An Inordinate Neglect of Dytiscids: International Endeavors to Understand the Behavior, Ecology, and Systematics of Predaceous Diving Beetles

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 1:00 PM-5:05 PM
Sunset (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Donald A. Yee
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:10 PM
1:30 PM
DNA-aided species discovery of predaceous diving beetles in Madagascar
Johannes Bergsten, Swedish Museum of Natural History
2:10 PM
Surviving submerged - a new respiratory adaptation of predaceous diving beetles to their environment
Siegfried Kehl, University of Bayreuth; Konrad Dettner, University of Bayreuth
2:30 PM
Testing mechanisms of co-occurrence between two morphologically similar species of predaceous diving beetles in Mississippi
Kristopher Alexander Pitcher, University of Southern Mississippi; Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi
2:50 PM
Break
3:42 PM
5:02 PM
Concluding Remarks
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