2003 Seattle Annual Meeting (November 2–5, 2003)
Session No. 168 Tuesday, November 4, 2003
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Washington State Convention and Trade Center: 4C-3

Paleontology/Paleobotany IV: Paleoecology and Organismal Interactions

Peter Harries and David W Goldsmith, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
168-11:30 PM A NEW LOOK AT PALEO-FOOD WEBS AND THE EVOLUTION OF ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE: ERWIN, Douglas H.1, DUNNE, Jennifer A.2, BAMBACH, Richard K.3, LABANDEIRA, Conrad1, JACKSON, Jeremy B.C.4, MARTINEZ, Neo5, MILLER, Arnold I.6, WILLIAMS, Richard J.7, and WOOD, Rachel8, (1) Department of Paleobiology, MRC-121, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, erwin.doug@nmnh.si.edu, (2) Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, (3) Botanical Museum, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford street, Cambridge, MA 02138, (4) Scripps Institute Oceanography, 9500 Gilman Dr Dept 208, La Jolla, CA 92093-0208, (5) Rocky Mountain Biological Lab, PO Box 519, Crested Butte, CO 81224, (6) Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics, Cincinnati, OH 45221, Arnold.Miller@uc.edu, (7) National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Suite 300, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, (8) Schlumberger Cambridge Rsch, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0EL, United Kingdom
168-32:00 PM LATITUDINAL GRADIENTS OF EPIFAUNAL BIVALVE SHELL MORPHOLOGY AND THEIR RELATION TO PREDATION INTENSITY: JONES, Donna C., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, Rm. 500 Geology/Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, carlsodd@email.uc.edu.
168-42:15 PM POST-PLIOCENE REDUCTION IN COMPETITION REVEALED BY FOSSIL RECORD OF GASTROPOD DRILLING PREDATION ON BIVALVE PREY WITHIN SEAGRASS ECOSYSTEMS OF FLORIDA: DIETL, Gregory P.1, HERBERT, Gregory S.2, and VERMEIJ, Geerat J.2, (1) Center for Marine Science, Univ of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC 28409, dietlg@uncw.edu, (2) Department of Geology and Center for Population Biology, Univ of California, Davis, CA 95616
168-52:30 PM MULTIPLE COMPETITIVE DISPLACEMENT EVENTS IN TWO SPECIES OF THE NEOGENE GASTROPOD PYRGULOPSIS: GOLDSMITH, David W., Department of Earth Systems Science, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105, dgoldsmith@westminstercollege.edu and NEWMAN, Jonathan R., Department of Biology, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
168-62:45 PM DRILLING INTENSITY IN THE LATE CRETACEOUS: FOX HILLS OR RIPLEY, BELIEVE IT OR NOT: HARRIES, Peter, Dept. of Geology, Univ of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620-5201, harries@chuma.cas.usf.edu and SCHOPF, Kenneth M., Center for Science Education, Education Development Ctr, 55 Chapel St, Newton, MA 02458
168-73:00 PM SPONGE-?HYDROID PALEOECOLOGIC RELATIONSHIPS IN SILURIAN MICROBIAL REEFS: SOJA, Constance M.1, MITCHELL, Megan1, NEWTON, Alicia1, VENDETTI, Jann1, VISAGGI, Christy1, ANTOSHKINA, Anna2, and WHITE, Brian3, (1) Geology, Colgate Univ, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, csoja@mail.colgate.edu, (2) Komi Science Centre, Institute of Geology, 54 Pervomayskaya Street, Syktyvkar, 167982, Russia, (3) Geology, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063
168-83:15 PM GIGANTISM IN PERMIAN TREPOSTOMES FROM GREENLAND: STABLE ISOTOPE EVIDENCE OF THE ALGAL SYMBIOSIS HYPOTHESIS: KEY, Marcus M. Jr1, WYSE JACKSON, Patrick N.2, HÅKANSSON, Eckart3, PATTERSON, William P.4, and MOORE, M. Dustin1, (1) Dept. of Geology, Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013-2896, key@dickinson.edu, (2) Dept. of Geology, Trinity College, Dublin 2, (3) Institute of Geology, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350, København, (4) Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ. of Saskatchewan, 114 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2, Canada
168-93:30 PM PALEOECOLOGY OF AN UPPER JURASSIC CRYPTIC COMMUNITY INHABITING EMPTY MOLLUSK SHELLS (PORTLAND LIMESTONE OF SOUTHERN ENGLAND): NICHOLSON, Katherine A. and WILSON, Mark A., Department of Geology, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691, knicholson@wooster.edu
168-103:45 PM PALEOECOLOGY OF A TROPICAL LATE CRETACEOUS (CENOMANIAN) SKELETOZOAN COMMUNITY IN THE NEGEV DESERT OF SOUTHERN ISRAEL: WILSON, Mark A., Department of Geology, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691, mwilson@wooster.edu.
168-114:00 PM DRAMA IN THE PALEOZOIC: A STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL: MONKS, Joe, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, IN 47907, monksj@purdue.edu.
168-124:15 PM AND THEREBY HANGS A TAIL: HENGST, Richard A., Biological Sciences, Purdue Univ - North Central, 1401 South IN 421, Westville, IN 46391, rhengst@pnc.edu and BUCK, Brenda J., Geoscience, Univ of Nevada, Las Vegas, Box 4010 Lilly Fong Hall, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154
168-134:30 PM AMOUNT OF OCCLUSAL ENAMEL IN UNGULATES CORRELATES WITH BODY MASS: FERANEC, Robert S., Department of Integrative Biology, Univ of California, Berkeley, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA 94720, feranec@socrates.berkeley.edu.
168-144:45 PM CARBON AND OXYGEN ISOTOPE VARIATION IN TUSK DENTIN OF A FEMALE AMERICAN MASTODON: DELINE, Bradley and FISHER, Daniel C, Department of Geological Sciences and Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079, bdeline@umich.edu
168-155:00 PM TEMPORAL PATTERNS IN THE DIETARY ECOLOGY OF LATE PLEISTOCENE MAMMALIAN CARNIVORES FROM RANCHO LA BREA: FOX-DOBBS, Kena and KOCH, Paul L, Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, kena@es.ucsc.edu
168-165:15 PM PALEOBIOLOGICAL AND PALEOENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF ISOTOPIC ANALYSES OF PREHISTORIC BISON FROM WYOMING: HOPPE, Kathryn A., Dept. of Geological and Environmental Sci, Stanford Univ, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, Stanford, CA 94305-2115, Khoppe@stanford.edu.

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