ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, SysEB-2

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:20 AM
Room E1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jason R. Cryan
Stephen P. Yanoviak

8:03 AM
DNA barcoding economically important wireworm species (Coleoptera: Elateridae) of Montana
Frank E. Etzler, Montana State University ; Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University ; Anuar Morales Rodriguez, Montana State University ; Kevin Wanner, Montana State University
8:15 AM
Is the ‘blue-ghost’ really blue? Spectral analysis of Phausis reticulata’s bioluminescence (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)
Alicia M. Hodson, University of Florida ; Marc A. Branham, University of Florida
8:27 AM
An investigation of the opsin gene complex in scorpionflies (Mecoptera: Panorpidae)
Katherine Fager, Brigham Young University ; Seth M. Bybee, Brigham Young University ; Michael F. Whiting, Brigham Young University
8:39 AM
The evolutionary macroecology of exotic host use by Lepidoptera
Joshua P. Jahner, University of Nevada, Reno ; Melvin M. Bonilla, University of Nevada, Reno ; Kevin J. Badik, University of Nevada, Reno ; Arthur M. Shapiro, University of California, Davis ; Matthew L. Forister, University of Nevada, Reno
8:51 AM
Ontogenetic shifts in efficacy of antipredator mechanisms in a top aquatic predator, Anax junius
Gareth R. Hopkins, Utah State University ; Brian G. Gall, Utah State University ; Edmund D. Brodie Jr, Utah State University
9:03 AM
The search of low levels of Africanization in honey bees (Apis mellifera) in the United States
Katherine Darger, University of Delaware ; Deborah A. Delaney, University of Delaware
9:15 AM
Tortricids of agricultural importance
Todd M. Gilligan, Colorado State University ; Marc Epstein, California Department of Food and Agriculture
9:27 AM
Do aphid soldiers sequester secondary plant compounds to combat natural enemies?
Sarah P. Lawson, Vanderbilt University ; Patrick Abbot, Vanderbilt University
9:39 AM
10:03 AM
Seasonal variation of defensive symbionts of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum
Andrew H. Smith, Drexel University ; Jacob A. Russell, Drexel University
10:15 AM
Role of bacterial endosymbionts in asexual reproduction of two bark lice species, Echmepteryx hageni and Peripsocus subfasciatus (Psocoptera)
Scott M. Shreve, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ; Kevin P. Johnson, Illinois Natural History Survey
10:27 AM
10:39 AM
Predicted gustatory receptor genes in Trissolcus basalis (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae)
Elijah Talamas, The Ohio State University ; Norman Johnson, The Ohio State University
10:51 AM
Associations between oviposition responses and larval survival for two tire-inhabiting mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) species in an organic chemical blend
David W. Allgood, University of Southern Mississippi ; Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi