Member Symposium: SOLA Scarab Workers

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 1:15 PM-5:15 PM
Meeting Room 5 ABC (Austin Convention Center)
Organizer :
Andrew B. T. Smith

1:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:20 PM
An overview of Texas Scarabaeoidea
Edward G. Riley, Texas A&M University
2:00 PM
Scarab collecting in Cuba
Andrew B. T. Smith, Canadian Museum of Nature
2:20 PM
The Paracotalpa (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) enigma
Oliver Keller, Saginaw Valley State University
2:40 PM
A Review of California Serica
Reese John Worthington, The University of Mississippi ; Paul K. Lago, University of Mississippi
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Integrative taxonomy and ecology of the cryptic species complex of Aphodius fimetarius (Linnaeus, 1758) and Aphodius pedellus (de Geer, 1774) (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae)
Frank Krell, Denver Museum of Nature and Science ; Andreia Miraldo, University of Helsinki ; Mirjami Smalen, University of Helsinki ; Robert Angus, The Natural History Museum ; Tomas Roslin, University of Helsinki
3:55 PM
Not all dung is created equal: dung beetles on organic and conventionally managed cattle pastures
Mallory Hagadorn, Salisbury University ; Joseph Restein, Salisbury University ; Kaitlyn Mitchell, Salisbury University ; Dana Price, Salisbury University
4:15 PM
Diversity and succession of dung beetles to horse dung on Assateague Island, Maryland
Elizabeth Rentz, Salisbury University ; Dana Price, Salisbury University
4:35 PM
Anomala denuda and A. plebeja (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae): two poorly known species of shining leaf chafers in Southern Togo (West Africa)
Kwevitoukoui Hounkpati, University of Georgia ; Georg Goergen, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture ; Joseph V. McHugh, University of Georgia
4:50 PM
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