Ten-Minute Papers, SVPHS: Environmental Entomology

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Room 204, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Organizer :
Phillip E. Kaufman
Xing Ping Hu
Rebecca Trout
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Amblyomma triste (Ixodida: Ixodidae): new collection records in North America
James, W. Mertins, National Veterinary Services Laboratories; Arnold S. Moorhouse, USDA-APHIS-VS; Jeffery T. Alfred, National Veterinary Services Laboratories; Joel Hutcheson, National Veterinary Services Laboratories
1:47 PM
Nexus of Trypanosoma cruzi, triatomine bugs and anaphylaxis in the Southwest
Justin Schmidt, Southwestern Biological Institute; Patricia L Dorn, Loyola University; Lori Stevens, University of Vermont; John H. Klotz, University of California, Riverside; Stephen Klotz, University of Arizona
2:11 PM
Effect of soil type and moisture availability on the foraging behavior of the Formosan subterranean termite
Mary Cornelius, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; Weste Osbrink, USDA-ARS-SRRC
2:35 PM
Signs of life: necrophoric behavior of Argentine ants
Dong-Hwan Choe, University of California, Berkeley; Jocelyn G. Millar, University of California, Riverside; Michael K. Rust, University of California
2:47 PM
Presence, distribution and persistence of subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in monitoring stations around unbaited structures
Joe Eger, Dow AgroSciences; Joe DeMark, Dow AgroSciences; Jacquelyn McKern, Dow AgroSciences; Marc Fisher, Dow AgroSciences; M.D. Lees, Dow AgroSciences; Ronda L. Hamm, Dow AgroSciences; Mike W. Melichar, Dow AgroSciences; Mike Tolley, Dow AgroSciences; M. Messenger, USDA - APHIS
2:59 PM
3:11 PM
Genomic investigation of chitin biosynthesis and degradation in the eastern subterranean termite (Reticulitermes flavipes)
Timothy J. Husen, University of Nebraska; Shripat T. Kamble, Universiti of Nebraska-Lincoln; Julie M. Stone, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
3:23 PM
Characterization of molecular mechanisms of pyrethroid resistance of common bed bug, Cimex lectularius
Reina Koganemaru, Virginia Tech; Zach N. Adelman, Virginia Tech; Dini Miller, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
3:35 PM
Post-feeding behavior of the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) with regard to harborage choice
Matthew Douglas Reis, Virginia Tech; Dini Miller, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
3:47 PM
Effect of feeding and temperature on movement of the bed bug, Cimex lectularius L
Alvaro Romero, New Mexico State University; Michael F. Potter, University of Kentucky; Kenneth F. Haynes, University of Kentucky
4:11 PM
Foraging behavior of the malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis following introduction of insecticide treated bed nets in southern Zambia
Douglas E. Norris, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Christen M. Fornadel, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Laura C. Norris, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Shadreck Habbbanti, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
4:23 PM
Phylogenetics and population genetics of the louse fly, Lipoptena mazamae from Arkansas, US
Rebecca Trout, University of Arkansas; CD. Steelman, University of Arkansas; A. L. Szalanski, University of Arkansas
4:35 PM
Concluding Remarks