Contributed Oral Session 81: Invertebrate Ecology: Communities; Populations; Disturbance
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 519 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Beals, monica1, 1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, Assessing determinants of community structure: A data-driven multivariate approach.
8:20 AM: Burkhart, John*,1, Smith, Leslie1, Villalpando, Shawn 2, Kegan, Ben1, Paradise, Chris1, 1 Davidson College, Davidson, NC2 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, Scirtid beetles, resource levels, and insect assemblages: Investigating processing chains and community structure in treeholes.
8:40 AM: Laws, Angela *,1, Belovsky, Gary1, 1 University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, Effects of temperature and population density on survival, reproduction, and body size of Camnula pellucida .
9:00 AM: Henry, Lee*,1, Roitberg, Bernard1, Gillespie, David 1, 1 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, Does mother really know best? Host preference reduces reproductive performance in the generalist aphid parasitoid, Aphidius ervi Haliday (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae).
9:20 AM: Womack, Lee*,1, Hooper-Bui, Linda2, Chamberlain, Michael3, Moser, Barry 4, Landry, Keri 5, 1 Wildlife Ecology, Baton Rouge, Louisiana2 Fire Ant Entomology and Ecology, Baton Rouge, Louisiana3 Mammalian Ecology, Baton Rouge, Louisiana4 Statistician, Baton Rouge, Louisiana5 Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Pensacoloa, Florida, Assessing landscape-level impacts of red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta Buren) on native faunal communities in pine-dominated forests.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Pavuk, Daniel*,, Purrington, Foster, Bergolc, Melanie, , Carabid beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) diversity in forest fragments of northwestern Ohio.
10:10 AM: Graham, John*,1, Krzysik, Anthony2, Kovacic, Dave3, Freeman, Carl4, Long, William1, Nutter, Jonathan1, 1 Berry College, Mount Berry, GA, USA2 Prescott College, Prescott, AZ, USA3 University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA4 Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA, Intermediate disturbance and ant communities in a forested ecosystem.
10:30 AM: Sergeev, Michael1, 2, 1 Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia2 Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Novosibirsk, Russia, Long-term dynamics and distribution of the Italian locust in the Eurasian grasslands.
10:50 AM: Yamasaki, Michimasa*,1, 1 Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Infestation patterns of Platypus quercivorus on four species of Fagaceae.
11:10 AM: Vamosi, Steven*,1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada, Indirect effects of larval competition on adult fitness: a test with bruchid beetles.
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