ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, SysEB-6

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Room D3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jason R. Cryan
David Wagner
David Furth

8:51 AM
Untangling the spider beetle web: redefining generic groups based on morphology
Glené Mynhardt, The Ohio State University ; Keith Philips, Western Kentucky University
9:03 AM
Bellopius (Braconidae) parasitoids of fruit-infesting Tephritidae (Diptera)
Lauren A. Ward, Texas A&M University ; Robert Wharton, Texas A&M University ; Thomas J. DeWitt, Texas A&M University ; Sonja J. Scheffer, USDA, Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) ; Matthew L. Lewis, USDA-ARS ; Marty A. Condon, Cornell College
9:15 AM
Generic revision of dorylomorph ants
Marek L. Borowiec, University of California, Davis
9:27 AM
Rediscovery and reconsideration of the bizarre Cretaceous ant Haidomyrmex
Phillip M. Barden, American Museum of Natural History ; David Grimaldi, American Museum of Natural History
9:51 AM
10:03 AM
10:15 AM
10:27 AM
Systematics of a more broadly interpreted Chionomus Fennah (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Delphacidae)
Kathryn Weglarz, University of Delaware ; Charles Bartlett, University of Delaware
10:51 AM
The austral horse fly genus Scaptia (Diptera: Tabanidae): monophyletic clade or taxonomic dumping ground?
Bryan D. Lessard, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences ; John Trueman, Australian National University ; Stephen Cameron, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences ; David K. Yeates, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
11:15 AM
11:27 AM
Systematics of the Erythraeina (Acari: Parasitengona): a story of parasitism, long legs, and polka dots
Ray Fisher, University of Arkansas ; Ashley PG. Dowling, University of Arkansas