Conservation of Lepidoptera

Wednesday, December 16, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room 103, First Floor (Convention Center)
Christopher A. Hamm
Matthew Aardema
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
The conservation of Lepidoptera and its importance to society
Scott Black, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
2:05 PM
Conserving hybrid genotypes: monitoring genetic divergence under recent climate warming regimes
J. Mark Scriber, Michigan State University; Rodrigo J. Mercader, Michigan State University; Matthew Aardema, Michigan State University
2:35 PM
3:05 PM
3:15 PM
Molecular approaches to assist conservation
James A. Fordyce, University of Tennessee
4:15 PM
Complex life histories, spatial mismatches with host plants, and other factors that may slow range shifts of butterflies under climate change
Jessica Hellmann, University of Notre Dame; Shannon L. Pelini, Bowling Green State University; Travis D. Marsico, Mississippi State University
4:45 PM
Conservation of Mitchell's satyr
Christopher A. Hamm, Michigan State University
5:15 PM
Concluding Remarks
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