OM: Current Advances in Acarology

Sunday, November 16, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
B110-112 (Oregon Convention Center)
Ronald Ochoa
Mariam Lekveishvili
Ronald Ochoa
Mariam Lekveishvili

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:03 AM
Microscopy technologies to study mites
Gary R. Bauchan, USDA - ARS ; Chris Pooley, USDA - ARS ; Samuel J. Bolton, The Ohio State University ; Jenny Beard, Queensland Museum ; Ronald Ochoa, USDA - ARS
8:15 AM
Observations on the morphology of the Erythraeidae (Acari, Prostigmata, Erythraeoidea)
C. W. Welbourn, University of Florida ; Gary R. Bauchan, USDA - ARS
8:27 AM
Review of the genus Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)
Elizeu Castro, UNESP ; Ronald Ochoa, USDA - ARS ; Reinaldo JF. Feres, Letras e Ciências Exatas IBILCE/ UNESP ; Gary R. Bauchan, USDA - ARS
8:39 AM
A rare case of horizontal transfer in feather mites (Astigmata)
Luiz Pedroso, UNESP ; Fabio Hernandes, UNESP ; Sergey Mironov, Russian Academy of Sciences ; David Boas-Filho, UNICAMP ; Angelo Prado, UNICAMP
8:51 AM
The Dermacentor andersoni microbiome and pathogen acquisition
Cory Gall, Washington State University ; Glen Scoles, USDA - ARS ; Kelly Brayton, Washington State University
9:03 AM
Amblyomma maculatum and Rickettsia parkeri in the Eastern US
Melissa K. Miller, US Army ; Benedict Pagac, US Army ; Meagan Mazzei, US Army ; Ellen Stromdahl, Army Institute of Public Health ; Allen Richards, Naval Medical Research Center ; Ju Jiang, Naval Medical Research Center
9:15 AM
9:20 AM
The strange and divergent mouthparts of dragon mites (Nematalycidae)
Samuel J. Bolton, The Ohio State University ; Gary R. Bauchan, USDA - ARS ; Pavel B. Klimov, University of Michigan ; Ronald Ochoa, USDA - ARS ; Hans Klompen, The Ohio State University
9:44 AM
New findings on Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus mites around the world (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae)
Jose Rezende, São Paulo State University ; Ronald Ochoa, USDA - ARS ; Antonio Lofego, São Paulo State University ; Gary R. Bauchan, USDA - ARS
9:56 AM
Ecdysteroid biosynthesis in Varroa mites: Identification of Halloween genes from the biosynthetic pathway and their regulation during reproduction
Paul Shirk, USDA - ARS ; Ana Cabrera, University of Florida ; Jay Evans, USDA - ARS ; Kaddie Hung, USDA - ARS ; James Sims, USDA - ARS ; Hans T. Alborn, USDA - ARS ; Peter E. A. Teal, USDA - ARS
10:08 AM
Deer topping: Preferences for large hosts increase mating efficiency and reduce Allee threshold densities in tick vectors
Jesse Brunner, Washington State University ; Justin Calabrese, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
10:32 AM
Population prediction model for brown wheat mite (Petrobia latens) in rainfed wheat
Manmeet Brar Bhullar, Punjab Agricultural University ; Beant Singh, Punjab Agricultural University ; Paramjit Kaur, Punjab Agricultural University ; Subash Singh, Punjab Agricultural University
10:44 AM
Concluding Remarks
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