OOS 31: Ecological Implications of Phenotypic Plasticity .
Organized by: MW McCoy, JR Vonesh, and B Miner
Thursday, August 5, 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Meeting Room E 141 .
1:30 PM Griffith, Timothy1, Sultan, Sonia1, 1 Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT Understanding ecological amplitude: Phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation in two Polygonum species.
1:50 PM Bell, Daniela*,1, Galloway, Laura2, 1 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA2 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Expression of phenotypic plasticity in petiole length differs among population sites: Implications for the maintenance of variation in plasticity.
2:10 PM Hoverman, Jason*,1, Relyea, Rick1, 1 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Exploring phenotypic plasticity: Freshwater snails as a model system.
2:30 PM Gomez-Mestre, Ivan*,1, Warkentin, Karen1, 2, 1 Dept. of Biology, Boston, MA, USA2 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama Comparing risk-induced hatching across species of tropical treefrogs, genus Agalychnis.
2:50 PM McCoy, Michael *,1, Bolker, Benjamin1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA Influence of prey density and predators on induced defenses in pine woods treefrogs (Hyla femoralis).
3:10 PM Break.
3:20 PM Touchon, Justin*,1, 1 Boston University, Boston, MA, 02215 How eggs die: multiple, interacting causes of embryo mortality in the neotropical treefrog Hyla ebraccata.
3:40 PM Freeman, Aaren*,1, 1 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH Variable induced defenses of Mytilus edulis in response to two invasive crab predators with different invasion histories.
4:00 PM Vonesh, James*,1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA Sequential predator effects across three life-stages of the African treefrog, Hyperolius spinigularis.
4:20 PM Langerhans, R.*,1, 1 Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO Species changing traits, communities changing fates: Phenotypic plasticity and indirect community effects.
4:40 PM Van Zandt, Peter*,1, Knight, Tiffany1, 2, Viswanathan, Danush3, Chase, Jonathan1, 1 Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO2 NCEAS, Santa Barbara, MO3 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON The role of induced plant defenses in herbivore coexistence.
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