Student Competition for the President's Prize Display Presentations, Section SEB1. Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity

Monday, November 17, 2008: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Diversity patterns of the ant genus Pheidole in Chiapas, Mexico
Brittany Broyles, The Evergreen State College; John Longino, The Evergreen State College
An (almost) empty room in a packed house: Coarse woody debris class V islands of low diversity in a diverse leaf litter sea in GSMNP
Michael L. Ferro, Louisiana State University; Matthew Gimmel, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History; Christopher E. Carlton, Louisiana State University
New reports of derelomine flower weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from the northern region of the Central Colombian Andes
Juliana Cardona-Duque, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez; Nico Franz, University of Puerto Rico; Dino Tuberquia, Universidad de Antioquia
The biogeography of semiaquatic Heteroptera of Thailand
Akekawat Vitheepradit, University of Missouri; Robert W. Sites, University of Missouri
Insect ecology and biodiversity: Island ecosystems of the Hancock Forest Management, a member of the Thicket of Diversity ATBI
Natalie K. Lindgren, Sam Houston State University; Alan D. Archambeault, Sam Houston State University; Jerry L. Cook, Sam Houston State University; Sibyl R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University
Aquatic insect, amphipod, and isopod communities and habitat gradients in Missouri spring systems
Megan M. Zeller, University of Missouri; Richard M. Houseman, University of Missouri-Columbia; Robert W. Sites, University of Missouri
The red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) invasion and its impact on ant communities in northeastern Mexico
Elsy M. Delgado-García, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro; Jorge L. Quezada-Martinez, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro; Heriberto Díaz-Solís, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro; Sergio R. Sanchez-Peña, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro
Spatial distribution of stored-product insects in landscapes containing grain processing and storage facilities
Altair A. Semeao, Kansas State University; James Campbell, Kansas State University; R. Jeff Whitworth, Kansas State University; Phil Sloderbeck, Kansas State University
Standard sampling plan for Varroa destructor
Katie Lee, University of Minnesota; Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota; Eric C. Burkness, University of Minnesota; Roger D. Moon, University of Minnesota
Predicting the geographic distribution of sexual signaling systems of Colombian fireflies
Bradley Williams Smith, University of Florida; Marc Branham, University of Florida