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Harvestmen of Trinidad

Student Lauren Heltsley, Daniel N. Proud, Danielle Dardis and Suzie Lazarowitz, Jessica Tibbetts
Faculty Mentor(s) Dr. Victor Townsend
Department Biology
Course BIO 375: Topics in Tropical Biology

Grants

Virginia Academy of Science, Small Project Research Funds - "Comparative Study of Mites (Arachnida, Acari) Inhabiting Phytotelmata from the Northern Range of Trinidad, W.I."

Beta Beta Beta - "An Examination of Mites Infecting Tropical Species of Harvestmen from the Rainforests of Trinidad"

Conferences

"The Harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) of Trinidad, W. I. - Discovery of Two New Families for the Island" - Victor R. Townsend, Jr. and Daniel N. Proud. Contributed Paper for the 68th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologist, hosted by the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 18-21, 2007.

"Field Study of Leaf litter Activity by Sclerosomatid and Cosmetid Harvestmen along the Northern Coast of Trinidad, W.I." - Suzie Lazarowitz, Danielle Dardis, and Victor R. Townsend, Jr. Contributed Paper for the 68th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologist, hosted by the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 18-21, 2007.

"Assessment of the Palatability of Neotropical Harvestmen: Arachnid and Anuran Predators." - Lauren Heltsley, Daniel N. Proud, and Victor R. Townsend, Jr. Contributed Paper for the 68th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologist, hosted by the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 18-21, 2007.

"Mark-recapture Study of Harvestmen Occupying Tree Trunks in a Rainforest in Trinidad, W.I." - Danielle Dardis, Suzie Lazarowitz, and Victor R. Townsend, Jr. Contributed Paper for the 68th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologist, hosted by the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 18-21, 2007.

Awards

Dan Proud - Honorable Mention for Best Student Paper in the Natural History Section, Virginia Academy of Sciences

 

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