28 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: SysEB

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:45 AM-12:30 PM
Portland Ballroom 251 (Oregon Convention Center)
John Wenzel
Matthew L. Buffington

8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:48 AM
The phylogeny of Odonata: An update
Haley Cahill Wightman, Brigham Young University ; Anton Suvorov, Brigham Young University ; Seth M. Bybee, Brigham Young University
9:00 AM
A scheme of schisms: Toward a systematic revision of the largest litter bug genus, Schizoptera (Heteroptera: Schizopteridae)
Stephanie Leon, University of California ; Christiane Weirauch, University of California
9:12 AM
A taxonomic revision of the genus Chinannus Wygodzinsky (Hemiptera: Schizopteridae) with a phylogenetic analysis of the Ogeriinae
Alexander Knyshov, University of California ; Rochelle Hoey-Chamberlain, University of California ; Stephanie Leon, University of California ; Christiane Weirauch, University of California
9:24 AM
The Pectinariophyes problem: A morphological examination of an apparent polyphyletic genus
Adam J. Bell, State University of New York ; Jason Cryan, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
9:36 AM
9:48 AM
Taxonomic vandalism is an emerging problem for biodiversity science: A case study in the Rutelini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae)
Matthew Moore, University of Florida ; Mary Liz Jameson, Wichita State University ; Aura Paucar-Cabrera, University of Nebraska
10:00 AM
Molecular, morphological and fossil data reveal the Cyrtoquediina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini), a new subtribe of rove beetles with multiple biogeographic disjunctions
A.J. Brunke, Natural History Museum of Denmark ; Stylianos Chatzimanolis, University of Tennessee ; Alexey Solodovnikov, Natural History Museum of Denmark
10:24 AM
11:12 AM
Phylogeny of North American Aphaenogaster species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) reconstructed with morphological and DNA data
Bernice DeMarco, Michigan State University ; Anthony I. Cognato, Michigan State University
11:24 AM
Early caddisfly (Insecta: Trichoptera) evolution and phylogenetics
Paul B. Frandsen, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Xin Zhou, Beijing Genomics Institute ; Karl M. Kjer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
11:36 AM
Phylogeny of the dagger moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Acronictinae: Acronicta) and the evolution of caterpillar defenses
Brigette Zacharczenko, University of Connecticut ; David Wagner, University of Connecticut ; Jadranka Rota, University of Turku ; Niklas Wahlberg, University of Turku
11:48 AM
Molecular systematics of the parasitoid subfamily Phasiinae (Diptera: Tachinidae)
Jeremy D. Blaschke, University of Tennessee ; Isaac S. Winkler, Wright State University ; John O. Stireman III, Wright State University ; James E. O'Hara, Canadian National Collection of Insects Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada ; Pierfilippo Cerretti, Sapienza Universita di Roma ; John K. Moulton, University of Tennessee