Student Competition for the President's Prize Display Presentations, Section SEB2. Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity

Monday, November 17, 2008: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
The possible hybridization of neighboring Neoscona spp. (Araneidae)
Eric M. Knutson, New Mexico State University
When good species go bad: Evidence for recent and continuing hybridization of two neotropical termites
Tamara R. Hartke, Northeastern University; Rebeca B. Rosengaus, Northeastern University
Monophyly and limits of the tribe Elachipterini (Diptera: Chloropidae)
Julia Mlynarek, McGill University; Terry A. Wheeler, McGill University
Variation in the stridulatory apparatus in Mycotrupes beetles (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae)
Kyle A. Beucke, University of Florida; Marc Branham, University of Florida
Evaluating and improving methods for rearing the biological control agent, Aphytis melinus (DeBach)
Casandra Vasquez, University of California, Riverside; Joseph G. Morse, University of California; Richard Stouthamer, University of California
ITS variation and population genetics in Helicoverpa zea from the southern USA and northeastern Mexico
Ausencio Azuara, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro; Omaththage Perera, USDA - ARS; Carlos A. Blanco, USDA - APHIS; Sergio R. Sanchez-Peña, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro
Primary parasitoids (Diptera) of golden tortoise beetles (Charidotella sexpunctata bicolor) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on morning glory plants in New York
Carl E. Manzo, Canisius College; Helen M Hull Sanders, Canisius College; John Losey, Cornell University