SysEB Section Symposium: Biology and Evolution of Social Insect Symbionts

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 6 B (Austin Convention Center)
Joseph Parker
Michael S. Caterino
K. Taro Eldredge

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:03 AM
8:21 AM
Biology of a spider myrmecophile
Paula Cushing, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
9:51 AM
10:14 AM
Integrative work in Paussus evolution and ecology: getting the most out of your specimens
James A. Robertson, University of Arizona ; Wendy Moore, University of Arizona
10:32 AM
Ant and termite symbionts among aleocharine staphylinids: what does it take to succeed?
Vladimir I. Gusarov, University of Oslo, Natural History Museum
10:50 AM
Preadapted for inquilinism: how many independent origins of myrmecophily in Histeridae?
Michael S. Caterino, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
11:26 AM
The future of symbiont biology as a unified research field
K. Taro Eldredge, University of Kansas
11:44 AM
Concluding Remarks
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