Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section SEB3. Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiverstiy

Monday, November 17, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Yves Alarie
Terry Erwin
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
8:17 AM
A Madagascan explosion of species: The genus Trichoteleia (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae)
Elijah Talamas, Ohio State University; Norman Johnson, The Ohio State University
9:05 AM
9:17 AM
Progress towards a revision of Camptocerus Dejean (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)
Sarah M. Smith, Michigan State University; Anthony Cognato, Michigan State University
9:29 AM
9:53 AM
A generic revision of ichneutine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Ray Fisher, University of Arkansas; Michael J. Sharkey, University of Kentucky; Ashley PG. Dowling, University of Arkansas
10:17 AM
Nesocyrtosoma (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): A classic Greater Antillean/Montserrat distribution
Katie J. Hopp, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History; Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University
10:29 AM
Rapid evolution of hybrid male sterility in the phytophogous insect, Dendroctonus ponderosae
Ryan Bracewell, Utah State University; Barbara J. Bentz, USDA - Forest Service; Karen Mock, Utah State University; Michael Pfrender, University of Notre Dame