Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, SysEB: Taxonomy, Classifications, and Revisions

Monday, December 13, 2010: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Brittany (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Hojun Song
Yves Alarie
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:17 AM
Evidence of possible new cryptic species in the genus Polythore (Polythoridae: Odonata) in the eastern Andes foothills of Colombia
Melissa Sanchez Herrera, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Emilio Realpe, Universidad de los Andes; Camilo Salazar, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
9:29 AM
Examination of the status of Protaphis (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
Doris Lagos, University of Illinois; David Voegtlin, University of Illinois
9:41 AM
A revision of the genus Chionomus Fennah (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Delphacidae):  cleaning out Delphacodes Fieber
Kathryn Weglarz, University of Delaware; Charles Bartlett, University of Delaware
10:05 AM
A revision of the New World Hypoponera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) a neglected ant genus
Shawn T. Dash, University of Texas - El Paso; William Mackay, University of Texas - El Paso
10:17 AM
10:30 AM
Species delimitation in a taxonomically challenging genus:  Ophion (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of Canada
Marla D. Schwarzfeld, University of Alberta; Felix A. H. Sperling, University of Alberta
10:54 AM
11:06 AM
Molecular and morphological revision of Evania, Hyptia, and Decevania (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) of Costa Rica
Patricia Mullins, North Carolina State University; Barbara Sharanowski, North Carolina State University; Andrew Deans, North Carolina State University
11:18 AM
Revision of the subfamily Megaspilinae (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronoidea)
Andrew F. Ernst, North Carolina State University; Andrew Deans, North Carolina State University; István Mikó, Pennsylvania State University; Barbara J. Sharanowski, University of Manitoba
11:42 AM
Resolving conflict and outgroup sampling in the diachlorine grade; a new classification system for Tabaninae (Diptera: Tabanidae)
Keith M. Bayless, North Carolina State University; Shelah Morita, Smithsonian Institution; Brian M. Wiegmann, North Carolina State University
11:54 AM
Concluding Remarks