COS 18 - Behavior

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Ballroom F, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Visual cues are relevant in behavioral control measures for new Guinea sugarcane weevil (Rhabdoscelus obscurus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Gadi V.P. Reddy, University of Guam; Stephanie Balakrishnan, University of Guam; Jenelyn E. Remolona, University of Guam; Rosalie Kikuchi, University of Guam; Jesse P. Bamba, University of Guam
8:40 AM
Is bigger always better? Mate selection in the houston toad (Bufo houstonensis
Melissa C. Jones, Texas State University - San Marcos; Michael R.J. Forstner, Texas State University-San Marcos; James R. Dixon, Texas A&M University
9:00 AM
Predicting body size: The role of behavior in determining growth rates of juvenile eastern fence lizards, Sceloporus undulatus
Renee L. Rosier, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Tracy L. Langkilde, Penn State University
9:20 AM
Use of social information for habitat selection in songbirds
Shannon L. Farrell, Texas A&M University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Do changes in morphology or behavior account for differential intraspecific foraging success in Hogna helluo wolf spiders
Matthew Michael Steffenson, University of Texas at Arlington; Daniel R. Formanowicz, University of Texas at Arlington
10:10 AM
Effects of human visitors on Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) behavior in the San Luis Valley, Colorado
Katherine D. Wilkins, Colorado State University; Gillian Bowser, Colorado State University
10:50 AM
My neighbours drive me cannibalistic: New cannibalism mechanism reduces population growth
Yao-Hua Law, University of California, Davis; Jay A. Rosenheim, University of California
11:10 AM
The glass half-full: Overestimating the quality of a novel environment is advantageous
Oded Berger-Tal, Ben-Gurion University; Tal Avgar, University of Alberta
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