ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, SysEB Section, Conservation, Biodiversity, and Gulf Coast Insects

Sunday, November 11, 2012: 1:15 PM-5:00 PM
200 D, Floor Two (Knoxville Convention Center)
Moderator:
John T. Longino


1:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:18 PM
Litter ants from Chiapas to Nicaragua: Highlights from the LLAMA project
John T. Longino, University of Utah ; Michael G. Branstetter, University of California, Davis ; Laura Senz, Universidad de San Carlos
1:54 PM
Limited erosion of biodiversity from small relic forest patches
Janice L Bossart, Southeastern Louisiana University
2:06 PM
Armored scale insect pests in quarantine and in a tropical rainforest canopy: molecular identification, species delimitation, and systematics
Benjamin B. Normark, University of Massachusetts ; Akiko Okusu, University of Massachusetts ; John W. Dooley, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ; Geoffrey Morse, University of San Diego
2:18 PM
Rearing port interceptions for identification
Sian Mary O'Sullivan Bailey, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) ; Hannah Nadel, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ), Center for Plant Health Science ; Scott W. Myers, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) ; Victor C. Mastro, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ), Center for Plant Health Science
2:30 PM
Withdrawn
2:42 PM
Nosema survey in the Middle East and neighboring countries
Irfan Kandemir, Ankara University ; Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University
2:54 PM
Break
3:21 PM
Warm ants: Ant responses to warming in low and high latitude eastern US forests
Shannon L. Pelini, Bowling Green State University ; Sarah E. Diamond, North Carolina State University ; Lauren M. Nichols, North Carolina State University ; Aaron M. Ellison, Harvard University ; Nicholas J. Gotelli, University of Vermont ; Nathan J. Sanders, University of Tennessee ; Rob R. Dunn, North Carolina State University
3:33 PM
Species mapping for the 21st Century: The case of periodical cicadas (Magicicada spp.)
John Cooley, University of Connecticut ; David C. Marshall, University of Connecticut ; Chris Simon, University of Connecticut
3:45 PM
Ant diversity and community structure on coastal dunes of the northern Gulf of Mexico
Xuan Chen, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Benjamin Adams, Louisiana State University ; Cody Bergeron, Louisiana State University ; Linda M. Hooper-Bui, Louisiana State University
3:57 PM
Silent spring revisited: Insects and spiders in Louisiana’s saltwater marshes after the Macondo blowout
Gerald Soderstrum, Louisiana State University ; Linda M. Hooper-Bi, Louisiana State University ; O. Osisioma, Louisiana State University ; R. Strecker, Louisiana State University ; Xuan Chen, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Benjamin Adams, Louisiana State University ; E. Overton, Louisiana State University ; R. E. Turner, Louisiana State University
4:09 PM
Acrobat ant antics: The secret life of ants in Louisiana’s salt marshes
Theresa Crupi, Louisiana State University ; Linda M. Hooper-Bui, Louisiana State University ; B. Hesson, Louisiana State University ; M. Accardo, Louisiana State University ; Gerald Soderstrum, Louisiana State University ; R. Strecker, Louisiana State University ; Xuan Chen, Louisiana State University AgCenter
4:21 PM
Hula hoops, high wire acts and acrobats: Ant density and distribution in saltwater marshes
B. Hesson, Louisiana State University ; Linda M. Hooper-Bui, Louisiana State University ; Gerald Soderstrum, Louisiana State University ; M. Accardo, Louisiana State University ; R. Strecker, Louisiana State University ; Xuan Chen, Louisiana State University AgCenter
4:33 PM
Oil pollution mediated mortality and behavior modification in coastal insects
Benjamin Adams, Louisiana State University ; Xuan Chen, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Linda M. Hooper-Bui, Louisiana State University
4:45 PM
Putting the canary back in the coal mine: Crickets and ants in the saltmarshes post-Macondo blowout
Linda M. Hooper-Bui, Louisiana State University ; R. Strecker, Louisiana State University ; B. Hesson, Louisiana State University ; Gerald Soderstrum, Louisiana State University ; M. Accardo, Louisiana State University ; D. Aguillard, Louisiana State University ; E. Thompson, Louisiana State University ; Xuan Chen, Louisiana State University AgCenter
4:57 PM
Concluding Remarks