Poster Presentations: SysEB 2

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Entomopathogenic fungi associated to leaf-cutting ants from Argentina
Daniela Goffré, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes ; Jorge Marfetán, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes ; PJ. Folgarait, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes
2013 FMC Fellow poster presentation - Exciting young people about science through insects (FMC Fellowship)
Tim Anderson, FMC Fellow ; Bruce Black, FMC Corporation ; Thomas Anderson, FMC Corporation ; Thomas A. Green, IPM Institute of North America
2013 FMC Fellow poster presentation - Exciting young people about science through insects (Entomological Foundation)
Richard Shevalier III, FMC Fellow ; Bruce Black, FMC Corporation ; Thomas Anderson, FMC Corporation ; Thomas A. Green, IPM Institute of North America
Ant diversity of the William L. Giles Bur Oak Preserve
JoVonn Hill, Mississippi State University
Levels of JHbp expression and its relationship to behavioral plasticity in workers of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata
Angel Rivera-Colon, Inter American University of Puerto Rico ; Bert Rivera-Marchand, University of Puerto Rico ; Yarira Ortiz-Alvarado, Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Disentangling ant and fungal genetic components of the asexual fungus-farming ant Mycocepurus smithii: A cross-fostering experiment
Katrin Kellner, University of Texas at Austin ; Timothy A. Linksvayer, University of Pennsylvania ; Ulrich G. Mueller, The University of Texas-Austin
Zombie ants and puppeteer flies: Host manipulation in phorid fly parasitoids of fire ants
Edward G. LeBrun, University of Texas ; Jerod Romine, University of Texas at Austin ; Lawrence E. Gilbert, University of Texas
Evidence of cryptic species and a novel genetic sex determination mechanism in the gall wasp, Belonocnema treatae.
Carl Hjelmen, Texas A&M University ; James R. Ott, Texas State University - San Marcos ; Scott P. Egan, University of Notre Dame ; J. Spencer Johnston, Texas A&M University
Species of the colorful genus Chromoteleia Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae s.l.)
Alejandro A. Valerio, The Ohio State University ; Luciana Musetti, Ohio State University ; Norman F. Johnson, Ohio State University
World genera of aquatic Platygastridae (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea)
Norman F. Johnson, Ohio State University ; Luciana Musetti, Ohio State University
Conservative estimates of hunting distance in Cerceris fumipennis Say (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae)
Christine A. Nalepa, North Carolina Department of Agriculture ; Whitney Swink, North Carolina Department of Agriculture ; Paul Merten, USDA, Forest Service ; Jason Moan, North Carolina Forest Service
Tamarixia radiata (Waterston) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) haplotypes from two Mexican citrus regions
Kenzy Peña-Carrillo, Campo Experimental Gral. Teran ; Alejandro González-Hernández, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon ; Sostenes Varela-Fuentes, Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas ; J. Isabel López-Arroyo, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias
Molecules and morphology reveal unexpected cryptic diversity in the genus Necremnus Thomson (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
Marco Gebiola, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche ; Umberto Bernardo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche ; Paolo Navone, Università degli Studi di Torino ; Antoni Ribes, N/A ; Gary Gibson, Canadian National Collection of Insects
Coevolution, phylogeography and haplotype diversity in a species complex of parasitoid wasps, their polydnaviruses and caterpillar hosts
Kate Muirhead, The University of Adelaide ; Peter Allsopp, N/A ; Nader Sallam, N/A ; Andrew D. Austin, University of Adelaide
Beekeeping in ancient Egypt: The lost scene from Saqqara
Gene Kritsky, College of Mount St. Joseph
Constructing artificial nest sites for ground nesting native bees
John Wenzel, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Genetic diversity populations of the blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria, in eastern and western North America
Richard Roehrdanz, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Sheila Sears Wichmann, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Interactions between Varroa mites and their honey bee hosts
Olav Rueppell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro ; Kaira Wagoner, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The Bees' Needs: A citizen science project
Virginia Scott, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History ; Alexandra Rose, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History ; M. Deane Bowers, University of Colorado
Some biological aspects of Neotropical genus Caenohalictus Cameron, 1903 (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in the Andes of Colombia
Cindy Celis, Nueva Granada Military University ; Marlene Lucía Aguilar, São Paulo University ; Jose Ricardo Cure, Nueva Granada Military University
Activation and viability of the ovaries and mating effect in the development of the spermatheca of females of Bombus (Fervidobombus) morio (Hymenotera: Apidae)
Marlene Lucía Aguilar, São Paulo University ; José Eduardo Serrão, Universidade Federal de Viçosa ; Lucio Antonio de Oliveira Campos, Universidade Federal de Viçosa
The beetle families of Peru
Matthew L. Gimmel, Louisiana State University ; Caroline S. Chaboo, University of Kansas
Beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) diversity in urban and forest islands in the agricultural landscape of central Illinois
Leah Benuska, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana ; Andrea Walker, University of Illinois ; Andrew V. Suarez, University of Illinois
The cyclosomine ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cyclosomini) of the Gaoligong Mountains, western Yunnan Province, China
Mollie Cueva-Dobkoski, Johns Hopkins University ; David H. Kavanaugh, California Academy of Sciences
Courtship flash communication in two Photuris fireflies
Lawrent Buschman, Kansas State University
Results from the Regional Identification Center of the USDA-APHIS (Eastern Region) for the 2013 Wood Boring Beetle Surveys
Jennifer Seltzer, Mississippi Entomological Museum ; Terence Schiefer, Mississippi Entomological Museum ; Richard L. Brown Brown, Mississippi Entomological Museum
Genetic identification of shot hole borers, Euwallacea fornicatus, associated with fusarium dieback in California
Paul F. Rugman-Jones, University of California ; Richard Stouthamer, University of California
Comparison of purple vs clear sticky traps for the capture of buprestid and cerambycid beetles
Nadeer Youssef, Tennessee State University ; Jason B. Oliver, Tennessee State University ; Joshua P. Basham, Tennessee State University ; Joseph Lampley, Tennessee State University
Interactive key and Illustrated guide to Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire and related species (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
Maria Lourdes Chamorro, USDA, Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) ; Eduard Jendek, Canadian Food Inspection Agency ; Robert A. Haack, USDA - Forest Service ; Mark G. Volkovitsh, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences ; Toby R. Petrice, USDA Forest Service ; Alexander S. Konstantinov, Systematic Entomology Lab. USDA ; Norman E Woodley, USDA, Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) ; Therese M. Poland, USDA Forest Service ; Xing-Ke Yang, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Steve W. Lingafelter, USDA, Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL)
Morphological analysis of three North American species of Oiceoptoma (Coleoptera: Silphidae) with implications for forensic science
Brent C. Rahlwes, Sam Houston State University ; Christopher M. Wilson, Sam Houston State University ; Natalie K. Lindgren, Sam Houston State University ; Alan D. Archambeault, Sam Houston State University ; Melissa S. Sisson, Sam Houston State University ; Timothy Campbell, Texas A&M University ; Sibyl, R. Bucheli, Sam Houston State University
Morphology, molecules, and Mimeoma scarabs: Evolutionary and ecological implications for a palm-associated scarab group (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae)
Matthew Moore, Wichita State University ; Cristian Beza-Beza, Wichita State University ; David Wickell, Wichita State University ; James Beck, Wichita State University ; Mary Liz Jameson, Wichita State University
Rarity and endemicity on the edge: The dynastine scarab beetles of the West Indies
Ronald Cave, University of Florida ; Brett C. Ratcliffe, University of Nebraska
Microbial symbionts of the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus: Insights from 16S rRNA pyrotag studies
Bessem Chouaia, University of Milan ; Matteo Montagna, University of Milan ; Violetta Vacchini, University of Milan ; Sara Epis, University of Milan ; Giuseppe Mazza, Agricultural Research Council ; Erica Prosdocimi, University of Milan ; Elena Crotti, University of Milan ; Santi Longo, Università degli Studi di Catania ; Luciano Sacchi, Università degli Studi di Pavia ; Annamaria Giorgi, University of Milan ; Rita Cervo, Università degli Studi di Firenze ; Daniele Daffonchio, University of Milan ; Giuseppe Lozzia, University of Milan ; Claudio Bandi, University of Milan
Population genetics of Cryptocephalus barii (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a species endemic to the Orobie mountains (Alps, Italy)
Matteo Montagna, University of Milan ; Annamaria Giorgi, University of Milan ; Edoardo D'angelo, University of Milan ; Davide Sassi, University of Milan ; Giuseppe Lozzia, University of Milan
Molecular phylogeny of the shining leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae: Criocerinae) with special focus on Lema (Fabricius, 1798)
Sofia Muñoz, The University of Kansas ; Fred Vencl, Stony Brook University ; Caroline S. Chaboo, University of Kansas
WoNA - Weevils of North America: A virtual, specimen-based platform using Symbiota
Nico M. Franz, Arizona State University ; Charles W. O'Brien, University of Arizona, Retired, Visiting Scholar ; Sarah Shirota, Arizona State University ; Michael Shillingburg, Arizona State University
Native and exotic bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in northeastern Illinois, with new distributional records
Charles Helm, Illinois Natural History Survey ; Brenda Molano-Flores, Illinois Natural History Survey
Beta diversity of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) along an altitudinal transect in Huasalingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
Javier Obregón, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro ; Robert Jones, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro ; Santiago Niño, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas
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