Wednesday, August 9, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 15 - Trophic interactions: predator-prey, foraging, and food webs
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 41. Morano, Janelle*,1, Grande, Terry1, Westneat, Mark2, 1 Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL2 Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, Integrating feeding biomechanics and ecology to understand round goby predation on zebra mussels.
Poster # 42. Burgett, Amber*,1, 3, Crumrine, Patrick2, 3, 1 Denison University, Granville, OH3 Blandy Experimental Farm, Boyce, VA2 Longwood University, Farmville, VA, Impacts of shared prey density and diversity on intraguild predation interactions.
Poster # 43. Emmering, Quinn*,1, Rush, Scott2, Schmidt, Kenneth1, Ostfeld, Richard3, 1 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX2 University of Georgia, Athens, GA3 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, When rodents crash songbirds look to the skies: prey switching by raptors in a pulsed resource system.
Poster # 44. Wojdak, Jeremy*,1, 2, 1 Department of Zoology, Hickory Corners, MI, USA2 Department of Biology, Radford, VA, USA, Foraging and refuge use by a pond snail: effects of physiological state, predators, and resource abundance.
Poster # 45. Rypstra, Ann*,1, Shaw, Emma2, 1 Miami University, Hamilton, Ohio, USA2 Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England, UK, Sub-lethal effects of the common herbicide, glyphosate, on the activity of a generalist predator.
Poster # 46. Abu Baker, Mohammad*,1, Brown, Joel1, 1 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Patch area, substrate depth, and richness effects on the giving-up densities of mourning doves.
Poster # 47. Schmidt, Jason *,1, Rypstra, Ann2, 1 Miami University, Oxford, Oxford, Ohio2 Miami University, Hamilton, Hamilton, Ohio, Structural complexity reduces foraging success in the leopard spider, Pardosa milvina (Araneae, Lycosidae).
Poster # 48. Emerson, Sara*,1, Brown, Joel2, Schmidt, Kenneth3, Whelan, Christopher3, 1 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL2 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago3 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, Shared doom or associational refuge? Seeds, squirrels, and plant toxins.
Poster # 49. Donaldson, Jack*,1, Tull, Nathaniel1, Gratton, Claudio1, 1 University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, Lake to land resource subsidies: aquatic midges influence food web interactions and productivity in a shoreline community.
Poster # 50. Lehtonen, Päivi*,1, Saikkonen, Kari2, Helander, Marjo1, Phillips, Timothy3, Shine, Philip3, Faeth, Stanley4, 1 University of Turku, Turku, Finland2 MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Mikkeli, Finland3 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY4 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Effects of endophyte infection, environment, and genetic background on the performance of tall fescue (Lolium arundinaceum).
Poster # 51. Yang, Louie*,1, 1 Section of Ecology and Evolution, Davis, CA, Bottom-up and top-down effects of resources pulses: periodical cicada detritus increases herbivory.
Poster # 52. Hochwender, Cris*,1, Cha, Dong1, Tucker, Rachel1, Bosecker, Elizabeth1, Kaufman, Arlen1, 1 University of Evansville, Evansville, IN, Plant-derived chemical defenses: feeding preference is linked to predator deterrence for the herbivorous beetle Chrysomela knabi.
Poster # 53. Beard, Karen*,1, Sin, Hans1, Pitt, William2, 1 Utah State University, Logan, UT2 USDA/APHIS/WS/National Wildlife Research Center, Hilo, HI, An invasive frog influences invertebrate communities and ecosystem processes similarly in its native and introduced ranges.
Poster # 54. Gruner, Daniel*,1, 4, Dennis, Brian2, Dugaw, Chris3, Hastings, Alan1, Ram, Karthik1, Strong, Donald1, 1 University of California, Davis, Davis, CA4 firstname.lastname@example.org, Davis, CA2 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID3 Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, Microparasite colonization, persistence, and extinction: spatial and temporal dynamics of an underground trophic cascade.
Poster # 55. Dimas, Margo*,1, Orr, Teri*,1, Wolf, Blair1, Gannon, William1, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Is nitrogen enriched between parasites and host? Neotoma albigula and bot flies (Cuterebra sp.): an empirical test of nitrogen enrichment in food webs.
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