2019 by Amanda Whispell

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

America's Center - Room 230

 

1:30 pm

Introductory Remarks

1:45 pm

Andean Altitudinal Depressions Promote Color Polymorphism in the Spinybacked Spider

Fabian Salgado, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia

2:00 pm

Sex and Deception: Exploring The Role of Sensory Exploitation in the Courtship Display of the Pantropical Jumping Spider (Plexippus paykulli)

Ellen Humbel, Rebecca T. Kimball and Lisa Taylor, Univ, of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2:15 pm

Blood-Related Prey-Odor Primes Females to Attend to Red in Both Foraging and Mate Choice Contexts in a Mosquito-Specialist Jumping Spider

Lisa Taylor1, Fiona Cross1 and Robert Jackson2, 1-Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2-Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Caledonia

 

2:30 pm

From Fulgorids to Football Helmets: Color and Vision in Insects for Science Outreach

Nathan Lord, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA

 

2:45 pm

Cleaning up With Insect Outreach

Kendra Abbott, Univ. of Alabama Museums, Tuscaloosa, AL

 

3:00 pm

Vibrant Coloration and Insect Galls

Carol Mapes, Kutztown Univ. of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA

 

3:15 pm

Break

 

3:30 pm

Exhibit: Bugs in Technicolor

 

3:45 pm

Color Change and Thermoregulation in the Blue-Fronted Dancer Damselfly (Odonata: Zygoptera)

Amanda Whispell and Michael L. May, Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

 

4:00 pm

Wing Color Evolution in a Highly Neotropical Polymorphic Damselfly

Melissa Sanchez Herrera, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia

 

4:15 pm

Continuous Variation of Scale Ultrastructure in Two Heliconius Mimics

Juan Enciso, Univ. of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

 

4:30 pm

Evolution on the Wing: The Elaborate Coloration of the Polythore Damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera) 
Christopher Beatty1, Esther Appeal2, Paula Dieck2, Alexander Kovalev2, Melissa Sanchez Herrera3 and Stanislav Gorb4, 1Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, 2-Kiel Univ., Kiel, Germany, 3-Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 4-Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany

 

4:45 pm

Jewels of Iridescence: Mechanisms of Structural Color and Implications for Taxonomy

Able Chow, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA

 

5:00 pm

Discussion

 

5:15 pm

Concluding Remarks

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

America's Center - Room 230

 

1:30 pm    Introductory Remarks

1:45 pm    Andean Altitudinal Depressions Promote Color Polymorphism in the Spinybacked Spider

                  Fabian Salgado, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia

2:00 pm    Sex and Deception: Exploring The Role of Sensory Exploitation in the Courtship Display of the Pantropical Jumping Spider

                  (Plexippus paykulli)  

                  Ellen Humbel, Rebecca T. Kimball and Lisa Taylor, Univ, of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2:15 pm    Blood-Related Prey-Odor Primes Females to Attend to Red in Both Foraging and Mate Choice Contexts in a Mosquito-Specialist

                  Jumping Spider

                  Lisa Taylor1, Fiona Cross1 and Robert Jackson2, 1-Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2-Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch, New

                  Caledonia

2:30 pm    From Fulgorids to Football Helmets: Color and Vision in Insects for Science Outreach

                  Nathan Lord, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA

2:45 pm    Cleaning up With Insect Outreach

                  Kendra Abbott, Univ. of Alabama Museums, Tuscaloosa, AL

3:00 pm    Vibrant Coloration and Insect Galls

                  Carol Mapes, Kutztown Univ. of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA

3:15 pm    Break

3:30 pm    Exhibit: Bugs in Technicolor

3:45 pm    Color Change and Thermoregulation in the Blue-Fronted Dancer Damselfly (Odonata: Zygoptera)

                  Amanda Whispell and Michael L. May, Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

4:00 pm    Wing Color Evolution in a Highly Neotropical Polymorphic Damselfly

                  Melissa Sanchez Herrera, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia

4:15 pm    Cancelled:  Continuous Variation of Scale Ultrastructure in Two Heliconius Mimics

                  Juan Enciso, Univ. of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

4:30 pm    Evolution on the Wing: The Elaborate Coloration of the Polythore Damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera)

                  Christopher Beatty1, Esther Appeal2, Paula Dieck2, Alexander Kovalev2, Melissa Sanchez Herrera3 and Stanislav Gorb4, 1Cornell

                  Univ., Ithaca, NY, 2-Kiel Univ., Kiel, Germany, 3-Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 4-Christian-Albrechts-

                  Universität, Kiel, Germany

4:45 pm    Jewels of Iridescence: Mechanisms of Structural Color and Implications for Taxonomy

                  Able Chow, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA

5:00 pm    Discussion

5:15 pm    Concluding Remarks