COS 64 - Behavior

Thursday, August 11, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
305, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Polarized versus unpolarized light pollution in triggering ecological traps for nocturnally-active insects
Bruce Robertson, Bard College; Desiree Campbell, Bard College; Colyer Durovich, Bard College; Ian Hetterich, Bard College at Simon's Rock; Julia Les, Bard College; Gábor Horváth, Eötvös University
8:40 AM
 Forager viewsheds, information gathering, and resource matching in dynamic landscapes
William F. Fagan, University of Maryland; Eliezer Gurarie, University of Maryland; Sharon Bewick, University of Maryland; Allison Howard, University of Maryland; Stephen Cantrell, University of Miami; Chris Cosner, University of Miami
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Host quality impacts colony-level aggression, survival, and the effectiveness of the defensive mutualism between Crematogaster mimosae (Santschi) and its host tree Acacia drepanolobium
Juan C Ruiz Guajardo, University of California Davis; Maureen Stanton, University of California Davis; Todd Palmer, University of Florida
10:30 AM
 Despite lower levels of neophobia, black-billed magpies (Pica hudsonia) lose resources to kleptoparasitism by nearby American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Rhea M. M. Esposito, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Daniel J. Povinelli, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
11:10 AM
 Assessment of trophic positions for the seabirds of South Florida using 13C and 15N stable isotopes
Michael Young, Nova Southeastern University; Amy C. Hirons, Nova Southeastern University; Zara Martinez, Nova Southeastern University; David W. Kerstetter, Nova Southeastern University
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