COS 124
Species Interactions II

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Beavis, Sheraton Hotel
1:30 PM
 Effects of local adaptation on California salt marsh plant interactions and responses to precipitation
Akana E. Noto, University of California - San Diego; Jonathan B. Shurin, University of California- San Diego
1:50 PM
 Coevolution and the assembly of ecological networks
Lauren Ponisio, University of California; Leithen K. M'Gonigle, University of California
2:10 PM
 Indirect interactions in a system involving mutualism and antagonism: A model of pollinator-disperser antagonism
Kelsey M. Yule, The University of Arizona; Chrisopher A. Johnson, The University of Arizona; Judith L. Bronstein, University of Arizona; Regis Ferriere, University of Arizona
2:30 PM
 Biological traits and interaction patterns in a seed dispersal network: Inferring the consequences of defaunation
Esther Sebastián González, University of Hawaii, Hilo; Paulo Guimarães Jr., Universidade de São Paulo; Mathias M. Pires, University of Sao Paulo; Camila I. Donatti, Stanford University; Rodolfo Dirzo, Stanford University
2:50 PM
 A top predator affects community dynamics of predator-naive Sarracenia pitcher plant communities
Sarah M. Gray, University of Fribourg; Axel Zander, University of Fribourg; Dominique Gravel, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Louis-Félix Bersier, University of Fribourg
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Changing paradigms in post-fire chaparral communities: interactions of herbivory, competition and facilitation continue affecting chaparral dynamics of >70 years after fire
Laurel R. Fox, University of California; Mizael Preza, University of California; Kevin Yu, University of California
3:40 PM
 Experimental determination of the effects of predation on the coexistence of two competing species of intertidal mussels in central Chile
Joan B. Escobar, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Estación Costera de investigaciones Marinas; Sergio A. Navarrete, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Estación Costera de investigaciones Marinas
4:00 PM
 Going from great lengths: Bumble bee tongue lengths and floral tubes of alpine host plants show concerted declines
Nicole Miller-Struttmann, University of Missouri-Columbia; Jennifer C. Geib, Appalachian State University; James D. Franklin, University of Missouri; Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University; Candace Galen, University of Missouri-Columbia
4:20 PM
 Quantitative specialization measures in interaction networks and whether they can predict functional consequences across diversity levels
Jochen Fründ, University of Guelph; Kevin S. McCann, University of Guelph; Neal M. Williams, University of California
4:40 PM
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