SysEB Section Symposium: Dynamics of the Tropical Ecosystems: A Bug's-Eye View of the Jungle

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 6 A (Austin Convention Center)
Melissa Sánchez Herrera
William R. Kuhn
Manpreet Kohli
Jessica L. Ware

1:30 PM
Welcoming Remarks
1:33 PM
Living architectures in army ants
Simon Garnier, New Jersey Institute of Technology
1:53 PM
Lianas shape the ecology of tropical canopy ants
Stephen P. Yanoviak, University of Louisville
2:13 PM
Population variation in sexual dimorphism in the damselfly Megaloprepus caerulatus: evidence for genetic divergence?
Ola Fincke, Univeristy of Oklahoma ; Mingzi Xu, University of Oklahoma ; Emily Khazan, Univeristy of Oklahoma ; Jessica L. Ware, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
2:53 PM
3:03 PM
Aquatic insects of the Guiana Shield
Andrew Short, University of Kansas
3:23 PM
Measuring species richness of Blattodea in the Guyana Shield
Jessica L. Ware, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
4:03 PM
Testing hypotheses for wing coloration in a Neotropical damselfly group through morphometric and phylogenetic analyses
Nikole Abkrom, N/A ; Melissa Sanchez Herrera, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; William R. Kuhn, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Christopher Beatty, Santa Clara University
4:23 PM
Scorpion biogeography: the Antilles
Lauren Esposito, Berkley
4:43 PM
Neotropical foodwebs in bromeliads
Diane S. Srivastava, University of British Columbia
5:03 PM
Postcopulatory sexual selection in tropical odonates
Adolfo Cordero-Rivera, Grupo de Ecoloxía Evolutiva e da Conservación
5:23 PM
Concluding Remarks
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