Florida
1:59 PM
Predatory and parasitic mites associated with mosquitoes in New Jersey
Anwar L. Bilgrami, Department of Mosquito Control; Peter Bosak, Department of Mosquito Control
2:11 PM
Fecal case -associated maternal effects promote postmating isolation between Neochlamisus bebbianae host forms
Daniel J. Funk, Vanderbilt University; Scott P. Egan, Vanderbilt University
2:23 PM
Native, hybrid and invasive fire ants (Solenopsis spp.) in northeastern Mexico
Sergio R. Sanchez-Peña, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro; Manuela C. Chacón-Cardosa, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon; Diana Resendez-Perez, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
2:35 PM
Re-investigation of cuticular hydrocarbons in imported fire ants: Evidence for a second type of hybrid Solenopsis fire ant?
Li Chen, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Henry Y. Fadamiro, Auburn University
2:59 PM
3:11 PM
Task and venom specialization in workers and alates of Termitopone commutata
Justin Schmidt, Southwestern Biological Institute; William Overal, Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi
3:23 PM
3:35 PM
Larval performance, adult behavior, and the colonization of alfalfa by Lycaeides melissa (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Matthew Forister, University of Nevada; Chris C Nice, Texas State University, San Marcos; James A. Fordyce, University of Tennessee; Zachariah Gompert, University of Wyoming
3:47 PM
Measuring temporal and spatial dynamics in tropical butterfly communities
Gloria M. Luque, Université Paris Sud; John W. Wenzel, The Ohio State University; Philip De Vries, University of New Orleans
4:23 PM
Wormholes, sensory nets, and hypertrophied tactile setae: The extraordinary defense strategies of Brenthia caterpillars
Jadranka Rota, Smithsonian Institution; David L. Wagner, University of Connecticut
4:35 PM
Wind tunnel selection for an evolutionary change in pheromone blend ratio specificity in male moths
Kenneth F. Haynes, University of Kentucky; Jeremy Allison, Louisiana State University
4:47 PM
Caterpillars and casualty: Working a death scene in Galveston, TX
Sibyl R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University; Joan A. Bytheway, Sam Houston State University
4:59 PM
Fitness costs of insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis
Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University; Yves Carrière, University of Arizona; Bruce E. Tabashnik, University of Arizona
5:11 PM
Concluding Remarks