ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

An Overlooked Insect Group. Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata), Model Organisms for Systematics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies

Sunday, November 13, 2011: 1:00 PM-5:35 PM
Room D4, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Seth M. Bybee
Jessica L. Ware

1:05 PM
How old are modern dragonflies?
Jessica L. Ware, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
1:35 PM
Ovariole morphology in dragonflies
Kamilla Koch, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz Becherweg
1:50 PM
Odonata in the digital age of entomology
John C. Abbott, University of Texas at Austin
2:05 PM
Ongoing research on Argia (Odonata: Coenagrionidae), a megadiverse genus of New World damselflies
Rosser Garrison, California Department of Food and Agriculture
2:35 PM
Phylogeography of Hawaiian damselflies
Steve Jordan, Bucknell University
2:50 PM
A brief history of Australian odonate taxonomy
Gunther Theischinger, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet
3:20 PM
3:05 PM
3:35 PM
Namibian desert dragons: patterns, traits and processes
Frank Suhling, Technische Universität Braunschweig
3:50 PM
Why do we use Odonata as study models? Lessons of huge diversity from a modest insect order
Alex Cordoba, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
4:05 PM
Dragonflies: model organisms for conservation research
John Simaika, Stellenbosch University ; Michael J. Samways, University of Stellenbosch
4:35 PM
Dragonfly hotheads: sunbathers vs. marathoners
Michael L. May, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
4:50 PM
5:05 PM
Males learn to prefer gynochrome females in a polymorphic damselfly (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)
RA. Sánchez-Guillén, Grupo de Ecoloxía Evolutiva e da Conservación ; DI. Galicia-Mendoza, Grupo de Ecoloxía Evolutiva e da Conservación ; Adolfo Cordero-Rivera, Grupo de Ecoloxía Evolutiva e da Conservación
5:20 PM
Odonata phylogeny: where are we now and where should we go?
Seth M. Bybee, Brigham Young University
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