SEB4 Ten-Minute Papers, Systematics, Evolution, Biodiversity

Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A5, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Stephen Cameron
Matthew L. Buffington
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Evolution of eusociality in termites driven by carbon-nitrogen imbalance
Yutaka Kobayashi, University of Florida; Paul Bardunias, State University of New York; Nan-Yao Su, University of Florida
8:17 AM
Caste in the swarming wasps: Queenless societies in highly social insects
Fernando Noll, UNESP; John W. Wenzel, The Ohio State University
8:53 AM
Divergence estimates of the Cynipoidea: Insights into the evolution of gall induction
Matthew L. Buffington, USDA - ARS; Seán Brady, Smithsonian Institution
9:05 AM
Development of Melittobia digitata Dahms (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) parasitizing Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Jorge M. Gonzalez, California State University; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University; Martin Aluja, Instituto de Ecología
9:17 AM
Taxonomic study on the genus Coccobius Ratzeburg (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), with description of three new species from Georgia
George Japoshvili, Agricultural University of Georgia; Ismail Karaca, Suleyman Demirel University
9:29 AM
9:53 AM
Diversity of North American Pogonognathellus (Collembola: Tomoceridae)
Ernest C. Bernard, University of Tennessee; K.L. Felderhoff, North Carolina State University; Kyung-Hwa Park, Chonbuk National University; John K. Moulton, University of Tennessee
10:05 AM
The dance flies of Madagascar: Revealing an unknown diversity
Whitney Swink, North Carolina State University
10:17 AM
Molecular phylogeny of the horse flies: A framework for renewing tabanid taxonomy
Shelah I. Morita, University of Stellenbosch; Keith M. Bayless, North Carolina State University; Brian M. Wiegmann, North Carolina State University
10:53 AM
Long-term metapopulation dynamics of Bahamian ants
Lloyd Morrison, Missouri State University
11:17 AM
Concluding Remarks