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2022 Annual Meeting

December 9, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

2022 Third Annual (Virtual) Symposium and Annual General Meeting

 

Friday, December 9, 2022
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Registration (free!):

https://forms.gle/EgmDNK4vC6wVbN8s8

 

Program

 

1:00–1:10 PM EST – Welcome and introduction

Crystal Maier

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; cmaier@fas.harvard.edu

President of The Coleopterists Society

 

1:10–1:25 PM EST – Revisión sistemática del género Heilipus Germar, 1824 (Curculionidae: Molytinae: Hylobiini)

Valentina Díaz Grisales, Jesús Romero Nápoles, Héctor González Hernández, Néstor Bautista Martínez, Álvaro Castañeda Vildózola

Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo campus, Texcoco de Mora, Mexico valentinadiazgrisales@gmail.com

Winner of the 2022 Graduate Student Research Improvement Award

 

1:25–1:40 PM EST – Understanding the Biology and phylogenetic relations in Udeus Champion, 1902 (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)

Aline Lira, Bruno de Medeiros, Paschoal Grossi

Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
alineoliveiralira@gmail.com

Winner of the 2022 Graduate Student Research Program Award

 

1:40–1:55 PM EST – Beyond the blast: Establishing a phylogenetic framework of brachinine bombardier beetles

Raine Ikagawa, Grey T. Gustafson, Wendy Moore

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States
rikagawa@arizona.edu

Winner of the 2022 Graduate Student Research Program Award

 

1:55–2:10 PM EST – Untapped Potential: Evolution of Substrate Tapping in the African Tok-Tok Beetle (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Sepidiini)

Olivia Gearner, Marcin Kaminski, Kojun Kanda, Kali Swichtenberg, Chris Wirth, Aaron D Smith
ogearner@purdue.edu

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Winner of the 2021 Graduate Student Research Program Award

 

2:10-2:25 PM EST – The Coleoptera Collections of the Natural History Museum, London

Max Barclay

Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
m.barclay@nhm.ac.uk

Incoming President

2:25–2:35 PM EST – Break

 

2:35–2:50 PM EST – Understanding Leaf Beetles in Texas National Parks: Building a Baseline from Biological Collections in Texas

Shelby Hernandez, Jennifer C. Girón

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States
shelby.hernandez@ttu.edu

Winner of the 2022 Undergraduate Travel Award

 

2:50–3:05 PM EST – Going together: creating community around beetle research

Jennifer C. Girón

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States
entiminae@gmail.com

Secretary elect / Winner of the 2022 Lacordaire Prize

 

3:05–3:20 PM EST – The Cheguevaria Enigma: An Amazing Firefly Lineage from the West Indies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)

Oliver Keller, Vinicius S. Ferreira, Michael A. Ivie

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, FDACS-DPI, Gainesville, Florida, United States
okeller1977@gmail.com

Councillor elected

 

3:20–3:35 PM EST – Welcome to the Vesta Fiesta: Exploring the Origins of Predatory Fireflies

Sara Rivera, Luiz Felipe Lima da Silveira

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States; scrivera1@catamount.wcu.edu

Winners of the 2022 Bell Research Award

 

3:35–3:50 PM EST – Dung beetles in sky islands: speciation and climate change

Alfonsina Arriaga Jiménez

University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales. Australia
ponchis.arriaga@gmail.com

International Councillor Elected

 

3:50–4:00 PM EST – Break

 

4:00–4:45 PM EST – Keynote speaker

The evolution of good and evil weevils

Bruno de Medieros

Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, United States; bdemedeiros@fieldmuseum.org

 

4:45–5:00 PM EST – Break

 

5:00–6:00 PM EST – The Coleopterists Society 2022 business meeting

Crystal Maier

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; cmaier@fas.harvard.edu

President of The Coleopterists Society

 

6:00 PM EST – Social mixer

Details

Date:
December 9, 2022
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue

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