Session No. 10 Wednesday, April 3, 2002

1:20 PM-5:00 PM, Hyatt Regency Hotel: Regency Ballroom West
S12. Evolutionary Morphology
Steven T. LoDuca and Tomasz K. Baumiller, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
10-01:20 PM EVOLUTION OF HERBIVORY, NECK ELONGATION, AND LOCOMOTION IN SAUROPOD DINOSAURS: WILSON, J. A., Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079, wilsonja@umich.edu.
10-01:35 PM PHALANGEAL MORPHOLOGY OF PALEOCENE PLESIADAPIFORMES (MAMMALIA: ?PRIMATES): EVALUATION OF THE GLIDING HYPOTHESIS AND THE FIRST EVIDENCE FOR GRASPING IN A POSSIBLE PRIMATE ANCESTOR: BLOCH, Jonathan I. and BOYER, Doug M., Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, carpo@umich.edu
10-01:50 PM BOOTSTRAP COMPARISONS OF VERTEBRAL MORPHOLOGY OF PALEOCENE PLESIADAPIFORMS (MAMMALIA: ?PRIMATES): FUNCTIONAL IMPLICATIONS: BOYER, Doug M. and BLOCH, Jonathan I., Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, dmboyer@umich.edu
10-02:05 PM IMPLICATIONS OF LUMBOSACRAL VERTEBRAL MORPHOLOGY IN CATARRHINE PRIMATES FOR AUSTRALOPITHECINE SPINAL FUNCTION AND POSITIONAL BEHAVIOR: SANDERS, William J., Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, wsanders@umich.edu.
10-02:20 PM EXPLORING THE EVOLUTIONARY MORPHOLOGY OF DASYCLADALEAN ALGAE: ADAPTIVE WALKS IN THE R LANDSCAPE: LODUCA, Steven T., Dept Geography & Geology, Eastern Michigan Univ, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, geo_loduca@online.emich.edu and BEHRINGER, Ernest R., Dept Physics & Astronomy, Eastern Michigan Univ, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
10-02:35 PM THE ROLE OF CONSTRAINTS AND CHARACTER INTERDEPENDENCE IN FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY WITH AN EXAMPLE FROM PRODUCTIDE MUSCLE SYSTEMS: LEIGHTON, Lindsey R., Dept. of Geological Sciences, San Diego State Univ, San Diego, CA 92182, leighton@geology.sdsu.edu and ROOPNARINE, Peter D., Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA 94118
10-02:50 PM ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THEORETICAL MORPHOLOGIC DISTRIBUTIONS OF ARCHIMEDES COLONY MORPHOLOGIES: MCKINNEY, Frank K., Geology, Appalachian State Univ, Boone, NC 28608, mckinneyfk@appstate.edu and MCGHEE, George R. Jr, Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
 3:05 PM Break
10-03:25 PM EXTINCTION AND INFAUNALITY: ECOMORPHOLOGICAL PATTERNS IN LATE CRETACEOUS AND EARLY CENOZOIC VENEROID BIVALVES: LOCKWOOD, Rowan, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, P. O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, rxlock@wm.edu.
10-03:40 PM HOW DEVELOPMENTAL DIVERSITY GENERATES MORPHOLOGICAL DISPARITY: KAPLAN, Peter, Department of Geological Sciences and Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, pefty@aya.yale.edu.
10-03:55 PM STRATIGRAPHIC TRENDS IN MORPHOLOGY: THE EVOLUTION OF BRISTOLIA (TRILOBITA, CAMBRIAN): WEBSTER, Mark, Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521-0423, websterm@citrus.ucr.edu.
10-04:10 PM A REVIEW AND REASSESSMENT OF PREDATION-DRIVEN EVOLUTIONARY TRENDS IN CRINOIDS IN LIGHT OF NEW DATA ON PALEOZOIC PREDATION INTENSITIES: GAHN, Forest J., Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079, fgahn@umich.edu and BAUMILLER, Tomasz K., Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
10-04:25 PM RECOGNIZING SIBLING SPECIES AMONG REEF-DWELLING COMATULID CRINOIDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ECOLOGICAL PARTITIONING AND TAXONOMY: CORNETT, Allison M. and MEYER, David L., Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, ML013, Cincinnati, OH 45221, cornetam@email.uc.edu
10-04:40 PM PHYLOGENETIC IMPLICATIONS AND FUNCTIONAL INTERPRETATION OF GLYPTOCYSTITOID RHOMBIFERAN STEM MORPHOLOGY: SUMRALL, Colin D., Cincinnati Museum Ctr, Geier Collections and Research Center, 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203, sumralcd@email.uc.edu.

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