Ten-Minute Papers, SEB: Systematics

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 7:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 101, First Floor (Convention Center)
Gavin Svenson
Matthew L. Buffington
7:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
7:35 AM
From Anacathotermes to Zootermopsis (Isoptera): the systematics of lower termites
Jessica L. Ware, American Museum of Natural History; David Grimaldi, American Museum of Natural History
7:59 AM
Delphacid phylogeny (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) and evolutionary host plant associations
Charles Bartlett, University of Delaware; Julie M. Urban, New York State Museum; Jason R. Cryan, New York State Museum
8:11 AM
Higher-level phylogeny and divergence dates of the spittlebug superfamily Cercopoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha)
Jason R. Cryan, New York State Museum; Gavin Svenson, New York State Museum
8:23 AM
Phylogeny of the vampire moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the evolution of hematophagy based on morphological data
Jennifer M. Zaspel, University of Minnesota; Marc A. Branham, University of Florida
8:47 AM
Building a molecular phylogenetic framework for understanding evolution of Evaniidae (Hymenoptera: Evanioidea)
Barbara J. Sharanowski, University of Manitoba; Andrew Deans, North Carolina State University
8:59 AM
Divergence estimates and new insights into the early evolution of cynipoid wasps (Hymenoptera)
Matthew L. Buffington, USDA - ARS; Seán Brady, Smithsonian Institution
9:11 AM
9:23 AM
Phylogenetic relationships of the Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) inferred from secondary structural alignment of 18S and 28S rDNA
James Munro, University of California-Riverside; John M. Heraty, University of California; David Hawks, University of California
9:35 AM
Morphological and molecular phylogenetics of Coccinellidae
Ainsley Seago, CSIRO Entomology; Adam Slipinski, CSIRO
9:47 AM
Towards a genus-level phylogeny of the Eustylini Lacordaire (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae)
Nico Franz, University of Puerto Rico; Jennifer C. Girón, University of Puerto Rico; Anyimilehidi Mazo Vargas, University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
9:59 AM
DNA, morphology, and bioinformatics: uncovering the systematic biology of Altica species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Tyler D. Eaton, University of Georgia; Laurent LeSage, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, ECORC; Michael W. Ruhl, University of Georgia; Tracie M. Jenkins, University of Georgia
10:11 AM
Revision and phylogeny of the Caribbean weevil genus Apodrosus Marshall (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae)
Jennifer C. Girón, University of Puerto Rico; Nico Franz, University of Puerto Rico
10:23 AM
A preliminary multi locus phylogeny of Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
Stylianos Chatzimanolis, University of Tennessee; Ian Cohen, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Andrea M. Schomann, SNM, Zoologisk Museum; Alexey Solodovnikov, University of Copenhagen, Zoological Museum
10:35 AM
Concluding Remarks