ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, SysEB-4

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:20 AM
Room D2, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jason R. Cryan
Alejandro A. Valerio

8:27 AM
Description of the ovipositor muscles and skeletal structures of Ceraphronoidea (Hymenoptera) using laser scanning microscopy for visualization
Andrew F. Ernst, North Carolina State University ; István Mikó, North Carolina State University ; Andrew R. Deans, North Carolina State University
8:51 AM
Approximation to classification and diversity of Glyptapanteles (Braconidae, Microgastrinae) from the neotropics based on material from northwestern Costa Rica
Diana Carolina Arias Penna, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Urbana-Champaign ; James B. Whitfield, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Urbana-Champaign
9:03 AM
Predicting occurrence of the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in Nebraska's Sandhills region
Jessica D. Jurzenski, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ; W. Wyatt Hoback, University of Nebraska - Kearney ; Andy Bishop, US Fish and Wildlife Service ; Roger Grosse, US Fish and Wildlife Service
9:15 AM
Historical biogeography of the cosmopolitan spider wasp genus Ceropales (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)
Juanita Rodriguez, Utah State University ; James P. Pitts, Utah State University ; Carol D. von Dohlen, Utah State University
9:27 AM
Non-congruent colonizations of remote islands by a specialized pollinating seed-predation mutualism (Phyllanthaceae: Glochidion; Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Epicephala)
David Hembry, University of California, Berkeley ; Atsushi Kawakita, Kyoto University ; Neil E. Gurr, American Samoa Community College ; Mark Schmaedick, American Samoa Community College ; Bruce Baldwin, University of California, Berkeley ; Rosemary Gillespie, University of California, Berkeley
9:39 AM
9:51 AM
10:03 AM
Profiler of the bad guys: what are the characteristics of invasive ants?
Cleo Bertelsmeier, Université Paris Sud XI ; Gloria M. Luque, Université Paris Sud XI ; Franck Courchamp, CNRS - Université Paris Sud XI
10:15 AM
Origin, diversity, and diversification of the native Hawaiian leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Nesophrosyne)
Gordon Bennett, University of California, Berkeley ; Patrick M. O'Grady, University of California, Berkeley
10:27 AM
Changes in carabid (Coleoptera: Carabidae) diversity and community structure in age structured forests
Kathryn Riley, Wake Forest University ; Robert A. Browne, Wake Forest University
10:39 AM
Diversity of saproxylic Coleoptera in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Michael L. Ferro, Louisiana State University ; Christopher E. Carlton, Louisiana State University
10:51 AM
Arthropod abundance and community structure in contrasting Amazonian forests
Greg PA. Lamarre, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; Paul VA. Fine, University of California ; Christopher Baraloto, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
11:03 AM
Biodiversity of arthropods associated with a mat of Salvinia minima
Katherine A. Parys, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Seth J. Johnson, Louisiana State University AgCenter