COS 107
Invasion: Species Interactions II

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
338, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Impacts of two ubiquitous invaders on an endemic island bat
Jessica N. Welch, University of Tennessee; Daniel Simberloff, University of Tennessee; Gary F. McCracken, University of Tennessee
8:20 AM
 The interacting effects of parameters uncertainty and demographic stochasticity on the establishment success of introduced species, and our ability to predict them
Gian Marco Palamara, University of Zurich; Francesco Carrara, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Owen L. Petchey, University of Zurich; Matthew Smith, Microsoft Research
8:40 AM
 Competitive replacement of invasive congeners may relax impact on native species: interactions among zebra, quagga, and native unionid mussels
Lyubov E. Burlakova, Buffalo State College; Alexander Y. Karatayev, Buffalo State College; Brianne L. Tulumello, Buffalo State College; Robert Krebs, Cleveland State University; David Zanatta, Central Michigan University; Donald W. Schloesser, U.S. Geological Survey; Wendy L. Paterson, Buffalo State College; Traci Griffith, Central Michigan University; Mariah W. Scott, Central Michigan University; Todd Crail, University of Toledo
9:00 AM
 An invasive slug exploits an ant-seed dispersal mutualism
Shannon A. Meadley Dunphy, University of Toronto; Kirsten Prior, University of Florida; Megan E. Frederickson, University of Toronto
9:20 AM
 Resource tracking by an invasive stink bug in a highly heterogeneous environment
Holly M. Martinson, University of Maryland; P. Dilip Venugopal, University of Maryland; Erik J. Bergmann, University of Maryland; Paula M. Shrewsbury, University of Maryland; Michael J. Raupp, University of Maryland
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 How did the interaction of Solidago altissima and lacebugs change between the native and introduced range?
Yuzu Sakata, Kyoto University; Timothy Craig, University of Minnesota Duluth; Joanne Itami, University of Minnesota Duluth; Michimasa Yamasaki, Kyoto University; Yuji Isagi, Kyoto University; Takayuki Ohgushi, Kyoto University
10:10 AM
 The synergic trio of exotic mammals at the southern end of the Americas: Evidence of an invasional meltdown among beavers, muskrats, and mink on Navarino Island (55°S), Chile
Ramiro D. Crego, University of North Texas; Jaime E. Jiménez, IEB-UMAG-UNT; Simon Castillo, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity; Matías Barceló, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity; Nicolás G. Carro, Universidad Nacional de La Plata; Ricardo Rozzi, IEB-UMAG-UNT
10:30 AM
 Can below-ground interactions drive the spread of an invader?
Krystal A. Nunes, University of Toronto; Peter M. Kotanen, University of Toronto
10:50 AM
 Declines in herbivore damage towards northern range limits of native and non-native plants
Peter M. Kotanen, University of Toronto; Krystal A. Nunes, University of Toronto; Colin M. Cassin, University of Toronto
11:10 AM
 Competition in the understory: Rooting out the mechanisms
Cara A. Faillace, Rutgers University; Joshua S. Caplan, Rutgers University; Jason C. Grabosky, Rutgers University; Peter J. Morin, Rutgers University
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