Ten-Minute Papers, SEB: Biodiversity

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room 101, First Floor (Convention Center)
Katie J. Hopp
Torsten Dikow
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
The Leaf-Litter Arthropods of Mesoamerica (LLAMA) Project: results for Guatemala
John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College; Robert S. Anderson, Canadian Museum of Nature
1:47 PM
Arboreal twig-nesting ants and agricultural matrix quality: colonization, species richness, and reproductive success
Aldo De la Mora, University of California; Stacy M. Philpott, University of Toledo
1:59 PM
Paederus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) diversity in central Iran and intraspecific variations of allopatric populations of Paederus mesopotamicus
Mahmood Reza Nikbakhtzadeh, Tarbiat Modares University; Mehdi Naderi, Tarbiat Modares University
2:11 PM
Diversity and assemblage structure of ground beetles during the restoration of Satoyama (Japan) with special references to the application of new diversity index
Wael Mahmoud ElSayed, Kanazawa University; Koji Nakamura, Kanazawa University; Shahenda Ali Abu ElEla, Kanazawa University
2:23 PM
Evidence of an undescribed species of Dendroctonus bark beetle in southern Mexico
Brian T. Sullivan, USDA, Forest Service; Jorge Macías Sámano, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR); Alicia Niño Domínguez, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR); Benjamín Moreno Castillo, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR); Stephen R. Clarke, USDA - Forest Service
2:35 PM
Host specificity and association patterns of weevil seed predators (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea): the Neotropical case
Sara Pinzon-Navarro, Imperial College London & The Natural History Museum; Alfried Vogler, Imperial College London and The Natural History Museum; Christopher Lyal, The Natural History Museum
2:47 PM
The effects of man-made disturbance (Anthropogenic) as a functional implication on Orthopteran assemblage in Zontan area, Japan
Shahenda Ali Abu ElEla, Kanazawa University; Koji Nakamura, Kanazawa University; ElSayed Wael, Kanazawa University
2:59 PM
Higher bee diversity in the canopy than near the ground in a temperate deciduous forest
Michael D. Ulyshen, USDA - Forest Service; Villu Soon, University of Tartu; James L. Hanula, USDA - Forest Service
3:11 PM
Responses of arthropods to large-scale manipulations of dead wood in a managed loblolly pine forest
Michael D. Ulyshen, USDA - Forest Service; James L. Hanula, USDA - Forest Service
3:23 PM
3:35 PM
3:47 PM
Moth diversity in New Guinea: metalmark moths (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae) and their host plants
Jadranka Rota, Smithsonian Institution; Scott Miller, Office of the Under Secretary for Science
3:59 PM
Diversity of aquatic Coleoptera in an intact Louisiana cypress swamp
Greg Clark, Southeastern Louisiana University; Janice Bossart, Southeastern Louisiana University
4:11 PM
On the edge: the beetles of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Katie J. Hopp, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History; Michael S. Caterino, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
4:23 PM
Quediina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini) of Central Europe: the best known fauna?!
Alexey Solodovnikov, University of Copenhagen, Zoological Museum
4:35 PM
Arthropod diversity on coffee farms in Tarrazú, Costa Rica: sustainability and farmer practices
John E. Banks, University of Washington-Tacoma; Mark Chandler, Earthwatch Institute; Sebastian Castro, Earthwatch Institute
4:47 PM
Measuring the recovery of two previously desiccated marshes in southern Iraq using aquatic insects
Mohammed Abdullah Taqi Al-Saffar, Nature Iraq; Christy Jo Geraci, Smithsonian Institution
5:11 PM
Concluding Remarks