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Wednesday June 30

 

Oral Presentation Abstracts

Overview
PDTEDTConcurrent Track 1Concurrent Track 2
8:45 AM11:45 AMBehavior - Session 3Silk, Webs, and/or Venom - Session 1
10:45 AM1:45 PMBehavior - Session 4 & Agriculture and Chemical EcologySilk, Webs, and/or Venom - Session 2 & Intraspecific Evolution
and Biogeography
12:30 PM3:30 PMPhysiology 

 

Concurrent Track 1: Behavior - Session 3

Moderator: Linda Rayor

Student competition talks are marked with an asterisk.

PDTEDTPresenter / Title
8:45 AM11:45 AM

R. Ryan Jones & Diana L. Batista-Perales - Home on the range: a pilot study on solifuge (Solifugae: Eremobatidae) site fidelity at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Recording

9:00 AM12:00 PM

Brent Stoffer - Differential use of unimodal signals within multimodal courtship signals of a wolf spider, Schizocosa ocreata

Recording

9:15 AM12:15 PM

Douglas D. Gaffin - Evidence of learning walks related to scorpion home burrow navigation

Recording

9:30 AM12:30 PM

Eileen Hebets - Evidence for concept learning in amblypygids

Recording

9:45 AM12:45 PM

Imtiaz Alam - Effect of temperature and humidity on web structure of web building spider Neoscona theisi

Recording

10:00 AM1:00 PM

Julio César González-Gómez - Fast non-stereotyped prey capture and handling in wandering spiders

Recording

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Concurrent Track 2: Silk, Webs, and/or Venom - Session 1

Moderator: Prashant Sharma

PDTEDTPresenter / Title
8:45 AM11:45 PM

David Blumsack* - Bioinformatic and Evolutionary Approaches Identify Non-Spidroin Proteins with Proposed Functional Importance in Spider Silk

Recording not available

9:00 AM12:00 PM

Diego Sierra Ramirez - Analysis of differential gene expression in venom glands in Phoneutria boliviensis

Recording

9:15 AM12:15 PM

William Eberhard - Possible self-assembly in linyphiid sheet webs

Recording

9:30 AM12:30 PM

Sandra Correa-Garhwal - The complex evolutionary history of cribellate orb-weaver capture thread spidroins

Recording

9:45 AM12:45 PM

Jessica Garb - Transcriptomic and genomic views of dragline silk diversity across the bark spider genus Caerostris and beyond

Recording not available

10:00 AM1:00 PMCharles Kristensen - Spiders Got Groove, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” and Other Perspectives for the Exploration of Spider Venoms
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Concurrent Track 1: Behavior - Session 4 & Agriculture and Chemical Ecology

Moderator: Robert Kallal

PDTEDTPresenter / Title
10:45 AM1:45 PM

Sean McCann - They mostly come at night: nocturnal marauding by Enoplognatha ovata

Recording

11:00 AM2:00 PM

Dinesh Rao - An insect's view of orb webs in different light environments

Recording

11:15 AM2:15 PM

George W. Uetz - Transmission of vibratory courtship signaling of Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) and S. saltatrix (Hentz) wolf spiders in leaf litter

Recording

11:30 AM2:30 PM

Domagoj Gajski - Assessment of the biocontrol potential of natural enemies against psyllid populations in a pear tree orchard during spring

Recording

11:45 AM2:45 PM

Viviana Franco - Effect of insecticide-history applications on spider-fauna present in Uruguayan rice crops

Recording

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Concurrent Track 2: Silk, Webs, and/or Venom - Session 2 & Intraspecific Evolution and Biogeography

Moderator: Sarah Boyer

PDTEDTPresenter / Title
10:45 AM1:45 PM

Muhammad Khalid Mukhtar - Effect of thiamethoxam and trichlorfon on web building behaviour of Neoscona theisi (Araneae; Araneidae)

Recording

11:00 AM2:00 PMBrent Opell - Humidity mediated performance and material properties of orb weaving spider adhesive
11:15 AM2:15 PM

Pietro Tardelli Canedo - A Tale of Two Morphs: Phylogeography of Neopurcellia salmoni, with the first report of male polymorphism in the harvestman suborder Cyphophthalmi

Recording

11:30 AM2:30 PM

Franklyn Cala-Riquelme - Island-to-island vicariance, founder-event and within-area speciation: the biogeographic history of the Antillattus clade (Salticidae: Euophryini)

Recording

11:45 AM2:45 PM

Matthew Graham - RADseq reveals patterns of diversification, range expansion, and introgression in the giant camel spiders of genus Eremocosta (Solifugae: Eremobatidae)

Recording

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Track: Physiology

Moderator: Jessica Garb

PDTEDTPresenter / Title
12:30 PM3:30 PM

Agnieszka Czerwonka - Immunostimulation of the model spider species Parasteatoda tepidariorum

Recording

12:45 PM3:45 PM

Douglas D. Gaffin - Synaptic interactions in scorpion peg sensilla appear to maintain chemosensory neurons within dynamic firing range

Recording

1:00 PM4:00 PM

Sara Wilmsen - The effect of acclimation to a fluctuating temperature on CO2 production during and after exercise in the Desert Tarantula Grammastola rosea

Recording