2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 7–10, 2004)
Session No. 227 Wednesday, November 10, 2004
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 111/113

Paleontology XII: The Ecologic Context of Taxonomic Turnover

Wolfram M. Kuerschner and Alycia L. Rode, Presiding
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227-11:30 PM THE NORIAN – RHAETIAN TRANSITION: NEW PALYNOLOGICAL AND PALAEONTOLOGICAL DATA FROM A TETHYAN KEY SECTION IN THE NORTHERN CALCAREOUS ALPS (AUSTRIA): KÜRSCHNER, Wolfram M.1, KRYSTYN, Leopold2, and VISSCHER, Henk1, (1) Botanical Palaeoecology, Utrecht Univ, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht, w.m.kuerschner@bio.uu.nl, (2) Geozentrum, Univ of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, 1090, Austria
227-21:45 PM RAPID TURNOVER OF TRILOBITE FAUNAS RELATED TO STRATIGRAPHIC CONDENSATION IN A LOWER ORDOVICIAN "BIOMERE": ADRAIN, Jonathan M., Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, jonathan-adrain@uiowa.edu and WESTROP, Stephen R., Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, swestrop@ou.edu
227-32:00 PM THE CRETACEOUS MARINE NUTRIENT INCREASE AND THE INITIAL DIVERSIFICATION OF TURRITELLINE GASTROPODS: ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Rsch Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, wda1@cornell.edu.
227-42:15 PM EXTANT AND EXTINCT CORALS ON A LATE PLIOCENE REEF TRACT FROM JAMAICA: STEMANN, Thomas A., Department of Geography & Geology, Univ of the West Indies, Mona Kingston 7, Jamaica, thomas.stemann@uwimona.edu.jm, DONOVAN, Stephen K., Department of Palaeontology, National Natuurhistorisch Museum, Darwinweg 2, Postbus 9517, Leiden, NL-2300 RA, and PORTELL, Roger W., FL Museum of Nat History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
227-52:30 PM INTERPRETATION AND SIGNIFICANCE OF UPPER MISSISSIPPIAN (CHESTERIAN) TERRESTRIAL LYCOPODS (STIGMARIA) IN THE MARINE CARBONATE/REDBED SUCCESSION AT THE BASE OF THE GLOBAL STRATOTYPE SECTION AND POINT FOR THE BASAL BASHKIRIAN/PENNSYLVANIAN, ARROW CANYON, SOUTHERN NEVADA, USA: KARNES, Kyle M. and LEATHAM, W. Britt, Geological Sciences, California State Univ San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, CSUSB, San Bernardino, CA 92407, jess31415@juno.com
227-62:45 PM EARLY PERMIAN CARBONITIDAE (OSTRACODA): PALEOENVIRONMENTS AND EVOLUTIONARY IMPLICATIONS: RETRUM, Julie B., Department of Geology, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Boulevard, Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, retrum@ku.edu and KAESLER, Roger L., Department of Geology, Paleontological Institute, and Natural History Museum, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 121, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
227-73:00 PM VARIABILITY OF EQUATORIAL CLIMATE DURING THE PENNSYLVANIAN: EVIDENCE FROM LATE ATOKAN - EARLIEST DESMOINESIAN WETLAND FLORAS: RAYMOND, Anne, Dept. of Gelogy & Geophysics, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, TX 77843-3115, raymond@geo.tamu.edu.
 3:15 PM Break
227-83:30 PM THE PALYNOLOGICAL ASSEMBLAGES FROM COURTLAND CLAY PIT, MINNESOTA: HU, Shusheng1, DILCHER, David1, and JARZEN, David M.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Florida, Paleobotany Lab, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, hu@flmnh.ufl.edu, (2) Florida Museum of Natural History, Univ of Florida, Paleobotany Lab, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
227-93:45 PM USING ENVIRONMENTAL NICHE MODELING TO ASSESS THE ROLE OF CHANGING SPECIES RANGES DURING THE LATE DEVONIAN BIODIVERSITY CRISIS: A CASE STUDY FROM THE APPALACHIAN BASIN: RODE, Alycia L., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, rode@ohio.edu.
227-104:00 PM Paper Withdrawn
227-114:15 PM THE INFLUENCE OF PRESENCE-ABSENCE VS. RELATIVE ABUNDANCE DATA ON INTERPRETATIONS OF FAUNAL STABILITY: VISAGGI, Christy C., Dept of Earth Sciences, Syracuse Univ, 204 Heroy Geology Laboratory, Syracuse, NY 13244, ccvisagg@mailbox.syr.edu and IVANY, Linda C., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse Univ, Syracuse, NY 13244
227-124:30 PM EARLY FLUVIAL (CATHEDRAL BLUFFS) DEPOSITION INTO A LACUSTRINE BASIN (GREEN RIVER) AND THE RESULTING PRESERVATION OF AN UNUSUAL TERRESTRIAL VERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGE, HONEYCOMB BUTTES, WYOMING: BARTELS, William S., Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College, Albion, MI 49224, wbartels@albion.edu, ZONNEVELD, John-Paul, Geological Survey of Canada, 3303033rd Street NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2A7, Canada, and GUNNELL, Gregg F., Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079
227-134:45 PM DEVELOPING ESR DATING FOR MARSUPIAL TEETH: RECOGNIZING MULTIPLE SEDIMENTATION EVENTS IN THE LAKE EYRE BASIN, AUSTRALIA: BLACKWELL, Bonnie A.B.1, TENG, Steve J.T.2, NICHOLLS, Chisara2, TEDFORD, Richard H.3, BLICKSTEIN, Joel I.B.2, and SKINNER, Anne R.1, (1) Dept. of Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, bonnie.a.b.blackwell@williams.edu, (2) RFK Sci Rsch Institute, 7540 Parsons Bvd, Flushing, NY 11366, mteng1584@aol.com, (3) Dept of Vertebrate Paleontology, AMNH, Central Park W at 79 St, New York, NY 10024-5192

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