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					          Joint Conference: Australian Entomological Society's 36th AGM and Scientific Conference/7th Invertebrate Biodiversity and
                                    Conservation Conference/Society of Australian Systematic Biologists
                                           Sunday 4 – Friday 9 December 2005 DRAFT PROGRAM

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Time                                                                     MONDAY 5 DECEMBER
07:30           Registration
08:30 –         Opening Ceremony Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair David Yeates)
10:00           Welcome to Country by Carl Brown on behalf of the Ngunnawal people
                Welcome to The Australian National University by Vice Chancellor Professor Ian Chubb AO
                Welcome by the Assistant Chief of CSIRO Entomology, Dr Mark Lonsdale
                Welcome by the President of the Australian Entomological Society, Dr Ian Naumann
                Welcome by the President of the Society of Australian Systematic Biologists, Dr Mark Harvey
                Welcome by the Governor General of Australia and Patron of the Australian Entomological Society, Major General Michael Jeffery
                (multimedia)

                Plenary Speaker New directions in spatial modelling of terrestrial biodiversity for conservation assessment and land-use planning
                Simon Ferrier
10:00 –         Symposium 1 Invertebrate Diversity in Landscape Management           Contributed Papers        Bt, Helicoverpa and IPM strategies
1030            Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Simon Ferrier)                              Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Gary Fitt)

                Can recent developments in spatial modelling facilitate landscape-       10:00 What is the Current Situation for Bt Resistance in Field
                scale management of biodiversity? John Leathwick                         Populations of Helicoverpa spp. in Australia? Sharon Downes
                                                                                         10:15 Differential proteins profiles in Cry1A-resistant and -
                                                                                         susceptible Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Nazrul
                                                                                         Islam

                                                         10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer




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11.00 -   Symposium 1 Invertebrate Diversity in Landscape Management              Contributed Papers      Bt, Heliicoverpa + IPM strategies
12.30     (cont) Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Simon Ferrier)                          Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Gary Fitt)
          11:00 – 12:45

11.00     WWW - enabling data access and analysis of distributed                  Fitness costs associated with Cry1A resistance in Helicoverpa
          invertebrate data for Landscape Management Paul Flemons                 armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) vary within and between crops
                                                                                  Ray Akhurst
11.15     Genetic tools in landscape management Paul Sunnucks                     Biofumigation: Insect assay reveals environmental effects on
                                                                                  efficacy John Matthiessen
11.30     How Large-scale DNA Barcoding Programs Can Boost Biodiversity           Using stable isotopes to track insect movement Hainan Gu
          Conservation Planning: Linking Phylogenetic Diversity (PD)
          Analyses to the Barcode of Life Database (BoLD) Daniel Faith
11.45     Invertebrate biodiversity assessments that help manage a                Association of Orosius argentatus (Evans) (Hemiptera:
          landscape: A Biotrack case study in the Nandewar Bioregion,             Cicadellidae) with chenopod weeds: a breakthrough in leafhopper-
          NSW Mark Dangerfield                                                    borne disease control? Ali Getachew
12.00     It's all a matter of scale: Detecting impacts of forest management      Development of synthetic food-related attractant for Carpophilus
          practices and implications for invertebrate biodiversity conservation   beetles (Carpophilus spp.: Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) and its
          Alan York                                                               effectiveness in the stone fruit orchards in Australia Mofakhar
                                                                                  Hossain
12.15     Do native ants benefit from native plant restoration efforts? Lori
          Lach
12.30     Landscape context as a surrogate for arthropod biodiversity within
          remnant woodland on the north-west floodplains of New South
          Wales Peter Smith
                     12.30 – 14:00 Lunch – various options available on campus (not included in registration fee)
14:00 –   Contributed Papers Threatening Processes Lecture Theatre 1              Contributed Papers: Systematics (1)       Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair
15:30     (Chair Matt Colloff)                                                    Rolf Oberprieler)

14.00     The impact of weed invasion on parasitic wasp assemblages               Diversification, biogeography and systematics of the Indo-
          Claire Stephens                                                         Australian genus Delias Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) Michael
                                                                                  Braby
14.15     Dryland salinity and biodiversity in eastern Australian box/gum         "?Anthela sp." - great unknowns in our backyard Andreas Zwick
          woodlands: Ground macro-invertebrates as biodiversity surrogates        Evolutionary Relationships of the Emerald Moths of Australia
          Glen Bann                                                               Catherine Young
14.30     Invertebrate Diversity in Salinised Agricultural Landscapes across      Evolutionary patterns in the butterfly genus Oreixenica Rachel
          Australia Warren King                                                   Anderson
14.45     Fire refugia: the mechanism governing animal survivorship in a          Olethreutine diversity in Australia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
          highly flammable understorey plant Melinda Moir                         Marianne Horak
15.00     Ants, seed dispersal and fire in tropical savannas Catherine Parr       Australian Ladybirds On-Line (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Ben
                                                                                  Boyd

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                                            15:30 – 16:00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
16:00 –         Contributed Papers Threatening Processes Lecture Theatre 1             Contributed Papers: Systematics (2)       Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair
17:30           (Chair Matt Colloff)                                                   Gerry Cassis)

16.00           Argentine ant eradication programme: Tiritiri Matangi Island,          Australasian weta - Evolution of Anostostomatidae Renae Pratt
                Auckland, New Zealand Chris Green
16.15           Observations on Black Crazy Ant (Paratrechina longicornis)             Phylogenetics, Cospeciation and Biogeography of Plantbugs
                interactions with native ant fauna in Southeast Queensland Wayne       Inhabiting Native Cypress Pine Celia Symonds
                Robinson
16.30           Impact of invasive Coastal Brown Ants (Pheidole megacephala) on        A phylogenetic perspective on patterns of substrate and habitat use
                structure and function of ant communities in an urban bushland         among leptophlebiid mayflies (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae)
                remnant Shae Callan                                                    Faye Christidis
16.45           Genetic effects of landscape and habitat fragmentation on a            Biodiversity Of Scent Glands In Heteroptera (Reduviidae)
                lycaenid butterfly, Theclinesthes albocinta (Lepidoptera:              Govindaraj Ravichandran
                Lycaenidae) Neil Collier
                                                                  17.30 – 18.30 SASB   AGM


Time                                                                 TUESDAY 6 DECEMBER
08:30 – 09:20    Plenary Speaker Autocidal control and strain replacement Fred Gould              Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Rod Mahon)
09.30 - 10.30    Symposium 11      Genetic Control for Australian Sheep Blowfly – Symposium 14 Australia’s invertebrate hot spots
                 New Perspectives (1) Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Rod Mahon)         Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair John Vranjic)

09.30            Genetic control of Lucilia cuprina revisited Rod Mahon                Heritage Identification and Centres of Endemism in Australian
                                                                                       Invertebrates Cameron Slatyer
09:45                                                                                  Invertebrates of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
                                                                                       Michael Driessen
10.00            The eradication programme of the painted apple moth in New            The Ecology of Groundwater Fauna from calcrete aquifers of the
                 Zealand: Evaluation of male competitive fitness using a wind          Yilgarn region of Western Australia Adam Allford
10.15            tunnel Max Suckling                                                   The Systematics of the Reducta Complex of the Freshwater
                                                                                       Crayfish Engaewa Quinton Burnham
                                           10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
11.00 - 12.30    Symposium 11 Genetic Control for             Symposium 2 Managing Invertebrate              Symposium 6 Funding and Training in
                 Australian Sheep Blowfly – New               communities for Benefits to agriculture and    Systematics – an Agenda for Australia
                 Perspectives (2) Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair    conservation Lecture Theatre 2                 Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair Andrew Austin)
                 Rod Mahon)                                   (Chair Saul Cunningham)                        Discussion on Funding and Training

11.00            Genetic Modification of the Australian       Managing crop pollination by wild insects:     Funding and Training of Systematic
                 Transposon Modification in Insect Genetic    a review Saul Cunningham                       Science in Australia - What Trends, What
                 Control Peter Atkinson                                                                      Future? Andrew Austin

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11:15                                                         Efficiency of blue-banded bees (Amegilla)      ABRS Supports Taxonomy Mary
                                                              as pollinators of greenhouse tomatoes          Colreavy
                                                              Katja Hogendoorn
11.30           Know your enemy - studying the Lucilia        My plow for a worm? Calculating                The Role of Natural History Museums and
                cuprina genome Phil Batterham                 comparative worth of soil invertebrates        Herbaria in Training for the Systematic
                                                              Theodore Evans                                 Sciences in Australia - newer ways of
                                                                                                             doing business Steve Donnellan
11.45                                                         The ecosystem service of natural pest          CSIRO’s contribution to Systematic
                                                              control: How big is the impact? Nancy          Research, Funding and Training
                                                              Schelhorn                                      Judy West
12.00           Genetic Modification of the Australian        Managing Soil Invertebrates in Citrus          Uncle PEET appreciates Parasitoids: How
                Sheep Blowfly, Lucilia cuprina Max Scott      Production Systems: Multiple Benefits          the National Science Foundation is
                                                              from Simple Actions Matthew Colloff            shaping the future of research on Parasitic
                                                                                                             Hymenoptera (Insecta) Matthew
                                                                                                             Buffington
12.15
                                           12.30 – 14:00 Lunch – various options available on campus
14:00 – 15:30   Symposium 11       Genetic Control for        Symposium 2 Managing Invertebrate              Symposium 10 Arachnology /
                Australian Sheep Blowfly – New                communities for Benefits to agriculture and    Conservation & Ecology (1) Lecture
                Perspectives (3) Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair     conservation (cont) Lecture Theatre 2          Theatre 3 (Chair Volker Framenau)
                Rod Mahon)                                    (Chair Saul Cunningham)

14.00           Potential use of Wolbachia for controlling    Influence of management practices on           Arachnids in the conservation arena - two
                pest species Ary Hoffman                      natural enemies and pests in vineyards         case studies using comparative
                                                              Linda Thomson                                  phylogeographic methods Mark Harvey
14.15                                                         The interaction of agricultural practices on
                                                              generalist predators within field and in
                                                              adjacent native grasslands refuges
                                                              Michael Nash
14.30           Wolbachia, mosquito lifespan and              Multispecies interactions: wasp parasitism     Endangered species, science, ethics and
                modulation of human disease transmission      facilitates predation of tortricid larvae by   communication: the tarantula's publishing
                Scott O’Neill                                 predatory mites Kate Paull                     dilemma Robert Raven
14.45                                                         Revegetation by Design - Horticulture          Closed Habitat Occupation Compromises
                                                              meets natural resources management on          Foraging Profitability in the Orb Web
                                                              the Northern Adelaide Plain, South             Spider Argiope keyserlingi Sean Blamires
                                                              Australia Glenys Wood
15.00           Evaluating recombinant sex-ratio distortion   Invertebrate Community Management in           Conserving Invertebrate Biodiversity in the
                as a technique to control invasive pests      Banana Farming: How, Why and the               Rangelands: Are Land Systems Effective
                Nic Bax                                       Benefits to Agriculture and Conservation       Surrogates for Spider Assemblages? Karl
                                                              Sue Hasenpusch                                 Brennan


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15.15                                                    Pollination mutualisms between                  Evidence of a latitudinal gradient in spider
                                                         Macrozamia cycads and their thrips and          diversity in Australian cotton. Mary
                                                         weevil pollinators Irene Terry                  Whitehouse
                                         15:30 – 16:00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
16:00 – 17:30   Symposium 11       Genetic Control for   Contributed Papers: Insects in grazing          Symposium 10 Arachnology /
                Australian Sheep Blowfly – New           systems followed by ecological Restoration      Conservation & Ecology (2) Lecture
                Perspectives (4)    Lecture Theatre 1    Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Nancy                  Theatre 3 (Chair Volker Framenau)
                                                         Schellhorn)

16.00                                                    Assessing the relationship between patch        Crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae): Up
                Discussion chaired by Max Whitten        type and soil mites in rangelands using a       close and personal Cathy Car
                                                         conventional and molecular approach
                                                         Karen Gibb
16.15                                                    Effect of nutrients and grazing on              Systematics and Biology of the
                                                         grassland ground-dwelling invertebrates         Australasian Golden Orb-Weaving Spiders
                                                         Adele Reid                                      Andrew Austin
16.30                                                    The effects of cattle grazing on the            Do dominant spiders structure rock outcrop
                                                         functional role of soil macroinvertebrates in   assemblages? Dieter Hochuli
                                                         rainwater capture in semi-arid savannas
                                                         Tracy Dawes-Gromadski
16.45                                                    Effects of Soil and Litter Invertebrates on     Millipedes with a difference: Pin cushion
                                                         Plant Growth and Decomposition Mark             millipedes (Diplopoda: Penicillata:
                                                         Bourne                                          Polyxenida) in Victoria and South Australia
                                                                                                         Megan Short
17.00                                                    Assessment of insect herbivory in restored
                                                         landscapes: A rapid low-cost tool for
                                                         monitoring Boris Lomov
                                                         17:30 – 19:30 AES AGM




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Time                                                                 WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER
08:30 – 09:20   Plenary Speaker Phase change in locusts: from neurones to populations Stephen Simpson
                                                                                                     Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Graham Thompson)
09.30 - 10.30   Symposium 4 Social Insects down under: Contributed Papers Diptera                       Symposium 15 Can current Conservation
                contributions from Australia to the Global ultrastructure, systematics and evolution    strategies maintain invertebrate diversity in
                Understanding of Social Life (1) Lecture   (3) Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair David           Production Landscapes?
                Theatre 1 (Chair Ben Oldroyd)              Yeates)                                      Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair Simon Grove)

09.30           Social construction of silken shelters: first   Towards understanding insecticide              Conservation of threatened invertebrates in
                steps towards understanding hemipteran          resistance: pre-adaptation as a mechanism      Tasmania's production forests Sarah
                use of silk Murray Fletcher                     for the evolution of organophosphate           Munks
                                                                resistance in blowflies Carol Hartley
09.45           The impact of Kleptoparasitic Invasions on      Why Hilara is not amusing - the problem of     How well can current planning measures
                the evolution of gall size in the Australian    speciose cosmopolitan genera Dan Bickel        maintain terrestrial invertebrate
                Acacia Thrips Tom Chapman                                                                      assemblages in the Tasmanian production
                                                                                                               forest landscape? Simon Grove
10.00           Downunder, eusocial and living in trees         The ultrastructure and function of the silk-   When log-dwellers meet loggers: impacts
                Deborah Kent                                    producing basitarsus in the Hilarini           of habitat fragmentation, owing to pine
                                                                (Diptera: Empididae) James Young               plantation establishment, on two endemic
                                                                                                               log-dwelling beetles in south-eastern
                                                                                                               Australia Christina Schmuki
10.15           Factors Affecting Fine-Scale Genetic            Lessons From Fly Silk: Are Insect Dermal       FORESTCHECK: monitoring the effects of
                Structure in Allodapine Bees Andrew             Glands Derived from Sense Organs?              sustainable silviculture on macro
                Beattie                                         Dave Merritt                                   invertebrate diversity -a preliminary report
                                                                                                               Janet Farr
                                                10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
11.00 - 12.30   Symposium 4 Social Insects down under:          Contributed Papers Diptera                     Symposium 15 Can current Conservation
                contributions from Australia to the Global      ultrastructure, systematics and evolution      strategies maintain invertebrate diversity in
                Understanding of Social Life (2) Lecture        (3) Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair David             Production Landscapes?
                Theatre 1 (Chair Madeleine Beekman)             Yeates)                                        Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair Simon Grove)


11.00           Comparative analysis of social traits in the    FLYTREE: cooperative research towards a        Conservation of threatened butterflies in
                honeybee genus, Apis Ross Crozier               dipteran tree of life Christine Lambkin        Tasmania's production forests Phil Bell
11.15           Social parasites in allodapine bees:            Contributed Papers Systematics (4)             Panmixia in the wide ranging eucalypt
                malevolent ghosts, not queen usurpers           Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair John La Salle)        plantation pest, Paropsis atomaria (Olivier)
                Jaclyn Smith                                                                                   (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): evidence
                                                                An investigation of the little known           from molecular and morphometric
                                                                agathidine (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)           approaches Mark Schutze
                                                                wasp fauna of Austalia Nicholas Stevens
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11.30           Strategies for Maximising Alate Production    Systematics of Australasian Aulacidae         Contributed Papers Biodiversity and
                in Coptotermes lacteus and Nasutitermes       (Hymenoptera: Evanioidea) John                Conservation Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair
                exitiosus Mary Myerscough                     Jennings                                      Richard Sharp)

11.45           Clever chewing: termites get information      Molecular Phylogenetics and the Evolution
                from their noisy nibbling Theodore Evans      of Wing Reduction in a Tribe of Parasitoid    Monitoring arthropod biodiversity in the
                                                              Wasps (Scelionidae: Baeini) Danielle          Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area Cathy Car
                                                              Carey

12.00           Exploring the Cognitive Capability of the     Systematic resolution of the Cotesia          The Impact of Different Water Regimes on
                Honeybee Shaowu Zhang                         flavipes complex of parasitic wasps:          the Morphology and Chemistry of the
                                                              towards the effective control of mothborers   Swamp Paperbark (Melaleuca ericifolia);
                                                              in Australia Kate Muirhead                    Implications for Insect Herbivory Ni Luh
                                                                                                            Watiniasih
12.15                                                         A Phylogenetic Classification Of The          Defining Threatened Ecological
                                                              Toadbug Subfamily Nerthrinae Of The           Communities for Listing under the
                                                              World (Heteroptera: Gelastocoridae)           Environment Protection and Biodiversity
                                                              Gerry Cassis                                  Conservation Act 1999 John Vranjic
                                               12.30 – 14:00 Lunch – various options available on campus
14:00 – 15:30   Symposium 4 Social Insects down under: Symposium 16 Priorities and                          Habitat Profiles of Selected Australian
                contributions from Australia to the Global    implementing invertebrate conservation in     Aquatic Insects: Linking species
                Understanding of Social Life (3) Lecture      Asia and Oceania                              distribution and ecological data using the
                Theatre 1 (Chair Tom Chapman)                 Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Don Sands)           National River Health Collections Philip
                                                                                                            Suter
14.00           Effects of Probiotics and RNAi on immunity    Phylogenetic diversity assessment based       Seasonality, diversity and ecology of
                genes in adult honeybees Helge Schluns        on systematics Ross Crozier                   guano associated arthropods in southern
                                                                                                            Australia Tim Moulds
14.15           Molecular basis of worker sterility in a      The Threat to Wet Tropics Insects from        A Translocation Experiment with the Giant
                social insect Graham Thompson                 Global Warming: Predicted Extinction of       Gippsland Earthworm Alan Yen
                                                              High Altitude Communities Rohan Wilson
14.30           Thermoregulation and the effects of rearing   Leaf-litter Ants as Surrogates for            Symposium 10 Arachnology Systematics/
                temperature on developmental stability and    Establishing Conservation Priority in North   Evolution Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair Volker
                learning and memory in the honey bee,         Queensland Wet Tropics Sze Huei Yek           Framenau)
                Apis mellifera Julia Jones
                                                                                                            Genital damage and cannibalism in
                                                                                                            spiders: a review and prospectus Mariella
                                                                                                            Herberstein
14.45           Life history and behaviour shape honey        Can the same conservation priorities be       Evolution of flower signal exploitation by
                bee genome evolution Charles                  applied across continents? Collembola in      crab spiders Astrid Heiling
                Claudianos                                    Asia and Oceania Penny Greenslade


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15.00           The Genetics of Hygienic Behaviour of        Evaluating the effectiveness of invertebrate    Molecular phylogenetic reconstruction of
                Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) Peter Oxley      conservation in New Zealand Jacqueline          the wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae):
                                                             Beggs                                           implications for classification,
                                                                                                             biogeography and the evolution of web
                                                                                                             building behaviour Nick Murphy
15.15                                                        The role & management of national parks         Legions with eight legs: taxonomy and
                                                             for insect conservation Jenny Greenland         systematics of the Australian wolf spiders
                                                                                                             (Araneae, Lycosidae) Volker Framenau
                                           15:30 – 16:00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
16:00 – 17:30   Symposium 4 Social Insects down              Symposium 16 Priorities and                     Symposium 10 Arachnology Systematics/
                under: contributions from Australia to the   implementing invertebrate conservation in       Evolution (cont) Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair
                Global Understanding of Social Life (4)      Asia and Oceania                                Volker Framenau)
                Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Graham              Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Don Sands)
                Thompson)

16.00           Asian honey bees: biology, conservation      The role of modeling in invertebrate            Systematics of the web-building wolf spider
                and human interactions Ben Oldroyd           conservation Bob Sutherst                       genus Venonia (Araneae, Lycosidae)
                                                                                                             Jung-Sun Yoo
16.15           Pervasive positive selection on social       Ecological restoration of the invertebrate      Where did my colour go? The systematics
                insect immune genes Ross Crozier             fauna on Quail Island (Otamahua) Mike           and biology of the 'bicolor group' of
                                                             Bowie                                           Australian wolf spiders (Araneae,
                                                                                                             Lycosidae) Peter Langlands
16.30           Differential response of honeybee (Apis      Multi-habitat users and the role that           The Long-Spinnered Ground Spiders
                mellifera) genotypes to changes in stimuli   agriculture plays in invertebrate               Prodidomidae Simon, 1884 of Australia -
                for generalists tasks Nadine Chapman         conservation Nancy Schelhorn                    an example Barbara Baehr
16.45           How does an informed minority of scouts      A preliminary assessment of whitefly            An overview of the taxonomy, biology and
                guide a honey bee swarm as it flies to its   (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) diversity in           behaviour of the genus Poltys in Australia
                new home? Madeleine Beekman                  southeast Queensland Mark Coombs                (Araneae: Araneidae) Helen Smith
17.00                                                        Apparency and conservation status:              Distributional Patterns of Jumping spiders
                                                             ambiguities in the Australian butterfly fauna   (Araneae: Salticidae) in Australia Barry
                                                             Don Sands                                       Richardson
17.15                                                        Interpreting intergenerational change of        New species of ant-mimicking spiders
                                                             populations of Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida,     (Salticidae: Myrmarachne) from North
                                                             the Eltham copper butterfly (Lepidoptera:       Queensland Sara Ceccarelli
                                                             Lycaenidae) Andrea Canzano
                                 19:30 – 22:30 Conference Dinner with after dinner speaker Dr Tony Peacock




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Time                                                                 THURSDAY 8 DECEMBER
08:30 – 09:20   Plenary Speaker Palaeobotanical record of aridification Robert Hill                                Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair TBA)
09.30 - 10.30   Symposium 3 Consequences of the           Contributed Papers Behaviour /                   Symposium 18 Marine & Coastal
                Aridification of Australia since the      Physiology Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair David        Biodiversity: Issues & Management
                beginning of the Tertiary: Evolutionary   Merritt)                                         Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair Marcin-Filip
                Radiations in the Biota (1) Lecture                                                        Jędrzejczak)
                Theatre 1 (Chair David Yeates)

09.30           Threshold Events in Australia's Late          Pre-emptive strike: chironomids use visual   Introduction to Symposium Jedrzejczak
                Cenozoic Climatic History James Bowler        and chemical oviposition cues to avoid       Invertebrate Biodiversity and Management
                                                              interactions with snails Allie Mokany        of Coastal Areas Marcin Jędrzejczak
09.45                                                         Hypoxia induces cockroaches to abandon       Beyond the Abyss! Australia's unique,
                                                              discontinuous gas exchange with little       unknown and uncertain marine
                                                              effect on water loss James Woodman           invertebrate biodiversity Gina Newton
10.00           Responses of the Australian Quaternary        Grape phylloxera digestive function and      The Crisis in Marine Taxonomy and
                flora and vegetation to climate               feeding behaviour Kim Kingston               Consequences for Australia Pat
                forcing and human impact Nick Porch and                                                    Hutchings
                Peter Kershaw
10.15           Extreme evolution and adaptive shock - the    Wolbachia: Reproductive parasite or          Factors controlling the distribution of
                forging of the Australian biota by drought,   mutualist? Jeremy Brownlie                   coastally-restricted talitrid amphipod
                fire and overkill David Bowman                                                             crustaceans in Tasmania Alastair
                                                                                                           Richardson
                                           10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
11.00 - 12.30   Symposium 3 Consequences of the               Contributed Papers Behaviour /               Symposium 18 Marine & Coastal
                Aridification of Australia since the          Physiology Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair David    Biodiversity: Issues & Management (2)
                beginning of the Tertiary: Evolutionary       Merritt)                                     Lecture Theatre 3 (Chair Marcin-Filip
                Radiations in the Biota (2) Lecture                                                        Jędrzejczak)
                Theatre 1 (Chair Margaret Byrne)

11.00           Phylogeny of the eucalypts - from             Traumatic insemination in the plant bug      Sandhopper Talitrus saltator (Montague
                rainforest to desert Mike Bayly               genus Coridromius (Heteroptera: Miridae)     1808) on a Sandy Beach: From Ecosystem
                                                              Nik Tatarnic                                 Ecology to Responses for Anthropic
                                                                                                           Changes Marcin Jędrzejczak
11.15           Phylogeny and diversity of Australian         Symposium 17 Enhancing Australia’s           Which scales of biological heterogeneity
                acacias (Leguminosae) Daniel Murphy           Biosecurity Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Penny   are important for conservation of tidal flats
                                                              Greenslade                                   in Marine Protected Areas? Pia Winberg
                                                              Plant Health Australia’s role in enhancing
                                                              Australia's biosecurity: the continuum of
                                                              quarantine Rodney Turner

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11.30           When did the Nullarbor become a barrier?       Keeping Marine Pests Out: Action to          Arthropod Community of a Temperate
                The timing of divergences between south-       Enhance Australia's Biosecurity Amy          Non-Tidal Sandy Beach: Multitrophic
                eastern and south-western Australian plant     Lovesey                                      Interactions between Washed-Up
                lineages Mike Crisp                                                                         Seaweeds and Invertebrates in the
                                                                                                            Supralittoral Zone Marcin Jędrzejczak
11.45           Taxic to community level adaptations to        Risk Management Planning for a Future        Groundwater estuaries: broadening coastal
                aridification in the Australian terrestrial    Screw-worm Fly Incursion. Are they           management William Humphreys
                mammal fauna Ken Aplin                         adequate? Philip Spradbery
12.00           Lineage-specific effects of aridification on   Invasive Marine Pests: The Australian        Australia's Oceans Policy: marine
                agamid lizard diversification Michael Lee      Emergency Response Heleena Bamford           biodiversity inputs to decision-making
                                                                                                            Andrew Zacharek
12.15           Spatial Distribution of Phylogenetic           The Arrival of Glassy-Winged
                Diversity in Camaenid Land Snails of           Sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata
                Eastern Australia Andrew Hugall                (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), in Australia -
                                                               When, Where and What Will the Impact
                                                               Be? Leigh Pilkington
12.30           Speciation processes in the Australian
                rainforest biome Craig Moritz
                                                                     12.30 – 14:00
                                                      Lunch – various options available on campus
14:00 – 15:30   Symposium 3/13 Consequences of the Aridification of Australia Symposium 17 Enhancing Australia’s Biosecurity (2)
                since the beginning of the Tertiary: Evolutionary Radiations in the Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Penny Greenslade)
                Biota (3) / Fine scale Phylogeography and speciation
                Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Mike Crisp)

14.00           Coevolution, Host-Use Pattern, and Radiation in the Fergusonina-      Incursion versus establishment – and similar quarantine time-
                Fergusobia (fly-worm) galling mutualism on Australasian               bombs Laurence Mound
14.15           Myrtaceae Sonja Scheffer                                              Plant biosecurity research in the new CRC for National Plant
                                                                                      Biosecurity Simon McKirdy
14.30           Radiation of gall-inducing scale insects on Myrtaceae through the     Challenges in quantitative modeling of invertebrates for risk
                Cenozoic Lyn Cook                                                     assessment Simon Barry and Simon Knapp
14.45           Speciation modes of diving beetles in the arid zone of Australia      Priorities in diagnostics Jacek Plazinski
                Remko Leijs
15.00           Divergence Time Estimates of the Evolutionary Radiations of           Biosecurity risk perception and awareness: cultural differences
                Australian Stiletto Flies (Dipters: Therevidae) Christine Lambkin     between scientists, producers, media reporters and officials
                                                                                      Andrea Grant
15.15           Australian gall-thrips on Acacia and the formation of xeric biomes    The precautionary principle and managed risk in Australian
                Michael McLeish                                                       Biosecurity – a case study from the proposed introduction of
                                                                                      Bombus terrestris (the large earth bumblebee) Guy Williams
15:30           Comparative phylogeography reveals historical fragmentation in
                the ancient landscape of south-western Australia Margaret
                Byrne
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                                          15:30 – 16:00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
16:00 – 17:00   Symposium13 Fine scale Phylogeography and speciation (2)            Symposium 17 Enhancing Australia’s Biosecurity (3)
                Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Dave Rowell)                               Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Penny Greenslade)

16.00           Comparative phylogeography of stygofauna from calcrete aquifers     Tracing the geographic origin and colonisation history of
                of central Western Australia: speciation patterns in subterranean   Liposcelis bostrychophila Badonell invasions using RAPDs
                islands Steve Cooper                                                Katarina Mikac
16.15                                                                               Unexpected threats from the South: invasive predatory flatworms
                                                                                    Penny Greenslade
16.30           Fine scale comparative phylogeography and speciation: the view
16.45           from fallen timber in temperate montane Australia Paul
                Sunnucks
17.00-17:30     Grasshopper speciation in semi-arid New Zealand Steve Trewick
                                                                   Free Evening




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Time                                                                       FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER
08:30 – 09:20   Plenary Speaker Biological Collections: Use them or lose them Tim Entwisle      Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Murray Fletcher)
09.30 - 10.30   Symposium 9 DNA barcoding: Promise, Pitfalls and Progress (1)      Symposium 13 Fine scale Phylogeography and speciation
                Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Andrew Mitchell)                          (3) Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Dave Rowell)

09.30           The Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL): Current Initiatives
                Shelley Ball
09.45           Challenges of Barcoding for Species Discovery: Mitochondria Do Not
                a Species Make Kevin Omland
10.00           Biological detective work: melding DNA barcodes and other         Conservation and hybrid origins of a cryptic mountain species
                biological information for species identification Shelley Ball    are impacted by changing thermal landscapes Mark Scriber
10:15                                                                             The geographic ranges of Tasmanian crayfish: extent and
                                                                                  pattern Alastair Richardson
                                            10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
11.00 - 12.30   Symposium 9 DNA barcoding: Promise, Pitfalls and Progress (2)     Symposium 13 Fine scale Phylogeography and speciation
                Lecture Theatre 1 (Chair Andrew Mitchell)                         (4) Lecture Theatre 2 (Chair Dave Rowell)


11.00           The Moorea Biocode Project: Integrating DNA with a Biodiversity            Many legs .. tiny distances - A study of Speciation and
                Survey and Inventory George Roderick                                       Biogeography of a Gondwanan millipede genus within
                                                                                           Southwestern Australia Karen Edward
11.15           Barcoding fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): application and limitation   Identifying mechanisms of speciation in subterranean cave
                Karen Armstrong                                                            organisms Michelle Guzik
11.30           Confounding intra and interspecific variability in chironomids             A comparative phylogeographic study of two niche
                Yvonne Parsons                                                             differentiated funnel web spider species Amber Beavis
11.45           Utility of DNA barcodes for higher-level phylogenetics: empirical          A tale of two flatties: different responses of two terrestrial
                examples Andrew Mitchell                                                   flatworms to past environmental climatic fluctuations at
                                                                                           Tallaganda in south-eastern Australia Jody Taylor
12.00                                                                                      Phylogeography of Apiomorpha munita: interplay between
                                                                                           host-specificity, chromosomes and geography? Lyn Cook
12.15                                                                                      Chromosomal Phylogeography of Delena cancerides Hayley
                                                                                           Sharp
                                     12.15 – 12.45 Closing ceremony, awarding of prizes Lecture Theatre 1
                Lunch – various options available on campus




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Time                                                                 FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER
2:00-2:30       ARC Environmental Futures Network Workshop Lecture Theatre 1
                Introduction and Housekeeping

2:30-3:30       ARC Environmental Futures Network Workshop Lecture Theatre 1
                Phylogeography, recent analytical approaches and the potential to integrate paleoenvironmental information with molecular data Craig
                Moritz
                Molecular approaches to the evolution of Australian arid zone birds: preliminary results and directions for further study Leo Joseph
                Climatic modelling in phylogeography Andrew Hugall
                Does Geological History Shape Genetic Diversity in Pilbara Geckos? Mitzy Pepper and Scott Keogh
                Refreshments – Manning Clark Centre Foyer
4:00-4:30       Pleistocene climate change and forest tree phylogeography in southeastern Australia Gay McKinnon
                Changing habitats: Late Cenozoic aridity in the Australian interior John Chappell

Time                                                               SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER
08.30 – 12:30   ARC Environmental Futures Network Workshop Moran 007
12.30 – 14:00 Lunch – Vivaldi restaurant

14:00 – 17:00   ARC Environmental Futures Network Workshop Moran 007




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