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Meeting Program


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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017


CONFERENCE  DAY 3 



6:00 - 7:30 AM
MORNING ACTIVITY

ABS 5K RUN
H Wing Patio


8:15 - 8:30 AM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS AND NOTICES
AC223


8:30 - 9:30 AM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

PLENARY TALK: JAMES DALE
AC223


8:30
Plumage Colour in Males and Females
James Dale. Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland, New Zealand


9:30 - 10:00 AM

BREAK

MORNING SNACKS
Meeting Place


10:00 - 12:15 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

ALLEE SYMPOSIUM FOR BEST STUDENT POSTER PAPER
Chair/Organizer: J. Swaddle
SW309


10:00
Abiotic cues linked to adaptive male development in male western black widow spiders (Latrodectus hesperus
Sheena Fry, Maydianne Andrade. University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

10:30
Color Plasticity Alters Thermoregulatory Behavior in Battus philenor Caterpillars by Changing the Cue Received
Matthew Nielsen1,2, Daniel Papaj2. 1University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States2University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

11:00
How a generalist bee achieves high efficiency of pollen collection on diverse floral resources
Avery/L Russell, Stephen/L Buchmann, Daniel/R Papaj. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

11:30
A Few Cadmium-Treated Fish Affect Group Dynamics and Social Behavior in Zebrafish
Delia S. Shelton1,2,3,4, Zoe M. Austin4, Anuj Khemka4, Emilia P. Martins4. 1Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States2Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin Germany3University of Windsor, WIndsor, Ontario, Canada4Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States

12:00
Neighbor Effects: Impacts of Colony-Level Social Structure on Within-Group Dynamics in a Social Fish
Jennifer Hellmann1, 2. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States2University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, United States

PARALLEL TALKS

MATING/BREEDING SYSTEMS
Chair/Organizer: James S. Quinn
HW215


10:00
When concessions become tugs-of-war:  questioning assumptions of pukeko reproductive control
James S. Quinn. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

10:15
Influence of Male Phenotypic Traits on Male Mate-Choice Copying in a Promiscuous Fish
Ryan Pusiak, Jean-Guy Godin. Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

10:30
Sex differences in the propensity of a songbird to migrate
Jessica E. Deakin, Yolanda E. Morbey, Christopher G. Guglielmo. Western University, The Advanced Facility for Avian Research, London, Ontario, Canada

10:45
Coordination and cooperation in shared parental care increase with pair bond duration
Oscar Sánchez-Macouzet, Hugh Drummond. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City Mexico

11:00
Immature Mating of Latrodectus in the Lab and Field: Implications for Sexual Selection Research
Sean M. McCann, Catherine E. Scott, Luciana Baruffaldi, Maydianne C.B. Andrade. University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, ON, Canada

11:15
ddRAD-sequencing outperforms costly microsatellite loci at assigning paternity in a highly promiscuous bird
Derrick Thrasher1,2, Bronwyn Butcher1, Leonardo Campagna1,2, Mike Webster1,2, Irby Lovette1,2. 1Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, United States2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

11:30
Consequences of group-living for parentage in the colonial Hispaniolan Woodpecker (Melanerpes striatus)
Joshua B. LaPergola1,2. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States2Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, United States


PARENTAL CARE
Chair/Organizer: Stephen Trumbo
HW216


10:00
Experimental manipulation of vasotocin and mesotocin: effects on parental care in poison frogs
Kyle Summers1, Lisa Schulte1,2. 1East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, United States2Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels Belgium

10:15
Seek and hide: burying beetles exploit and then suppress microbially derived semiochemicals  
Stephen Trumbo1, Charmaine Melvin2, Paula Philbrick1. 1University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT, United States2Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States

10:30
Environmental Cues Influence Parental Brood Structure Decisions in the Burying Beetle N. marginatus  
Brooke K. Woelber, Carrie L. Hall, Dan R. Howard. University of New Hampshire, Durham , NH, United States

10:45
Mating success increases nest site fidelity in a Neotropical harvestman with exclusive paternal care  
Andrés V. Rojas1,2, Danilo G. Muniz1, Diego Solano-Brenes3, Glauco Machado1. 1University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil2Veragua Foundation for Rainforest Research, Rio Blanco, Limón, Costa Rica3University of Costa Rica, San Pedro, San José, Costa Rica

11:00
Post-ovipositional parental care in insects: a review of its frequency and taxonomic distribution
Glauco Machado1, Stephen T. Trumbo2. 1Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil2University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT, United States

11:15
Social and anthropogenic influences on maternal behavior in a free-living carnivore (Crocuta crocuta)
Julia R. Greenberg1,2, Zach M. Laubach1,2, Shannon Carvey1, Kaycee Morra1, Laura Smale2,3, Kay E. Holekamp1,2. 1Department of Integrative Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States2Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavioral Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States3Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

11:30
White-tailed deer mothers use mule deer mothers as baby-sitters for their fawns
Susan Lingle, Keir Naylor. University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

11:45
Defensive strategies of a forest cellar spider through ontogeny and reproductive state
Angela Chuang1,2. 1University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States2University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States


PREDATION AND FORAGING
Chair/Organizer: Lynne E. Beaty
AC223


10:00
Preference for safety over warmth can reduce growth rate in hatchling ornate box turtles.
Abigail A. Neyer, Gwendolyn C. Bachman. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, United States

10:15
Behavioral responses to warming and consequences for intraguild predation interactions
Dachin N. Frances, Shannon J. McCauley. University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada

10:30
Antipredator behaviors of ruby-throated hummingbirds: are wasps a threat?  
Jennie M. Carr. Washington College, Chestertown, MD, United States

10:45
Chemical Cues Mediate Headfirst Ingestion of Mice By Gophersnakes, Pituophis catenifer
Matthew Bealor1, Dave Chiszar2. 1Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States2University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States

11:00
Flirting with danger: how predation risk affects male flight display in a Neotropical songbird
Pedro de Moraes, Pedro Diniz, Regina Macedo. Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, DF, Brazil

11:15
Geographical variation in multiple traits induced by differential predation in the fire-bellied toad
Changku Kang1, Thomas N Sherratt1, Ye Eun Kim2, Yujin Shin2, Jongyeol Moon2, Uhram Song3, Jae Yeon Kang4, Kyungmin Kim2, Yikweon Jang2. 1Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada2Ewha Womans University, Seoul South Korea3Jeju National University, Jeju South Korea4National Institute of Ecology Korea, Seocheon South Korea

11:30
Sensory biases impose trade-offs for a host-searching butterfly
Meredith K. Steck, Emilie Snell-Rood. University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, United States

11:45
Fear of predators halves juvenile survival to recruitment and permanently handicaps the survivors  
Marek C. Allen, Michael Clinchy, Liana Y. Zanette. Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

12:00
The Effect of Tadpole Predation Risk on Frog Behavior after Metamorphosis
Lynne E. Beaty, Barney Luttbeg. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States


SEXUAL SELECTION AND SEXUAL CONFLICT
Chair/Organizer: Susan N. Gershman, Gustavo Requena
AA112


10:00
Contingent Feticide and Infanticide By Male Baboons
Matthew N Zipple1, Jackson H Grady1, Jacob B Gordon1, Lydia D Chow1, Elizabeth A Archie2,3, Jeanne Altmann3,4, Susan C Alberts1,3. 1Duke University, Durham, NC, United States2University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States3Institute of Primate Research, Nairobi Kenya4Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

10:15
Service with a smell: mating has opposite effects on male and female CHC attractiveness
Susan N. Gershman. The Ohio State University at Marion, Marion, OH, United States

10:30
Colourful robots and complex communication
Maria Thaker1, Anuradha Batabyal1, Amod Zambre1,2. 1Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, KN, India2University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States

10:45
Why do males spend so much time courting?
Luciana Baruffaldi, Maydianne C.B. Andrade. Departments of Biological Sciences and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. University of Toronto Scarborough., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

11:00
Expanding the Bateman Gradient: Limits and Fitness Consequences of Male Re-mating Strategies
Tracy E. Douglas, Julia B. Saltz. Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

11:15
Sperm competition games when males invest in paternal care
Gustavo Requena1, Suzanne Alonzo2. 1Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil2University of California - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

11:30
Females prefer nest quality over male quality in a harvestman with paternal care
Vinicius Montagner, Gustavo S. Requena. Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

11:45
Understanding how male cooperative and non-cooperative courtship influences female choice in a lekking species
Carla C. Vanderbilt, Megan A. Jones, Emily H. DuVal. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States

12:00
The couple that sings together stays together: duetting, aggression, and promiscuity in red-backed fairy-wrens
Daniel T. Baldassarre1, Emma I. Greig2, Michael S. Webster2. 1Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: Kenneth Chapin
SW319


10:00
The Relationship between Social Play and Hormones in Spotted Hyenas
Tracy M. Montgomery, Kay E. Holekamp. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

10:15
Social security: how social relationships may make animals safer
Daniel T. Blumstein. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

10:30
Cueing in predation risk: background risk alters how tadpoles release and respond to a social cue
Kevin R. Bairos-Novak1, Matthew D. Mitchell1, Adam L. Crane1, Douglas P. Chivers1, Maud C.O. Ferrari1,2. 1Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada2Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

10:45
Echolocation behaviour in bats and porpoises hunting alone and in pairs
Heather W. Mayberry1, Lasse Jakobsen2, Magnus Wahlberg2, Annemarie Surlykke2, John M. Ratcliffe1. 1University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada2University of Southern Denmark, Odense Denmark

11:00
Exploring the effects of queen personality on fitness and colony success in Polistes wasps
Colin Wright1, Elizabeth Tibbetts2, Jonathan Pruitt3. 1University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, United States2University of Michigan, Anne Arbor, MI, United States3University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

11:15
Social rank reversals in a long-term study of spotted hyenas
Eli D. Strauss, Kay E. Holekamp. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

11:30
Unbiased Estimators of Association
Charles W. Weko. Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC, United States

11:45
Ignore Information, Make Mistakes, and Underestimate Enemies: Behavioral Plasticity in Animal Contests  
Kenneth Chapin1,2, Peter Nonacs2. 1University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States2University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

12:00
Vaginal Shape Variation in Cetaceans: Effects of allometry, ontogeny, natural and sexual selection
Patricia Brennan1, Dara Obach2. 1, Mount Holyoke College 2Dalhousie University


12:15 - 1:15 PM

MEETING

IOS/DEB DDIG DISCUSSION
HW214


12:15 - 1:30 PM

MEETING

EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING
Marketplace Cafeteria Meeting Room

LUNCH

LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
Marketplace Cafeteria


1:30 - 3:30 PM

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

ALLEE SYMPOSIUM FOR BEST STUDENT POSTER PAPER
Chair/Organizer: J. Swaddle
SW309


1:30
The Social Functions of Vocal Complexity in Wild Geladas (Theropithecus gelada)
Morgan L. Gustison. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

2:00
Multiple fitness benefits of alloparental care in fluctuating environments
Sarah Guindre-Parker, Dustin Rubenstein. Columbia University, New York, NY, United States

2:30
Evidence for mutual assessment in a wild primate
Marcela E. Benítez1, David J. Pappano2, Jacinta C. Beehner3, Thore J. Bergman3. 1Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States2Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States3University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

3:00
The frequency distribution of female quality types affects male reproductive decisions
Jesse Balaban-Feld. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

PARALLEL TALKS

BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY
Chair/Organizer: Melissa Graham
HW216


1:30
THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

1:45
The influence of behavioral type structure on foraging among invasive and native pryaing mantids 
Cameron Jones1, Nicholas DiRienzo2, Ann Hedrick1. 1University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States2University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, United States

2:00
Internal state and behavioural variation in the redback spider
Monica A. Mowery, Ramanja Pakirathan, Andrew C. Mason, Maydianne C.B. Andrade. University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada

2:15
Effects of season, sex, and body size on dispersal in a semi-aquatic insect
Celina B. Baines, Shannon J. McCauley. University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

2:30
Nocturnal flight and the origins of echolocation and diet in bats
Jeneni Thiagavel 1, Clement Cechetto 2, Sharlene E. Santana3, Lasse Jakobsen2, Eric J. Warrant4, John M. Ratcliffe 1,2. 1Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto , Ontario , Canada2Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense Denmark3Department of Biology and Burke Museum, University of Washington, Seattle , Washington, United States4Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund Sweden

2:45
Within-individual variation in behavior and where to find it
Raphaël Royauté, Ned Dochtermann. North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States

3:00
Effects of male quality and territory quality on female preference of varying condition
Lauren Cirino, Christine Miller. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States

3:15
Evolution of the maternal stress axis and plasticity of offspring hormonal and behavioral phenotypes
Melissa A. Graham1, Briana Cooney1, Amanda Fragata1, Ryan L. Earley2, John Baker1, Susan Foster1. 1Clark University, Worcester, MA, United States2University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States


COMMUNICATION
Chair/Organizer: Cody J. Dey
AC223


1:30
Body size, predation risk and ornamentation in birds
Cody J. Dey1, Mihai Valcu2, James Dale3. 1University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada2Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen Germany3Massey University, Albany, New Zealand, New Zealand

1:45
Greater Spear-nosed Bats Advertise Social Status Using Olfactory Signals
Danielle M. Adams, Yue Li, Gerald S. Wilkinson. University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States

2:00
Vocal Learning in the Costa's Hummingbird
Katherine E. Johnson, Christopher J. Clark. University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

2:15
Acoustic parasitoid foraging: Using proximate mechanisms to explain parasitoid host localization 
Andrew J Masson, Andrew C Mason. University of Toronto Scarborough , Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

2:30
The Function of Signal Synchronization in a Neotropical Tree Frog: Avoiding Predatory Eavesdroppers?
Henry D. Legett1, Rachel A. Page2, Ximena E. Bernal1,2. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama City, Panama

2:45
Is acoustic signal degradation a reliable cue of distance for open-habitat birds?
Amy V. H. Strauss1, Jeffrey Podos1,2. 1Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States2Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States

3:00
The Co-evolution of Hummingbird Plumage Coloration and Courtship Displays
Richard K. Simpson, Kevin J. McGraw. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States

3:15
The effect of experience on the emergence of conventional signals  
Virginia K. Heinen, David W. Stephens. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States


ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS
Chair/Organizer: Nick Keiser
AA112


1:30
Katydid personality hypervolume decreases their space and the survival of an invasive froghopper
James L.L. Lichtenstein1, Brendan McEwen2, Noa Pinter-Wollman3, Jonathan N. Pruitt1. 1University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States3University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

1:45
Comparing Effects of Recurrent Inclement Winter Weather Cues on White-Throated Sparrows
Andrea C. Boyer, Scott A. MacDougall-Shackleto. University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

2:00
Neonic Exposed Honey Bee Flights
Nadejda Tsvetkov, Amro Zayed. York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

2:15
Oviposition behaviour leads to differential winter survival & phenology of eggs in Sympetrum dragonflies
Rosemary L Martin, Shannon J McCauley. University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

2:30
Annual climate variation is associated with differences in reproduction in mountain chickadees  
Dovid Y. Kozlovsky, Carrie L. Branch, Beki Croston, Angela M. Pitera, Vladimir V. Pravosudov. University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States

2:45
Intrabrood rank predicts novelty seeking in individual Arabian babblers, Turdoides squamiceps
Andrew G Fulmer1, Peter Santema2, Mark E Hauber3. 1Hunter College, New York, New York, United States2Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen Germany3City University of New York, New York, New York, United States

3:00
Effects of ambient temperature on vibratory signals and mate choice in a jumping spider, Habronattus clypeatus
Erin E. Brandt1, J. Patrick Kelley2, Damian O. Elias1. 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States2Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States

3:15
Open Cup Nests Evolved from Roofed Nests in the Early Passerines
J. Jordan Price1,2, Simon C. Griffith2. 1St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD, United States2Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia


SEXUAL SELECTION AND SEXUAL CONFLICT
Chair/Organizer: Joel W.G. Slade
SW319


1:30
Jack-of-all-Trades, Guarder of none? Does guarding require trade-offs with sperm counts in jumping spiders?
Laini L. Taylor1, Monica Mowery1, Malcolm Rosenthal2, Maydianne CB. Andrade1. 1University of Toronto, Scarborough, Scarborough, ON, Canada2University of California, Berkeley , Berkeley, CA, United States

1:45
Behavioural plasticity in female mate choice behaviours in fruit flies
David Filice1,2, Tristan Long2. 1McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada2Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

2:00
Follow your nose: chemical cues of MHC compatibility, and acoustic cues of MHC diversity, in song sparrows
Joel W.G. Slade, Matthew J. Watson, Tosha R. Kelly, Gregory B. Gloor, Mark A. Bernards, Elizabeth A. MacDougallShackleton. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

2:15
Influence of dietary nutrient ratio on multiple reproductive behaviours in field crickets
Sarah J. Harrison, Jean-Guy J. Godin, Susan M. Bertram. Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2:30
Choosy males in Jamaican field crickets
Susan M. Bertram1, Ian R. Thomson1, Michelle J. Loranger1, Sarah J. Harrison1, Genevieve L. Ferguson1, Mykell L. Reifer1, Patricia A. Gowaty2,3. 1Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada2University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States3Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Panama

2:45
Variability in visual and vocal signals in blue manakin cooperative displays
Lilian T. Manica1, Pedro H. L. Ribeiro1, Laura M. Schaedler1, André C. Guaraldo1, Regina H. Macedo2. 1Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil2Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, PR, Brazil

3:00
It’s all relative: The influence of relative size on male alternative mating tactics
Elizabeth C. Lange1,2, Margaret B. Ptacek2, Kimberly A. Hughes1. 1Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States2Clemson University, Clemson, South Caroline, United States

3:15
Male preference for sexually attractive conspecifics in the absence of females
Sophie J. Potter1, Heather L. Auld1,2, Tom N. Sherratt1, Jean-Guy J. Godin1. 1Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada2Oregon State University, Newport, OR, United States


3:30 - 4:00 PM

BREAK

AFTERNOON SNACKS
Meeting Place


4:00 - 6:00 PM

WORKSHOP

DIVERSITY AND LATIN AMERICAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEES JOINT WORKSHOP
HW215


Broadening our Impact: Establishing and Nurturing Research Partnerships with U.S. Minority Serving and Latin American institutions.

KEYNOTE/SYMPOSIUM

ALLEE SYMPOSIUM FOR BEST STUDENT POSTER PAPER
Chair/Organizer: J. Swaddle
SW309


4:00
Environmental variation along an elevation gradient is associated with pre-mating mechanisms
Carrie L Branch. University of Nevada, Reno, NV, United States

4:30
Behavior mediates the association between sexual signals and costly parasites
Amanda K. Hund1, Joanna K. Hubbard2, Caroline K. Glidden3, Pavel Munclinger4, Rebecca J. Safran1. 1University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States2University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States3Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States4Charles University, Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

5:00
Is mate choice in the eye and ear of the beholder? Multimodal sensory configuration shapes mating preferences
Kelly L. Ronald1,2. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States

5:30
Mimicry in a new light: The preference for microhabitat segregation in mimetic species
Brett M. Seymoure1,2,3, Ellis R. Loew4, W. Owen McMillan2, Kevin J. McGraw3, Ronald L. Rutowski3. 1Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama, Panama3Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States4Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

PARALLEL TALKS

COGNITION AND LEARNING
Chair/Organizer: Elizabeth A Capaldi
HW216


4:00
Testing the cognitive buffer hypothesis with raccoons (Procyon lotor) and skunks (Mephitis mephitis)
Lauren Stanton, Sarah Benson-Amram. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States

4:15
Achromatic contrast determines interaction time with novel objects in naive Parus minor fledglings
Soorim Song1, Hyunsoo Yim2, Hangah Lim2, Sang Im Lee2,3, Piotr G. Jablonski2. 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States2Seoul National University, Seoul Korea3Daegu-Kyungbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Daegu Korea

4:30
Can Honey Bees Use Floral Scent Cues to Make Interpatch Foraging Decisions?
Elizabeth A Capaldi1, Jordan R Kemfort1. 1Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States2Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States

4:45
Exploring the Predictors of Individual Problem Solving Efficiency in Wild-Caught Black-Capped Chickadees
Sanjay Prasher, Julie Morand-Ferron. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

5:00
Size and social rank influences the transmission of social information in Neolamprologus pulcher
Elizabeth A. Hoskins1, Abigail J. Pope1, Ian M. Hamilton1,2. 1Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University , Columbus, Ohio, United States2Department of Mathematics , Columbus, Ohio, United States

5:15
Individual recognition and face inversion effect in medaka fish (Oryzias latipes)
Mu-Yun Wang1,2, Hideaki Takeuchi1,2. 1The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan2Okayama University, Okayama Japan

5:30
A Population Difference in Exploratory Behavior in a Novel Maze in Trinidadian Guppies
Paul Q. Sims, Simon M. Reader. Department of Biology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada

5:45
The role of the hippocampus in encoding, retention, and retrieval of spatial memory in brown-headed cowbirds
Madeleine I.R. Brodbeck, Stephen G. Lomber, David F. Sherry, Scott A. MacDougall-Shackleto. Western University, London, Ontario, Canada


COMMUNICATION
Chair/Organizer: Stephen Nowicki
AA112


4:00
Coarse vision isn’t useless: Cleaner shrimp use low-res vision to discriminate between stimuli  
Eleanor M. Caves, Catherine C. Chen, Sönke Johnsen. Duke University Biology Department, Durham, North Carolina, United States

4:15
Context isn't Everything, It's the Only Thing: Social Effects on Responses to Multifunctional Calls
Andrew S Gersick, Daniel I Rubenstein. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

4:30
Hoo are you? Tits learn to identify predators
Christopher N Templeton1,2, Nora V Carlson2, Susan D Healy2. 1Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, United States2University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom

4:45
Testing Hypotheses about Why the Hyena Laughs
Kenna D S Lehmann, Kay E Holekamp. Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, United States

5:00
Ovenbird nocturnal flight songs do not function as intra-sexual signals
Jennifer Foote, Homam Al-Ani. Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie, ON, Canada

5:15
Vocal dialects in parrots: evolutionary patterns and processes
Timothy F. Wright1, Christine R. Dahlin2. 1Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States2Department of Biology, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, United States

5:30
Long Term Monitoring of Cultural Evolution in Parrot Vocal Dialects
Christine R. Dahlin1, Dominique Hellmich2, Grace Smith-Vidaurre2, Dupin Molly1, Tim F. Wright2. 1University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, United States2New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States

5:45
Perception of a Carotenoid Signal: Continuous or Categorical?
Stephen Nowicki, Eleanor Caves, Patrick Green, Matthew Zipple, Sönke Johnsen, Susan Peters. Duke University, Durham, NC, United States


ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS
Chair/Organizer: Tosha R. Kelly
AC223


4:00
Resisting experimental malarial infection affects timing of fall migration in a migratory songbird
Tosha R Kelly1,2, Scott A MacDougall-Shackleto2,3, Elizabeth A MacDougall-Shackleto1,2. 1Biology Department, Western University, London, ON, Canada2Advanced Facility for Avian Research, Western University, London, ON, Canada3Psychology Department, Western University, London, ON, Canada

4:15
Anthropogenic effects on the perception of fear in African forest mammals
Badru Mugerwa1,2,3, Michael Clinchy1, David Macdonald2, Liana Zanette1. 1Department of Biology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada2Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, The Recanati-Kaplan Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom3Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara Uganda

4:30
Are forests a barrier to dragonfly dispersal?
Sarah K. French1,2, Shannon J. McCauley1,2. 1University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada2University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

4:45
Comparing Visual, Olfactory and Mechanosensory Systems in Divergent Stickleback Populations
Robert B. Mobley, Janette W. Boughman. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

5:00
Behaviour and Physiological Impacts of Anthropogenic Noise on Freshwater Fish
Megan F Mickle, Dennis M Higgs. University of Windsor, Windsor/ON, Ontario, Canada

5:30
Potential impacts of the invasive shrimp, Palaemon macrodactylus on native populations in New Jersey.  
Lauren Bergey, Linda Ritchie, Kate Arnao, Jacob Mattingly, Cheng Susan. Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

5:45
Urban areas may be food deserts for house finches too
Rebecca A Fox. Transylvania University, LEXINGTON, KY, United States


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
Chair/Organizer: Jennifer M. Jandt
SW319


4:00
Distributed defenses: Individual and collective nest choice in turtle ants
Matina Donaldson-Matasci1, Mia Farago-Iwamasa2. 1Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, United States2Keck Science Department, Claremont, CA, United States

4:15
The reproductive consequences of queen cooperation in a harvester ant  
Brian R. Haney, Jennifer H. Fewell. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

4:30
Angry wasps vs less angry wasps: Colony-level differences in aggression in Vespula vulgaris wasps
Jennifer M. Jandt1, Kevin J. Loope2, Jana Dobelmann3, Monica Gruber3, Oliver Quinn3, Davide Santoro3, Phil J. Lester3. 1University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand2University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, United States3Victoria University, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

4:45
Plasticity in Social Network Structure Arises from Nutritional Variation
Eric W. Wice, Julia B. Saltz. Rice University, Houston, TX, United States

5:00
Where should we meet? Mapping social network interactions of sleepy lizards shows sex-dependent structure
Orr Spiegel1, Andrew Sih1, Stephan T. Leu2,3,4, C. Michael Bull2. 1Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States2School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia3Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States4Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University,, Sydney, NSW, Australia

5:15
Individual coordination in collective choice in the seed harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus
Ioulia I. Bespalova, Jennifer H. Fewell. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States

5:30
Flexible Use of Social Information and Learning in Zebrafish
Noam Miller, Ramy Ayoub. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ONT, Canada

5:45
Reactivity in bumble bees: tradeoffs associated with rapid responses
Timothy J. Polnaszek, Daniel R. Papaj, Anna Dornhaus. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States


6:00 - 9:00 PM

POSTER SESSION

POSTER SESSION
Science Wing Hall


272
Alterations to partner interactions during periods of conflict in the biparental convict cichlid (Amatitlania siquia)
Timothy Paciorek, Murray Itzkowitz. Lehigh University

273
HETEROSPECIFIC MATINGS IN WIDOW SPIDERS: DO MALES USE DIFFERENT SPERM ALLOCATION STRATEGIES?  
Archchana Rajmohan, Luciana Baruffaldi, Maydianne CB Andrade. University of Toronto , Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Amplitude Adjustment of Vibrational Signals in Eneopterine Crickets: The "Hot and Cold" Game
Hannah M. ter Hofstede1, Stefan Schöneich2, Tony Robillard3. 1Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States2University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany3Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris France

114
Does perceived predation alter life history strategies? A field experiment in a passerine bird
Robin N Abbey-Lee1,2, Niels J Dingemanse2. 1Linkoping University, Linkoping Sweden2Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich Germany

33
The impact of road salt run-off on the behaviour of the dragonfly larvae Erythemis simplicicollis.  
Zara Ahmed, Rosalind Murray, Shannon McCauley. University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

191
Early weaning increases dopamine-mediated anxiety in cats
Milla Ahola1,2,3, Katariina Vapalahti1,2, Hannes Lohi1,2. 1University of Helsinki, Helsinki Finland2Folkhälsan, Helsinki Finland3University of Turku, Turku Finland

209
Sex Differences in Parental Abilty to Teach Acquired Predator Knowledge to Fry in the Convict Cichlid
Layla Al-Shaer, Murray Itzkowitz. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, United States

192
Immunocompetence costs associated with burrow-digging in a Neotropical wolf spider
Andrea Albin1,2, Miguel Simó2, Anita Aisenberg1, Lucía Calbacho-Rosa3. 1Laboratorio de Etología, Ecología y Evolución, Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable, Montevideo, Uruguay, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay2Sección Entomología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay3Laboratorio de Biología Reproductiva y Evolución, Cátedra de Diversidad Animal I, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, IDEA-CONICET, Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina

236
Who dominates? Dominance hierarchy in young cichlids
Abraham A. Alvarez-Galicia, Karla Kruesi. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

1
Hiding Health behind Hues: Information within Physiological Colour Signals in the Indian Rock Agama
Madhura S. Amdekar, Maria Thaker. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

215
Spatial Differences in the Frequency of Color Morphs in Túngara Frogs
Nigel K. Anderson, Stephanie Gutierrez, Ximena E. Bernal. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

228
Assessing morphological differences in genitalia across male reproductive tactics in a swordtail fish
Hernandez-Jimenez Armando, Rios-Cardenas Oscar. Instituto de Ecología AC, Xalapa, Veraczruz, Mexico

34
Reproductive, Morphological, and Behavioral Differences in Grass Shrimp Caught in New Jersey.
Kate J Arnao, Lauren Bergey, Linda Ritchie. Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

35
No Life History Trade-Offs After Immune Challenge in the Spiny Lizard
Laura Arroyo1,2, Roxana Torres1, Aníbal Díaz de la Vega Pére2, René Beamonte Barrientos2. 1Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, DF Mexico2Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala Mexico

2
Gene Expression And Phenotypic Variation Shed Light On How Reproductive Castes Evolved In Eusocial Sweat Bees
David N Awde, Adonis Skandalis, Miriam H Richards. Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

36
"Gorillas Tossing Salads: Regurgitation and Re-ingestion Behavior"
Taryn O. Bansmer, Sue Margulis. Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, United States

237
Reciprocity creates interdependence, and vice versa; or why you should even help when anonymous
Pat Barclay. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

37
The emergence of alloparental behavior: Male-juvenile interactions in long-tailed macaques
Massimo Bardi, Bryon Eubanks, Adrianna Prugh. Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA, United States

93
The Role of Canine Behavior Assessments in Animal Welfare  
Jennifer J. Barg. Larimer Humane Society, Fort Collins, CO, United States

38
​Understanding the Effects of Juvenile Male Interactions on Social Networks and Later Social Status
Amanda K. Beckman, Carla C. Vanderbilt, Emily H. DuVal. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States

238
Do paper wasps have personalities? Physiological and genomic mechanisms of personality in Polistes fuscatus
Colby B. Behrens1, Amy L. Toth1, Jennifer M. Jandt2. 1Iowa State University 2University of Otago

39
Consequences of Hybridization Between Sarracenia Purpurea Var. Montana and Sarracenia Jonesii
Leila A. Beikmohamadi. University of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, United States

174
CUREs for introductory biology: can studying animals improve student learning and affect?
Lauryn Benedict1, Jeffrey Olimpo2, Ginger Fisher1, Sue Ellen DeChenne-Peters1, Heather Rudolph1, Robert Reinsvold1. 1University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, United States2University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, United States

210
Kin Recognition in Cellar Spiders (Pholcidae) and its Effects on Inter- and Intra-Specific Predation  
Alexander Berry1, Ann Rypstra2. 1Department of Biology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, United States2Department of Biology, Miami University , Hamilton, Ohio, United States

94
Semicircular canal measurements and their use in reconstructing locomotor behavior of fossil rodents
Raj Bhagat1, Ornella C. Bertrand2, Mary T. Silcox1. 1University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

4
"Vegetation Structural Complexity Does Not Explain Extra-Pair Paternity In Birds"
Carlos Biagolini-Jr1, David F. Westneat2, Mercival R. Francisco3. 1Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia, Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, DF, Brazil2University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, United States3Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil

40
Effect of Octopamine on Male and Female Mating Behaviors in the Nursery Web Spider, Pisaurina mira
Bridget M. Bickner1, Alissa G. Anderson1, Eileen A. Hebets1, Thomas C. Jones2. 1University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States2East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, United States

167
Effect of Cadmium Exposure on Oviposition Behavior of Drosophila melanogaster
Andrea Bixler1, Fred Schnee2. 1Clarke University, Dubuque, IA, United States2Loras College, Dubuque, IA, United States

178
Lateral line morphology influences phenotype matching for cooperative antipredator behavior in guppies
Bronwyn H. Bleakley1, Alexander H. Tavares1,2. 1Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States

185
Paternity and Reproductive Success in a Polyandrous Shorebird (Actitis macularius)
Misha A. Blizard, Stephen Pruett-Jones. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

5
The Effects of Sex Ratios on Female Promiscuity in the Sheepshead Minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus)
Andrew Bloch, Keegan O'Keefe, Mike Kuchka, Murray Itzkowitz. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, United States

176
Rex: Bringing Web-Based Virtual Neuroscience Experiments About Substance Abuse to High School Students  
Dimitri V. Blondel1, Elizabeth A. Godin1, Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia2, Rochelle D. Schwartz-Bloom1. 1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States2Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

211
Parent Offspring Recognition in Helobdella Leeches
James C. Boothroyd, Angela Rincon, Rebecca K. Beresic-Perrins, Kelsey Banister, Stephen M. Shuster. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

193
Stress and Social Hierarchy: Rank, Behavior, and Oxidative Stress in a Cichlid Fish
Shana E Border, Gabriela M DeOliveira, Hannah M Janeski, Tayler Brown, Peter D Dijkstra. Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI, United States

41
Is neophobia in budgerigars consistent across social contexts
Elise Boyd, Angela Medina-Garcia, Timothy F. Wright. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States

42
Light at night affects stress hormones and sperm production in Poecilia latipinna  
Dominique Brasel, Connor Tremallo, Diana Kim, Caitlin Gabor. Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, United States

95
Behavioural Thermoregulation and Performance of Invasive Round Gobies with Acute Temperature Change  
Justin M. Bridgeman, Glenn J. Tattersall. Brock University, St.Catharines, Ontario, Canada

271
Uncertainty of risk shapes the retention of neophobic predator avoidance in Trinidadian guppies
Grant E Brown1, Laurence EA Feyten1, Ebony EM Demers1, Douglas P Chivers2, Maud CO Ferrari2. 1Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada2University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

125
One-to-One Correspondence Helps Monkeys Better Differentiate Exact Numbers
Kaitlin A. Brown, Sarah E. Koopman, Jessica F. Cantlon. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United States

43
Validation of Experimental Methods to Measure Personality in Marmosets
Tara A. Brown1, Maggie Keener1, Megan DeLorenzo1, Brett M. Frye1, Lisa G. Rapaport1, Suzette D. Tardif2,3. 1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States2Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, TX, United States

6
Jealousy in domestic cats?
Benoit Bucher, Hitomi Chijiwa, Minori Arahori, Saho Takagi, Kazuo Fujita. Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

96
Dog Trainer Perceptions of Skill and Treatment Difficulty: A Survey of 2500 Dog Training Instructors
Mary R. Burch. American Kennel Club, New York, NY, United States

88
Shell wars: escalation and resolution of contests in the hermit crab Calcinus californiensis
Luis M. Burciaga1, Karla Kruesi1, Guillermina Alcaraz1. 1Posgrado de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Exterior s/n, Ciudad Universitaria. C.P. 04510., Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico2Laboratorio de Ecofisiología Animal, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Exterior s/n, Ciudad Universitaria. C.P. 04510, Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

239
The relationship of fecal cortisol in female rhesus to reproductive state and their juvenile offspring 
Katharine Burke1, Michael Heistermann2, Carol Berman1. 1SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo , NY, United States2German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Goettingen Germany

126
Title: Cognition in a changing world: effects of alternating environments on learning  
J. Caceres, P.S Suriyampola, E.P Martins. Indiana University, Bloomington , IN , United States

139
A Multiple-hypothesis Test of the Function of Multimodal Displays in a Neotropical Stream-breeding Frog
Vinicius M Caldart1, Maurício B dos Santos2, Glauco Machado1. 1LAGE do Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil2Laboratório de Fotobiologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciências Espaciais, INPE, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

44
Play for prey: Play behaviour in mule deer and white-tailed deer
Rebecca N. Carter1, Sergio M. Pellis2, Susan Lingle1. 1University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada2University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

267
INTRASPECIFIC VARIATION IN INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION
Christian C. Cely, Lacey Knowles, Elizabeth A. Tibbetts. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

45
The Effects of Glyphosate on Male Poecilia latipinna Mate Choice in a Bisexual-unisexual Mating Complex
Christian Chavera, Diana Kim, Caitlin Gabor. Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, United States

46
How Gorillas See the World
Sydney E Chertoff, Susan W Margulis, Jonathan D Rodgers. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, United States

194
Changes in lateralization and escape performance reveal conformity and conflict in fish schools  
Douglas Chivers1, Mark McCormick2, Bridie Allan2, Matthew Mitchell1, Reid Bryshun1, Maud Ferrari1. 1University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada2James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia

7
Is social rank correlated with cognitive ability in black-capped chickadees?
Gloria H.Y. Cho, David F. Sherry, William A. Roberts. The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

140
Group association and vocal behaviour during foraging trips in Gentoo penguins
Noori Choi1,2, Nobuo Kokubun3, Seong-Seup Park1,4, Won Young Lee1. 1Korea polar research institute, Incheon Korea2University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States3National institute of polar research, Tokyo Japan4Incheon national university, Incheon Korea

127
Crows And Ravens—An Opportunity For Comparing Cultures At Risk  
Anne B Clark, Andria L Kroner, Kimberly A Lato. Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, United States

163
Different hatching mechanisms but similar escape-hatching processes in two Neotropical treefrogs
Kristina L. Cohen1, Karen M. Warkentin1,2. 1Boston University, Boston, MA, United States2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Gamboa, Colon, Panama

216
Kin discrimination in cannibalistic potato beetle neonates?
Karyn R. Collie. Malone University, Canton, OH, United States

229
Effects of mating status on female preference in the cricket Gryllus firmus
Lauren P. Conroy, Derek A. Roff. University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, United States

47
Frequency Variation in the Song of Carolina chickadee: An Added Dimension of Vocal Complexity?
Nickoulas A. Cooper-Garcia1, Stephen G. Mugel1, Todd M. Freeberg2, Kathryn E. Sieving3, Jeffrey R. Lucas1. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States2University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States3University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

48
Parents listen to their children: Begging does not go unanswered in European Starlings 
Hannah B Corney, Colleen A Barber. Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

240
Radiotracking the general movement and flock structure of black-capped chickadees in winter
Christopher J. Course, David F. Sherry. Western University, London, ON, Canada

8
Behavioral syndrome, but not invasive syndrome, found in hybrid Xiphophorus helleri populations.
Danny M D'Amore. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

241
The Effect of Gender on Shoaling Behavior in Guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
Paul D'Ortona, Grace Kocubinski, Rebecca Daub, Scott McRobert. Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

9
Factors Affecting the Social Transmission of Food Preferences
Chelsey C Damphousse, Diano Marrone, Noam Miller. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

217
"Use to chemical cues to find potential sites of available shells"
Martínez G. Daniel Salvatore, Alcaraz Z. Guillermina. Laboratorio de Ecofisiología Animal, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México , Ciudad Universitaria , Ciudad de México, Mexico

49
Eaten Out of House and Home? Effects of Cohabiting Offspring on Fitness of Female Widow Spiders
Sumaya Dano, Ajay David, Nimra Javaid, Dilakshan Srikanthan, Amanda Yee, Nishant Singh, Catherine Scott, Maydianne C. B. Andrade. University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, ON, Canada

128
Connecting female fecundity to motivation and proficiency when prospecting for nests
Hayden Davies, David White. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

10
Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Factors Affecting Mating Decisions in a Golden Orb-Weaving Spider
Lygia A. Del Matto, Eduardo S. A. Santos. University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

195
The Role of Biogenic Amines Across Behavioural Contexts in the Funnel-web Spider, Agelenopsis pennsylvanica
Alexander E. DeMarco, Rebecca J. Wilson, Thomas C. Jones. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, United States

115
Unpredictability in Background Risk Shapes Neophobia in Northern Redbelly Dace
Ebony E. Demers, Amanda Jeanson, Grant E. Brown. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

196
The Effect of Social Instability on Testosterone and Cortisol Levels in a Cichlid Fish
Gabriela M DeOliveira, Taylor Piefke, Shana Border, Hannah Janeski, Tayler Brown, Peter D Dijkstra. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, United States

97
Do dogs have feeding personalities?  
Emily DePaoli1, Mary Elizabeth McGowan1, Jill Villarreal2, Bronwyn H. Bleakley1. 1Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States2AFB International, St. Charles, MO, United States

50
Sex differences in face learning in Polistes fuscatus paper wasps
Nicole S. DesJardins, Elizabeth A. Tibbetts. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

51
Spatiotemporal Variability In Behaviour And Space Use Of Long-Finned Pilot Whale, Globicephala Melas
Sarah P. Dier-McComb, Hal Whitehead, Marie Auger-Methe. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

116
The Influence of Personality on Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Shoaling Behavior
Eric Diestler, Jennifer L Snekser. LIU Post, Brookville, NY, United States

186
The Effect of Natal Habitat Experience on Dispersal Decisions in Brown-headed Nuthatches
Samantha L. Dietz1, Emily H. DuVal1, James A. Cox2. 1Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States2Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL, United States

242
The Birds and the Beetles: Explaining the Correlation Between Monogamy and Cooperation
Jacqueline Dillard, Luc Dunoyer, David Westneat. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

117
Influence of Reproduction and Social Stress on Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) Personality
Samantha Dokus, Melissa Graham, Susan Foster. Clark University, Worcester , MA, United States

98
A Pilot Study on Reconciliation and Consolation in King Penguins
Nicole E. Dono, Joshua M. Plotnik. Hunter College, New York, NY, United States

52
Behavioural and Developmental Responses of Invasive Japanese Redback Spiders to New Temperature Challenges
Alexandra Dorison1, Michael Joshua1, Monica Mowery1, Maydianne Andrade1. 1University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada2University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada3University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada4University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

53
Evidence for Aromoatase Gene Promoter Methylation in a Cichlid with pH-Influenced Sex Determination
Rose M.H. Driscoll1, Peter L. Hurd2, Suzy C.P. Renn1. 1Reed College, Portland, OR, United States2University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

89
Precocial avian broodmates increase sibling aggression as food becomes more clumped
Hugh Drummond1, Reyna Hernández2, Cristina Rodríguez1. 1Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, DF, Mexico2Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Toluca, Mexico, Mexico

11
Localization of circadian clock neurons and determination of diel gene expression in Melibe leonina
Victoria E Duback1, Winsor H Watson III1, Jim M Newcomb2. 1University of New Hamoshire, Durham, NH, United States2New England College, Henniker, NH, United States

243
Male mating strategies in the Eastern carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica.  
Lyndon B. Duff, Andrea K. Cardama, Miriam H. Richards. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

141
Influence of Behavioral Plasticity and Visual Environment on Courtship Salience in a Jumping Spider
Sebastian A. Echeverri1, Daniel B. Zurek2, Nathan I. Morehouse2. 1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States2University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States

99
Gender differences in zoo-housed Tamandua tetradactyla activity pattern: why are males more active?
Gabina V. Eguizabal1, Mariella E. Superina2, Daniel P. Villareal3, Juan M. Busso1. 1Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas y Tecnológicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales- Universidad Nacional de Córdoba y Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina2Laboratorio de Medicina y Endocrinología de la Fauna Silvestre, IMBECU, Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina3Jardín Zoológico Córdoba, Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina

129
Are domestic dogs intuitive statisticians? 
Julia Espinosa, Emma Tecwyn, Daphna Buchsbaum. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

168
Community composition and temporal patterns of insect emergence along the Rouge River in southeastern Michigan
Ekene Ezeokoli, Veronica Gerios, Hdeal Alhadi, Alexis Dodson, Anne Danielson-Francois. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, United States

12
Capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) behave prosocially by sharing food with strong affiliative partners
Sara M. Faiad, Cilicia K. MacArthur , Peter G. Judge. Bucknell University , Lewisburg, PA, United States

142
Female-limited Color Polymorphism in White-necked jacobin Hummingbirds
Jay J. Falk1, Dustin Rubenstein2, Mike Webster1. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States2Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

244
Raccoon Social Network at an Artificial Foraging Site
Rachel E Fanelli, Lauren Stanton, David B McDonald, Sarah Benson-Amram. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States

197
Flight Membrane Wound Healing in Captive and Free-Ranging Big Brown Bats
Paul A. Faure. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

54
Predation of chimney swifts by herring gulls at a migratory roost
Brendan Fera1, Jennie Pearce2, Jennifer Foote1. 1Department of Biology, Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada2Pearce & Associates Ecological Research, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada

90
Florida scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) discriminate between local and nonlocal female calls
Stephen M. Ferguson, Stephan J. Schoech. University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, United States

55
Winter Migration and Habitat Selection in Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides)
Timothy J. Fernandes1, Christopher Bunt2. 1McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada2Biotactic Incorporated, Kitchener, ON, Canada

169
The effect of coral degradation on risk assessment: implication for interspecific communication
Maud C.O. Ferrari1, Mark I. McCormick2, Bridie J. Allan2, Douglas P. Chivers1. 1University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada2James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia

56
Threat-sensitive behavioural responses of two co-occurring semi-aquatic insects
Ilia Maria C Ferzoco, Celina B Baines, Shannon J McCauley. Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada

245
The organization of work in social (not just eusocial) groups
Jennifer Fewell. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States

218
Neophobic predator avoidance and the integration of uncertain public information by Trinidadian guppies.
Laurence E.A. Feyten, Ebony E.M. Demers, Grant E. Brown. Concordia University Department of Biology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

100
The Effects of Contact and Coat Color on the Hair Cortisol Level of Goats at the Philadelphia Zoo  
Tara E. Fitzgerald, Mary K. O'Brien, Devon S. Anderson, Zane R. Schott, Brianna R. McCauley, Aaron S. Rundus. West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA, United States

246
Measuring Aggressive Responses to Changing Resource Value During Food Insecurity
H. Bobby Fokidis. Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, United States

118
Influences of Maternal Stress on Early Life Characteristics in Threespine Stickleback (G. aculeatus)
Amanda E. Fragata, Melissa A. Graham, John A. Baker, Susan A. Foster. Clark University, Worcester, MA, United States

247
Reciprocal Distribution Of Aggressive Support In White-nosed Coatis (Nasua narica)
Tlaoli Fuentes-Anaya1, Jorge E. Morales-Mávil2. 1Department of Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States2Instituto de Neuroetología, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

57
Role of Operational Sex Ratio in Shaping Prairie Vole Mating Tactics
Sydney M. Galindez1, Marissa A. Rice1, Joshua Garner2, Alexander G. Ophir1. 1Cornell University , Ithaca, NY, United States2Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

58
Spatial and temporal network dynamics of free-living California ground squirrels
Denisse A. Gamboa, Jennifer E. Smith. Mills College, Oakland, CA, United States

219
Comparative predatory behavior between generalist and specialist araneophagous spiders
Luis Fernando Garcia1.2, Carmen Viera3, Stano Pekar4. 1Grupo Multidisciplinario en Ecología para la Agricultura, Universidad de la República, Treinta y Tres, Treinta y Tres, Uruguay2Grupo de Biología y Ecología de Artrópodos, Neiva, Huila, Columbia3Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay4Masaryk University, Brno, Brno, Czech Republic

91
        Fighting ability of two coexisting hermit crab species
Eduardo García Cárdenas1, Karla Kruesi 2, Guillermina Alcaraz2. 1Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, UNAM, Mexico City, D. F., Mexico2Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, D. F. , Mexico

59
Response to Conspecific Alarm Cues by Larval Spotted Salamanders
Katy Gardner, Ben Dalton, Alicia Mathis. Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, United States

187
Male Mate Choice in the Mountain Yellow-legged Frog (Rana muscosa)
Nicole R. Gardner1,2, Debra M. Shier1. 1Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego Zoo Global, Escondido, CA, United States2University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE, United States

248
Social behavior in a mixed population of resident and irruptive chickadees
Rebecca D. Garlinger, Christine L. Eldredge, Robert L. Curry. Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States

249
Demographic and temporal factors impacting cognitive testing by socially-housed rhesus macaques
Regina Paxton Gazes1, Meredith C. Lutz1, Mark J. Meyer2, Tom C. Hassett3, Robert R. Hampton3. 1Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States2Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States3Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States

60
Mate recognition by olfaction in a songbird
Emily D. Geddes, Katherine Woodruff, Christopher Templeton. Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, United States

61
Flubs that function: an analysis of sperm removal behavior in an orb weaving spider  
Veronica Gerios, Alexis Dodson, Anne Danielson-Francois. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, United States

143
Context-dependent Crow Vocalizations: Differences between Pre- and Post-roost Aggregations
Arianna J. Greer, Alexander A. Lefort, Erin B. McCloskey, Rachel L. Dejneka, Douglas W. Wacker. University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, United States

198
Progesterone Transfer Among Cohabitating Female Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus)
Lucas J. Greville, Joseph C. Salter, Denys deCatanzaro, Paul A. Faure. Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

130
Lateral line morphology influences social learning in guppies, Poecilia reticulata
Alexa Guerrera, Azariah Boyd, Taylor Christiansen, Sesen Aron, Brandon Hazelton, Bronwyn H. Bleakley. Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States

212
Is terrestrial breeding a precursor to the evolution of parental care in an Ambystomatid salamander?
Rebecca E Hale. University of North Carolina Ashevillle, Asheville, North Carolina, United States

62
Out of Sight, Out of Mind. 
Margret Halfdanardottir, Magdalena Lenczewski, Susan Margulis. Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, United States

188
Ecology, behavior, and the consequences of hybridization between two insect species
Jen Hamel. Elon University, Elon, NC, United States

63
Pair Compatibility and Provisioning Strategies in House Sparrows (Passer domesticus)
Heather P. Hamilton, Gabriella R. Martin, Rebecca A. Fox. Transylvania University, Lexington, KY, United States

144
The Diversity of Acoustic Niches in Multi-Species Assemblies of Meadow Katydids
Nathan Harness, Johannes Schul. University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States

250
Phenotypic Diversity Facilitates Information Flow in Fish Shoals
Matthew J. Hasenjager, Lee A. Dugatkin. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, United States

220
Trait-mediated effects in noctuid pest in response to simulated predation cues
Domonique Hatton, Susan Riechert. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

230
Personality, Female Choice and Reproductive Condition
Ann V. Hedrick1, Ashley Adams2. 1University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States2University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

64
Early but not late singers attend to conspecific behavioural cues during the dawn chorus
Leah Hodgson1, Joseph Waas2, Jennifer Foote1. 1Department of Biology, Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada2School of Science, University of Waikato, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

131
Embryonic learning improves memory retention in juvenile rainbow trout
Marianna E Horn, Douglas P Chivers. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

145
Modality matters; female preference for male acoustic call traits influenced by noise complexity
Daniel R Howard1, Norman Lee2, Rebecca J Migotsky1, Carrie L Hall1. 1University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, United States2University of Minnesota , St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

101
Sensory acclimation of Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) to conspecific alarm cues
Istvan Imre1, Richard T. Di Rocco1, Nicholas S. Johnson2, Vision Paudel1, Grant E. Brown3. 1Algoma University, Sault Ste, Marie, Ontario, Canada2United States Geological Survey, Millersburg, Michigan, United States3Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

65
Social interactions in giant panda cubs: an investigation into the role of kin recognition
Kelly M. Jackson1, Anna M. Young1, Hou Rong2, James E. Ayala2. 1Department of Biology and Earth Science, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH, United States2Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

66
Determining Periods of High Climate Sensitivity among Migrating Birds in Southern Quebec
Catherine Jarjour, Barbara Frei, Kyle H. Elliott. McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

199
Effect of ingestion of M. vaccae on anxiety in autism model mice and potential epigenetic influences
S Jenks, D Matthews, A Sutherland, J Keane, K Alvarez, L Brown, S Efstathiadis, K Keubler, A Ford, A Smith, S Minshell. The Sage Colleges, Troy, New York, United States

67
Battle of the sexes: infanticide as a reproductive tactic in a cichlid fish
Shagun Jindal1, Aneesh Bose1, Constance O'Connor2, Sigal Balshine1. 1McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada2Wildlife Conservation Society, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

232
Population and Genetic Variation in Thermal Sensitivity of Mating Behavior in Enchenopa Treehoppers 
Dowen I. Jocson, Morgan Smeester, Kasey D. Fowler-Finn. Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, United States

251
Effects of ecology and changes in female behavior on male aggression and vigilance in feral horses
Maggie M. Jones, Cassandra M. V. Nuñez. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

13
Does anthropogenic noise affect anti-predator behavior in Carolina Chickadees and Tufted Titmice?
Hwayoung Jung, Atira Sherrod, Steven Lebreux, Todd Freeberg. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

68
Betta splendens males prefer conspecific mates more so than females
Kevin T Justus, Tamara C Mendelson. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States

69
Validation of Experimental Methods to Measure Personality in Lion Tamarins
Maggie Keener, Tara A. Brown, Jocelyn Jahn, Brett M. Frye, Lisa G. Rapaport. Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States

146
Say what? Productional specificity in the alarm calls of Richardson’s ground squirrels
Sarah M. Keesom, Ffion Cassidy, James F. Hare. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

14
Color, Vibratory Signals, and Courtship Success in a Jumping Spider
Benji Kessler, Katie Sanko, Damian Elias. UC Berkeley, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Berkeley, CA, United States

221
Unsafe sex: Do Drosophila ignore predation risk to focus on mating?
Paul Knoops1, Abhijna Parigi2, Erik Etzler1, Reuven Dukas1, Ian Dworkin1. 1McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada2Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

15
The detection of ultrasonic vocalizations by adult CBA/CaJ mice (Mus musculus)
Anastasiya Kobrina, Micheal Dent. SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, United States

70
Characterization of Behavioral Changes in a Mouse Model of Niemann Pick Type-C Disease
Victoria Kuhnel, Ileana Soto. Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

164
Social play in hamsters: development, sex differences, and function
Steven Kyle, Matthew Cooper, Gordon Burghardt. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

147
Signal Complexity in Two Wolf Spider Species
Madeline M. Lallo, George W. Uetz. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

252
Terrestrial hermit crabs walking in new and old homes
Oscar Larrañaga, Karla Kruesi. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico

71
The effect of breed and scent-training on olfactory quantity discrimination tasks in domestic dogs. 
Olivia C. Latham, Alva Hughes. Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA, United States

16
Tactile Stimulation Suppresses Peripheral Thyroid Hormone Conversion in Neonatal Rat Pups
Samantha C. Lauby, Patrick O. McGowan. University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Scarborough, ON, Canada

200
Keep your head down: correlates of behavior in juvenile snowshoe hares
Sophia G Lavergne1, Charles J Krebs2, Rudy Boonstra1. 1University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

17
A framework for understanding predator-driven selection for signal concealment
Brian C. Leavell1, Rachel A. Page2, Ximena E. Bernal1,2. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City Panama

201
Chemical Contraception Impacts on Cyclic Progesterone and Sexual Behavior in Captive Western Lowland Gorillas
Matthew K. LeFauve1, Sue W. Margulis2. 1George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States2Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, United States

179
Foundations of chemosensation in paper wasps
Andrew Legan, Michael Sheehan. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

222
The evolution of sound reduction in owls
Krista L LePiane, Christopher J Clark. University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, United States

102
Enrichment Use in Shelter-Housed Cats: Controlling the Environment and Promoting Social Proximity
Samantha Libonate, Allison G. Kelley, Malini Suchak. Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, United States

180
Color-biased dispersal inferred by genetic spatial autocorrelation in a color-polymorphic salamander 
Eric B Liebgold, Alexa H Grant. Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, United States

148
Evolution of extremes: courtship phenotype evolution in the birds of paradise
Russell A Ligon1,2, Christopher D Diaz1,2, Jolyon Troscianko3, Martin Stevens3, Annalyse Moskeland1,2, Janelle L Morano1,2, Edwin Scholes III1,2. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States2Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, United States3University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom

103
Creating Successful Veteran/Service Dog Teams: Case Studies
Karen B. London. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

104
Are you for real? Comparison of canine responses to real versus model dogs
Carolyn Loyer1, Robin L. Foster1,2, James C. Ha1. 1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States2University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, United States

202
The optimality of hormonal responses with limited reversibility to varying environmental states  
Barney Luttbeg1, Lynne E. Beaty1, Medhavi Ambardar2. 1Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States2Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS, United States

170
Environmental and hormonal influences on dispersal-related behaviors in brush mice (Peromyscus boylii)  
Karen E. Mabry, Rebecca A. Kelley. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States

149
Effects of Traffic Noise on Advertisement Call Plasticity in Japanese Kajika Frog
Ryan P. Madden, Henry D. Legett, Ximena E. Bernal. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

119
Age-related Changes in Behavior of Woodchucks  
Christine R. Maher. University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, United States

72
Investigating the Dietary Preferences of Introduced Italian Wall Lizards via Chemosensory Assay
Jonathan C Malinski, Victoria S Brady, Matthew T Bealor. Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

157
Behavioural study of vulnerable fishing cat in mangrove forests of South India
Giridhar Malla1, Paromita Ray1, Sivakumar Kuppuswamy1. 1Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakand, India2Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakand, India3Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakand, India

171
Urban versus Rural Milkweed Preference in Monarch Butterflies
Alexia L Marconi, Tara M Cornelisse. Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, United States

165
Fluctuating asymmetry, body condition, and immune function in house sparrow (Passer domesticus) nestlings
Lorin J. Martin, Rebecca A. Fox. Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky, United States

203
Estrogen receptor expression influences how well guppies phenotype match their social partners
Mackenzie Mayes1, Charles Calenda1, Alexander H. Tavares1,2, James Cheney1, Corey E. Mair1, W. Jackson Reilly1, Alison Smith1, Dieter Kuhlka1, Bronwyn H. Bleakley1. 1Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States

150
A Comparative Approach to Understanding Complex Signaling
Rowan H McGinley, Eileen A Hebets. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, NE, United States

18
The effects of two common antidepressant medications on larval zebrafish behavior and physiology
Julia A McMahon. Villanova University, Villanova, PA, United States

158
Can Environmental Enrichment Successfully Create Natural Environments for Captive Animals?  
M. Elsbeth McPhee1, Richard Buchholz2. 1University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, United States2The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, United States

159
Eastern Bluebirds Lay Reduced Clutch Sizes but Larger Eggs in Response to Late Prescribed Burns
Susan B McRae, Caroline G Balch, Emma G Cunningham, Daniel J Newhouse, Angelica N Reed, William J Zahran. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, United States

73
Is more always more? Biotic noise weakens preference for multimodal signals in female prairie mole crickets
Rebecca Migotsky1, Carrie Hall1, Norman Lee2, Daniel Howard1. 1University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States2University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, United States

19
Bottlenose Dolphin Females Have Stable Preferred Associations in Shark Bay, Australia
Madison L. Miketa1, Margaret A. Stanton2, Ewa Krzyszczyk1, Janet Mann1. 1Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States2Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States

254
Stress exposure in juvenile guppies alters the adult behavioral phenotype
Sharmaine Miller, Victoria Braithwaite. Pennsylvania State University

132
Testing adaptive value of experimentally evolved innate sensory bias in Drosophila melanogaster
Itachi Mills, Adam C Thompson, Aimee S Dunlap. University of Missouri St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, United States

120
Comparing reproductive investment in three Gryllid species
Chandreyee Mitra, John Kreckman, Brandi Pessman, Marguerite Ernst. North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, United States

74
A preliminary study of gait development in African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves.
Maggie A. Moellering, Julia M. Machado, Chelsea Patton, Robert H.I. Dale. Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

255
Husbandry of Captive Parid Flocks in Florida During Winter
Peter J. Monte1, Lauren Diaz1, Todd M. Freeberg2, Jeffrey R. Lucas3, Kathryn E. Sieving1. 1University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States2University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States3Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States

20
Quiet Violence: Do soft songs predict physical aggression in Savannah Sparrows?  
Ines Moran1, Stephanie Doucet1, Ryan Norris2, Amy Newman2, Dan Mennill1. 1University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada2University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada3University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada4University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada5University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

256
Quantification of shoaling tendency and context-dependent collective behavior of Carcharhinus limbatus
Walker R. Nambu1, Guillaume Rieucau2,3, Jose C. Montoya4, Marianne E. Porter1, Stephen M. Kajiura1. 1Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, United States2Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States3Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Chauvin, Louisiana, United States4RoboticsLab, Madrid Spain

21
Visual, mechanical and tactile barriers of sexual isolation in non-territorial Argia damselflies.
Angela Nava-Bolaños1, Alex Cordoba-Aguilar1, Rosa Ana Sánchez-Guillén2, Roberto Munguía-Steyer3. 1Departamento de Ecología Evolutiva, Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico2Instituto de Ecología A. C., Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico3Unidad de Morfología y Función, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México,, Tlalnepantla, Estado de México, Mexico

112
Picky Eaters: Variation in leptin encoding regions that regulate hunger in two Midwestern garter snakes
Daniel Nondorf, Iris Holmes, Alison Davis Rabosky. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

75
Indigenous stories highlight western ethological principles in the form and function of its animal characters
Jenna N. O'del, Carrie L. Hall, Daniel R. Howard. University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, United States

22
Documenting the diversity of female bird songs with the help of citizen scientists
Karan J. Odom1,2, Michael S. Webster1, Katharina Riebel2. 1Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, United States2Leiden University, Leiden Netherlands

76
Bark in the Park: Examining Canine Interactions in Off-Leash Dog Parks
Kayla R Oliver1, James C Ha1. 1University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States2University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

121
Thermal Reaction Norms of Parental Behavior and Individual Fitness in the Biparental Burying Beetle
JieYuen Ong, Frances Bonier. Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

166
Do birds that respond to early adversity by modifying their life history end up paying a delayed cost?
Santiago Ortega, Hugh Drummond. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City Mexico

77
Nearby conspecifics buffer the trade-off between foraging and vigilance in the California ground squirrel
Chelsea A. Ortiz, Jennifer E. Smith. Mills College, Oakland, CA, United States

78
Brown-headed Nuthatch Winter Social Dynamics and Predictability of Extra-Pair helpers at the Nest
Chente Ortiz1,2, James A Cox1, Emily H DuVal2. 1Tall Timbers Research Station, tallahassee, Florida, United States2Florida State University, Dep bio sci , tallahassee, Florida, United States

257
Upper Respiratory Infection and the Social Behavior of Cats in Shelters
Maxine Osetinsky , Malini Suchak. Canisius College , Buffalo, NY, United States

92
A ritualized displacement behavior in hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas)
Melissa C. Painter, Peter G. Judge. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States

151
Harmonic convergence in mosquitos: Who follows who?
Hoover Pantoja-Sánchez1,2, Freddy Ruiz1, Francisco Vargas2, Ximena E. Bernal3,4. 1Program of Study and Control of Tropical Diseases, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Antioquia, Columbia2Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Antioquia, Medellín , Antioquia, Columbia3Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States4Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama District, Panama

79
Temporal segregation of song-type use in Ovenbirds
Kendriah Pearse, Jennifer Foote. Department of Biology, Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada

172
Carry-over Effects in Sockeye Salmon 
Kathryn S. Peiman1, Matt Casselman2, Scott Hinch2, David Patterson3, Mike Power4, Steven J Cooke1. 1Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada2UBC, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada3DFO, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada4University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

258
Testosterone, social status and parental care in a cooperatively breeding tropical passerine
Alyxandra E Pikus1, Sarah L Guindre-Parker1,2, Dustin R Rubenstein1,2,3. 1Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States2Department of Ornithology, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi Kenya3Center for Integrative Animal Behavior, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States

173
Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) effects on Loricariidae family neotropical species
Isabelle O. Pinheiro1, Gislene T. Vilara1, Ellen A. Perpetuo1, Fabio C. Ferreira1. 1Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil2Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil3Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil4Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

133
Evolution of Associative Learning in Digital Organisms
Anselmo Pontes1,3, Robert Mobley2,3, Charles Ofria1,3, Fred Dyer2,3. 1Computer Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States2Integrative Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States3BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution, East Lansing, MI, United States

23
Oviposition site selection between the sexes in a treefrog with male territoriality
Sinlan Poo1, Ming-Feng Chuang2, Yeong-Choy Kam2. 1Memphis Zoo, Memphis, Tennessee, United States2Tunghai University, Taichung, Taichung, Taiwan

134
How demonstrator aggressiveness on a cichlid fish (Neolamprologus pulcher) affects social learning
Abigail J. Pope1, Elizabeth A. Hoskins1, Ian M. Hamilton1,2. 1Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University , Columbus, OH, United States2Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States

105
When we meet again: The effect of familiarity on the social interactions of companion dogs
Julie A. Posluns1, Rita E. Anderson2, Carolyn J. Walsh2. 1Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada2Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada3Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

24
The plasticity of reproduction over colony size of the ant Harpegnathos saltator
Benjamin Pyenson1, Yun Kang2, Juergen Liebig1. 1School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2Sciences and Mathematics Faculty, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ, United States

25
Paternal Care and the Possible Role of Females in Offspring Protection in Quindina limbata (Opiliones)  
Rosannette Quesada-Hidalgo1, Diego Solano2, Gustavo Requena1, Glauco Machado1. 1Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil2Escuela de Biología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro de MOntes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica

213
The Energetic and Reproductive Costs of Building Mounds as Parental Care in Mason Spiders
Maggie Raboin, Damian O. Elias. UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States

223
By the Scan of Our Teeth: Using Dental Topographic Analysis to Inform Behavioural Ecology
Malcolm S. Ramsay1, Keegan R. Selig2, Mary T. Silcox2. 1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada2University of Toronto, Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada

224
Snack Time! The timing of predation on ground-nesting warbler nests  
Tami S. Ransom, Ravyn Neville, Eric B. Liebgold. Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland, United States

268
Unraveling cryptic speciation in the desert ant Cataglyphis
Tali Reiner Brodetzki, Abraham Hefetz. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel

106
First Study On Mouse Personality Based On Homecage Behavior Observations
Agustina Resasco. Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, La Plata National University, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

80
Regional Song Dialects In The Atlantic Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus Maritimus)
Jared K Richards, Gerald E Hough. Department of Psychology, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, United States

189
Frequency-Dependent Selection and Fluctuations around an Equilibrium for Alternative Reproductive Tactics
Oscar Rios-Cardenas1, Lisa Bono2, Molly R. Morris3. 1Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico2Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States3Ohio University, Athens, OH, United States

81
Designed to attract: ontogenetic transitions from infant distress to male courtship calls in elk
Cora Anne Romanow1, Tobias Riede2, Susan Lingle1. 1University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada2Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, United States

181
Genome Wide Association of Aggression and Honey Production in Apis Mellifera
Stephen Rose, Clement Kent, Amro Zayed. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

233
Examining fitness effects of signals across contexts in a mate-guarding jumping spider
Malcolm Rosenthal1, Laini Taylor2, Andrew Mason2, Maydianne Andrade2. 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States2University of Toronto-Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

26
Approaching reality: reproductive character displacement when more than two species interact
Andrea J Roth Monzón, Jerald B Johnson. Evolutionary Ecology Laboratories, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States

82
The relationship between rate of weight gain and fluctuating asymmetry in house sparrow nestlings
D Rowe, R Fox. Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

160
Risky Behaviour: Can Deer Behaviour Explain Chronic Wasting Disease Prevalence?  
Kelsey Saboraki, Agnès Pelletier, Susan Lingle. University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

161
Nesting behavior and management in a reintroduced population of California condors
Estelle Sandhaus1, Nadya Seal Faith1, Joseph Brandt2. 1Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara, CA, United States2USFWS Hopper Mountain NWRC, Ventura, CA, United States

259
The effect of relatedness on clan fission events in spotted hyenas
Maggie A. Sawdy, Kim T. Scribner, Kay E. Holekamp. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

107
Determination of Personality Variation and Behavioral Syndromes in Eptesicus fuscus
Amanda Schmitt, Erin Gillam. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, United States

260
Effects of rank, sex, age, and kinship on social relatinoships in captive tufted capuchin monkeys
Allie E. Schrock, Corinne N. Leard, Regina Paxton Gazes. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States

152
The Sound and the Fury: Vocal Correlates of Affective Arousal in Black Howler Monkeys
Jay W. Schwartz1, Thore J. Bergman2,3, Liliana Cortés Ortiz3, Dawn M. Kitchen4. 1Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States2Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States3Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States4Department of Anthropology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

225
Inferring Diet in Treeshrews (Scandentia) Based on Dental Topographic Metrics  
Keegan R. Selig, Mary T. Silcox. University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada

182
Molecular Evolution Underlying Individual Recognition in a Paper Wasp
Michael J Sheehan, Sara E Miller, Andrew W Legan. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

261
Multiple stable ant associations in one population of Entylia carinata treehopper (Hemiptera: Membracidae)  
William Shoenberger, Kasey Fowler-Finn. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Mo, United States

83
Nest structure variation: individual differences or external factors?
Tanya T. Shoot, R. Jeff Martin, David F. Sherry. The University of Western Ontario, London , Ontario, Canada

204
Mosquito blood feeding behavior is regulated by male-derived adipokinetic hormone
Gitika Shriyan, Rosalie Sepesy, Patrick Gilkey, Katie Boes, Laura Sirot. The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, United States

262
Does Exploratory Behavior Predict First Responders to Predation Risks in Captive Parid Flocks?
Kathryn E. Sieving1, Peter J. Monte1, Lauren Diaz1, Todd M. Freeborn2, Jeffrey R. Lucas3. 1University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States2University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States3Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States

84
The Reciprocal Effects of Pair Bonds between Green Iguanas and their Human Caretakers
Taylor M. Simmons. Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, United States

85
Investigating inter-species interactions between primates in a mixed species exhibit at the Buffalo Zoo
Jordan S. Simpson, Heather S. Zimbler-DeLorenzo. Alfred University, Alfred, NY, United States

86
Playing it Safe? Behavioral Responses of Mosquito Larvae Encountering a Fish Predator
Avehi Singh1, 3, Karthikeyan Chandrasegaran1, 4, Moumita Laha1, Suhel Quader1,2. 1National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India2Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore, Karnataka, India3Reed College, Portland, Oregon, United States4SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

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Function of vibration signals during courtship and competition in black widow spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae)
Senthurran Sivalinghem, Andrew C. Mason. University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

269
Cooperation, aggression, and neurobiology in the facultatively eusocial and solitary bee Megalopta genalis.
Adam R Smith. George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States

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In Sickness and In Health: Infection Influences Courtship Behavior
Anna C. Smith, Ashley C. Love, Shawn M. Wilder, Sarah E. DuRant. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

263
Proximity of Shelter Cats in Response to Acute Disturbances
Erin Smith, Malini Suchak. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, United States

135
Does the lateral line influence cognitive flexibility and/or spatial ability in guppies?
Mariah Smith, Meghan Maciejweski, Azariah Boyd, Alexa Guerrera, Bronwyn H. Bleakley. Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States

264
Macronutrient Regulation by the Desert Leafcutter Ant Acromyrmex versicolor
Nathan Smith, Jennifer Fewell. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States

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The goat kids respond to social or maternal isolation depending on their sex
Rosalba Soto, Natalia I. Urbina, Rocio Ibarra, Paolo C. Cano, Alan Olazabal, Francisco R. González. Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlan UNAM, Cuautitlan Izcalli , Estado de México, Mexico

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The Evolution of Being a Choosy Male: The Relationship between Reproductive Investment and Mate Preference
Montrai A Spikes, Ingo Schlupp. University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States

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Cueing in on migration: Role of food in timing spring migration of a Neotropical migratory songbird
Calandra Q Stanley1,2. 1University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States2Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Comparing Unimodal and Multimodal Sexual Signals in a Wolf Spider
Michael T Stanley1, Ann L Rypstra2. 1Miami University, Oxford, OH, United States2Miami University, Hamilton, OH, United States

136
Problem solving by bumblebees on a flower handling task
Caroline G. Strang, David F. Sherry. Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

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Predator, competitor, mate: Convergent and divergent acoustic responses of Neotropical forest katydids  
Laurel B. Symes, Sharon J. Martinson, Hannah M. ter Hofstede. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States

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Last male paternity bias in the orbweaver Tetragnatha – does intermating interval matter?
Kaitlyn Tatro, Alexis Dodson, Anne Danielson-Francois. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, United States

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Fission-fusion behavior facilitates high fruit consumption in lowland Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii
Julie A. Teichroeb1, Amtul H. Changasi1, T. Jean M. Arseneau2. 1University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada2University of Zurich, Zurich, ZH, Switzerland

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Age, sex, and affiliative behavior predict baseline fecal glucocorticoid levels in a wild, juvenile primate.
Nicole A Thompson1,2, Marina Cords1,2, Michael Heistermann3. 1Columbia University, New York, New York, United States2New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology, New York, New York, United States3German Primate Center, Goettingen Germany

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Effects of social stress and serotonin receptor agonists on arousal and anxiety-like behavior in crayfish.
Ann Jane Tierney, Maia Dinsmore, Julie Falotico, Brianne Lacy, Matthew Shelley. Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, United States

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Dissecting The Genetic Underpinnings Of Innate Immunity Behavior In Apis mellifera
Tanushree Tiwari, Clement Kent, Harshilkumar Patel, Stephen Rose, Alivia Dey, Kathleen Dogantzis, Amro Zayed. York university, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Behavioral Flexibility of Anti-predator Responses in a Neotropical Carpenter Ant, Camponotus sericeiventris
Nguyen Tinh Ton That1, Emily Vargas2, Gregory Grether2. 1University of Davis, California, Davis, California, United States2University of California, Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California, United States

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Social Learning of Predation Risk in Three-Spined Sticklebacks
Rebecca M. Trapp, Alison M. Bell. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States

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 The Forgotten Ape: Exploring the Cognitive Abilities of Symphalangus syndactylus.
Gina Vaira1,2, Paul Nealen 1. 1Indiana University of Pennsylvania , Indiana , Pa, United States2Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium , Pittsburgh , Pa, United States

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Using Convict Cichlids in Undergraduate Research: Bringing Field Research into the Classroom
Natalie A. van Breukelen. Salem Community College, Carneys Point, NJ, United States

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Coevolution between a sexual ornament and hydrodynamic form in swordtails
Ilse L. Vargas-Vargas1, Guillermina Alcaraz1, Gil G. Rosenthal2, Michelle Lawing2. 1Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico2Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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Effect of the age of the parents on the adaptive immune response to ticks of blue footed booby chicks
Aldo Vela, Hugh Drummond. UNAM, Ciudad de México Mexico

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Nest Site and Kin Competition Lead to the Evolution of Unrelated Social Groups in the Eastern Carpenter Bee
Jess L. Vickruck1, Miriam H. Richards2. 1University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada2Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

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Manipulation of housing and enrichment items of Captive Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulates).
Clara/Louise Voorhees. D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY, United States

153
Heat of the moment? Effects of long term temperature exposure on cricket courtship song
W Hayden Waller, Kerry L Shaw. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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Aggression, Apathy, or Avoidance: Behavioral Syndromes in the Brush-Legged Wolf Spider Schizocosa ocreata  
Trinity Walls, George Uetz. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Effects of temperature stress on Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) throughout early ontogeny
Lydia Wassink, Ugo Bussy, Weiming Li, Kim Scribner. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

266
An evolutionary framework outlining the integration of individual social and spatial ecology
Quinn M.R. Webber, Eric Vander Wal. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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Body Signals Used During Social Play in Captive Immature Western Lowland Gorillas
Erin A Weigel, Carol M Berman. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, United States

110
The Effects of Human Socialization on Physiology and Behavior of Domestic Cats in an Animal Shelter
Jennifer White. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

184
Understanding pathogen dynamics as a function of individual movement behavior across a heterogeneous landscape
Lauren A. White, James D. Forester, Meggan E. Craft. University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, United States

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An Enrichment Program using Human Interaction Reduces a Standard Measure of Aggression in Fearful Shelter Dogs
Regina M Willen, Patricia A Schiml , Michael B Hennessy . Wright State University, Dayton , OH, United States

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Familiarity, consistency, and aggression: Responses to a dialect marker in the Savannah sparrow  
Heather Williams1, Amanda L. Lugo1, Andrew S. Scharf1, D. Ryan Norris2, Amy E.M. Newman2, Stéphanie M. Doucet3, Daniel J. Mennill3. 1Williams College, Williamstown, MA, United States2University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada3University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

155
Automated acoustic localization for the study of animal spatial ecology and behaviour
David R. Wilson, William Balsom, Jeffrey Ethier. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

207
11-Ketotestosterone Levels in the Biparental Convict Cichlid
Ryan D Wynne1, Julia Byman1, Alice Kim1, Shaunna Simmons1, Emily Smith1, Jennifer L Snekser2. 1St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY, United States2LIU Post, Brookvale, NY, United States

226
Do Red-winged Blackbird Nestlings Respond Directly to Predator Vocalizations?
Ken Yasukawa, Jessica M. Sollenberger. Beloit College, Beloit, WI, United States

227
Eye blinking in an avian species is associated with gaze shifts
Jessica Yorzinski. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

138
Foraging costs and the tradeoff between exploration and exploitation in honey bees
Allison M. Young, Fred C. Dyer. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

162
Evidence for vocal dialects in the endangered Cape parrot
Anna M. Young1, Delaney Galbraith1, Johann Christiaan Carstens2, Jessica Stiles1, Kirsten Wimberger2. 1Otterbein University, Westerville, OH, United States2Wild Bird Trust, Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Joint-Nesting Pūkeko Fail to Use Direct Recognition Of Cross-Fostered Eggs.
Courtney A Young. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Emotions and Heart Diseases of Capuchin Monkeys (Sapajus Nigritus) in Captivity
Erika Zanoni1, Juliana Maestri 2, Fábio Góes 3, Luis Shiebelbein2, Nei Moreira1. 1Universidade Federal do Paraná , Curitiba , PR , Brazil2CESCAGE , Ponta Grossa , PR , Brazil3Klabin, Telêmaco Borba , PR , Brazil

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Information out of the Blue: Phenotypic Correlates of Abdominal Color Patches in Sceloporus Lizards
J. Jaime Zúñiga-Vega1, Jake A. Pruett2, Ryan J. Seddon2, Alison G. Ossip-Drahos3, Víctor Argaez1, Savannah L. Price2, Emília P. Martins4, Diana K. Hews2. 1Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Ciencias, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico2Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States3University of North Georgia, Oakwood, Georgia, United States4Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States


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