ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, SysEB: Systematics II

Tuesday, November 15, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:50 PM
Room A3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jason R. Cryan
Moderators:
Daniel Z. Rubinoff
Clare H. Scott


1:35 PM
Molecular phylogeny of Lygus bug inferred from cytochrome oxidase gene sequences
Ram B. Shrestha, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center ; Megha N. Parajulee, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center
1:47 PM
A sticky tree without resin: phylogenetic insights into the evolution of sticky trap predation in assassin bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Guanyang Zhang, University of California, Riverside ; Christiane Weirauch, University of California, Riverside
1:59 PM
Assassin bloodtrails: tracing aspects of the evolution of Reduviidae (Heteroptera)
Wei Song Hwang, University of California, Riverside ; Christiane Weirauch, University of California, Riverside
2:11 PM
Molecular phylogeny of the plant bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) and the evolutionary feeding habits
Sunghoon Jung, Laboratory of Insect Biosystematics ; Seunghwan Lee, Research Institute for Agricultural and Life Sciences
2:35 PM
Surveying the microbiome using 454 pyrosequencing: diversity and putative functions of bacteria in ants
Stefanie Kautz, Field Museum of Natural History ; Benjamin ER. Rubin, Field Museum of Natural History ; Corrie S. Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History
2:47 PM
2:59 PM
Molecular phylogenetics of the deer flies (Diptera: Tabanidae)
Mauren Turcatel, North Carolina State University ; Keith M. Bayless, North Carolina State University ; Brian M. Wiegmann, North Carolina State University
3:11 PM
Origin and diversification of the true horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae: Tabanini)
Keith M. Bayless, North Carolina State University ; Shelah Morita, Smithsonian Institution ; Brian M. Wiegmann, North Carolina State University
3:23 PM
Systematics and biogeography of the ecologically diverse genus, Scaptomyza
Richard Lapoint, University of Arizona ; Patrick M. O'Grady, University of California, Berkeley ; Noah Whiteman, University of Arizona
3:35 PM
3:57 PM
Sexual selection drives the evolution of dance flies - what phylogeny can tell us
Steven Paul Turner, North Carolina State University
4:09 PM
Phylogeny and social evolution of the bee-tribe Halictini (Hymenoptera: Halictidae)
Jason Gibbs, Cornell University ; Seán Brady, Smithsonian Institution ; Kojun Kanda, Oregon State University ; Margarita López-Uribe, Cornell University ; Sophie Cardinal, Cornell University ; Bryan N. Danforth, Cornell University
4:33 PM
A combined phylogenetic analysis of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
John Heraty, University of California, Riverside ; Astrid Cruaud, University of California, Riverside
4:45 PM
Phylogeny of parasitoid wasps of the superfamily Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera): an expanded analysis, evolution of host relationships, and higher classification
Andrew D. Austin, University of Adelaide ; Norman F. Johnson, The Ohio State University ; Alejandro A. Valerio, The Ohio State University ; Andrew Polaszek, Natural History Museum ; Hans Klompen, The Ohio State University ; Elijah Talamas, The Ohio State University ; Charuwat Taekul, The Ohio State University
5:09 PM
Phylogeny and taxonomy of the New World Exosternini (Coleoptera: Histeridae)
Michael S. Caterino, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History ; Alexey K. Tishechkin, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
5:33 PM