Display Presentations: Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Hall D, First Floor (Convention Center)
Adult Diptera from Ozark caves
Jeffrey K. Barnes, University of Arkansas
Spatial distribution of genetic variability in the New World screwworm fly from the Caribbean and South America
Pablo Fresia, Institut Pasteur; Mariana Lúcio Lyra, University of Campinas; Ana Maria Lima de Azeredo-Espin, University of Campinas
Progress towards an understanding of flesh fly evolution. New phylogenetic information from mitochondrial DNA (Diptera: Sarcophagidae)
Trevor I. Stamper, University of Findlay; Gregory A. Dahlem, Northern Kentucky University; Ronald Debry, University of Cincinnati; Clifford Cookman, University of Cincinnati
Mitochondrial genomics in Calliphoridae (Diptera: Brachycera) and perspectives for dipteran phylogeny
Ana Carolina M. Junqueira, Pennsylvania State University (Penn State); Ana Maria L. Azeredo-Espin, State University of Campinas
Microsatellite analysis of cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis cingulata (Loew): Diptera: Tephritidae) population structure across managed, unmanaged, and natural habitats
James J. Smith, Michigan State University; Robert McClowry, Michigan State University; Luis Teixeira, Michigan State University; Tom Powell, University of Notre Dame; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University; Jeffrey Feder, University of Notre Dame; Larry Gut, Michigan State University
Sperm partitioning in multiply-mated female Caribbean fruit flies
Ann Fritz, Eastern Illinois University; Yubraj Dhakal, Kansas State University; Gary Fritz, Eastern Illinois University
Native bee diversity of Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in southwest Michigan
Sarah E. Arnosky, Kalamazoo College; Ann M. Fraser, Kalamazoo College
Population structure of Apis cerana in Thailand
Ashley Marie Hayes, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Olav Rueppell, University of North Carolina; Natapot Warrit, Chulalongkorn University; Deborah Smith, The University of Kansas
 The influence of food consumption and conspecifics on the flight performance of the parasitoid Ibalia leucospoides Hochenwarch (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae)
Deborah Fischbein, INTA; Juan C. Corley, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria; José Villacide, INTA; Carlos Bernstein, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
The enigmatic genus Orwellium: key to unravelling relationships within the superfamily Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera)?
Luciana Musetti, The Ohio State University; Norman Johnson, The Ohio State University; Lubomir Masner, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
From Namangan to Efogi on four wings and six legs: taxonomic revision of the genus Scelio Latreille for the Oriental region (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae)
Alejandro A. Valerio, The Ohio State University; Lubomir Masner, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Luciana Musetti, The Ohio State University; Norman Johnson, The Ohio State University; Matthew J. Yoder, North Carolina State University
A new species of the genus Beameria (Hemiptera: Cicadidae)
Allen Sanborn, Barry University; Polly K. Phillips, No affiliation; James E. Heath, University of Illinois retired
Regional comparison of hemlock woolly adelgid (Homoptera: Adelgidae) population dynamics
Artemis Roehrig, University of Massachusetts; Joseph Elkinton, University of Massachusetts
Predicting voltinism and its variation under different climate change scenario: a case study on grape berry moth at Lake Erie area
Shi Chen, Pennsylvania State University; Shelby Fleischer, Pennsylvania State University; Michael C. Saunders, Pennsylvania State University; Patrick C. Tobin, USDA, Forest Service
A phylogeny of mimetic tiger moths based on five genes (Lepidoptera: Notuidae: Arctiinae)
Rebecca B. Simmons, University of North Dakota; Susan J. Weller, University of Minnesota
Adaptation and speciation in Darwin’s tiger moth, Utetheisa
Michelle A. DaCosta, Wake Forest University
Phylogenetic relationships of tribes in Gelechiinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) based on analysis of morphological and molecular data
Sangmi Lee, Arizona State University; Richard L. Brown, Mississippi Entomological Museum
Patterns of genetic diversity and structure of three nymphalid butterfly species in Ghana: the role of forest fragmentation
Josephine Antwi, Oregon State University; Janice Bossart, Southeastern Louisiana University
Molecular characterization of Earias sp., populations from India based on ISSR analysis
Girish Kamble, MAHYCO; Leela Alamalakala, MAHYCO; Bharat Char, MAHYCO; Srinivas Parimi, Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co. Pvt. Ltd
Testing different storage solutions for DNA preservation and PCR success in aquatic insects (Ephemeroptera, Odonata, & Trichoptera)
Erik M. Pilgrim, US Environmental Protection Agency; Suzanne Jackson, US Environmental Protection Agency; Mark Bagley, US Environmental Protection Agency
Evolutionary relationships among Leptonema species inferred from molecular data (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae: Macronematinae)
Rachel Love, Johns Hopkins University; Christy Jo Geraci, Smithsonian Institution; Xin Zhou, BGI; Karl M. Kjer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Current range and regional population genetics of Acroneuria frisoni Stark & Brown 1991 (Plecoptera:Perlidae): a prelude to reintroduction
Ember Chabot, University of Illinois; Rosanna Giordano, University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey; R. Edward DeWalt, University of Illinois
Evaluation of morphometric characters of chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), pertaining to different geographical regions of world
Vivek Kumar, University of Florida; Dakshina Seal, University of Florida; David Schuster, Univeristy of Florida; Garima Kakkar, University of Florida
Insect diversity in intact versus degraded swamp ecosystems
Janice Bossart, Southeastern Louisiana University; Greg Clark, Southeastern Louisiana University
Forging an alliance: linking taxonomy, phylogeny and community ecology
Terry A. Wheeler, McGill University; Christopher J. Borkent, McGill University; Valérie Lévesque-Beaudin, McGill University; Julia J Mlynarek, McGill University
New genome size estimates in arthropods
Shawn Hanrahan, Texas A&M University; Spencer Johnston, Texas A&M University
Development of genetic markers to facilitate genetic studies in the lyme disease tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)
Catherine Silva, Purdue University; Jason Meyer, Purdue University; Brian Abernathy, Purdue University; Catherine HIll, Purdue University
The beetles of St. Lucia, West Indies: literature records vs. expedition findings vs. predicted outcomes
Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University; Donald E. Bright, C.P. Gillette Museum of Insect Diversity; Andrew R. Cline, California Department of Food and Agriculture; Ian A. Foley, Montana Department of Agriculture; Matthew Gimmel, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History; Katie J. Hopp, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History; Eli A. Ivie, Montana State University; LaDonna L. Ivie, Montana State University; JB Ding Johnson, University of Idaho; Crystal A. Maier, Montana State University; Stewart B. Peck, Canadian Museum of Nature; Ross C. Winton, Montana State University
The Coleoptera of Saba, West Indies
Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University; Derek S. Sikes, University of Alaska; Crystal A. Maier, University of Kansas; Ross C. Winton, Montana State University
Differentiation of flea beetle species: concordance among DNA sequence, structure and morphology
Michael W. Ruhl, University of Georgia; Tracie M. Jenkins, University of Georgia
Genetic diversity of Iranian populations of melolonthids (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Melolonthidae) based on mtDNA analysis
Javad Karimi, Ferdowsi University; Mehdi Modarres-Awal, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad; Javad Hassan-Janpoor, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad; Mohammad Reza Nassiry, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad; Hussein Sadeghi N, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad; Reyhaneh Darsoei, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Carrion beetles associated with human decomposition in southeast Texas
Melissa S. Sisson, Sam Houston State University; Natalie K. Lindgren, Sam Houston State University; Jeff D. Kelly, Sam Houston State University; Alan D. Archambeault, Sam Houston State University; Brent C. Rahlwes, Sam Houston State University; Sibyl R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University; Joan A. Bytheway, Sam Houston State University
Cyclodiene resistance in the western corn rootworm as a tool to understand population genetics
Hong Chen, University of Nebraska; Haichuan Wang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Blair Siegfried, University of Florida
Diversity of selected groups of leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the Caribbean
Maria Lourdes Chamorro-Lacayo, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History; Alexander S. Konstantinov, USDA - ARS
Weevils intercepted at New York ports of entry, a trip back to the 1960’s (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
James Korecki, USDA - APHIS; Stephanie Lee, USDA-APHIS-PPQ; Harry Rasmussen, USDA-APHIS-PPQ
New records of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) from Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Charles O'Brien, University of Arizona; Nico Franz, University of Puerto Rico
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