ESA Annual Meetings Online Program


Tuesday, November 15, 2011: 1:15 PM-5:00 PM
Room A20, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jason R. Cryan
Andrew D. Austin
Nico Franz
1:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:20 PM
Exploring insect-symbiote dynamics using a simple mathematical model
John W. McCreadie, University of South Alabama; Audi Byrne, University of South Alabama
1:32 PM
Origins and success of polygynous supercolonies of the Neotropical termite Nasutitermes corniger
Timothy K. O'Connor, Field Museum of Natural History; Corrie S. Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History
1:56 PM
2:08 PM
Genomic and dietary consequences of plant-ant mutualism
Benjamin Rubin, Field Museum of Natural History; Stefanie Kautz, Field Museum of Natural History; Corrie S. Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History
2:20 PM
Social networks regulating caste development in ants and honey bees
Timothy A. Linksvayer, University of Pennsylvania
2:32 PM
Relevance of Allee effects in eusocial insects: experimental evidence in two ant species
Gloria M. Luque, Université Paris Sud; Franck Courchamp, CNRS - Université Paris Sud XI
2:56 PM
3:06 PM
Infection by Wolbachia correlates with social structure in the ant Temnothorax longispinosus
Kenneth J. Howard, The Sage Colleges; Philip M. Johns, Bard College; Robert L. Jeanne, University of Wisconsin
3:18 PM
Gastral drumming in Vespula germanica: does a mechanical signal induce nestmates to forage?
Benjamin J. Taylor, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Robert L. Jeanne, University of Wisconsin
3:30 PM
Clonality and gall cohabitation in Tamaila coweni
Brian Taylor, California State University, Chico
3:42 PM
3:54 PM
Using Theme software to discover complex patterns of behavior displayed by embiopterans (Order Embioptera)
Janice Edgerly-Rooks, Santa Clara University; David McMillan, Santa Clara University; Khaaliq Dejan, Santa Clara University
4:06 PM
Impairment affects mating costs and behavior in male medflies (Diptera:Tephritidae)
James F. Harwood, University of California, Davis; Roger I. Vargas, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; James R. Carey, University of California, Davis
4:18 PM
Complex relationships between host use and diversification across three trophic levels in two Neotropical forests
Joseph S. Wilson, Utah State University; Matthew Forister, University of Nevada; Lee A. Dyer, University of Nevada
4:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
4:35 PM