ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Biosurveillance: Using a Native Wasp Cerceris fumipennis to Find Emerald Ash Borer and Other Species of Buprestidae.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room A12, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Claire E. Rutledge


1:35 PM
An introduction to Cerceris fumipennis: assessing its potential as a biosurveillance tool, including mobile wasp colonies
Philip D. Careless, University of Guelph ; Bruce Gill, Canadian Food Inspection Agency ; Stephen A Marshall, University of Guelph
2:15 PM
Individual wasp size and prey selection in Cerceris fumipennis
Warren E. Hellman, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry ; Melissa K. Fierke, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
2:35 PM
Cuticular hydrocarbons used for prey recognition by Cerceris fumipennis
Claire E. Rutledge, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station ; Peter J. Silk, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service - Atlantic Forestry Centre
2:55 PM
Abiotic conditions and the foraging behavior of  Cerceris fumipennis
Eleanor Groden, University of Maine ; Tawny Virgilio, University of Maine
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Degree day modeling for Cerceris fumipennis
Claire E. Rutledge, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station ; Colleen Teerling, Maine Forest Service ; Philip D. Careless, University of Guelph ; Melissa K. Fierke, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
3:50 PM
Running a state-wide biosurveillance program for Cerceris fumipennis: baseball diamonds as survey units
Christine A. Nalepa, North Carolina Department of Agriculture ; Whitney G. Swink, North Carolina Department of Agriculture
4:30 PM
Guidebook to Northeastern jewel beetles: identifying Cerceris fumipennis prey, both invasive and native species of Buprestidae
Morgan D. Jackson, University of Guelph ; Steven M. Paiero, University of Guelph ; Adam Jewiss-Gaines, University of Guelph
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