ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Insect Biodiversity in Chiapas

Wednesday, November 16, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:20 AM
Room D4, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizers:
Robert S. Anderson
Jorge L. León-Cortés


8:05 AM
Introduction - Biogeography, habitats, and vegetation of Chiapas
Robert S. Anderson, Canadian Museum of Nature
8:25 AM
Diversity patterns of Lepidoptera (Butterflies) in Chiapas
Jorge Leon Cortes, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) ; Armando Luis-Martínez, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) ; Arcángel Molina-Martínez, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)
8:45 AM
Highs and lows of Chiapas ant diversity (Hymenoptera; Formicidae)
John Longino, The Evergreen State College ; Michael G. Branstetter, University of California, Davis
9:05 AM
Amnestinae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae) from Chiapas
Luis Cervantes, Insto. Ecología ; Harry Brailovsky, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) ; Christina Mayorga-Martinez, Insto. Ecología
9:25 AM
Diversity of aquatic insects of Chiapas
Atilano Contreras-Ramos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) ; Rafael Barba-Alvarez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
9:45 AM
10:20 AM
Species richness and endemism of scarab beetles in Chiapas, Mexico (Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae). 
Miguel Moron, Insto. Ecología ; Benigno Gomez, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)
10:40 AM
Chiapas insect amber fossils
Donald B. Thomas, USDA - ARS
11:00 AM
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