SOLA Scarab Workers Symposium 2004




Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting
Salt Lake City, Utah
Sunday, 14 November 2004


1:00 Introduction. Andrew Smith, Canadian Museum of Nature

1:05 Mapping patterns of beta-diversity for beetles across the western Amazon Basin: the Ceratocanthidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Terry Erwin, Department of Entomology, Smithsonian Institution

1:35 Fine leg morphology: could it be one-step toward a more natural classification of Scarabaeinae? François Génier, Canadian Museum of Nature

1:55 Revision of the southern South American Glaphyridae. Shauna Hawkins, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2:15 Break

2:35 Allidiostomatinae and Aclopinae: tales of mystery and imagination from the Southern Hemisphere. Federico Ocampo, Mary Liz Jameson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and David Hawks, University of California-Riverside

2:55 New World Aphodiinae: is bigger better? Paul Skelley, Florida State Collection of Arthropods

3:15 Explorations of scarab beetle diversity in Central Chile and Patagonia. Andrew Smith, Canadian Museum of Nature

3:35 News, announcements, and open discussion. Andrew Smith, Canadian Museum of Nature


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