ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, MUVE Section, Mosquitoes (Part 2) and Other Hematophagous Diptera

Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
301 A, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Organizer :
Christopher J. Geden
Alec Gerry
Dana Nayduch

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:03 AM
Role of autochthonous and allochthonous basal resources on tire insect communities
Alisa A. Abuzeineh, University of Southern Mississippi ; Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi
8:15 AM
8:27 AM
Avian host preference of Culex mosquitoes in southern California
Alec Gerry, University of California, Riverside ; Taylor Lura, Lancaster University ; Robert Cummings, Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District
8:39 AM
Orientation to carbon dioxide by female Culex quinquefasciatus in a still-air olfactometer
Emerson S. Lacey, University of California, Riverside ; Ring T. Carde, University of California, Riverside
8:51 AM
In like a lion or a lamb? Comparison of the competitive ability of a new mosquito invader, Culex coronator, to dominant resident container species
Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi ; Jeffrey Skiff, University of Southern Mississippi
9:03 AM
Transcriptome analyses of blood and sugar digestive processes in female Culicoides sonorensis midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Dana Nayduch, Georgia Southern University ; Christopher A. Saski, Clemson University, Genomics Institute
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Novel topical repellents for biting insects
Robert Bedoukian, Bedoukian Research Incoproration
9:42 AM
Disease vector surveillance in the age of crowdsourcing and social networking
Lee W. Cohnstaedt, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Elin Maki, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
10:06 AM
Determining landing preferences of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi for the development of lethal landing sites
Matt Aubuchon, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Gary G. Clark, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
10:18 AM
Hourly biting activity of blackflies (Diptera: Simulidae) and transmission of Onchocerciasis in the Imo River Basin, Nigeria
Emmanuel C. Uttah, Cross River University of Technology ; Dominic C. Ibeh, Federal University of Technology
10:30 AM
Repellents for kissing bugs (Triatoma rubida)?
Justin Schmidt, Southwestern Biological Institute ; Joel A. Terriquez, University of Arizona ; Stephen Klotz, University of Arizona ; John H. Klotz, University of California, Riverside
10:42 AM
Concluding Remarks