Understanding Group-Living in Social Invertebrates

Wednesday, December 16, 2009: 7:25 AM-11:05 AM
Room 203, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Patrick Abbot
Leticia Aviles
7:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
7:30 AM
The cost of conflict in social aphid groups
Patrick Abbot, Vanderbilt University
8:36 AM
The ecology of the attine ant–fungus symbiosis
Natasha Mehdiabadi, Smithsonian Institution; Ted Schultz, Smithsonian Institution
8:58 AM
9:08 AM
Reproductive decisions by colonies of Vespula wasps
Michael A. D. Goodisman, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:30 AM
10:14 AM
10:36 AM
The origin of castes in social wasps
James H. Hunt, North Carolina State University
10:58 AM
Concluding Remarks
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