SOLA Scarab Workers Symposium 2002




Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Sunday, 17 November 2002


1:00 Introduction. Andrew Smith, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1:05 Megadiversity upon megadiversity: mites and the Scarabaeoidea. Barry OConnor, University of Michigan

1:35 Revision, phylogeny, and biogeography of the dung beetle tribe Eucraniini, and evolution of its food relocation behavior: a total evidence analysis. Federico Ocampo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1:55 Launching the Scarabaeinae Research Network. Sacha Spector, American Museum of Natural History

2:15 Rockin' and rolling: evolutionary patterns in the sacred scarab and its kin. Keith Philips, Western Kentucky University

2:35 Break

2:45 The New World Gymnetini (Cetoniinae): an overview of classification and biology. Brett Ratcliffe, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3:05 Wisconsin Scarabaeoidea: A faunistic survey for the Great Lakes region. Nadine Kriska, University of Wisconsin

3:25 Native and exotic scarabs as pests. Michael Klein, USDA/ARS

3:45 An introduction to Florida's sand dune systems and it's unique scarabs. Paul Skelley, Florida State Collection of Arthropods

4:05 News, announcements, and open discussion. Andrew Smith, University of Nebraska State Museum


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