International Symposium on Syrphidae (ISS)

Germany 2001 - Spain 2003 - Netherlands 2005 - Finland 2007 - Serbia 2009 - United Kingdom 2011

Where and when?

The VI International Symposium on Syrphidae in will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom from 5-8 August 2011

Call for contributions of talks and posters!

As established at previous Hoverfly Symposia, we will have a single programme of talks as well as posters. Keynote talks by leading researchers are being arranged and contributions across all subjects is encouraged! To reserve a place in the programme, please send Graham Rotheray (graham.rotheray@nms.ac.uk)by 1st April 2011, provisional titles of talks and/or posters or, preferably, confirmed titles and abstracts of up to 300 words. Talks can be up to 15 minutes long. For those sending provisional titles, we will need, by the end of May 2011, confirmed titles and abstracts.

Registration is open!

Do please register by visting the website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~plzfg/ISSyrph6/conf.html
and downloading the registration form, filling it in, and returning it to Geoff Hancock (at the address given on the form).
Please let Graham Rotheray (email: graham.rotheray@nms.ac.uk or Francis Gilbert (email: francis.gilbert@nottingham.ac.uk ) know if you would like to present your work, which can be as a talk or a poster. There's plenty of space for lots of talks, in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.


Graham E Rotheray
Curator of Insects
National Museums Collection Centre
242 West Granton Road,
Edinburgh EH5 1JA
Tel 0131 247 4243


 

Provisional programme

 
 

Stuart Ball    (contribution by Ball S & Morris R)    Title: (to be announced)

talk

 
 

Anatolii Barkalov    Hoverflies of the most northerly forest in the world

talk

 
 

Malcolm Edmunds    (contribution by Edmunds M & Reader T)    Morph frequencies of Volucella bombylans

talk

 
 

Francis Gilbert    (contribution by Gilbert F & Gilbert J)    The concept of the genus

talk

 
 

Maarten de Groot     Altitudinal differences in seasonal dynamics and species composition in hoverflies

talk

 
 

Catalina Gutiérrez-Chacón    (contribution by Gutiérrez-Chacón C & Franco P)    Syrphids in the coffee-growing region of the Columbian Andes: occurrence in relation to landscape context

talk

 
 

Adrianna Kralikova    (contribution by Kralikova A & Stanislav D)    Threatened hoverflies of the Nature Reserve Alúvium Žitavy (SW Slovakia)

talk

 
 

Pavel Laska     The Scaeva-like group of Eupeodes, and notes on this genus

talk

 
 

Nathan Medd     Title: (to be announced)

talk

 
 

Ximo Mengual    (contribution by Mengual M & Thompson FC)    LifeDesk

talk

 
 

Ximo Mengual    (contribution by Mengual M & Thompson FC)    Carmine cochineal killers: the flower fly genus Eosalpingogaster revised

talk

 
 

Ximo Mengual     Revision of the genus Citrogramma

poster

 
 

Mirian Morales    (contribution by Morales M & Marinoni L)    Phylogeny of the Eristalini inferred by morphological characters

talk

 
 

Roger Morris    (contribution by Morris R & Ball S)    Title: (to be announced)

talk

 
 

Valeri Mutin    (contribution by Mutin VA & Skurikhina VA)    Hover-flies of the eastern slope of the Sichote-Alin Range: biogeographical aspects

talk

 
 

Grigory Popov    The type specimens of Syrphidae in Ukraine

talk

 
 

J Quinto    (contribution by Quinto J, Marcos-Garcia MA, Mico E, Rico V, Díaz C & Galante E)    The saproxylic Mediterranean syrphid network

talk

 
 

J Quinto    (contribution by Quinto J, Marcos-Garcia MA, Rotheray GE, Mico E, & Galante E)    Biodiversity and biology of hoverfly communities in Mediterranean forests

poster

 
 

Snezana Radenkovic    (contribution by Radenkovic S, Veselic S, Vujic A & Simic S)    Adult morphological characters in the supra-specific classification of Merodon

talk/poster

 
 

Menno Reemer    (contribution by Reemer M & Ståhls G)    The taxonomy and phylogeny of Microdontinae

talk

 
 

Ellen Rotheray    Restoring endangered hoverflies: case study of the pine Blera fallax and aspen Hammerschmidtia ferruginea hoverflies in Scotland

talk

 
 

Graham Rotheray    (contribution by Rotheray G & Marcos-Garcia MA)    The evolution of Copestylum

talk

 
 

Graham Rotheray     The early evolution of hoverflies

talk

 
 

Karsten Schönrogge     Title: (to be announced, summary of Microdon work)

talk

 
 

John Smit     A survey of the hoverflies of Laguna Blanca

talk

 
 

Axel Ssymank    Hoverfly fauna of the Rhodope Mountains with a focus on the Greek Natura 2000 site Periochi Elatia, Pyramis Koutra

talk

 
 

Gunilla Ståhls-Mäkelä     Title: (to be announced)

talk

 
 

Carmen Stanescu     Vladimir Bradescu and his contribution to the study of the Syrphidae in Romania

poster

 
 

Chris Thompson    (contribution by Thompson FC & Mengual X)    The Encylopaedia of Life and GBIF

talk

 
 

Rob Wolton     Adult and larval behaviour of the ant-eating hoverfly, Microdon myrmicae

talk