COS 68
Biogeography And Macroecology

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
101I, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Testing diversity hypotheses: A global analysis of ant diversity across elevations
Tim M. Szewczyk, University of Colorado at Boulder; Christy M. McCain, University of Colorado at Boulder
1:50 PM
 A marine lifestyle has enabled the expansion of home range size in mammals
Marlee A. Tucker, University of New South Wales; Terry J. Ord, University of New South Wales; Tracey L. Rogers, University of New South Wales
2:30 PM
 The hummingbird and the hawkmoth: Species diversity, competition and niche partitioning across the United States
Abdel H. Halloway, University of Illinois at Chicago; Joel, S. Brown, University of Illinois at Chicago; Christopher J. Whelan, University of Illinois at Chicago
2:50 PM
 Deep star shift: Turnover of bathyal brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) across Australia and New Zealand
Skipton Nicholas Charles Woolley, The University of Melbourne; Timothy O'Hara, Museum Victoria; Piers K. Dunstan, CSIRO; Brendan Wintle, University of Melbourne
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Reconstructing historic stonefly species distributions across an interglacial suture zone
Jason L. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Yong Cao, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; R. Edward DeWalt, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Tari Tweddale, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Leon C. Hinz, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
3:40 PM
 Co-extinction of carnivore hosts and parasites pose threats to human health
Nyeema Harris, University of California, Berkeley; Robert R. Dunn, North Carolina State University
4:00 PM
 From the rhizosphere to the biosphere: Mapping the form and function of fungal communities across North American pine forests
Kabir Peay, Stanford University; Jennifer Talbot, Stanford University; Dylan P. Smith, Stanford University; John Taylor, University of California, Berkeley; Rytas Vilgalys, Duke University; Thomas D. Bruns, University of California
4:20 PM
 Universal scaling of beta-diversity across taxa and terrestrial and marine ecosystems
Joshua Ladau, Gladstone Institutes; Jessica L. Green, University of Oregon; Katherine S. Pollard, University of California
4:40 PM
 Anatomy of biodiversity and community structure change on a human land use gradient
Stephen J. Mayor, University of Alberta; James F. Cahill, University of Alberta; Fangliang He, University of Alberta; Stan Boutin, University of Alberta