Society of America Annual Meeting
Sunday, 26 October 2003
Introduction. Andrew Smith, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1:05 Scarabaeoid higher phylogeny inferred from ribosomal
DNA sequence data: Strong evidence for some interesting patterns,
and many more questions to pursue. Dave Hawks and John
Heraty, University of California - Riverside
1:35 Molecular phylogenetics research on phytophagous
scarabs: tales of paraphyletic tribes and unanticipated lineages.
Andrew Smith, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1:55 Pest scarabs of North and Central America.
Ron Cave, University of Florida
2:15 Lucanid classification: history, problems, and
prospects. Matt Paulsen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2:50 Oak barrens, pocket gophers, and the scarabaeoids
who love them. Nadine Kriska, University of Wisconsin-
3:10 A review of the tribes of New World Melolonthinae.
Art Evans, Richmond, VA
3:30 What’s in and what’s out of the Macrodactylini.
Kerry Katovich, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
3:50 Valgine vicissitudes: an overview of the Valgini
of the New World. Mary Liz Jameson and Katie Swoboda,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4:10 News, announcements, and open discussion.
Andrew Smith, University of Nebraska State Museum