PS 60 - Scaling: Body Size and Allometry

Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall NE & SE, Albuquerque Convention Center
 Effects of colony size and resource distribution on the foraging behavior of three species of desert harvester ants
M. Tatiana Paz, University of New Mexico; G. Matthew Fricke, University of New Mexico; Kenneth Letendre, University of New Mexico; William Roy Burnside, University of New Mexico; Melanie Moses, University of New Mexico
 Local spatial variability in body size of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and food availability at Fort Hood, central Texas
Steve Wolverton, University of North Texas; Michael A. Huston, Texas State University; Kevin Cagle, Fort Hood DPW; James H. Kennedy, University of North Texas; Alan Farmer, University of North Texas
 Experimental allometry: The scaling of growth, nutrient assimilation, and metabolism in larval hawkmoths raised on natural and artificial diets
Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Kenyon College; Sasha Minium, Kenyon College; Ryan B. Bash, Kenyon College; Pratima R. Shanbhag, Kenyon College; Haruhiko Itagaki, Kenyon College
 Energetics, shifting constraints, and the evolution of eukaryotes: How metabolism scales with size in unicells
John P. DeLong, University of Nebraska; Jordan Okie, Arizona State University; Melanie Moses, University of New Mexico
 Allometric relationships between linear body dimensions and dry mass for some freshwater macroinvertebrates in the Middle Rio Grande, NM
Monica K. Tellez, University of New Mexico; Ayesha S. Burdett, University of New Mexico; Thomas F. Turner, University of New Mexico
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