Monthly Meeting Presentations
- Planetary Bodies – Robert Slaughter, monthly chapter meeting, September 2020.
- Recovering a Texas Native Species – Attwater’s Prairie Chickens – Kristina Borgstrom, monthly chapter meeting, August 2020. Link to NOTES.
- Galls – What are they and why should you care? – Gaston del Pino, monthly chapter meeting, July 2020.
- Greater Roadrunner: Charismatic Bird of the Southwest – Avery Smith, monthly chapter meeting, October 2020.
This list includes scientific references related to meeting presentations, along with other nature-relevant scientific references of interest.
Galls (see meeting presentation for July 2020)
- Cynipid gall wasps quick guide – Egan et al., 2018.
- ‘Closing the Life Cycle’ of Andricus quercuslanigera (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) – about the complex life cycle of a gall wasp – Hood et al., 2017.
- Parasitoids, hyperparasitoids, and inquilines associated with the sexual and asexual generations of the gall former, Belonocnema treatae (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) – about enemies of a gall wasp – Forbes et al., 2015.
- Tales from the crypt: a parasitoid manipulates the behaviour of its parasite host – about manipulation of a parasite (gall wasp) by another parasite – Weinersmith et al., 2017.
- A keeper of many crypts: a behaviour-manipulation parasite attacks a taxonomically diverse array of oak gall wasp species – Ward et al., 2019.
Stay tuned and check back. They’ll get here eventually. 🙂