Across Systems and Biomes: Ecology and Evolution of Insects in Aquatic Habitats

Sunday, December 12, 2010: 1:00 PM-5:05 PM
Royal Palm, Salon 5 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Robert F. Smith
Lauren E. Culler
Christopher J. Patrick
Nathan Baker
Jennifer R. Milligan
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM
Constraints on caddisfly distributions along permanence gradients & ramifications for ecosystem function 
Scott Wissinger, Allegheny College; Amanda Klemmer, University of British Columbia; Emily Thornton, Allegheny College; Hamish S. Greig, University of British Columbia
1:50 PM
The impact of vertebrate predators on wetland macroinvertebrate communities
Jennifer Henke, University of California, Riverside; William E. Walton, University of California
2:10 PM
The little things that move:  How aquatic insects link water to land
Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin; David Hoekman, University of Wisconsin; Jamin Dreyer, University of Wisconsin; Randall Jackson, University of Wisconsin; Phil Townsend, University of Wisconsin; M. Jake Vander Zanden, University of Wisconsin
2:30 PM
From Patagonia to the Himalayans: Protoptiline caddisfly diversity across oceans and continents
Desiree R. Robertson, University of Minnesota; Ralph W. Holzenthal, University of Minnesota
2:50 PM
3:05 PM
3:25 PM
The influence of riverine network structure on patterns of benthic macroinvertebrate diversity and community structure
Bryan L. Brown, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Bruce Baldwin, Clemson University; Chris M. Swan, University of Maryland; Jeremy Pike, Clemson University; William "Rockie" English, Clemson University
3:45 PM
Local and regional factors influencing aquatic invertebrate production
Matt Whiles, Southern Illinois University; Denise Walther, Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office; Checo Colón-Gaud, Georgia Southern University; Heidi Rantala, Southern Illinois University
4:05 PM
The interactive effects of warming, predation and eutrophication on the exchange of resources between aquatic and terrestrial environments
Hamish S. Greig, University of British Columbia; Pavel Kratina, University of British Columbia; Biff Thompson, University of British Columbia; Jonathan B. Shurin, University of California - San Diego; John S. Richardson, University of British Columbia
4:25 PM
Why do mayflies thrive in trout streams?
Barbara L Peckarsky, University of Wisconsin
4:45 PM
Concluding Remarks
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