SysEB Section Symposium: What Arthropods Reveal about the Biogeography of the American Southwest and Mexico; with a Report on Work from Joshua Tree National Park

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Ballroom G (Austin Convention Center)
Organizer :
Heidi Hopkins

1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Sky islands and Chrysina beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
Don Thomas, USDA Agricultural Research Service
1:55 PM
Biogeography of the southwest, mayflies (Ephemeroptera) and stoneflies (Plecoptera) as examples
Boris Kondratieff, C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity
2:35 PM
3:15 PM
3:35 PM
4:25 PM
Cynipoid wasp diversity in Joshua Tree National Park
Matthew Buffington, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) ; Elijah Talamas, USDA
5:05 PM
Citizen science and volunteerism at Joshua Tree National Park: boots on the ground
Paul Delaney, Copper Mountain College ; Andrea Compton, Joshua Tree National Park
5:25 PM
Concluding Remarks
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