95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 118 - Life History Theory and Evolution

Friday, August 6, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
411, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Presider:
Henrik Pärn
8:00 AM
Variation in life history and demography in the American black bear
Julie A. Beston, United States Geological Survey
8:40 AM
Adoption of chicks as a selfish behavior in the Pied Avocet
Szabolcs Lengyel, University of Debrecen
9:00 AM
Local adaptations of life history traits of a parasitoid:  Climate or host distribution as agents of selection?
Joffrey Moiroux, Université de Rennes 1; Jacques J. M. van Alphen, Leiden University; Joan van Baaren, Université de Rennes 1
9:20 AM
Environmental stressors and allocation tradeoffs between sexual and non-sexual traits
Andy R. Stiff, University of Pittsburgh; Rickey D. Cothran, University of PIttsburgh; Punidan D. Jeyasingh, Oklahoma State University; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
A twice-flowering life history strategy for annual plants
Glenn Ledder, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Diana Pilson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Kevin Ahrendt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Kyle Harrison, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Emily Signor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Brenton Willoughby, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10:10 AM
How diet, season, and resource availability can affect the life history evolution of Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
Eugenia Zandonà, Drexel University; Sonya K. Auer, University of California; Susan S. Kilham, Drexel University; Jason L. Howard, Drexel University; Catherine M. Pringle, University of Georgia; David N. Reznick, University of California Riverside
10:30 AM
Resource allocation favours growth over reproduction under decreasing food abundances in Daphnia pulicaria
Adriana M. Olijnyk, Queen's University; William A. Nelson, Queen's University
11:10 AM
An empirical test of bet-hedging in the heterocarpic desert annual Pectocarya heterocarpa (Boraginaceae)
Sara T. Felker, University of Arizona; D. Lawrence Venable, University of Arizona